Recomended Aspie Books

A Listmania! list by L. Clayton "rainbowspirals" (Wakefield, UK)
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Of Mice and Aliens: An Asperger Adventure (Asperger Adventures)
1.  Of Mice and Aliens: An Asperger Adventure (Asperger Adventures) by Kathy Hoopmann
The list author says:
  "Kids book: main character has AS and discovers an alien (follow up to a book called 'blue bottle mystery). Aim to explain AS I like the way its not the only subject covered and shows good points too"
£7.04   Used & New from: £0.92
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (9 customer reviews)

The Explosive Child
2.  The Explosive Child by Ross W. Greene
The list author says:
  "Not Asperger's specific, but *very* relevant to a lot of children with the lable. Talks about 'chronically inflexible, easily frustrated' children and how to help."
Used & New from: £0.34
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (6 customer reviews)

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Martian in the Playground: Understanding the Schoolchild with Asperger's Syndrome (Lucky Duck Books)
3.  Martian in the Playground: Understanding the Schoolchild with Asperger's Syndrome (Lucky Duck Books) by Clare Sainsbury
The list author says:
  "Good book for teachers, explains things clearly and covers a lot of topics."
Used & New from: £0.01
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (20 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

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Asperger Syndrome and Difficult Moments : Practical Solutions for Tantrums, Rage and Meltdowns
4.  Asperger Syndrome and Difficult Moments : Practical Solutions for Tantrums, Rage and Meltdowns by Brenda Smith Myles
The list author says:
  "Don't need much explaination for why I've included this book;  anyone who has close contact with young people with the lable will understand the difficulties and frustrations it can create."
Used & New from: £0.01
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews)

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Asperger Syndrome, the Universe and Everything
5.  Asperger Syndrome, the Universe and Everything by Kenneth Hall
The list author says:
  "Wonderful book written by a young lad with AS"
£9.79   Used & New from: £0.01
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (20 customer reviews)

An Asperger Marriage
6.  An Asperger Marriage by Christopher Slater-Walker
The list author says:
  "Actually not read this book- but really want to.  Have a lot of respect for the slater-walkers and think they can be a positive example of an aspie relationship."
£12.95   Used & New from: £5.02
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (15 customer reviews)

Asperger Syndrome and Sensory Issues: Practical Solutions for Making Sense of the World
7.  Asperger Syndrome and Sensory Issues: Practical Solutions for Making Sense of the World by Brenda Smith Myles
The list author says:
  "I love this book, really easy to read and clear.  About time sensory issues were given more than a few lines hidden away in the middle of some large text book :-) ."
£16.50   Used & New from: £2.31
3.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)

Independent living for adults with autism and Asperger syndrome. A guide for families of people with autistic spectrum: A Guide for Families of People with Autistic Spectrum Disorders
8.  Independent living for adults with autism and Asperger syndrome. A guide for families of people with autistic spectrum: A Guide for Families of People with Autistic Spectrum Disorders by Development and Outreach The National Autistic Society
The list author says:
  "Informative booklet, useful for people who are considering 'transition'.. Still doesn't help the horrendous lack of services for adults with AS though."
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Asperger's Syndrome: A Guide for Parents and Professionals
9.  Asperger's Syndrome: A Guide for Parents and Professionals by Tony Attwood
The list author says:
  "The classic book, covers virtually everything."
£11.91   Used & New from: £0.38
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (36 customer reviews)

What is Asperger Syndrome, and How Will it Affect Me?: A Guide for Young People
10.  What is Asperger Syndrome, and How Will it Affect Me?: A Guide for Young People by National Autistic Society
The list author says:
  "Helpful guide for newly diagnosed people with AS, wish this had been around when I got diagnosed (all I got was a scruffy photocopied sheet I could hardly read!)"
£4.50   Used & New from: £0.01

Words will really hurt me. How to protect your child from bullying
11.  Words will really hurt me. How to protect your child from bullying by Martine; The National Autistic Society Helpline Ives
The list author says:
  "This doesn't need any explaination."
Used & New from: £24.21
1.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)

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Teaching Children with Autism to Mind-read (Psychology)
12.  Teaching Children with Autism to Mind-read (Psychology) by Patricia Howlin
The list author says:
  "Kinda expensive- get your libary to order this in or see if your local autism support group has it."
£28.85   Used & New from: £12.50
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)

Parent Survival Manual: A Guide to Crisis Resolution in Autism and Related Developmental Disorders (Plenum Studies in Work and Industry)
13.  Parent Survival Manual: A Guide to Crisis Resolution in Autism and Related Developmental Disorders (Plenum Studies in Work and Industry) by Eric Schopler
The list author says:
  "Even more expensive (why do people feel its neccessity to charge stupidly high costs for helping people?)..  Useful book though, lots of practical ideas.. As above- get it through the libary."
£51.24   Used & New from: £0.95
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)

Asperger Syndrome: A Practical Guide for Teachers (Resource Materials for Teachers)
14.  Asperger Syndrome: A Practical Guide for Teachers (Resource Materials for Teachers) by Val Cumine
The list author says:
  "Good for teachers."
Used & New from: £0.01
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews)

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The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time
15.  The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time by Mark Haddon
£5.59   Used & New from: £0.01
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,358 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

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