Amazingly... Alphie! Understanding and Accepting Different Ways of Being

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9781931282536: Amazingly... Alphie! Understanding and Accepting Different Ways of Being

In this brightly illustrated book, readers are introduced to Alphie, a computer that is wired differently and has trouble fitting in and performing successfully in the world around him. After beginning to doubt his self-worth and his ability to do anything right, Alphie finally meets a human, Chris, who has been hired to fix the malfunctioning computers in the lab. Chris patient and accepting approach totally changes Alphie s life. Alphie starts to realize that being different is what makes him special, and soon he is free to use his abilities to their fullest free to be who he was meant to be. Written for children ages 8 and up, the book fosters tolerance and acceptance while celebrating differences. It is a perfect addition to any family and school reading.

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About the Author:

Roz Espin brings her love of writing, natural affinity with children, creative expression and real-life experience as a parent of a child with a "difference" to Amazingly...Alphie! Roz is actively involved in various roles within her community that promote awareness, understanding and acceptance of differences. She lives in Toronto, Canada, with her husband, two children and dog.

Beverley Ransom brings her expertise and talent in visual communication to Amazingly...Alphie! with beautifully simple, expressive and entertaining illustrations. She has been a medical illustrator for the past 20 years. She lives in Toronto, Canada, with her husband, daughter and cat.

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A powerful learning tool to reach children before they set up barriers that exclude other children. -- Margaret Whelan, Executive director, Geneva Centre for Autism, Toronto, Canada

This book is really great. I related to the computer theme. Fantastic book for kids that are different! -- Temple Grandin, Animal Scientist and author, Thinking in Pictures and Other Reports from My Life with Autism

This is a wonderful book that is so much needed to help explain how some children learn differently from others. --Carolyn Hunt, BSc., MD, FRCP(C), and Wendy Roberts, MD, FRCP(C), The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Canada

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