Sometimes I feel like everyone else was handed a copy of the rules for life and mine got lost.
Grace has Asperger's and her own way of looking at the world. She's got a horse and a best friend who understand her, and that's pretty much all she needs. But when Grace kisses Gabe and things start to change at home, the world doesn't make much sense to her any more. Suddenly everything threatens to fall apart, and it's up to Grace to fix it on her own.
Whip-smart, hilarious and unapologetically honest, The State of Grace by Rachael Lucas is a heart-warming story of one girl trying to work out where she fits in, and whether she even wants to.
Books allow children to see and experience the lives of others. These books will remind children we're not so very different from each other and help build empathy and understanding.
Bestselling author Rachael Lucas tells us how both her own and her daughter's autism diagnosis inspired her story of a teenage girl with Asperger's, The State of Grace.
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