Harry goes to visit his father and step-mother. There is no animosity there, no typical kid-of-divorce angst. He goes on this visit specifically to meet his step-sister, Twinkle, for the first time. Although he has heard much about her, he has never seen her, and Harry tries to brace himself for this first meeting. Twink has cerebal palsy and struggles with even the most basic of functions. Harry feels sick the first time he meets her. Yet, through a lot of questions directed at his step-mother and his other step-sister Whizzer, Harry begins to piece together a charming and touching history of Twink. This is a story that provides a glimpse into the bravery and spunkiness of Twink without being saccharine. It's short, and there really isn't any climax or telling moment at the end--it's merely a vehicle to help Harry (and the reader) learn more about Twink as well as her family's and her own struggles with CP. It's a very quick
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Descrizione libro Signet, 1971. Mass Market Paperback. Condizione libro: New. book. Codice libro della libreria 451151143