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Tags: Adolescence

Doll Bones by Holly Black

A coworker of mine was very enthusiastic about Holly Black’s work thus far, specifically mentioning “Doll Bones” so I popped over to Overdrive and checked out the audio version read by Nick Podehl. The story, if anything, is about imagination.  Zach, Poppy, and Alice are in middle school now and everyone around them is getting… View more

House Rules

House Rules by Jodi Picoult is, in my opinion, one of the best fiction titles around whose main character lives on the Autism spectrum. Meet Jacob, a teen with Asperger’s Syndrome. He’s a forensic analysis junkie – over-focused on one area, like many other kids with AS. He has steered the local police in the… View more

Annabel

Nowhere to run. Nowhere to hide. Except in your own body, where ignorance is not bliss. Meet Wayne Blake, a child growing up unaware of his infant diagnosis of hermaphroditism. Mother and midwife sense girl, father and doctor insist boy. As he is being raised male in Labrador, where one bows to the supremacy of… View more