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Margaret's Moves

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Nine-year-old Margaret, confined to a wheelchair by spina bifida, longs for a new, lightweight "sportsmodel" chair so that she can speed around as fast as the athletic brother with whom she has an ongoing rivalry.
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I had read this as a child and it stuck with me for a long time afterwards. Margaret is determined to save up the money for a canopy bed and be able to keep up with her older brother Rusty, which is hard to do as she is now confined to a wheelchair. But she doesn't give up.
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