Joey Pigza

I think a lot about Joey Pigza.If you don't know who is, you are missing out on perhaps the most endearing character in all of modern children's literature. Joey's desire to do the right thing despite his inability to do so is all too familiar to this homeschooling mother of two "spirited" boys.  And his sympathetic understanding of his parents’ alcoholism and grandmother’s cruelty can break your heart.It's hard to read Joey.  His life is hard, his little ADD body won't get with the p … [Read more...]