New York: Atheneum, 1996.
First Edition. Hardcover. Fine in a near fine dust jacket. True first edition (stated, full number line), preceeding the Scholastic edition. As new, in a near fine (one barely visible smudge) jacket with no Newbery medallion, protected by a new mylar cover. 1997 Newbery Award winner. "Four students, with their own individual stories, develop a special bond and attract the attention of their teacher, a paraplegic, who choses them to represent their sitxh-grade class in the Academic Bowl competition."