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The reinvention of Edison Thomas

Author: Jacqueline Houtman
Publisher: Honesdale, Pa. : Front Street, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Book : Elementary and junior high school : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Middle school student Eddy Thomas loves science and inventing, but has trouble with people. Finally he meets some friends who appreciate his abilities and respect his unique view of the world. With their help can he rethink his definition of success?
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school, Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jacqueline Houtman
ISBN: 9781590787083 : 1590787080
OCLC Number: 466335408
Target Audience: Lexile: 780.
Description: 189 p. ; 22 cm.
Contents: The science un-fair --
Good-bye, adios, chow chow --
The mother load --
Playing ketchup --
Alva and Edison --
Breathe in, breathe out --
Brain storm --
Dead (or at least mortally wounded) end --
KISS me, you fool --
Figures --
Stop! --
George Washingtons cross the Delaware --
Change of plans --
Unwind and rewind.
Responsibility: Jacqueline Houtman.

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Middle school student Eddy Thomas loves science and inventing, but has trouble with people. Finally he meets some friends who appreciate his abilities and respect his unique view of the world. With their help can he rethink his definition of success?

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Readers with an interest in Asperger's Syndrome will enjoy this book.

by AnchorageSchools (WorldCat user published 2011-02-09) Excellent Permalink

Eddy has Asperger's Syndrome. He is brilliant when it comes to anything related to science and math, but can't read the expressions on people's faces. On top of it, he has difficulty figuring out who is true friends are. In the book Eddy figures out what to do when the school crossing guard is laid...
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