Sleeping Freshman Never Lie

by David Lubar

Survival Tip #1

"Keep away from all seniors.

Keep away from all juniors.

It's probably a good idea to avoid sophomores, too since most of them want revenge from what happened to them as freshmen."

(Lubar 30)

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Do you know how it feels to be a freshman?

All will be answered soon if you read this book! It has been received very well and was the winner of Michigan's thumbs up award for 2006.

Read this book!

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Scott Hudson was a boy fresh from middle school experiencing high school. Throughout the novel he learns what it's like to be in high school and adapts to his new life. While being introduced to all of it, he notices a girl he had known since kindergarten. She was different now though, being Scott's new crush. On top of that, Scott's mother is pregnant and is going to have a baby soon. Since Scott thinks that it will be a disaster, he writes journal entries for his younger sibling about things that he thinks are necessary to know, like setting rules about him being the older brother and advice about classes or being social. During this time, Scott's friends slowly drift off into their own lives and Scott slowly drifts into his own. A girl named Lee then came into his life. After a while they become best friends without really noticing, sharing their knowledge about books. Shortly after, a burly guy known as Wesley starts to hang out with Scott after seeing him in the principals office. Wesley ends up giving Scott rides and helping him out in dire situations and Scott returns the favor. Eventually coming to like his school and new friends, Scott successfully makes it through Freshman year while making journal entries for his younger sibling which is yet to be born.

David Lubar

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