This month’s book recommendations come from SLN’s Colorado state chapter, Rocky Mountain Sibs.
Same but Different by Holly Robinson Peete, Ryan Elizabeth Peete and RJ Peete
In “Same But Different,” Ryan Elizabeth Peete and her twin brother, RJ, who has autism, share their personal experiences through alternating narratives. They courageously and candidly depict the teenage journey while living with autism. This insightful and humorous book delves into various aspects of adolescent autism, addressing often unspoken issues and emotions. It’s a unique and timely work that offers hope to teenagers and families coping with autism, emphasizing the value of each person’s individuality.
What About Me? by Brennan Farmer and Mandy Farmer
Having a sibling with autism brings joy as well as a whirlwind of feelings, challenges, and uncertainties. “What About Me?” is written by a seven-year-old boy and delves into the everyday ups and downs of being a sibling to someone with autism.