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McGovern, Cammie.
New York : HarperTeen, 2015

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What would you do if you witnessed an attack on a classmate? Emily and Lucas find themselves in this situation at a football game and don’t help their developmentally disabled classmate named Belinda. Belinda doesn’t return to school, and Lucas and Emily are given community service at a center for disabled people helping with a class on boundaries and relationships. While Lucas and Emily begin to feel like they are helping people, they still worry about what they might be able to do to help Belinda in Cammie McGovern’s novel A Step Toward Falling.  (Oklahoma Intermediate Sequoyah Award, 2018)

SUBJECTS:     Community service (Punishment) -- Fiction.
                        High school students -- Fiction.
                        People with disabilities -- Fiction.
                        Teenagers -- Fiction.

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