Award-winning author, Sharon Flake, presents a powerful
novel about a teen boy and girl, each tackling disabilities.
Autumn and Adonis have nothing in common and everything in
common. Autumn is outgoing and has lots of friends. Adonis is shy and not so
eager to connect with people. But even with their differences, the two have one
thing in common—they’re each dealing with a handicap. For Autumn, who has a
learning disability, reading is a painful struggle that makes it hard to focus
in class. But as her school’s most aggressive team wrestler, Autumn can take
down any problem. Adonis is confined to a wheelchair. He has no legs. He can’t
walk or dance. But he’s a strong reader who loves books. Even so, Adonis has a
secret he knows someone like Autumn can heal.
In time, Autumn and Adonis are forced to see that our
greatest weaknesses can turn into the assets that forever change us and those
Told in alternating voices, Pinned explores issues of self-discovery, friendship, and what it
means to be different. Download and start listening now!