Noah Savino has been stuck in a wheelchair for months. He hates the way people treat him like hes helpless now. Hes sick of going to physical therapy, where he isnt making any progress. Hes tired of not having control over his own body. And he misses playing baseballbut not as much as he misses his dad, who died in the car accident that paralyzed Noah.Noah is scared hell never feel like his old self again. He doesnt want people to think of him as different for the rest of his life. With the help of family and friends, hell have to throw off the mask hes been hiding behind and face the fears that have kept him on the sidelines if he ever wants to move forward....
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Increasingly there has been a push in children's literature for strong female characters and books that celebrate girl power. Even though strong female characters have always been the dominating force in children's literature (Jo March, Laura Ingalls Wilder, Anne Shirley, to name a few) more and more authors and publishers are promoting feminism. Problem is, boys are often overlooked. Yes, Harry Potter made a lasting impact but, for the most part, single realistic novels center around girls. For ...more
Oh my god, you guys. I haven't found a book yet that delves into cell phone use while driving, and this one does it SO POWERFULLY HOLY CRAP. It's terrifying and deadly and oh-so-common in this day and age, and Mascot addresses it in the most horrifying and realistic way possible. Give this book to every dang kid so they'll yell at their parents to GET OFF THEIR FREAKING PHONES.
I adored this book! If I hadn't sworn off of giving the stars, I'd give it ten! Review soon; but don't miss this extraordinary book!
Schneider Family Book Award-winner Antony John does not disappoint with his second book about a disabled teen and his first middle grade book. Noah, a middle school student who must use a wheelchair thanks to the accident that killed his father, is as realistic as seventh graders come. Devious, irritable, moody and somewhat self loathing, he's the kind of guy any twelve year old can identify with. But he's also a good friend, a smart kid, and a powerful catcher, even after the accident. Join Noa ...more
Really, really liked. If kids loved Wonder...hardships and and awkward Middle School, this is so good!