Simi’s stay with her cousin Daniel and his family presented difficulties. Daniel is confined to a wheelchair, but his negative moods and doting mother prove to be his real handicap. Simi looks to kite flying as a way to improve Daniel’s attitude to life. This activity solves some problems, but results in an accident that places Simi in a wheelchair.
The drama of the accident brings new understandings among the characters.
|Themes||acceptance, difference, tolerance|
|Text Type||Family drama|
|Reading Level||Advanced 2|
|Release Date||July 5, 1999|