Created for young readers by Sy Montgomery, hardcover.
When Temple Grandin was born, her parents knew that she was different. Years later she was diagnosed with autism.
While Temple?s doctor recommended a hospital, her mother believed in her. Temple went to school instead.
Today, Dr. Temple Grandin is a scientist and professor of animal science at Colorado State University. Her world-changing career revolutionized the livestock industry. As an advocate for autism, Temple uses her experience as an example of the unique contributions that autistic people can make.
This compelling biography complete with Temple's personal photos takes us inside her extraordinary mind and opens the door to a broader understanding of autism.
Temple Grandin is one of the world's most accomplished and well-known adults with autism. She is a professor at Colorado State University and the author of several best-selling books, which have sold more than a million copies. The HBO movie based on her life, starring Claire Danes, received seven Emmy Awards.
Visit Temple Grandin, PhD's induction to our Hall of Fame here.
- 160 pages
- Ages 10 to 12, Grades 5 to 7