Petey

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IL: MG - BL: 4.8 - AR Pts: 6
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740L
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In 1905, a baby was born with cerebral palsy. His parents did everything they could to care for him, but they finally had to make a difficult choice -- the infant, Petey, was given into the care of the state. Pete was misdiagnosed as an idiot, and sent to live in a mental institution. What followed was a life of cruelty, loneliness, and boredom. Yet still, the boy touched many who knew him, amazing them with his joy and zest for life.In 1990, Petey is an old man. He hides within himself, mistrustful of others. So many people have come and gone in his life. So many promises have been broken. Until one day he trusts a teenage boy, Trevor. Through this new friend, Petey's world opens up, bringing the joy that he once knew back into his grasp. And through Petey, Trevor begins to see the real beauty in people, and to understand the meaning of happiness.Petey is a touching story of friendship, discovery, and the domination of the human spirit over physical obstacles.
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9781423131748
9781449883768
9780786813360
9780786823765
9780786804269
Reading Level:
MG
Level 4.8, 6 Points
Lexile measure:
740L
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subject_facet Cerebral palsy -- Fiction
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Downloadable audio books
Old age -- Fiction
Old age -- Juvenile fiction
People with disabilities -- Juvenile fiction
Physically handicapped -- Fiction
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People with disabilities
Physically handicapped