House Rules

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Hodder & Stoughton, 2010 - Asperger's syndrome - 554 pages
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Jacob Hunt is a teenager: brilliant at maths, wicked sense of humour, extraordinarily organised, hopeless at reading social cues. And Jacob has Asperger's. He is locked in his own world - aware of the world outside, and wanting to make a connection. Jacob tries to be like everyone else, but doesn't know how.

When his tutor is found dead, all the hallmark behaviours of Jacob's syndrome - not looking someone in the eye, odd movements, inappropriate actions - start looking a lot like guilt to the police. And Jacob's mother must ask herself the hardest question in the world: is her child capable of murder?

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Amazing read on how disabilities and special needs effect our lives

User Review  - Lauren - Target

“House Rules” By: Jodi Picoult House Rules trademarks a child who grows up different from everyone else, and not just your typical differences like hair and eye color, but someone whose mentality is ... Read full review

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User Review  - bubette - Overstock.com

Our grandson is autistic so I especially was interested in this book. The author did a masterful job of describing the autistic young man in the story. Our daughter in law grandsons mom really liked the book I sent to her Read full review

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About the author (2010)

Jodi Picoult grew up in Nesconset, New York. She received an A.B. in creative writing from Princeton and a master's degree in education from Harvard. Her previous novels include Keeping Faith, The Pact, and Mercy. She lives in New Hampshire with her husband and three children.

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