Heart of a Shepherd by Rosanne Parry
This book made me cry. I loved, loved, loved it. Read it. Even though it is about the military and ranching (neither of which are my favorites.)
Everything by Emily Gravett is hysterical. We love her!
I have never read such a wonderful book about autism. This book is a jewel.
We also love Laurie Keller. This book is hysterical. Everything she writes is hysterical:
(See The Scrambled States of America, Arnie the Doughnut (sooooo funny!), and Tooth School)