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Temple Grandin : how the girl who loved cows embraced autism and changed the world

Montgomery, Sy. (Author).

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  • ISBN: 9780547443157 :
  • Physical Description: 148 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 26 cm.
    print
  • Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Books for Children/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, c2012.

Content descriptions

General Note: Junior Library Guild
A Junior Library Guild selection
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (p. 134-138) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Senses on Fire -- The Animals' Advocate -- What Is Autism? -- Different but Happy -- Trial by Teasing -- Hampshire School for Wayward Wizards -- "Animals Saved Me" -- Scientist at Work -- "No Girls Allowed" -- Humane by Design -- To Hell and Back -- The Other Half of the Solution -- Temple Today.
Citation/References Note:
Junior Library Guild
Summary, etc.: This authorized portrait of Grandin's life with autism and her groundbreaking work as a scientist and designer of cruelty-free livestock facilities describes how she overcame key disabilities through education and the support of her mother.
Target Audience Note:
12-16.
7-11.
Awards Note:
A Junior Library Guild selection
Subject: Livestock Housing United States Juvenile literature
Livestock Handling United States Juvenile literature
Animal welfare United States Juvenile literature
Autistic people United States Biography Juvenile literature
Women animal specialists United States Biography Juvenile literature
Animal specialists United States Biography Juvenile literature
Animal scientists United States Biography Juvenile literature
Grandin, Temple Juvenile literature

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