Publisher: Razor Bill
Publishing Date: 2012
Genre: Young Adult Mystery Contemporary Fiction
When I bought this book I was expecting a character based story that depicted the life and eccentricities of a teenage high school boy with Asperger syndrome. That being said I expected a certain degree of character development and some type of difficult interactions and relationships with those around him. To say the least, I was expecting something with which I could vicariously experience what it’s like to deal with the condition.
However, I was highly deceived by this book’s synopsis.
Because it was so much better than what I expected and offered so much more than just a mystery.
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Publisher: Harper Teen
Publishing Date: 2014
Genre: Y.A Contemporary Romance
As far as young adult contemporary novels go, this is one of the best I’ve read so far.
I, by having two siblings with physical conditions similar to those of Amy, could relate in some of the points the author tried to make.
First, most people that say “hi” or stop by to talk to you for a few seconds or assist you because you depend on their help, aren’t really your friends. Secondly, it is true that kids feel reluctant to make friends with you because you are always in the company of an adult. Lastly, “normal” people can have issues, limitations and insecurities worse than those people that are actually diagnosed with a condition.
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