Score: 4.5
From 24 Ratings

A Friend Like Henry


  • Author: Nuala Gardner
  • Release Date : 2008-09-01
  • Genre: Biographies & Memoirs
  • File Size: 2863005 Bytes


Now a New York Times Bestseller! “The incredible story of a family with an autistic son, Dale, who conquers his disability thanks to the special bond he forms with Henry, a golden retriever puppy ... This is a fascinating and inspiring real-life account.”—Woman & Home A Friend Like Henry:  The remarkable true story of an autistic boy and the dog that unlocked his world When Jamie and Nuala Gardner chose a puppy for their son, Dale, they weren’t an ordinary family choosing an ordinary pet. Dale’s autism was so severe that the smallest deviation from his routine could provoke a terrifying tantrum. Family life was almost destroyed by his condition, and his parents spent most of their waking hours trying to break into their son’s aut...

Score: 4.5
From 64 Ratings

Misty of Chincoteague


  • Author: Marguerite Henry
  • Release Date : 2012-12-11
  • Genre: Animals
  • File Size: 17271988 Bytes


Nobody could capture the Phantom. She was the wildest mare on Assateague Island. They said she was like the wind, that the white “map” on her shoulders was her mark of freedom.Paul and Maureen Beebe had their hearts set on owning her. They were itching to buy and tame her, and worked hard to earn the money that she would cost. But the roundup men had tried to capture her and for two years she had escaped them....Pony Penning Day holds a surprise for everyone, for Paul not only brings in the Phantom, but her newborn colt as well. Can Paul and Maureen possibly earn enough to buy them both?...

A Friend Like Henry
Score: 3.5
From 10 Ratings

A Friend Like Henry


  • Author : Nuala Gardner
  • Publisher : Hodder & Stoughton
  • Release Date : 2011-08-18
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781444718928


A Friend Like Henry Book Description :

This is the inspiring account of a family's struggle to break into their son's autistic world - and how a beautiful retreiver dog made the real difference. Dale was still a baby when his parents realised that something wasn't right. Worried, his mother Nuala took him to see several doctors, before finally hearing the word 'autism' for the first time. Scared but determined that Dale should live a fulfilling life, Nuala describes her despair at her son's condition, her struggle to prevent Dale being excluded from a 'normal' education and her sense of hopeless isolation. Dale's autism was severe and violent and family life was a daily battleground. But the Gardner's lives were transformed when they welcomed a gorgeous Golden Retriever into the family. T...

A Friend Like Henry
Score: 3.5
From 10 Ratings

A Friend Like Henry


  • Author : Nuala Gardner
  • Publisher : Hachette UK
  • Release Date : 2011-08-18
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781444718928


A Friend Like Henry Book Description :

This is the inspiring account of a family's struggle to break into their son's autistic world - and how a beautiful retreiver dog made the real difference. Dale was still a baby when his parents realised that something wasn't right. Worried, his mother Nuala took him to see several doctors, before finally hearing the word 'autism' for the first time. Scared but determined that Dale should live a fulfilling life, Nuala describes her despair at her son's condition, her struggle to prevent Dale being excluded from a 'normal' education and her sense of hopeless isolation. Dale's autism was severe and violent and family life was a daily battleground. But the Gardner's lives were transformed when they welcomed a gorgeous Golden Retriever into the family. T...

A Friend Like Henry
Score: 3.5
From 11 Ratings

A Friend Like Henry


  • Author : Nuala Gardner
  • Publisher : Sourcebooks, Inc.
  • Release Date : 2008-09-01
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1402233752


A Friend Like Henry Book Description :

Now a New York Times Bestseller! "The incredible story of a family with an autistic son, Dale, who conquers his disability thanks to the special bond he forms with Henry, a golden retriever puppy ... This is a fascinating and inspiring real-life account."-Woman & Home A Friend Like Henry: The remarkable true story of an autistic boy and the dog that unlocked his world When Jamie and Nuala Gardner chose a puppy for their son, Dale, they weren't an ordinary family choosing an ordinary pet. Dale's autism was so severe that the smallest deviation from his routine could provoke a terrifying tantrum. Family life was almost destroyed by his condition, and his parents spent most of their waking hours trying to break into their son's autistic world and give h...

A Friend Like Henry
Score: 3.5
From 10 Ratings

A Friend Like Henry


  • Author : Nuala Gardner
  • Publisher : Sourcebooks Incorporated
  • Release Date : 2008
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1402214065


A Friend Like Henry Book Description :

A mother's heartwarming account of how her little boy conquered his autism with the help of a devoted family dog....

