Posted in 2012-2013 Club, Not Mock Newbery

Temple Grandin: How the Girl Who Loved Cows Embraced Autism and Changed the World, by Sy Montgomery

Summary:  When Temple Grandin was born, her parents knew that she was different. Years later she was diagnosed with autism.    While Temple’s doctor recommended a hospital, her mother believed in her. Temple went to school instead.    Today, Dr. Temple Grandin is a scientist and professor of animal science at Colorado State University. Her world-changing career revolutionized the livestock industry. As an advocate for autism, Temple uses her experience as an example of the unique contributions that autistic people can make.

Houghton Mifflin

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