Published: New York, N.Y. : Atheneum Books for Young Readers, c1996 Edition: [Various editions] Description: 163 p. ; 23 cm ISBN/ISSN: 068980993X, 0689817215 (pbk.), 9780689817212 (pbk.), Language: English
"A Jean Karl book."
Winner of the 1997 Newbery Medal
Also published: New York, NY : Aladdin Paperbacks, 1998 (163 p.)
Four students, with their own individual stories, develop a special bond and attract the attention of their teacher, a paraplegic, who choses them to represent their sixth-grade class in the Academic Bowl competition