Francisco X. Stork
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Marcelo, the narrator of Francisco X. Stork's novel, falls somewhere on the autism spectrum, and he's made a deal with his dad. If he can spend one summer working in the mail room at his dad's law firm, he won't have to transfer from the special ed school where he's been enrolled since first grade.