This book follows a day in the life of Sam, the author’s child, beginning at home as he gets ready for school. At school, Sam struggles with his learning disabilities, including trying to remember basic information like his phone number, but the strong points of his personality make him a very popular and accepted boy. The story highlights the unique aspects of Sam including his affinity for keys and gum. It depicts the interactions with his family, teachers and friends, demonstrating both the learning difficulties he deals with as well as his strengths and positive relationships with the people in his life.
“Sam sat up, wide awake.”