Macmillan Publishing Company
When a seven-inch growth spurt in the sixth grade makes skinny, self-conscious Eric a school misfit and the victim of the class bully, he is led to befriend Cynthia, a proud and spirited black girl who is disabled.
Family Relationships; Disability and Health; Foster care; Single parent; Divorce; Physical disability; foster child; single mother; divorced parents; paralysis
Black / White
Outstanding Books by Wisconsin Authors and Illustrators, 1994, Winner
bullies; bullying; friendship; changing schools; private school; growth spurt
Zeier, Joan T., "Stick Boy" (1993). DIVerse Families. 1547.