Autism Awareness Book Fairs
Sponsored by Barnes & Noble Booksellers and the Alaska Autism Resource Center (AARC)
Please join us in the spring for the Autism Awareness Bookfairs..
All funds raised will be used to buy books on autism for libraries around Alaska.
Dates: Saturday, March 25th, 2017, 11 am to 6 pm in Anchorage and Saturday, April 8th, 2017, 11 am to 6 pm in Fairbanks
If you buy something and mention that you support the bookfair, Barnes & Noble will donate a percentage of the sale to the AARC.
For the 2016 book fairs, proceeds were used to buy these two titles to give to libraries around the state:
Autism isn’t a crime : just ask the ghost of Frank Reid, by D.P. Johnson. Cave Moon Press, 2015.
"A middle school boy with autism in Alaska struggles to be the hero in his own story."--publisher's website.
The curious incident of the dog in the night-time, by Mark Haddon. Doubleday, 2003.
Despite his overwhelming fear of interacting with people, Christopher, a mathematically-gifted, autistic fifteen-year-old boy, decides to investigate the murder of a neighbor's dog and uncovers secret information about his mother.