A Friend for Henry

A Friend for Henry


  • Author : Jenn Bailey
  • Publisher : Chronicle Books LLC
  • Release Date : 2019-02-26
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781452168296


A Friend for Henry Book Description :

In Classroom Six, second left down the hall, Henry has been on the lookout for a friend. A friend who shares. A friend who listens. Maybe even a friend who likes things to stay the same and all in order, as Henry does. But on a day full of too close and too loud, when nothing seems to go right, will Henry ever find a friend—or will a friend find him? With insight and warmth, this heartfelt story from the perspective of a boy on the autism spectrum celebrates the everyday magic of friendship....

All Because of Henry

All Because of Henry


  • Author : Nuala Gardner
  • Publisher : Black & White Publishing
  • Release Date : 2013-10-31
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781845027582


All Because of Henry Book Description :

All Because of Henry is the heart-rending story of Nuala Gardner and her remarkable struggle to bring up two autistic children - with the help of Sir Henry, Wee Henry and Thomas, the family's incredible four-legged friends. In the bestselling A Friend Like Henry, Nuala told how their beautiful golden retriever helped provide a miraculous breakthrough into her son Dale's severely autistic world. Now, in the much-anticipated sequel, Dale turns 17 and he's ready for the world - but is the world ready for him? And can their new dog, Thomas, have the same amazing effect on Nuala's autistic daughter Amy? As she faces up to a new set of challenges, Nuala begins to realise that the struggles of the past are nothing to what's still to come. And she must also ...

Friends like Henry

Friends like Henry


  • Author : Nuala Gardner
  • Publisher : Jessica Kingsley Publishers
  • Release Date : 2019-05-21
  • Genre: Family & Relationships
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781785928482


Friends like Henry Book Description :

A four-stage programme for parents and families looking to introduce a dog into their home for the therapeutic and practical benefits that can be brought to a child with autism, including development of communication skills and toilet training. Based on first-hand knowledge, the programme was created through the successful experience the author had bringing up two children at opposite ends of the autism spectrum. This guide is comprehensive and highly practical, with case examples, tips and advice throughout. It covers all aspects of responsible ownership and training of the dog as a companion dog, and it provides tips throughout the dog's entire life cycle. Accessible for families and professionals alike, this innovative programme can have a huge im...

Henry s Heart
Score: 4
From 4 Ratings

Henry s Heart


  • Author : Charise Mericle Harper
  • Publisher : Henry Holt and Company (BYR)
  • Release Date : 2011-11-22
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781429961134


Henry s Heart Book Description :

Henry (and his heart) are perfectly happy playing indoors. But Henry's mom encourages him to go for a walk outside. Soon, Henry's heart starts beating faster. Is Henry riding a rollercoaster? Is he doing jumping jacks? What could be making Henry's heart beat faster? In this engaging, informative story, children learn about the many ways the heart functions within the body, and how what we see, hear, and feel can directly affect our heart rate (like falling in love with a puppy!). Henry's Heart leads him to the best gift ever—woof woof!...

Andrew Henry s Meadow
Score: 4.5
From 7 Ratings

Andrew Henry s Meadow


  • Author : Doris Burn
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2012-07-05
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781101644072


Andrew Henry s Meadow Book Description :

A classic reissued for a new generation Andrew Henry has two younger brothers, who are always together, and two older sisters, who are always together. But Andrew Henry is in the middle--and he's always with himself. He doesn't mind this very much, because he's an inventor. But when Andrew Henry's family doesn't appreciate him or his inventions, he decides it's time to run away. Many children in the neighborhood feel the same way and follow him to his meadow, where he builds each of his friends a unique house of their very own. But in town the families miss their children and do everything they can to find them. And the kids realize that it feels a little lonely out in the meadow without their parents. Just as relevant today as it was in 1967, this i...

The Wonderful Story of Henry Sugar
Score: 4.5
From 22 Ratings

The Wonderful Story of Henry Sugar


  • Author : Roald Dahl
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2000-05-22
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781101652954


The Wonderful Story of Henry Sugar Book Description :

Seven superb short stories from the bestselling author of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and The BFG! Meet the boy who can talk to animals and the man who can see with his eyes closed. And find out about the treasure buried deep underground. A cleaver mix of fact and fiction, this collection also includes how master storyteller Roald Dahl became a writer. With Roald Dahl, you can never be sure where reality ends and fantasy begins. "All the tales are entrancing inventions." —Publishers Weekly From the Trade Paperback edition....