Sleeping Freshmen Never Lie

By: David Lubar

"If you're friends with a girl in kindergarten, try to stay friends with her when you get older because otherwise she might forget she ever knew you, and she might get so drop-dead gorgeous you don't have the guts to remind her that you once shared a pack of peanut-butter crackers" (Lubar 31).
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What is Sleeping Freshmen Never Lie?

Scott Hudson was just about to start his freshman year of high school when his parents decided to break the news. He was going to be a big brother. Already stressed about a new school experience, Scott was not too excited. He decides that he could pitch in by sharing his experiences of high school in a journal that would potentially help his new sibling later on in life. The first day, he spots the most beautiful girl in the world. He knows Julia is way out of his league but he just wants to talk to her. When situations like friends moving away, getting girlfriends, or just drifting apart play out Scott doesn't know what to do. He finds himself in all sorts of different clubs and events just to win the girl of his dreams. Which leads him to discover who his true friends are. Read to find out how the rest of the story goes.
Sleeping Freshmen Never Lie is a great book for young readers. It's funny and light-hearted, yet is serious when need be. David used real life, modern personalities, which gets the reader interested because they might know people like the characters. A lot of teenagers are reading this book so don't be lame. Buy this book! You won't regret it.

Awards

Literary Prizes - Bulletin of the Year for Children's Books

Literary Prizes - Horn Book

Literary Prizes - Kirkus Reviews

Literary Prizes - Kliatt starred

Literary Prizes - Library Media Connection

Literary Prizes - School Library Journal starred

Literary Prizes - Voice of Youth Advocates (VOYA)

Literary Prizes - Wilson's Junior High School

Literary Prizes - Wilson's Senior High School