“Mockingbird tells of Caitlin, an 11-year-old girl living with Asperger's syndrome. Erskine offers a remarkable window into the world of an autistic child. Readers will gain both understanding and empathy. We think of heroes as those who save the lives of others. Often, real heroes simply live out their own lives. This is a memorable and moving book.”
— Christopher Rose, Andover Bookstore, Andover, MA
Kathryn Erskine has written a must-read gem, one of the most moving novels of the year.
Praise for MOCKINGBIRD
* "Erskine works in powerful imagery throughout." --"Publishers Weekly," starred review
* " A] fine addition to the recent group of books with autistic narrators." --"Booklist," starred review
"A strong and complex character study." --"Horn Book"
"This heartbreaking story is delivered in the straightforward, often funny voice of a fifth-grade girl with Asperger's Syndrome." --"Kirkus," starred review
"This is...a valuable book." --"School Library Journal"
"Fascinating characters." --"Los Angeles Times.