Rogue by Lyn Miller-Lachmann, Penguin Young Readers Group, 2013. Copy provided via inter-library loan.
Kiara has struggled all her life with making friends and controlling her emotions. Now that her mom has left and she has been suspended from school, all she has is Mr. Internet to make sense of her world. When Chad moves next door Kiara tries to figure how to become friends but his trouble past will lead them to risky decisions. Would Kiara endanger herself and others to keep a new friend?
This is a great book with the unique perspective on Asperger’s syndrome, friendship, and acceptance.