Canadian fiction, Canadian authors (Fiction), Disabilities fiction
Stuart can run like the wind. It's a skill that has come in handy for him all his life. Born with Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Disorder, Stuart has learned to run away from all kinds trouble -- at least, if he… can recognize it. Sometimes it's hard for him to know when a friend really is a friend or when he's just bad news. Sam is a basketball star with scholarship prospects until he's sidelined by a dangerous heart condition. After losing the one thing that centers his world, Sam focuses his energy on helping his Best Buddy, Stuart, make the school track-and-field team. But first, both Stuart and Sam need to understand that there is a time to run and a time to stay put. For junior high readers. 2018.