Rogue, by Lyn Miller-Lachmann

RogueSummary: An eighth-grade girl with Asperger’s syndrome tries to befriend her new neighbor, facing many challenges along the way.

Nancy Paulsen Books

The Half-Life of Planets, by Emily Franklin

Summary:  An unlikely romance develops between a science-minded girl who is determined to reclaim her reputation and a boy with Asperger’s Syndrome. 274 p., Hyperion.

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Mindblind, by Jennifer Roy

Summary: Fourteen-year-old Nathaniel Clark, who has Asperger’s Syndrome, tries to prove that he is a genius by writing songs for his rock band, so that he can become a member of the prestigious Aldus Institute, the premier organization for the profoundly gifted. 256 p., Marshall Cavendish.

Mockingbird, by Kathryn Erskine

Summary:  Ten-year-old Caitlin, who has Asperger’s Syndrome, struggles to understand emotions, show empathy, and make friends at school, while at home she seeks closure by working on a project with her father.  235 pgs. Philomel

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Anything But Typical by Nora Raleigh Baskin

anything-but-typical__sl160_Summary:  Jason, a twelve-year-old autistic boy who wants to become a writer, relates what his life is like as he tries to make sense of his world.

Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers

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