The Boy in the Plastic Bubble
Tod Lubitch was born with a low functioning immune system, forcing him to live in incubation. He longs to be allowed out into the world, go to school, and socialize with the other teenagers. His parents, his doctor, and a next-door neighbor named Gina Biggs are the only people he socializes with. Tod spends some time in a tele-class program, so he can be a part of his classroom environment. He gets a space suit with an oxygen pack, so he can go outside. Tod falls for Gina and, must decide if he wants to risk his life for her.