Frustrated at life with an autistic brother, twelve-year-old Catherine longs for a normal existence but her world is further complicated by a friendship with a young paraplegic.
Cynthia Lord is the award-winning author of <i>Rules</i>, a Newbery Honor Book and a Schneider Family Book Award winner, as well as the critically acclaimed <i>Half a Chance</i> and <i>A Handful of Stars</i>. She made her picture-book debut with <i>Hot Rod Hamster</i>, which won several awards, including the Parents’ Choice Award, and is the author of the Shelter Pet Squad chapter book series. She lives in Maine with her family. Visit her at cynthialord.com.