In a futuristic society sixteen-year-old Gem discovers that a group of handicapped people who call themselves the Waterbound live hidden beneath the City.
Disability and Health; Physical disability; Developmental disability; deaf; blind; sign language; congenital limb difference; missing limb; wheelchair user; cerebral palsy
mother and father
Best Children's Books of the Year, 1998 Nine & Up Science Fiction
future; secret; caves; outcasts; friendship; government intervention; dystopian
Stemp, Jane, "Waterbound" (1996). Diverse Families. 1722.