Finally in a foster home with a caring family, Nard, a thirteen-year-old orphan with only one hand, invents a human-powered flying machine with the assistance of the 500-year-old hand of Leonardo da Vinci.
Family Relationships; Disability and Health; Foster care; Physical disability; foster teenager; foster home; foster family; congenital limb difference; missing hand
caseworker; pig farm; inventions; surgery; flight machine; mortgage; back problems; Colorado; Leonardo da Vinci
Downing, Warwick, "Leonardo's Hand" (2001). Diverse Families. 1720.