by Terry TruemanPrint book : Fiction : Juvenile audience  |  1st ed
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A nice addition to any library.   (2009-06-18)
Excellent story of a 14 year old in a wheel chair with cerebral palsy and the family life around him. No one communicates with him, they thingk he can't understand - but he thinks and "talks" like a 14 year old. Excellent book for the upper grade levels.
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Washington Reads (Spring 2007) Selection   (2007-06-13)
Fourteen-year-old Shawn McDaniel has no control of his body or its functions, as he has cerebral palsy. He has a remarkable memory, mature insight and humor, but no one knows that. He loves life, and panics when he believes his father wants to kill him to end, what his father sees as suffering and pain....