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Author Latson, Jennifer, author.

Title The boy who loved too much : a true story of pathological friendliness / Jennifer Latson.

Publication Info. New York : Simon & Schuster, [2017]

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Edition First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition June 2017.
Description 290 pages ; 24 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Unlocked -- Diagnosis -- Putting Williams on the map -- MIlestones -- A genetic street lamp -- Eli turns twelve -- Elves on Earth -- School -- Missing genes, more personality -- People like Eli -- Eli goes to camp -- Learning curve -- The note home -- Treating the Friendliness Disorder -- Eli turns thirteen -- What the future holds -- Progress report -- Where the hugging never stops -- Tough love -- Confrontation -- Born to be kind -- Science class -- Graduation -- High school.
Indexed In: Junior Library Guild
Summary This is the poignant story of a boy's coming-of-age complicated by Williams syndrome, a genetic disorder that makes people biologically incapable of distrust.
Audience Ages 16 & up.
Grades 11 & up.
Awards A Junior Library Guild selection (JLG)
Subject Friendship in children -- Case studies.
Social interaction in children -- Case studies.
Williams syndrome -- Patients -- Case studies.
Friendship -- Case studies.
Social interaction -- Case studies.
Williams syndrome -- Patients -- Case studies.
Friendship in children -- Case studies.
Social interaction in children -- Case studies.
Williams syndrome -- Patients -- Case studies.
ISBN 9781476774046 (hardcover) : 26.00

 
    
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