Nancy Keane's Booktalks -- Quick and Simple
New York : Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, 2006
IL 5-8, RL 5.3
ISBN 1416900381
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When 12-year-old Lucy moves into a new apartment building, she is determined to get to know the other occupants.  But there is one that becomes her fixation.  Meet four-year-old Matthew.  Matthew has autism.  Lucy has no clue what that is but Matthew's mother explains that he is living in his own world.  That he sees the world differently than most children.  This fascinates Lucy and she spends more and more time with Matthew trying to see the world as he does.
SUBJECTS:     Moving, Household -- Fiction.
                        France -- Fiction.
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