Who Is Temple Grandin? (Who Was?) (Hardcover)

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Autism did not stop her--in fact, it helped Temple Grandin become a brilliant scientist and inventor.

Temple Grandin wasn't officially diagnosed with autism until she was in her 40s, but she knew at an early age that she was different from her family and classmates. She couldn't show affection, she acted out when noises or other stimuli overwhelmed her, and she only felt comfortable when spending time with the animals on her aunt's ranch. But instead of seeing her differences as limitations, Temple used them to guide her education and career in animal science. She has become a leading advocate for the autistic as well as for the humane treatment of animals at meat packing companies. This inspiring biography by Patricia Brennan Demuth shines a light on Temple Grandin's intellect, creativity, and unique spirit.

About the Author


Patricia Brennan Demuth is the author of several Who HQ titles, including Who Was Bill Gates?, What Was Pearl Harbor?, and What Was D-Day?


Product Details
ISBN: 9780451532534
ISBN-10: 0451532538
Publisher: Penguin Workshop
Publication Date: April 7th, 2020
Pages: 112
Series: Who Was?

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