Benito Runs: Surviving Southside (Bullying Disability )
4 Jan. 2013
Lerner Publishing Group
"Running away is the only option.Benito's father, Xavier, had been in Iraq for more than a year. When he returns, Benito's family life is not the same. Xavier suffers from PTSD‚Äîpost-traumatic stress disorder‚Äîand yells constantly. He causes such a scene at a school function that Benny is embarrassed to go to back to Southside High. Benny can't handle seeing his dad so crazy, so he decides to run away. Will Benny find a new life? Or will he learn how to deal with his dad‚Äîthrough good times and bad?"