A Girl And A Boy – the latest book by Stephen A. Adams – tells a story of two youngsters, Susan and Stephen. Susan is the more outgoing and adventurous. If they are going to get into trouble, it will usually be Susan who gets them there. However, if they are going to have fun, Susan will be the ringleader, and the first one to arrive.Stephen is a year older, and would like to think that he is the more responsible. He certainly starts out feeling protective of his friend. However, he soon realises she can take care of herself. One thing is certain, their friendship will lead into a relationship.The story begins with Susan aged 5 in hospital, she has possible concussion, and she barges into a room in which lies a quarantined boy, Stephen.