Author(s): David Hill
Simon likes girls, weekends and enjoys mucking about and playing practical jokes, but what's different is that Simon has muscular dystrophy - he's in a wheelchair and doesn't have long to live. This award-winning novel from David Hill is a funny, poignant, and devastatingly honest story about Simon and his friend Nathan's last year together, making the most of every single day.
Winner of Silver Pen Award 1997 and NASEN Special Educational Needs Children's Book Award 1994 and Gaelyn Gordon Award for a Much-Loved Book 2002. Shortlisted for NZLIA Children's Book Award Esther Glen Medal 1993 and AIM Children's Book Award: Senior Fiction Category 1993.