Thursday, July 10, 10:30-11:15 a.m. – Author Ivonne Hernandez, mother of an autistic son, reads her new book to children ages 5-12. Through the characteristics of animals, listeners learn what it is like to be autistic, and how to be a friend to an autistic child. Free. Open to everyone. Buckhead Branch Library, 269 Buckhead Ave., NE, Atlanta, 30305. Email: or call 404-814-3500 for further information.