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The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night Time by
Call Number: FIC HAD
Publication Date: 2003
This book is a murder mystery with a difference. The detective, and narrator, is Christopher Boone. Christopher is fifteen and has Asperger's Syndrome. He knows a very great deal about maths and very little about human beings. He loves lists, patterns and the truth. He hates the colours yellow and brown and being touched. He has never gone further than the end of the road on his own, but when he finds a neighbour's dog murdered he sets out on a terrifying journey which will turn his whole world upside down.
Find copies of this book at Harpurhey, City, Openshaw FE, Shena Simon, St. Johns and Wythenshawe libraries.
The Fault in Our Stars by
Call Number: FIC GRE
Publication Date: 2013
A heart-breaking tour de force of being alive and in love.
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Perfectly Norman by
Call Number: FIC PER
Publication Date: 2017
Norman had always been perfectly normal. That was until the day he grew a pair of wings!
A poignant yet uplifting story about individuality.
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Maximum Ride: The Final Warning by
Call Number: FIC PAT
Publication Date: 2009
An audiobook version of Maximum Ride: The Final Warning by James Patterson, the fourth in a series of books about six extraordinary children, one of whom is blind, created in a laboratory experiment that left them with the ability to fly.
Find copies of this audiobook at City and Wythenshawe campus libraries.
Old Dog, New Tricks by
Call Number: FIC RAI
Publication Date: 2014
A poignant, compelling story about mutlicultural society and overcoming racism. This book has a dyslexia-friendly layout, typeface and paperstock so that even more readers can enjoy it.
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Flamingo Boy by
Call Number: FIC MOR
Publication Date: 2018
Set in the unique landscape of the Camargue in the South of France during WW2. There, a young autistic boy lives on his parents’ farm among the salt flats, and the flamingos that live there. There are lots of things he doesn’t understand: but he does know how to heal animals. He loves routine, and music too: and every week he goes to market with his mother, to ride his special horse on the town carousel.
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