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User Review  - nandadevi - LibraryThing

Despite the title, this isn't a book about how to understand animals (or people for that matter.. ). It is a very deep and engaging discussion about the process (and philosophy, art, science and ... Read full review

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This book is absolutely fascinating. Dr. Grandin is an amazing woman!

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Temple Grandin's Animals in Translation speaks in the clear voice of a woman who emerged from the other side of autism, bringing with her an extraordinary message about how animals think and feel.

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This book is the best book that I have read in the past year. Dr. Grandin's knowledge is amazing and her delivery of very complex information is engaging and very understandable. I started to highlight pieces of information that I wanted to especially remember. In doing this, my daughter, after watching me for a short time, asked why I didn't just highlight the entire book! The information included in this book would be insightful and useful for anyone who has close relationships with animals (i.e. dogs, horses, etc) or anyone who has a child in school who either is autistic or is in classes with students who are on the spectrum, in addition to any adults working with children. 

Review: Animals in Translation: Using the Mysteries of Autism to Decode Animal Behavior

User Review  - Chrissy - Goodreads

This book was utterly fascinating to me. I work with autistic children, and I love animals, so I thought this book would be right up my alley. I've read Temple Grandin's other books, and I think her ... Read full review

Review: Animals in Translation: Using the Mysteries of Autism to Decode Animal Behavior

User Review  - Debra Daniels-zeller - Goodreads

I got the first version of this book in a second-hand store and I am not sure how close it is to this version but it was quite well-written and informative about how animals think. Grandin shares lots ... Read full review

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