Jodi Picoult, Speaking of Normal

“Don’t move – don’t even breathe.” Normal kids ignored the statement; a few Goody Two-shoes worked quietly at their desks. And me? I sat like a statue with my lungs on fire, until I was on the verge of passing out.

Taken from “House Rules, by Jodi Picoult. Jacob is speaking, a teenager with Asperger’s.

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