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Title:Stuck in Neutral
Format Type:Ebook
Author:Terry Trueman, National Geographic Learning
Publisher:National Geographic School Publishing
ISBN 13:
Number of Pages:140
Category:Young adult, Realistic fiction, Fiction, Teen, Disability

Stuck in Neutral by Terry Trueman, National Geographic Learning

PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC Stuck in Neutral Fourteen year old Shawn McDaniel loves the taste of smoked oysters and his mother s gentle hugs Unfortunately it s impossible for Shawn to feed himself or to hug his mom back Shawn has cerebral palsy a condition he has had since birth that has robbed him of all muscle control He can t walk talk or even focus his eyes on his own But despite all these handicaps despite the frustration of not being able to communicate Shawn is still happy to be alive Somehow all the things I think about and remember turn to joy favorite movies pinecones chocolate pudding the scent of Comet in a stainless steel sink Life can be great even for me Even for me That is why he panics when he begins to suspect that his father is thinking of killing him Shawn knows that his father is trying to be kind he imagines that his son s life is an endless torment His dad has no idea of the rich life that Shawn lives inside his head And Shawn helpless and mute has no way of telling him p i Stuck in Neutral i is a truly unique journey into the mind of a truly unique character Shawn McDaniel who is literally trapped in his own body will serve as a powerful metaphor for teens who feel cornered by circumstances or their own physical shortcomings Terry Trueman s first person portrayal of Shawn is made all the more poignant by the fact that Trueman s own son Henry also suffers from cerebral palsy This is an original and moving debut i Jennifer Hubert i p

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