Interest LevelReading LevelReading A-ZATOSWord Count
Grades 4 - 8Grades 4 - 8X5.146581
Feeling guilty about being ashamed of her beloved uncle, Punky, who suffers from Down's Syndrome, Delrita distances herself from her neighbors, until a tragedy teaches her a valuable lesson about friendship.
Paperback, 224 pages
Published on April 21, 2005 by Puffin Books
ISBN-10: 0142404225
ISBN-13: 9780142404225
1 Book Review
  • aqua_husky
    aqua_huskyabout 2 months55 stars
    This is a very heart warming/sad book! My mom was reading it to me and my sister for school (read a loud) and at the end she started crying, I did too. One of the things I loved about it was that it took place in Missouri (where I live) and it is based on a true story!