A Manual for Marco: Living, Learning, and Laughing With an Autistic Sibling

Shaila M. Abdullah

Picture Book

Realistic Fiction, Family (Siblings), Disability

February 1st, 2015

An 8-year old girl decides to make a list of all the things she likes and dislikes about dealing with her autistic brother, and in doing so realizes that she has created A Manual for Marco.

"In a story inspired by a real-life family, Abdullah, who tackled cerebral palsy in My Friend Suhana, discusses life with an autistic sibling, as described by a girl named Sofia. Endnotes provide additional tips and information about interacting with those on the autism spectrum."
--Publishers Weekly

A Manual for Marco: Living, Learning, and Laughing With an Autistic Sibling