Adam's Alternative Sports Day
An Asperger Story
By (author) Jude Welton
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Adam's Alternative Sports Day by Jude Welton
Book DescriptionNine-year-old Adam dreads Sports Day - he usually comes last in the races and never gets chosen for the team events. So he is delighted when Mr Williams, the head teacher, announces that this year there will be an Alternative Sports Day with some very different challenges. There will be quizzes, riddles to solve, and a treasure hunt - all the things that Adam enjoys. At last he'll have a chance of winning something. But as the competition runs high, how will Adam feel if his best friend Josie beats him to the Challenge Cup? And what will they do when they discover that James, the new boy in the class, is cheating? A fun and absorbing children's story, Adam's Alternative Sports Day is suitable for children aged 7 and over.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781843103004
(216mm x 138mm x 7mm)
Imprint: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Publish Date: 22-Nov-2004
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Author Biography - Jude Welton
Jude Welton has a 10-year-old son with AS. Originally trained as a child psychologist specializing in autism, she is a freelance writer, writing mainly on the arts. She has also written Can I Tell You About Asperger Syndrome? A Guide for Friends and Family and What Did You Say? What Do You Mean? An Illustrated Guide to Understanding Metaphors, also published by Jessica Kingsley Publishers.
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