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Rex A Mother, Her Autistic Child, and the Music that Transformed Their Lives

By Cathleen Lewis
Published by Thomas Nelson

Average Blogger Rating: 4.48 Stars

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On 3/13 patamo wrote: I just finished reading, "Rex," by Catherine Lewis. It is an inspiring book about the challenges and triumphs of a young man who suffers from blindness due to a problem with his optic nerve and his mother. It is a moving story that grabs you right from the start and alternately has you laughing one minute ... read Rex and be inspired...

patamo's Rating:

4 Stars

On 1/20 familymgrkendra wrote: Book Summary: Rex is a story written by the mother of an 11yr old blind and autistic boy. His mother tells the story of his amazing musical ability and her journey along with him during the struggles, the joys, the happiness and all that the wonderful road of life brings them through. My Thoughts ... Book Review: Rex by Cathleen Lewis

familymgrkendra's Rating:

5 Stars

On 7/25 Tami Frailey wrote: When I first got the book, Rex: A mother, her autistic child, and the music that transformed their lives by Cathleen Lewis (Thomas Nelson)… I had very little expectations.   I wasn’t expecting anything great and I wasn’t expecting anything bad – I guess I was expecting … predictable. I was wrong. This book touched me from the ... Book Review: REX by Cathleen Lewis

Tami's Rating:

5 Stars

On 7/23 Teresa Mankin wrote: Still catching up on reviews....I know reviews should come when the book first comes out; but I am talking about them after some of the original buzz is gone!Rex by Cathleen Lewis is a story about a mom, her autistic son, his amazing musical abilitites and how that has been a way out of autism for this ... Rex--A Review

Teresa's Rating:

4 Stars

On 5/20 Scott Kuhn wrote: I'd put off reading this book for far too long. Not because I didn't want to, just that life happened. Too many times. But I finally read it--not nearly in the time that it took to read the last book, The Noticer, but then again, I wasn't trapped within the confines of a coast-to-coast flight either. After ... Review of: Rex

Scott's Rating:

5 Stars

On 4/16 djbartch wrote: This is not normally the kind of book I read. I'm not sure I would have given it a second glance if it wasn't for being a blog reviewer for Thomas Nelson, I probably wouldn't have read it. But I am so glad I did. It is an incredible story about a mother's love for her son and her faith (and lack of) ... To Glorify God

djbartch's Rating:

5 Stars

On 4/14 Benjamin Anderson wrote: While not an easy book to read due too the emotionally heavy content, this is one book that I believe should be added to the required reading list of learning young adults. The book is an instant and reaffirming acknowledgment for those that have learned what unconditional love really is. But the book ... An education in Hope, Faith and Love

Benjamin's Rating:

5 Stars

On 4/8 Bernie wrote: If you have the time, this is a short book about a very special little boy. Rex was born with many physical ailments and though he is blind and severely autistic, he was able to find comfort in music. God has given him a magnificent gift that allows him to play the piano passionately and it's an amazing ... Book Review: Rex

Bernie's Rating:

4 Stars

On 4/5 Warren Pawlowski wrote: I worked with special needs children for six years and I can tell you right now that it was never a picnic. Taking care of the children can be absolutely painstaking, but when you see the random glimmer of a smile or hope spread across their face, it all seems worth it. This was the background I had ... Emotional and Heart Wrenching

Warren's Rating:

4 Stars

On 4/4 Megan Chapman wrote: The only problem I had with this book is the cover. It states, "A mother, her autistic child, and the music that transformed their lives." I did not like this as it does not use people-first language. When you say "autistic child" you are putting the label in front of the child. I believe it would ... Rex by Cathleen Lewis

Megan's Rating:

4 Stars