Temple Grandin: How the Girl Who Loved Cows Embraced Autism and Changed the World

Temple Grandin: How the Girl Who Loved Cows Embraced Autism and Changed the World

by Sy Montgomery, Temple Grandin

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780547443157
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Publication date: 04/03/2012
Pages: 160
Sales rank: 704,034
Product dimensions: 7.20(w) x 10.10(h) x 0.70(d)
Lexile: 960L (what's this?)
Age Range: 10 - 14 Years

About the Author

The Sibert medalist Sy Montgomery writes for adult and children about animals all over the world. From tarantulas in French Guiana, to pink dolphins in the Amazon, Sy explores the shared connections between humans and nature. Like Temple, Sy counts cows among her favorite animals. Sy lives in Hancock, New Hampshire. Visit her at www.symontgomery.com .

 

Hometown:

Hancock, New Hampshire

Date of Birth:

February 7, 1958

Place of Birth:

Frankfurt, Germany

Education:

Syracuse University: B.A., Newhouse School of Public Communications, 1979; B.A., College of Arts and Sciences, 1979

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Temple Grandin: How the Girl Who Loved Cows Embraced Autism and Changed the World 4.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 13 reviews.
JanieAslan More than 1 year ago
Several years ago I heard Temple Grandin being interviewed on a radio talk show. I was beyond amazed, given her childhood history. This is a miraculous story and the accomplishments of this lady are astounding. This book is all about real people in a real world who emerge from great difficulties and literally change their world and the world around them.
abbylibrarian on LibraryThing 8 months ago
You may think you know about Temple Grandin, but this approachable biography feels like sitting down and hearing about her life and her life's work making the world a better place for animals. Great formatting and accessible writing make this a treat of a biography. If you like biographies or are interested in autism or animal rights, don't miss this one!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
All these facts about animal conditions and how they feel, really open your eyes to what goes on to make your food, great book.
BlairsMum More than 1 year ago
I have read a couple of books about Temple Grandin, but this was the best. It is outstanding and should be read by every parent of a child with Autism. I am a Special Education Teacher, but I have never heard or read a more detailed or positive explanation of Autism. And of course Temple is an outstanding example of how someone with this condition can function so productively in the environment. Another young person with a persistent Mother who never gave up and the result is this amazing woman, Temple Grandin! A great read about an outstanding young woman! Well done!
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In this book sy montgomery gives a full view of temple's life
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Sy Montgomery did a fabulous job capturing the intricate Temple Grandin in this book.  It is obvious a significant amount of time was poured into the writing as can be seen by the plethora of quotes and statistics without losing any character.  "Temple Grandin" is a light read but manages to be enthralling as well.  It is absolutely incredible to watch Temple grow up and overcome every closed door that stood in front of her life long goal to help animals. Although I personally read this for a school project, it would be a worthwhile read for any occasion.  
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
My daughter is autistic and thanks to Temple, I know there is a bright future ahead.
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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Ms. Grandin has a new read cant wait!