Julian Twerski isn’t a bully. He’s just made a big
mistake. So when he returns to school after a weeklong suspension, his English
teacher offers him a deal: if he keeps a journal and writes about the terrible
incident that got him and his friends suspended, he can get out of writing a
report on Shakespeare.
Julian jumps at the chance. And so begins his account of
life in sixth grade—blowing up homemade fireworks, writing a love letter for
his best friend (with disastrous results), and worrying whether he’s still the
fastest kid in school. Lurking in the background, though, is the one story he
can’t bring himself to tell … the one story his teacher most wants to hear. Download and start listening now!