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Temple Grandin : how the girl who loved cows embraced autism and changed the world / by Sy Montgomery ; [foreword by Temple Grandin].

Authors: Montgomery, Sy.
Call number: jB Grandin, Temple MON
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Books for Children/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, c2012.
Publication date: c2012.
Subject: Animal scientists -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Animal specialists -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Women animal specialists -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Autistic people -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Animal welfare -- United States -- Juvenile literature.
Livestock -- Handling -- United States -- Juvenile literature.
Livestock -- Housing -- United States -- Juvenile literature.
Grandin, Temple -- Juvenile literature.
Title: Temple Grandin : how the girl who loved cows embraced autism and changed the world / by Sy Montgomery ; [foreword by Temple Grandin].
Physical description: 147 p. : col. ill. ; 26 cm.
Contents note: Senses on Fire -- The Animals' Advocate -- What Is Autism? -- Different but Happy -- Trial by Teasing -- Hampshire School for Wayward Wizards -- "Animals Saved Me" -- Scientist at Work -- "No Girls Allowed" -- Humane by Design -- To Hell and Back -- The Other Half of the Solution -- Temple Today.
Summary note: An authorized portrait about Grandin's life with autism and her groundbreaking work as a scientist and designer of cruelty-free livestock facilities describes how she overcame key disabilities through education and the support of her mother.
Biography note: Includes bibliographical references (p. 134-138) and index.
Awards note: Young Hoosier Book Award, 2014-2015, 6-8 Nominee.
ISBN: 9780547443157
0547443153
LCCN: 2011039911
Url for this record: http://sherloc.imcpl.org/?itemid=|library/marc/dynix|1369531
Bib No.: 1369531

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