My Friend Has Autism

Title

My Friend Has Autism

Illustrator

Kristin Sorra

Publisher

Picture Window Books

Publication Year

2010

ISBN

9781404857506

Pages

24 pages

Genre

realism

Format

picture book

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

My friend Zack has a disability called autism. But that doesn’t matter to us. We talk about airplanes, build models, and enjoy hanging out at each other’s house. I’m glad Zack is my friend!

Grade Level

K-3

Lexile Measure

AD600L

Diversity Topics

Disability and Health; Developmental disability; autism; autism spectrum disorder; child with a developmental disability

Main Character

male child

Race/Ethnicities

Black / White

Family Formation

mother and father

Keywords

model airplanes; friendship; acceptance; appreciation; patience; video games; airport

Diversity Impact

direct

My Friend Has Autism

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