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Who is Temple Grandin?

Author: Patricia Demuth; Robert Squier
Publisher: New York : Penguin Workshop, [2020]
Series: Who is-- ?
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Temple Grandin wasn't officially diagnosed with autism until she was in her 40s, but she knew at an early age that she was different from her family and classmates. She couldn't show affection, she acted out when noises or other stimuli overwhelmed her, and she only felt comfortable when spending time with the animals on her aunt's ranch. But instead of seeing her differences as limitations, Temple used them to  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Named Person: Temple Grandin; Temple Grandin; Temple Grandin
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Patricia Demuth; Robert Squier
ISBN: 9780451532510 0451532511 9780451532534 0451532538
OCLC Number: 1108323602
Target Audience: Ages 8-12
Description: 107 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
Contents: Who is Temple Grandin? --
An unusual child --
Grade school years --
Teasing and torment --
School away from home --
The squeeze machine --
A new career --
A cow's point of view --
Sweeping changes --
Temple today --
Timelines.
Series Title: Who is-- ?
Responsibility: by Patricia Brennan Demuth ; illustrated by Robert Squier.

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"Temple Grandin wasn't officially diagnosed with autism until she was in her 40s, but she knew at an early age that she was different from her family and classmates. She couldn't show affection, she acted out when noises or other stimuli overwhelmed her, and she only felt comfortable when spending time with the animals on her aunt's ranch. But instead of seeing her differences as limitations, Temple used them to guide her education and career in animal science. She has become a leading advocate for the autistic as well as for the humane treatment of animals at meat packing companies. This inspiring biography by Patricia Brennan Demuth shines a light on Temple Grandin's intellect, creativity, and unique spirit"--

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