10-year old Toby Perkins just moved to Washington, D.C. It was such a miserable move. Life in the new town was so boring! Then he meets Hailey.
Yeah, she seemed cool and easy to talk to, but there’s just no way he could see himself hanging out with her. After all, she was a girl. Boys and girls can’t be friends…could they?
The writing was okay and the pace was a little slow, but, overall, I thought this was a decent read for middle-grade readers. It definitely has life lesson of looking beyond the differences and accepting others. It relays the message that friendship can come in all formats. I think most kids would be able to relate.
My rating: 3 stars