Rusty and Jojo

Marie Munkara

When Rusty Brown sees Jojo for the first time, all he notices is his wheelchair. Jojo gets teased about it a lot. Rusty soon learns that Jojo is just like every other kid—but with an awesome secret too.

“What kind of secret?”
I asked. I just love secrets ...
“Close your eyes and don’t open them until I tell you,” he said.

Text type: Rusty and Jojo is a narrative text in novel form.



  • People who appear different on the outside can be the same on the inside
  • True friends can be trusted


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