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

Montgomery, Sy.  Temple Grandin: How the Girl who Loved Cows Embraced Autism and Changed the World. Houghton Mifflin, 2012. This compelling biography, complete with drawings and an introduction by Temple Grandin herself, tells the extraordinary story of Temple's life as an autistic child through to her accomplishments today. A brilliant scientist, and a professor of animal science at Colorado State University, Dr. Grandin has revolutionized the livestock industry in the United States and has also become a passionate advocate for people with autism. The book chronicles Temple's early life, her mother's fierce belief in her difficult daughter, the ways in which Temple's thinking, so unlike neuro-typical brains, has given her great understanding of animal life, and the courage and determination which has led her to her chosen work and accomplishments. 2013 Honor Book for Older Readers.


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