One is a fifteen-year-old boy with an uncanny ability to recite every bone in the skeletal system whenever he gets anxious — and that happens a lot. The meaning of "appropriate behaviour&qu
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Lorna Schultz Nicholson
is the author of many novels for children and teens, including the Podium Sports Academy series, as well as the popular Puckster picture book series. A former radio host and health & lifestyle reporter, she is now a full-time author and presenter.
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"Author Lorna Schultz Nicholson's representation of Harrison's voice and self-awareness is admirable. His slightly formal, flat-footed prose perfectly suits his cautious, tenuous grip on his own feelings and behaviour. Sometimes funny, always earnest and careful, his brave efforts to move forward are persuasive and endearing."
— Quill & Quire
"Captivating. . . I really enjoyed this piece of realistic fiction. It's a quick read with a happy ending yet a lot of depth. I will certainly be recommending it to my fellow high school librarians."
— Teachers' Resource Network
"Nicholson creates two convincing characters with a multi-dimensional story, making what could have been a potentially didactic novel a very enjoyable read. . . What makes this book so good is that both Harrison and Anna must step outside their external and self-imposed limitations demonstration that, if given the chance, people can — and do — experience great things."
— Canadian Children's Book News
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On the 2016 Alberta Literary Awards shortlist - for Children's Literature
2016 Red Maple Fiction Award nominee
2016 Diamond Willow Nominee