WINNER OF THE DOUG WRIGHT 'EGGHEAD' AWARD FOR BEST KID'S BOOK 2021
ALBERTA PUBLISHING AWARDS BEST CHILDREN'S AND YA SHORTLIST 2021
VLA GRAPHIC NOVEL DIVERSITY AWARD 2021 HONOUR LIST
Marcus is an enthusiastic boy, but when ridiculed at school, he begins to feel that his best efforts are second rate. His confidence already low, Marcus suffers a serious, virus-induced, brain injury. While in the hospital, and with the help of fellow patient Emily, Marcus learns to embrace the reality of who he is.
"A powerful and honest story that goes to places other, more sanitized narratives, do not. It is an important book." - Mike Donachie, Toronto Star