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A Boy Made of Blocks - Keith Stuart
A Boy Made of Blocks
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Format: ebook
ISBN: 9780751563269
Publisher: Sphere
Pages no: 400
Edition language: English
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4.0 A Boy Made of Blocks
You had me at Minecraft. I admit it. After the Minecraft obsession swept through my own home, I was curious to see how the game would be used to engage Sam, the autistic boy at the center of this story. To be fair, calling this merely a story about autism (or minecraft, for that matter) does this st...
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3.0 My Review of A Boy Made of Blocks by Keith Stuart
A Boy Made of Blocks by Keith Stuart is a story of a father, Alex, and his son, Sam, who is autistic. Alex has to learned how to cope with Sam before he loses his family by divorce. Based on the author's own experiences with his own sons, I felt that this story gave some insight as to what it must...
Romance and other things
Romance and other things rated it
4.5 Sweet book
Alex loves his family, and yet he struggles to connect with his eight-year-old autistic son, Sam. The strain has pushed his marriage to the breaking point. So Alex moves in with his merrily irresponsible best friend on the world’s most uncomfortable blow-up bed. As Alex navigates single life, long-b...
DubaiReader rated it
4.5 "Life is an adventure, not a walk. That's why it's so difficult."
This book reads very much like a memoir and I had to check back to convince myself that it was a novel, but the author writes from first hand experience with his own autistic son and it therefore has a very authentic feel. The other reason I connected with this novel was that Alex, the father of Sam...
From the comfort of my sofa
From the comfort of my sofa rated it
5.0 Beautiful, emotional and genuine
What an absolute delight this book is and how wonderful it is to read a positive, uplifting and thoroughly enjoyable tale about a family's voyage with a child who has autism. I have read other books that deal with this subject recently but have found them a little disheartening and bleak. So, when ...
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