*"Reminiscent ofåÊTo Kill a Mockingbird."åʉÛÓBooklist,åÊStarred
"An unforgettable boy and his unforgettable story. I loved it!" ‰ÛÓROB BUYEA, author ofåÊBecause of Mr. TeruptåÊandåÊMr. Terupt Falls Again
This Newbery Honor winner is perfect for fans ofåÊTo Kill a Mockingbird,åÊThe King‰۪s Speech,åÊandåÊThe Help.åÊA boy who stutters comes of age in the segregated South, during the summer that changes his life.
Little Man throws the meanest fastball in town. But talking is a whole different ball game. He can barely say a word without stuttering‰ÛÓnot even his own name. So when he takes over his best friend‰۪s paper route for the month of July, he‰۪s not exactly looking forward to interacting with the customers. But it‰۪s the neighborhood junkman, a bully and thief, who stirs up real trouble in Little Man‰۪s life.