Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
After going through traumatic times, a troubled, socially awkward teenager moves to a new school where he tries to reinvent himself.
Family Relationships; Separation; Family member death; separated parents; death of a brother; grief; family tragedy
Kirkus Book Review Stars, 2010
Publishers Weekly Book Review Stars, 2010
VOYA Top Shelf Fiction for Middle School Readers, 2010
Young Adults' Choices, 2011
dating; diaries; emotional problems; high school; self-esteem; family problems; moving; journal
Emond, Stephen, "Happyface" (2011). Diverse Families. 1326.