The Resource Cruise control, Terry Trueman

Cruise control, Terry Trueman

Label
Cruise control
Title
Cruise control
Statement of responsibility
Terry Trueman
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
How sick is this: I'm the major jock-stud in high school, but my brother has the brain of a badminton birdie and a body to match. I've got everything and he's got nothing. I'm a three-year, three-sport letterman and Shawn can't even stand up! Like I said, sick, huh? It's hard to be a brother to someone who doesn't even know you're there. How can you talk to him when he can't understand a thing you say? How can you listen to him when he can't speak a word? How can you love him when he's so messed up, he can't love you back? And how can you have a life of your own when your father bailed on the family, leaving you to be the "man of the house"? Fueled by rage at what has happened to his family, Paul is ready to explode. And he is haunted by something even worse-something he can never tell anyone. It is something he will have to face if he is to have any hope of a future at all. While Cruise Control is a companion to Terry Trueman's Printz Honor book, Stuck in Neutral, it is the completely independent story of a family's "other" son-the one who is healthy, gifted, normal. It is a courageously hopeful story told with power, compassion, and humor
Member of
Summary
A talented basketball player struggles to deal with the helplessness and anger that come with having a brother rendered completely dysfunctional by severe cerebral palsy and a father who deserted the family
Theme
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
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135379
Cataloging source
Midwest
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hoopla (Digital media service)
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Trueman, Terry
Dewey number
Fic-
Index
no index present
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810
Literary form
fiction
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  • 7
  • 12
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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True
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  • Brothers
  • Cerebral palsy
  • People with disabilities
  • Anger
  • Fathers and sons
  • Basketball stories
Target audience
adult
Label
Cruise control, Terry Trueman
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
MWT11921717
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780062216953
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT11921717
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11921717
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Cruise control, Terry Trueman
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
MWT11921717
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780062216953
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT11921717
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11921717
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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