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  • Thinking in Pictures, Expanded Editionby Temple Grandin

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2008; US$ 16.00

    The Hidden Life of Dogs "There are innumerable astounding facets to this remarkable book. . . . Displaying uncanny powers of observation . . . [Temple Grandin] charts the differences between her life and the lives of those who think in words." ? The Philadelphia Inquirer ?A uniquely fascinating view not just of autism but of animal?and human?thinking... more...

  • Thinking in Picturesby Temple Grandin

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2009; US$ 11.99

    The idea that some people think differently, though no less humanly, is explored in this inspiring book. Temple Grandin is a gifted and successful animal scientist, and she is autistic. Here she tells us what it was like to grow up perceiving the world in an entirely concrete and visual way - somewhat akin to how animals think, she believes - and... more...

  • Animal-assisted Interventions for Individuals with Autismby Temple Grandin; Merope Pavlides

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2008; US$ 22.95

    This book looks at how therapies involving animals can be used to help individuals with autism to develop skills and improve quality of life. Pavlides relates the success stories of different animal-assisted interventions. She emphasizes the importance of tailoring interventions to the specific needs of the individual and monitoring progress. more...

  • Thinking Differentlyby Tyler Cowen; Temple Grandin

    Penguin Publishing Group 2009; US$ 4.99

    For the first time ever renowned economist and coauthor of one of the world?s most influential economic blogs, Tyler Cowen, sits down with best-selling author and autism advocate Temple Grandin for a lively in-depth exploration of the value of autism in the modern world. Just as he does in his book Create Your Own Economy , Cowen argues that individuals... more...

  • The Mobile Poultry Slaughterhouseby Ali Berlow; Temple Grandin

    Storey Publishing, LLC 2013; US$ 14.95

    "Poultry producing books have proliferated in recent years; however, most have focused on slaughtering chickens for home consumption. None have laid out the details for putting together a small-scale slaughterhouse.  Readers and communities with an interest in organizing an MPPT [Mobile Poultry Processing Trailer] will find this resource invaluable."... more...

  • Genetics and the Behavior of Domestic Animalsby Temple Grandin; Mark J. Deesing

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 99.95

    Behavior is shaped by both genetics and experience--nature and nurture. This book synthesizes research from behavioral genetics and animal and veterinary science, bridging the gap between these fields. The objective is to show that principles of behavioral genetics have practical applications to agricultural and companion animals. The continuing... more...

  • Butchering Beefby Adam Danforth; Temple Grandin

    Storey Publishing, LLC 2014; US$ 24.95

    Using detailed, step-by-step photography of every stage of the process, Adam Danforth shows you exactly how to humanely slaughter and butcher cattle for beef. From creating the right pre-slaughter conditions to killing, skinning, keeping cold, breaking the meat down, and creating cuts of meat you?ll recognize from the market, Danforth walks you through... more...

  • The Autistic Brainby Temple Grandin; Richard Panek

    Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2013; US$ 15.95

    The Meanings of Autism I was fortunate to have been born in 1947. If I had been born ten years later, my life as a person with autism would have been a lot different. In 1947, the diagnosis of autism was only four years old. Almost nobody knew what it meant. When Mother noticed in me the symptoms that we would now label autistic?destructive behavior,... more...

  • Temple Grandinby Sy Montgomery; Temple Grandin

    Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2012; US$ 16.99

    An authorized biography about Temple Grandin's life with autism and her groundbreaking work as a scientist, and designer of cruelty-free livestock facilities, by Sibert Medal-winning author Sy Montgomery. Includes photographs, many from Temple's personal collection. more...

  • Animals Make Us Humanby Temple Grandin; Catherine Johnson

    Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2010; US$ 15.95

    WHAT DOES AN ANIMAL NEED to have a good life?      I don?t mean a good life physically. We know a lot about what kind of food, water, exercise, and veterinary care animals need to grow well and be healthy.      I mean a good mental life.      What does an animal need to be happy? The animal welfare movement has been thinking about animals? mental... more...