Temple Grandin: How The Girl Who Loved Cows Embraced Autism And Changed The World

ISBN-10: 0544339096
ISBN-13: 9780544339095
Author: Montgomery, Sy
Interest Level: 5-9
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Publication Date: October 2014

Copyright: 2012

Page Count: 160


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Interest Level

Grades 5-9

Reading Level

Guided Reading:
Lexile: 960L
Accelerated Reader Level: 7.0
Accelerated Reader Points: 4.0
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BISAC Subjects

JUVENILE FICTION / Family / General (see also headings under Social Themes)

Description
When Temple Grandin was born, her parents knew that she was different. Years later she was diagnosed with autism. While Temple's doctor recommended a hospital, her mother believed in her. Temple went to school instead. Today, Dr. Temple Grandin is a scientist and professor of animal science at Colorado State University. Her world-changing career revolutionized the livestock industry. As an advocate for autism, Temple uses her experience as an example of the unique contributions that autistic people can make.
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