James Castle was born two months premature. He was deaf, mute, autistic, and probably dyslexic. He didn't walk until he was four; he would never learn to speak, write, read, or use sign language. Yet, today Castle’s artwork hangs in major museums throughout the world.
Silent Days, Silent DreamsBook Verdict
ISBN: 9780545927611 Format: Print Book Edition: Hardcover edition Publisher: Arthur A. Levine Page Count: 64 Accelerated Reader: Level: 4.6, Points: 0.5 Scholastic Reading Counts: Level: 5.2, Points: 3 Lexile: Level: 790L Awards & Honors: 2018 Schneider Family Book Awards Winner, Best Young Children’s Book
ALSC Notable Children’s Books 2018, All Ages
Booklist Top 10 Books for Youth, Arts
Kirkus Reviews Best Books of 2017, Middle Grade
Shelf Awareness 2017 Best Books of the Year, Picture Books