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How to Be a Sister: A Love Story with a Twist of Autism
     

How to Be a Sister: A Love Story with a Twist of Autism

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by Eileen Garvin
 

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Eileen Garvin's older sister, Margaret, was diagnosed with severe autism at age three. Growing up alongside Margaret wasn't easy: Eileen often found herself in situations that were simultaneously awkward, hilarious, and heartbreaking. For example, losing a blue plastic hairbrush could leave Margaret inconsolable for hours, and a quiet Sunday Mass might provoke

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How to Be a Sister 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
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As someone who has grown up with an older sibling on the Autism spectrum, this book hit home in a way no other book ever has. Garvin has given a voice to the emotions and confusion of growing up in a family that is "different". This book is touching and honest and will be enjoyed by anyone, regardless of whether it relates to personal experience or not.