Cedric the Bulge
Neal Wooten, author
Cedric DeBurr is a senior in high school and the smartest in his class. The star of the football team and the math team, he loves literature and poetry, both reading and writing. But he has a noticeable flaw: an incredibly large belly, which earns him the nickname, Cedric the Bulge. This is only whispered in private since any reference to it earns a prompt beating from this teen behemoth. Secretly in love with a cheerleader named Roxy, he finds a way to finally express his feelings by helping the new student, Chris Nevil, win her heart. Based on Cyrano de Bergerac, the French play that has it all: action, drama, suspense, romance, comedy, and tragedy.