"It teaches us to embrace not only who we are, but also to embrace the people around us who are brilliantly different thanks to their own amazing, colorful stripes."—Stan Lee, Chairman emeritus of Marvel Comics
Nobody gets me, Mama!
Zane the zebra feels different from the rest of his classmates. He worries that all they notice about him is his "autism stripe." With the help of his Mama, Zane comes to appreciate all his stripes — the unique strengths that make him who he is!
Includes a Reading Guide with additional background information about autism spectrum disorders and a Note to Parents and Caregivers with tips for finding support.--from the publisher
40 pages 978-1433819162 Ages 4-8
Keywords: autism, differently wired, differently abled, understanding others, diverse book, diversity, acceptance, accepting others, Character Building Curriculum, 4 year old, 5 year old, 6 year old, animals, family, zebras, believing in yourself, differences, being yourself, self acceptance, self image, self respect
Foreword by Alison Singer, President, Autism Science Foundation.
Gold Medal, Mom's Choice Awards
This is the story of Zane, a zebra with autism, who worries that his differences make him stand out from his peers. With careful guidance from his mother, Zane learns that autism is only one of many qualities that make him special. Contains a Note to Parents by Drew Coman, PhD, and Ellen Braaten, PhD, as well as a Foreword by Alison Singer, President of the Autism Science Foundation.--from the publisher