Something More, by Jackie Khalilieh, follows a Palestinian-Canadian girl, Jessie, who was diagnosed with autism right before starting her freshman year of high school. This book can give readers a different perspective of what it is like to go through school and social interactions with a disability. Able-bodied readers are able to reflect and grow their knowledge of how people with disabilities navigate their daily lives, all while enjoying a heartfelt love story.
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Trevor Muth, Christopher Taylor, Allison Smith, Kathleen Reidy, Conor Atkins
Khalilieh, Jackie, "Something More" (2023). University Libraries Popular Romance Collection. 19.