By: Laurie Halse Anderson
So the main character’s name is Melinda and everyone haters her and has no friends.The reason everyone hates her is because she was at a summer party and called the cops and the cops ended the party. So now at her new school she doesn't go to class she stays in a empty janitor closet that she cleaned up so she can relax and be comfortable. But she is finally warming up to this other character named heather who is smart, athletic, and kind. She tries to get Melinda to get out of her shell but Melinda does not want to move at all.