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The reason I jump [sound recording] : the inner voice of a thirteen-year-old boy with autism / Naoki Higashida ; introduction by David Mitchell ; translated by KA Yoshida & David Mitchell.

  • CD Audiobook CD Audiobook
  • ISBN: 9781490602905
  • ISBN: 1490602909
  • Description: 2 audio discs (approximately 2 hours, 15 minutes) : digital, CD audio ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Unabridged.
  • Publisher: Prince Frederick, MD : Recorded Books, p2013.

Available copies

  • 4 of 4 copies available at NOBLE (All Libraries).
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Gloucester. (Show all copies)

Current holds

0 current holds with 4 total copies.

Library Location Call Number Status Due Date
Gloucester Adult Audio Books CD/ 616.85882/Higashida (Text to Phone) Available -
Marblehead Adult Audiobook (CD) CD BOOK 616.85882 HIGASHIDA (Text to Phone) Available -
Wakefield Adult Audiobooks (Media Alcove) CD BOOK Nonfiction Higashida (Text to Phone) Available -
Wakefield Storage (Open Storage - Ask Librarian) Reading List 9-12 Suggested Hi (CD Book) (Text to Phone) Available -

Content descriptions

General Note: Compact discs.
"An unabridged performance."
"With tracks every 3 minutes for easy book marking"--Container.
Originally published in print in Japanese by Escor Publishers Ltd. in 2007
Written by Naoki Higashida, a very smart, very self-aware, and very charming thirteen-year-old boy with autism, it is a one-of-a-kind memoir that demonstrates how an autistic mind thinks, feels, perceives, and responds in ways few of us can imagine. Parents and family members who never thought they could get inside the head of their autistic loved one at last have a way to break through to the curious, subtle, and complex life within. Using an alphabet grid to painstakingly construct words, sentences, and thoughts that he is unable to speak out loud, Naoki answers even the most delicate questions that people want to know.
Participant or Performer Note: Narrated by Tom Picasso.
Source of Description Note: Title from container.
Subject: Higashida, Naoki, 1992-
Autistic people > Japan > Biography.
Autistic people > Psychology.
Genre: Audiobooks.
Mitchell, David (David Stephen), (Added Author). Yoshida, KA, (Added Author). Picasso, Tom, (Added Author). Recorded Books, LLC. (Added Author).


Higashida, Naoki, 1992-, "The reason I jump the inner voice of a thirteen-year-old boy with autism," Prince Frederick, MD : Recorded Books, p2013.

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