Henry Holt and Company
After eleven-year-old Lupe is partially paralyzed in an accident in her Mexican village, other handicapped people help her realize that her life can still have purpose.
Family Relationships; Disability and Health; Poverty; Physical disability; impoverished family; debt; paraplegia; paralysis; wheelchair user
mother and father
Skipping Stones Honor Award, 2002, Winner, Multicultural And International
Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People, 2002
Mexican village; horses; climbing trees; rehabilitation center; rage; self-pity; medical bills
Bang, Molly, "Tiger's Fall" (2001). Diverse Families. 1557.