Stoner & Spaz
A troubled youth with cerebral palsy struggles toward self-acceptance with the help of a drug-addicted young woman.
Family Relationships; Disability and Health; Kinship care; Addiction; Physical disability; Developmental disability; grandparents raising grandchildren; mobility; cerebal palsy; smoking; drug addiction; substance abuse
Garden State Teen Book Award, 2005
Fiction Grades 9-12
Georgia Peach Teen Readers' Choice Award, 2004 - 2005
Kirkus Book Review Stars, 2002
Middle and Junior High School Library Catalog, Ninth Edition, 2005
Publishers Weekly Book Review Stars, 2003 Audio Book
Publishers Weekly Book Review Stars, 2002
School Library Journal Book Review Stars, 2002
YALSA Popular Paperbacks for Young Adults, 2005 Own Your Freak
self-discovery; film; acceptance; marijuana use; drugs; friendship; sobering up; teenage romance; high school
Koertge, Ronald, "Stoner & Spaz" (2002). Diverse Families. 1512.