Caitlin has Asperger's. The world according to her is black and white; anything in between is confusing. Before, when things got confusing, Caitlin went to her older brother, Devon, for help. But Devon has died, and Caitlin's dad is so distraught that he is just not helpful. Caitlin wants... show more
Caitlin has Asperger's. The world according to her is black and white; anything in between is confusing. Before, when things got confusing, Caitlin went to her older brother, Devon, for help. But Devon has died, and Caitlin's dad is so distraught that he is just not helpful. Caitlin wants everything to go back to the way things were, but she doesn't know how to do that. Then she comes across the word closure- and she realizes this is what she needs. And in her search for it, Caitlin discovers that the world may not be black and white after all.
Publish date: February 3rd 2011
Pages no: 235
Edition language: English
, Realistic Fiction
, Middle Grade
This should have been rated higher than three stars. I thought the author did a good job of describing and dealing with grief in this middle grade novel. I loved that the main character was a female aspie. Autism is under-diagnosed in women, so it was nice to see a break from the usual male characte...
I loved this little book! What an unexpected surprise.Mockingbird is told in the voice of Caitlin, a young girl with Aspergers, moving on with life after her brother is killed in a middle school shooting. She is working to understand her father's feelings, being accepted at school, and living life...
I guess I just don't Get It.So many people have recommended this book to me, and I finally got around to reading it, but I was pretty underwhelmed. It's not a bad book. Caitlin is an unusual protagonist, but I had a hard time believing this book.Caitlin is an eleven-year-old girl with Asperger's. Wh...
11-year-old Caitlin has Asperger’s syndrome, and has always had her older brother, Devon, to explain the confusing things around her. But when Devon is killed in a tragic school shooting, Caitlin has to try and make sense of the world without him. With her dad spending most of his time crying in the...
Any easy read. That's all I can say about it.