Annotations for Anything But Typical


Baker & Taylor
Dealing with autism, sixth-grader Jason finds comfort in communicating with others on the computer through his collection of short stories, but when he meets the girl of his dreams and their friendship becomes more serious, Jason fears what she will think of him when they make their plans to meet face-to-face.

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Baker & Taylor
Jason, a twelve-year-old autistic boy who wants to become a writer, relates what his life is like as he tries to make sense of his world.

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Simon and Schuster
Jason Blake is an autistic 12-year-old living in a neurotypical world. Most days it's just a matter of time before something goes wrong. But Jason finds a glimmer of understanding when he comes across PhoenixBird, who posts stories to the same online site as he does.

Jason can be himself when he writes and he thinks that PhoneixBird-her name is Rebecca-could be his first real friend. But as desperate as Jason is to met her, he's terrified that if they do meet, Rebecca wil only see his autism and not who Jason really is.
By acclaimed writer Nora Raleigh Baskin, this is the breathtaking depiction of an autistic boy's struggles-and a story for anyone who has ever worried about fitting in.

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