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The reason I jump : the inner voice of a thirteen-year-old boy with autism, Naoki Higashida ; translated by KA Yoshida and David Mitchell

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The reason I jump : the inner voice of a thirteen-year-old boy with autism
Title
The reason I jump
Title remainder
the inner voice of a thirteen-year-old boy with autism
Statement of responsibility
Naoki Higashida ; translated by KA Yoshida and David Mitchell
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • jpn
  • eng
Summary
Written by a very smart, very self-aware, and very charming thirteen-year-old boy with autism, this is a one-of-a-kind memoir that demonstrates how an autistic mind thinks, feels, perceives, and responds in ways few of us can imagine. Parents and family members who never thought they could get inside the head of their autistic loved one at last have a way to break through to the curious, subtle, and complex life within. With disarming honesty and a generous heart, Naoki shares his unique point of view on not only autism but life itself. His insights--into the mystery of words, the wonders of laughter, and the elusiveness of memory--are so startling, so strange, and so powerful that you will never look at the world the same way again. In his introduction, bestselling novelist David Mitchell writes that Naoki's words allowed him to feel, for the first time, as if his own autistic child was explaining what was happening in his mind. This translation was a labor of love by David and his wife, KA Yoshida, so they'd be able to share that feeling with friends, the wider autism community, and beyond.--From publisher description
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Title
The reason I jump
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Contributor
Summary
Written by a thirteen-year-old boy with autism, this book demonstrates how an autistic mind thinks, feels, perceives and responds.
Subject
Genre
Tone
Writing style
Biography type
autobiography
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10192889
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
  • 616.85/8820092
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Intended audience
1000
Intended audience source
Lexile
LC call number
RC553.A88
LC item number
H5313 2013
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1000
Literary form
non fiction
Target audience
adult
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the inner voice of a thirteen-year-old boy with autism
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the inner voice of a thirteen-year-old boy with autism
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by Naoki Higashida ; translated by KA Yoshida and David Mitchell
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The reason I jump : the inner voice of a thirteen-year-old boy with autism, Naoki Higashida ; translated by KA Yoshida and David Mitchell
Publication
Note
"Originally published in Japan by Escor Publishers Ltd. in 2007"--Title page verso
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volume
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Content category
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Control code
21036384
Dimensions
20 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xvii, 135 pages
Isbn
9780812994865
Isbn Type
(acid-free paper)
Lccn
2012045703
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
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9780812994865
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