Sleeping Freshmen Never Lie

By The Bestselling Author David Lubar

“See Scott run,

Run Scott run.
See Scott die,
No such luck.”
David Lubar, Sleeping Freshmen Never Lie

Surviving Highschool

Scott Hudson had a pretty good life up until he hit freshmen year of high school. After that, he and his friends drift apart, he gets bullied, and his parents soon announce that they are going to have a baby. So Scott pushes onward, while a bunch of other wacky stuff happens. Like him joining student council, a play, the newspaper, and eventually getting a girlfriend. But when one of his friends commits suicide and almost dies, Scott realizes that life is far much more precious than just surviving high school. Filled with wonderful jokes, sarcasm, powerful moments, and plenty of fun. Sleeping Freshmen Never Lie will be the perfect book for anyone who loves comedy, and it will keep you laughing until the very end!

"Sleeping Freshmen Never Lie" by David Lubar - Movie Trailer


David Lubar

He was born in the small town of Morristown, New Jersey, March 16th, 1954. He has written numerous books for teens, and he has even helped program Frogger, and Frogger 2: Swampy's Revenge for SNES and the Nintendo Game Boy Color. He loves humor, playing with his cats, and most of all. Writing!



"There are certain times in your life when you know that everything is going to change. You feel disoriented, exhausted, anxious, but also excited. In Sleeping Freshman Never Lie, author David Lubar captures this feeling perfectly."

-Marie Lamba, Author of Drawn (Silver Medalist, Literary Classics International Book Award)

"[A] solidly enjoyable read sprinkled with laughs, puzzles, a few groans, some oh-I-get-it nods, and generally good geeky fun throughout."
-Bulletin of the Center for Children’s Books, starred review

"Lessons are learned, humor mixed with sadness is prevalent, and the bittersweet year comes to a satisfying end for both the reader and Scott."



This book won the ALA Best Book for Young Adults award, and it was a BCCB Blue Ribbon Book!

Help Your School!

Be just like Scott in Sleeping Freshmen Never Lie and check out some of the after school activities that your school has to offer!!! Be supportive and your school will support you!


“You know what guys do? They stand up for people. You know why? Two reasons. It's right. And it feels good. Even if the person doesn't know what you did. Maybe especially then.”
David Lubar, Sleeping Freshmen Never Lie