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Children's Autism Author to Receive Barbara Jordan Media Award

I just read a press release (carried by the Houston Chronicle) about a first time author, Marvie Ellis, who won the 2005 Barbara Jordan Media Award for a children's book about autism. Barbara Jordan Media Awards are presented annually to outstanding communicators for accurate and progressive portrayals of people with disabilities. Tacos Anyone? (An Autism Story) is about a four year old boy with autism and his older brother. "The therapist teaches the older brother how to play with his younger brother, making sibling time fun again. The story is written in English and Spanish on the same page as the illustrations, depicting multiculturally diverse characters." I haven't seen this book myself, but it sounds neat!