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Book Review: Out of my mind by Sharon Draper

Discussion in 'General Autism Discussion' started by Jenisautistic, Jun 12, 2019.

  1. Jenisautistic

    Jenisautistic Well-Known Member V.I.P Member

    Apr 21, 2015

    I’m just going to repost what I have in the description in case you don’t see it

    I haven’t read this book for a very very long time so it’s like I’m giving another first impression

    It was hard to say anything without spoiling it

    Sometimes I have a little problem communicating and when I’m really excited or have deep feelings or sometimes just randomly it’s hard for me to express them

    The book was amazing and is a definite must read

    It shows the difficulty through communicating and difficulty connecting with people when you have a disability

    When I must say again that I am so many things to say about this book. But I really feel like people should really should read it understand themselves .
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  2. inkfingers

    inkfingers 19 year old Aspie artist and Jesus follower

    Dec 12, 2018
    I've read that book and I thoroughly enjoyed it. The ending was sad, though.

    Another good book is Mockingbird, by Kathryn Erskine.
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  3. ZebraAspie

    ZebraAspie Well-Known Member

    Feb 24, 2017
    I love Mockingbird despite some of the outdated info in it. I read this one for year 8 book club and some of them were awestruck by it. I think it related helps them understand a lot of things.
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  4. Pats

    Pats Well-Known Member V.I.P Member

    Aug 18, 2018
    It sounds like an excellent book.
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  5. oskar

    oskar New Member

    Oct 14, 2018
    Autists should write novels that aren't centred on their identity, if they can write.