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Temple Grandin: How the girl who loved cows embraced autism and changed the world by Sy Montgomery

The story of Temple Grandin by Sy Montgomery is written for kids who just don’t fit in.  Temple Grandin was diagnosed with the brain disorder known as autism when she was three.  Her father wanted to send his daughter to live in an institution but her mother knew Temple was smart. She found schools and [...]

Moby-Duck by Donovan Hohn

Radio Commentator Paul Harvey, always used to end his shows with “and now you’ve head the rest of the story”.  That phrase came to mind when I recently read Moby-Duck by Donovan Hohn.  Hohn’s book, subtitled “The true story of 28,800 bath toys lost and sea” concerns  plastic ducks and other toys, known as the [...]

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