The New Kid: Surviving Middle School Is Tough...Being the New Kid Is Worse
Maureen Straka, author
Middle school can be tough! Especially when Alex's best friend moves away and his dad loses his job. Then a new boy moves in next door and a bully starts picking on the new kid. Alex feels caught in the middle. If he defends the new kid, he may become the bully's next target. Alex soon finds out that the bully is hiding a secret that could change everything. Will Alex find the courage to do the right thing and stand up for the new kid? And can he survive middle school on his own? He'll soon learn that sometimes friendship can be found in the most unlikely places.