Southwest Book Club Meets April 21
Join the Southwest Book Club in a discussion about Temple Grandin and her books. Grandin is a professor of animal science at Colorado State University, a best-selling author, an autistic activist, and a consultant to the livestock industry on animal behavior. She also invented the "hug box", a device to calm those on the autism spectrum. The subject of an award-winning, 2010 biographical film on HBO, Temple Grandin, she also was listed in the Time 100 list of the one hundred most influential people in the world in the Heroes category.
Anyone age 18 or older is welcome to attend. The book club meets monthly at the Southwest Branch Library. No registration needed. For more information, please call 407.835.7323 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tuesday, April 21
Southwest Library Meeting Room
If you are unable to attend the meeting or you would like to join our discussion, you can share your thoughts or respond to the discussion questions below. Simply click "Comments" located at the bottom of this post. Join the discussion!
1. What did you know about Temple Grandin prior to reading one of her books? Did you learn anything new about her? Change your opinion about her?
2. What is Grandin's most admirable quality? Is she someone you would want to know?
3. If you read one of her books on autism, did you read anything that changed your opinion on the subject? If you read one of her books on animals, did you read anything that changed your opinion on the subject?
4. Has reading her books on autism or animal behavior inspired you to do further research on the subject?