An award winning children's novel about Autism Awareness and School Bullying. Perfect for 4th-7th grade readers!
Heidi's brother, Donald, is 16 and Autistic. She has always loved playing with him, but now she's 11 and her life is changing. She's embarrassed to have her brother around and doesn't want her friends to know about him. High school boys bully him. When the kids at her school find out about him, she gets bullied too. It's not fair. No one seems to understand. But Heidi needs to understand too. She can't change her brother, but she can change how she feels about him, and she can get people to see why her brother is special.
A perfect children's book for people who enjoyed the bestselling children's novel Wonder by R. J. Palacio or the Newberry Honor Award winning novel Rules by Cynthia Lord. For children 8-13 years old.
Winner! of the 2017 Literary Classics Awards Seal of Approval
Winner! of the 2017 Human Relations Indie Book Awards - Gold Medal for Special Needs Awareness in Children's Fiction
Winner! 2017 Literary Classics Awards - Silver Medal for Preteen Fiction
Winner! 2017 Purple Dragonfly Children's Book Awards (Honorable Mention for Special Needs Awareness category)