Rules By Cynthia Lord

A book for the family

A book about a autistic boy and his family

David is the youngest one of the family he has a sister named Catherine and of course a mom and dad. They are a normal family except the youngest David is autistic and wants to follow Rules but does not follow them well.

Catherine just wants a normal life but.....

She will never have one...Her brother may be autistic but he still wants to follow Rules, so she steps in and writes him a list of rules to follow but he does not seem to follow them the right way...so like one of the Rules would be do not open doors at someone else's house but when you read the story you will get to know why he does the things he does and how the family steps in to help.

some of the main characters

One really good book

Summary

Rules by Cynthia Lord tells about a autistic boy and his family, and how his sister Catherine tries to help him out by making a list of rules. David the youngest one of the family is autistic and wants to follow rules but does not follow them well. Catherine steps in and tries to help him and seems to take a lot of responsibility when it comes to babysitting him and even watching him at parties. Later in the story when they were at David's OT Catherine met a boy named Jason who is in a wheelchair. As Catherine got to know Jason she started to make cards for his communication book the cards had a word and then a colorful picture on them. As the story ends Jason and Catherine end up going to a dance together and having a great time.

Book Review

I would give this book 5 Stars and would recommend this book to other people who want a good read and want to know what a autistic person is like.
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