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Author: Terry Trueman
Publisher: New York : HarperCollinsPublishers, ©2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
Summary:
Fourteen-year-old Shawn McDaniel, who suffers from severe cerebral palsy and cannot function, relates his perceptions of his life, his family, and his condition, especially as he believes his father is planning to kill him.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Terry Trueman
ISBN: 0060285192 9780060285197 0060285184 9780060285180 0064472132 9780064472135
OCLC Number: 41924732
Notes: Companion to: Cruise control.
Sequel: Life happens next.
Michael L. Printz Honor for Excellence in Young Adult Literature, 2001.
Awards: Michael L. Printz Honor for Excellence in Young Adult Literature, 2001.
Target Audience: Young Adult.
Description: ix, 114 pages ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Terry Trueman.

Abstract:

Fourteen-year-old Shawn McDaniel, who suffers from severe cerebral palsy and cannot function, relates his perceptions of his life, his family, and his condition, especially as he believes his father is planning to kill him.
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by WashingtonStateLibrary (WorldCat user published 2007-06-13) Excellent Permalink
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....
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A nice addition to any library.

by AnchorageSchools (WorldCat user published 2009-06-18) Good Permalink

     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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