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Special Events

Special Events

For the first time this year, Reading Together will feature a more age-appropriate title for younger readers.

In Laura J. Burns' The Case of the Prank That Stank, seventh-graders Agatha Wong and Orville Wright, who has Asperger's syndrome, try to prove that the prank they organized did not cause the fire that burned down their rival school's field house.

Sunday March 18, 2007 3:00 PM -

Autism and Me and Autism Is a World: Films by Youn

In his award-winning short film, Autism and Me, Rory Hoy, an 18-year-old British filmmaker with autism, describes the impact of autism on everyday functioning using easy, accessible language. In Autism Is a World, Sue Rubin tells of her journey through a misdiagnosis of mental retardation, to learning to communicate using a keyboard, to her current enrollment as a junior in college. Autism and Me, 2006, 20 minutes; Autism Is a World, 2004, 40 minutes. Discussion follows

Location: Kalamazoo Valley Museum

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Past Books

2006: The Things They Carried, by Tim O'Brien2005: The Color of Water, by James McBride2004: Nickel and Dimed, by Barbara Ehrenreich2003: Fehrenheit 451, by Ray Bradbury
   Questions? Contact Joan Hawxhurst: readingtogether@kpl.gov or (269) 553-7913.