The principal character in this book is Tommy, a boy challenged by one weak leg and the task of adjusting to a new school, where classmates ridiculed him. In an unexpected way, an unusual tree helps Tommy develop a talent he did not know he had This is a story about the triumph of courage, determination and compassion. On the 100 handsproject.com website, there are more details on the book, the author, the illustrator and reviews of the book.
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