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Title:Stuck in Neutral
Format Type:Ebook
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Publisher:National Geographic School Publishing
ISBN:073623179X
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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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How sick is this I m the major jock stud in high school but my brother has the brain of a badminton birdie and a body to match I ve got everything and he s got nothing I m a three year three sport letterman and Shawn can t even stand up Like I said sick huh br br It s hard to be a brother to someone who doesn t even know you re there How can you talk to him when he can t understand a thing you say How can you listen to him when he can t speak a word How can you love him when he s so messed up he can t love you back And how can you have a life of your own when your father bailed on the family leaving you to be the man of the house br br Fueled by rage at what has happened to his family Paul is ready to explode And he is haunted by something even worse something he can never tell anyone It is something he will have to face if he is to have any hope of a future at all While Cruise Control is a companion to Terry Trueman s Printz Honor book Stuck in Neutral it is the completely independent story of a family s other son the one who is healthy gifted normal It is a courageously hopeful story told with power compassion and humor, In a busy coffee shop a robbery goes wrong Two gunmen hold seven hostages including teenager Zach Wahhsted What nobody realizes at first is that Zach is anything but ordinary and his troubled mind is more dangerous than any weapon Terry Trueman has created a compelling character with the same shocking power and heartbreaking compassion as his Printz Honor Award debut novel Stuck in Neutral br br Ages, p Shawn McDaniel is an enigma and a miracle except no one knows it least of all his father His life is not what it may seem to anyone looking at him Not even those who love him best have any idea what he is truly like In this extraordinary and powerful first novel the reader learns to look beyond the obvious and finds a character whose spirit is rich beyond imagining and whose story is unforgettable p p p blockquote p My life is like one of those good news bad news jokes Like I ve got some good news and some bad news which do you want first p p I could go on about my good news for hours but you probably want to hear the punch line my bad news right Well there isn t that much really but what s here is pretty wild First off my parents got divorced ten years ago because of me My being born changed everything for all of us in every way My dad didn t divorce my mom or my sister Cindy or my brother Paul he divorced i me i He couldn t handle my condition so he had to leave My condition Well that brings us to the guts of my bad news p blockquote, Three years after his father s suicide Jordan is a self described zombie With no friends and no interests Jordan has made sure he is invisible and alone because it s easier to get by that way But then salvation comes in the most unlikely form It s gorgeous and it s sexy a Corvette Drawn by this beautiful car and the doors it opens for him Jordan realizes that maybe he can start living But on the path to recovery Jordan starts taking risky chances that mean he might just lose everything all over again br br In this forceful novel Michael L Printz Honor author Terry Trueman powerfully explores the fragile and resilient spirit of a boy desperate for a lifeline to hold on to br br Ages