By Richard Scrimger

Scholastic Canada

March 10, 2023



ThemesEmotions and Social AwarenessHumour

Age / Grade 8-12 / Grades 3-6

Content ADHD

Meet 13-year-old Augustus Constantine, a boy whose mind (and mouth) operate at a different speed than the rest of society. Gus has ADHD, and he’s on medication to help him focus. Misuse of his medication is a recipe for disaster. At the Speed of Gus takes readers through a frenetic, twist-filled day that is the result of that misuse.