The Real Us

Written by Tommy Greenwald and Illustrated by J. P. Coovert

Laura Corbett and Damian White are loners, and not by choice. Kids make fun of smart, sarcastic Laura for her weight and artistic Damian for his tendency to sweat through his shirts. Calista Getz, however―well, everyone agrees that Calista is the prettiest girl in the whole school. But when Calista wakes up just before the school dance with the BIGGEST pimple she has EVER seen right in the middle of her face, and her attempts to hide it backfire spectacularly, Laura and Damian are the only ones who don't ignore her. In fact, they seem to see not only past her pimple, but past her popularity, too.

Age Range 9 - 12 years
Genre
Copyright Year
Page Count
256
Publisher
Roaring Brook Press
Grade Level 4th - 6th
ISBN
9781626721715
Lexile 490L
Themes