Have questions and need help?
support@ebooks2go.com

The Good, the Bad, and the Backstory

Overview

Publisher
Boys Town Press
Released
February 10, 2022
ISBN
9781545755013
Format
ePub
Category
Fiction

Book Details

Welcome to a day in the life of five middle school students – Ashley, Kenishia, Taara, Ryan and Andrew. Their day begins in the early morning hours when each of them is roused from slumber. Some awaken to the sound of an annoying alarm. Others are scared out of bed by Mom or Dad. Then there's Ryan, who oversleeps – again. He forgot to set his alarm clock and no one's ever at home to wake him. Ryan gets to school late. Melanie arrives excited and energetic. Tara comes anxious and distracted. Andrew shows up ready to bully someone, and Ashley enters sad and sulking because of unkind gossip she heard on the bus. As they walk the hallways, attend class and navigate the dreaded lunchroom, they experience all of the messiness of middle school – the fragile friendships, the peer pressure, the fickle social hierarchy and the relationship drama. Issues at home and interactions at school influence how they relate to one another, their classmates and their teachers throughout the day. Author Melissa Minery gives the reader a birdseye view of a middle school day as it unfolds for each character, offering an unflinching look at how a child's backstory – family life, values, beliefs, triumphs and tragedies – influences his or her actions. Written for middle schoolers, it's a truetolife story with a valuable message about courage, forgiveness, empathy and understanding.

Author Description

Read this book in our EasyReadz App for Mobile or Tablet devices

To read this book on Windows or Mac based desktops or laptops:

Recently viewed Books

Help make us better

We’re always looking for ways to improve. If you’ve got feedback or suggestions about how we can do better, we’d love to hear from you.

Note: If you’re looking to solve a problem with your URMS eReader, app, or purchase, visit our Help page, or submit a help request.

What is the purpose of your visit?
Did you accomplish your goal?
Yes No
Where can we improve?
Your comments*