04/17/2011 01:11 pm ET Updated Jun 17, 2011

National Autism Awareness Month: 9 Poignant Books (PHOTOS)

It's a world that has fascinated so many: the closed universe of the autistic person. Are they thinking? What are they seeing? How are they experiencing things? It's a mystery that is slowly being revealed in books by those who have broken through the wall of silence to speak and the caretakers who have been able to speak for them. For Autism