The Resource The reason I jump : the inner voice of a thirteen-year-old boy with autism, Naoki Higashida ; translated by KA Yoshida and David Mitchell, (electronic resource)

The reason I jump : the inner voice of a thirteen-year-old boy with autism, Naoki Higashida ; translated by KA Yoshida and David Mitchell, (electronic resource)

Label
The reason I jump : the inner voice of a thirteen-year-old boy with autism
Title
The reason I jump
Title remainder
the inner voice of a thirteen-year-old boy with autism
Statement of responsibility
Naoki Higashida ; translated by KA Yoshida and David Mitchell
Creator
Contributor
Translator
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Genre
Language
  • eng
  • jpn
  • eng
Summary
a-- The Reason I Jump Using an alphabet grid to painstakingly construct words, sentences, and thoughts that he is unable to speak out loud, Naoki answers even the most delicate questions that people want to know. Questions such as: "Why do people with autism talk so loudly and weirdly? z"Why do you line up your toy cars and blocks? z"Why don't you make eye contact when you're talking? "and "What's the reason you jump? ("Naoki's answer: "When I'm jumping, it's as if my feelings are going upward to the sky.) "With disarming honesty and a generous heart, Naoki shares his unique point of view on not only autism but life itself. His insights--into the mystery of words, the wonders of laughter, and the elusiveness of memory--are so startling, so strange, and so powerful that you will never look at the world the same way again. In his introduction, bestselling novelist David Mitchell writes that Naoki's words allowed him to feel, for the first time, as if his own autistic child was explaining what was happening in his mind. "It is no exaggeration to say that -- -- -- --Daily Mail "Astonishing. The Reason I Jump--The Sunday Times From the Hardcover edition
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Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
TEFOD
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1992-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Higashida, Naoki
Dewey number
616.85/8820092
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Interest level
MG+
Language note
Translation of: Jiheishō no boku ga tobihaneru riyū
LC call number
RC553.A88
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Reading level
5.8
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Yoshida, K. A.
  • Mitchell, David
Study program name
Accelerated Reader AR
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Higashida, Naoki
  • Autistic people
  • Autistic people
  • Autism
  • Medical
Label
The reason I jump : the inner voice of a thirteen-year-old boy with autism, Naoki Higashida ; translated by KA Yoshida and David Mitchell, (electronic resource)
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"Originally published in Japanese by Escor Publishers Ltd. in 2007"--t.p. verso
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unknown
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online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
o856525022
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780812994872
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unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
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not applicable
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unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o856525022
  • (Sirsi) o856525022
  • (OCoLC)856525022
Label
The reason I jump : the inner voice of a thirteen-year-old boy with autism, Naoki Higashida ; translated by KA Yoshida and David Mitchell, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Note
"Originally published in Japanese by Escor Publishers Ltd. in 2007"--t.p. verso
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
o856525022
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780812994872
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o856525022
  • (Sirsi) o856525022
  • (OCoLC)856525022

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