Kristy and the Secret of Susan

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Gareth Stevens, 1995 - Juvenile Fiction - 148 pages
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Thinking it unfair that her new baby-sitting charge Susan gets treated differently because she is autistic, Kristy decides to change that situation.

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Review: Kristy and the Secret of Susan (The Baby-Sitters Club #32)

User Review  - Sara - Goodreads

You can really tell this was written back before the medical community really started looking into autism and the general public knew about the spectrum, so I can't be TOO angry with it. But still ... Read full review

Review: Kristy and the Secret of Susan (The Baby-Sitters Club #32)

User Review  - Christine Grant - Goodreads

This one really stuck with me as I grew up. Its portrayal of a child with autism is so different from what I experience with my own child. Still a good book and one I will remember forever. Read full review


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About the author (1995)

Ann Mathews Martin was born on August 12, 1955 in Princeton, New Jersey. She received a degree in elementary education and psychology from Smith College. She worked as a teacher, was an editor of children's books for both Bantam and Scholastic, and then became a full-time writer. She is the author of several series including the Baby-sitters Club series, Baby-Sitters Little Sister series, California Diaries series, and Main Street series. Her other works include Ten Kids No Pets, Here Today, On Christmas Eve, and Rain Reign.

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