Autism Acceptance

This Beach Is Loud! by Samantha Cotterill

A little boy is wildly excited to go to the beach, but the sights, sounds, and textures are very overwhelming. His dad patiently helps him soothe himself so he can enjoy the adventure.

Talking is Not My Thing by Rose Robbins

Bright and colorful, a nonverbal girl expresses her thoughts and feelings through ways other than speech.

A Friend for Henry by Jenn Bailey, illustrated by Mika Song

A gentle story about a young boy’s search for connection in his classroom. Will he find someone who is just right?

Benji, the Bad Day, and Me by Sally J. Pla, illustrated by Ken Min

We all have frustrating days! Sammy is having a rough time, and his neurodiverse younger brother Benji might be able to help.

My Brother Charlie by Holly Robinson Peete and Ryan Elizabeth Peete, illustrated by Shane W. Evans

This is from the perspective of a young girl whose twin brother has autism. It’s full of love for both their challenges and their special bond.