Silent to the bone / E.L. Konigsburg.
When he is wrongly accused of gravely injuring his baby half-sister, thirteen-year-old Branwell loses his power of speech and only his friend Connor is able to reach him and uncover the truth about what really happened.
New York :
Atheneum Books for Young Readers,
Walker Library - Curriculum Collection - Juvenile - 3rd Floor
Pull and Hold