By Michael Gliksman
Published: January 29, 2012.
A skink is a creature that can sacrifice part of itself to escape a predator and when times are good, regrow what has been lost. Can Daniel, a boy who doesn't read or write, who doesn't speak to adults, who life has battered to the point of surrender, regrow what he has lost? Skink is a story of the healing power of love in one troubled boy's life.