this was a pretty good book. id actually give it a three and a half, but there's no halves!! lol. i read it last month as one of those class books everyone read. i liked the character Lyddie. she's got spunk and she's hardworking. she's a good role model. i liked how she helped that new girl. it was an interesting book, but there were a lot of time that it bored me because it's just not a book that I would pick out to read on my own. sometimes it felt like it was going too slow!!