Jennifer L. Hawes lives with her family in Hannibal, Missouri, Mark
Twain's boyhood town located along the Mississippi River. When she's not
writing, she can be found running or photographing her world. Her
teenage son, a free runner, was the inspiration behind this novel.
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As young Petros maneuvers the hallways of the Hellenic
American School for the Arts, it’s the ice cream man, who stops by at recess,
from whom he learns the most. Just one year shy of making it into high school,
Petros challenges the strict rules of his school while also trying to follow
the strict rules of his traditional Greek home in a tough neighborhood in the
New York City borough of Queens.
When he finally gets the chance to go to the specialized
high school his brother now attends, his hopes and efforts are challenged by
all the authority figures around him, except for his newfound friend,