Publish date: April 1st 2006
Publisher: Scholastic Press
Pages no: 208
Edition language: English
, Realistic Fiction
, Middle Grade
, Chapter Books
I have read "Rules" many times because I can't get enough of it. It is the story of a girl named Catherine who's brother has autism which she has to deal with on a daily basis. She meets a boy, Jason, who is in a wheelchair and speaks using picture cards. She quickly befriends him and learns so much...
As I listened to this audio book, many themes came across my mind. How do I describe words? Listening to this novel, I was driving and was struck by the world around me and I thought how would I describe the world around me, if I had to? There are so many things to describe. How would I describe “fl...
Twelve-year-old Catherine just wants a normal life. Which is near impossible when you have a brother with autism and a family that revolves around his disability. She's spent years trying to teach David the rules from "a peach is not a funny-looking apple" to "keep your pants on in public"---in orde...
Rules is an excellent book and is told with similarities to other books such as Wonder and Fault within Our Stars. Rules is intended for a younger audience. While I think the topic may be too mature for the recommend starting audience of third grade, at least the content isn’t at all sexually or vio...
Appeal Characteristics family, autism, occupational therapy, rules, coming of age, identity, friendship, relationshipsI love Claudia. I mean all those rules...she sounds like me! Anyway, I think what I thought was the most heart touching story was her relationship with Jason. There was something pre...