#BookBingoNW2020 - Neuro-diverse protagonist or author
Here are some suggestions for your Summer Book Bingo NW 2020 category: Neuro-diverse protagonist or author. Neurodiversity, a hybrid of “neurological” and “diversity,” is a term referring to normal variations in brain development. Examples include, but not limited to, autism, ADHD, epilepsy, hyperlexia and Tourette’s.
Speaking of Summer
After her sister disappears, Autumn’s obsessive tendencies take over until her life is consumed with finding out what happened to Summer.
Format: eBook - 2019View Speaking of Summer
Hyper: A Personal History of ADHD
Denevi, diagnosed with ADHD in the 1980s, traces his own experience with the disorder including a Ritalin-induced psychotic episode at age six.
Format: Book - 2014 First Simon & Schuster hardcover editionView Hyper: A Personal History of ADHD
The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down: A Hmong Child, Her American Doctors, and the Collision of Two Cultures
Lia Lee, a baby with a progressive and serious form of epilepsy, is the center of a cultural collision between the Hmong community and American doctors.
Format: eBook - 2012 Paperback editionView The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down: A Hmong Child, Her American Doctors, and the Collision of Two Cultures
Khai Diep, diagnosed with autism, is convinced he is unable to love anyone but Esme Tran knows there must be a way to unlock his heart. She just needs to find it.
Format: eBook - 2019View BRIDE TEST
The Reason I Jump: The Inner Voice of A Thirteen-year-old Boy With Autism
A powerful memoir of a thirteen year old boy showing how an autistic mind works, thinks, feels and understands.
Format: eBook - 2013 First editionView The Reason I Jump: The Inner Voice of A Thirteen-year-old Boy With Autism
Detective Lionel Essrog, nicknamed Freakshow by his colleagues for his Tourette’s syndrome tics, tries to solve the murder after his boss is killed during a stakeout.
Format: eBook - 2000 First Vintage Contemporaries editionView Motherless Brooklyn
Divergent Mind: Thriving in A World That Wasn't Designed for You
After being misdiagnosed with anxiety for years, Nerenberg was finally diagnosed with autism and ADHD, which spurred her to investigate how neurodiversity shows up in women.
Format: eBook - 2019 First editionView Divergent Mind: Thriving in A World That Wasn't Designed for You
The Rosie Project
Genetics professor Don Tillman launches a project, complete with a 12-page questionnaire, to help him find the perfect wife. Rosie Jarman is everything he isn’t looking for, so why do they keep spending so much time together?
Format: eBook - 2013View The Rosie Project
An Unkindness of Ghosts
Living on the lower deck slums of the interstellar HSS Matilda, the very qualities that leave Aster Grey from fully engaging in the ship’s society may what helps her decode the hidden messages handed down by her long-deceased mother.
Format: eBook - 2017View An Unkindness of Ghosts
Ten Count: Volume 1
Trauma has left Shirotani with obsessive-compulsive disorder. Kurose is a therapist whose help is showing promise but Shirotani’s growing attraction to Kurose threatens to derail his treatment."
Format: Graphic Novel - 2016 SuBLime manga editionView Ten Count: Volume 1