Simon is the coolest teacher anywhere. Forest Alternative is
lucky to have him. When Stacy, a new kid with secrets, gleaming hair and a
tongue ring, arrives she sizes up Simon and agrees, adding: “He is a total
What Stacy says later about Alex and Simon after the class
overnight camp out is not true, but looks as if it could be. Alex herself
begins to wonder what’s real, what’s not. But she can’t confide in her parents.
They’d freak. And, after all, she does love Simon.
Listening to Stacy though, everyone else is totally
suckered, most painfully Alex’s best buddy and sort-of boyfriend, Tim. “Why
were you hugging him?” Tim wants to know, and it’s hard to explain. Simon did
not do what Stacy claims!
Did he? Could he?
At age twelve the truth seems hopelessly complicated. And it
gets even more so after Alex makes a surprise visit to Stacy’s house. There,
she finds out the answer to one terrible question, only to discover another,
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