Rules Response

By: Makenna Mays

Rules by Cynthia Lord

Catherine is not so excited for summer like other kids are. Its not the terrible sunburns you get its the fact that she gets to stay home with her brother, David , that the whole family revolves around because he has autism. It's not that she doesn't love him its about all the embarrassing behaviors that David lets out so she considers her life non-normal. But the Summer she meets a new type of friend , a boy named Jason who can't talk, and a new best friend next door, Kristi, she starts to wonder what is normal.

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In the book David is always going to a therapist. This image shows what Catherine, David, and Jason see or something close to that.