Tarantula Shoes - Birdseye, Tom

After moving from Arizona to Kentucky with his parents, his five-year-old twin brother and sister, and his pet tarantula, Fang, an eleven-year-old works creatively to earn the money for a special pair of basketball shoes that will help him feel accepted.

Tarantula Shoes 2008, Puffin Books, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780140379556

Trade paperback

Tarantula Shoes 1995, Holiday House, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780823411795