Can a science fair bring Gino and his class together?
Or will one cruel act destroy friendship forever?
After Gino Austin's father died, he and his mom moved to South Carolina to be near her family. Fourth grade at a brand new school would be easy for some. But, not for Gino. Math is hard. So is spelling. But science isn't so bad. If only Rudy would just leave him alone.
"Mrs. Allyn's classroom was on the second floor-one of two 4th grade classrooms at Fox Elementary in Deerfield, South Carolina. There were about fifty 4th graders in all, and most of the students had known each other since kindergarten. So, when a slightly overweight boy with dark curly hair wandered onto the second floor, everyone stared. Then they began to whisper and point..."