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Now Playing: Stoner & Spaz II

Title

Now Playing: Stoner & Spaz II

Authors

Ronald Koertge

Publisher

Candlewick Press

Publication Year

2011

ISBN

9780763650810

Pages

224 pages

Genre

realism

Format

novel

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

High schooler Ben Bancroft, a budding filmmaker with cerebral palsy, struggles to understand his relationship with drug-addict Colleen while he explores a new friendship with A.J., who shares his obsession with movies and makes a good impression on Ben's grandmother.

Grade Level

9-12

Lexile Measure

HL580L

Diversity Topics

Family Relationships; Disability and Health; Kinship care; Developmental disability; Addiction; grandparents raising grandchildren; grandmother raising grandson; child living with relatives; cerebral palsy; drug addiction; substance abuse

Main Character

male teenager

Race/Ethnicities

White

Family Formation

grandmother

Keywords

movies; filmmaker; camera; documentary; friendship; relationship; trivia; wealth; drugs

Diversity Impact

direct

Now Playing: Stoner & Spaz II


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