Can you see me by libby scott
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Scholastic pairs 11-year-old author with Rebecca Westcott for autism title
Recommended for readers with autism who will feel genuinely seen and for those desiring to see others more clearly. Eleven-year-old Tally is fierce, brave, funny, and kind; but she also wants desperately to fit in, so she keeps her autism secret from her new classmates at Kingswood Academy. It also portrays compassionately the sometimes-stressful effects of her particular needs and odd-seeming behaviors on her loving, supportive family. There are no villains here: Her teachers are mostly receptive and sympathetic, and even the bullies come off as more clueless than cruel.
A deftly told story that dramatizes how Danes appointed themselves bodyguards—not only for their king, who was in the habit The author of the Anastasia books as well as more serious fiction Rabble Starkey , offers her first historical fiction—a story about the escape of the Jews from Denmark in Though ever cautious and fearful of the ubiquitous soldiers, she is largely unaware of the extent of the danger around her; the Resistance kept even its participants safer by telling them as little as possible, and Annemarie has never been told that her older sister Lise died in its service.
When the Germans plan to round up the Jews, the Johansens take in Annemarie's friend, Ellen Rosen, and pretend she is their daughter; later, they travel to Uncle Hendrik's house on the coast, where the Rosens and other Jews are transported by fishing boat to Sweden. Apart from Lise's offstage death, there is little violence here; like Annemarie, the reader is protected from the full implications of events—but will be caught up in the suspense and menace of several encounters with soldiers and in Annemarie's courageous run as courier on the night of the escape.
The book concludes with the Jews' return, after the war, to homes well kept for them by their neighbors. Craig Russell. However the compelling fitness of theme and event and the apt but unexpected imagery the opening sentences compare the At a time when death has become an acceptable, even voguish subject in children's fiction, Natalie Babbitt comes through with a stylistic gem about living forever.
Protected Winnie, the ten-year-old heroine, is not immortal, but when she comes upon young Jesse Tuck drinking from a secret spring in her parents' woods, she finds herself involved with a family who, having innocently drunk the same water some 87 years earlier, haven't aged a moment since.
Though the mood is delicate, there is no lack of action, with the Tucks previously suspected of witchcraft now pursued for kidnapping Winnie; Mae Tuck, the middle aged mother, striking and killing a stranger who is onto their secret and would sell the water; and Winnie taking Mae's place in prison so that the Tucks can get away before she is hanged from the neck until?
Though Babbitt makes the family a sad one, most of their reasons for discontent are circumstantial and there isn't a great deal of wisdom to be gleaned from their fate or Winnie's decision not to share it.
Already have an account? Log in. Trouble signing in? Retrieve credentials. Sign Up. A girl with autism confronts the terrors of sixth grade. Page Count: Publisher: Scholastic. Review Posted Online: Nov. No Comments Yet. A deftly told story that dramatizes how Danes appointed themselves bodyguards—not only for their king, who was in the habit of riding alone in Copenhagen, but for their Jews. Historical fiction.
Page Count: Publisher: Houghton Mifflin. Review Posted Online: Oct. Show all comments. More by Lois Lowry. However the compelling fitness of theme and event and the apt but unexpected imagery the opening sentences compare the first week in August when this takes place to "the highest seat of a Ferris wheel when it pauses in its turning" help to justify the extravagant early assertion that had the secret about to be revealed been known at the time of the action, the very earth "would have trembled on its axis like a beetle on a pin.
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Endearing, insightful and warmly uplifting, Can You SeeMe? Tally is eleven years old and she's just like her friends. Well, sometimes she is. If she tries really hard to be.
‘Can You See Me?’ by Libby Scott & Rebecca Westcott, type design by Aaron Cushley.
CAN YOU SEE ME?
Will people understand and accept Tally as she is? Will Tally ever be able to find her way around the school quickly enough to avoid getting a dreaded detention? It has made me rethink not only how I interact with children with specific needs, but also the phrases and expressions I use with all pupils. They gave interesting background information into the behaviours and rituals which may be relevant to many autistic children.
I've heard quite a bit about this book and, despite having no contact with autistic children, it is one I'm interested to read. I will keep and ear out for any similar titles x. Can You See Me?
Do You Know Me?
This is a novel about autism with one very significant difference. Co-author Libby Scott is autistic herself and she is also 11 years old, thus ensuring that the narrative of Can You See Me? Her pairing with Rebecca Westcott, author of Violet Ink and Dandelion Clocks , is inspired and ensures that the tale of autistic child Tally is as eminently readable as it is authentic. Endearing, insightful and warmly uplifting, Can You See Me?
Can You See Me? Endearing, insightful and warmly uplifting, Can You See Me? Tally is eleven years old and she's just like her friends. Well, sometimes she is. If she tries really hard to be. Because there's something that makes Tally not the same as her friends.
Do You Know Me? Tally is autistic and proud. She used to feel like she had to hide her autism, but now Tally is determined to make sure people see who she really is. But now Tally has a new worry - her school trip. And that means new places, new people and new challenges. She quickly falls in with the popular girls and is grateful that they don't make a big deal about her autism, but it's not long before Tally realises that, while the girls are popular, they aren't very kind.