When Runt's mother dies, he's sent to live with his older sister Helen, whom he hasn't seen in years, not since she ran away. Avoiding the dreary trailer he now shares with Helen and her creepy boyfriend Cole, Runt spends his days rambling around his new town, especially the local cemetery. There he meets Mitch, a precocious boy in a wheelchair who's battling cancer. The two lonely boys become fast friends, but as their friendship deepens, each faces a powerful crisis. As Runt and Mitch struggle with the harsh realities of ...

Runt: Story of a Boy 2006, Milkweed Editions

ISBN-13: 9781571316615

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Runt: Story of a Boy 2006, Milkweed Editions

ISBN-13: 9781571316622

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