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Last year Todd was the smartest kid in Special Needs; this year, he was promoted to the regular fifth-grade class, where they call him "Retardo" and "Braindead." He's really trying to keep up, but he's in danger of being sent back to Needs. Then a history project about the pygmy Ota Benga inspires Todd to use his secret strength--imagination. Being promoted also meant Todd had to leave his pals behind in Special Needs, even his best friend, Eva. Why can't Eva understand that they can't be friends anymore? Why can't he stop missing her? What's the right answer to that?
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display_description When Todd is both happy and anxious about trying to fit in with the regular fifth grade class but feels confused about how to relate to his former friends in the Special Needs class, a school assignment on the exploited pygmy, Ota Benga, helps give him confidence and clarity.
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subject_facet Benga, Ota -- Fiction, Friendship -- Fiction, Friendship -- Juvenile fiction, Learning disabilities -- Fiction, Learning disabilities -- Juvenile fiction, Prejudices -- Fiction, Prejudices -- Juvenile fiction, Schools -- Fiction, Self-perception -- Fiction, Self-perception -- Juvenile fiction
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title_full Sparks / Graham McNamee
title_short Sparks
topic_facet Benga, Ota, Friendship, Learning disabilities, Prejudices, Schools, Self-perception