by Scott Brown


Publisher Information:  New York, NY:  Alfred A. Knopf Publishing, 2019

Summary:  Will Daughtry is a late bloomer -- at least, that's what everyone tells him.  On his sixteenth birthday, Will is just shy of five feet, and he is bitterly resigned to be tiny forever.  His only comforts are his best friend and stepbrother, Drew (6'3"), and their pal Monica (5'10"), the girl Will's been quietly pinning for since sixth grade.  Everyone else literally overlooks him.  But with them, he feels whole.  That is, until things take an unexpected turn, and he realizes he's really and truly on his own. 

That's when he starts to grow.  And grow fast.  Astonishingly fast.  For the first time, Will's happy with his stature, and the world's at his feet (for a change).  People see him differently; more important, he sees himself differently.  But the highest heights come with some low, low lows, and his most precious relationships suffer excruciating growing pains.  Will has to figure out what to do with imself -- and all of his new "himself" he never expected to have. 



Nyxia by Scott Reintgen

The Universal Laws of Marco by Carmen Rodrigues

Barely Missing by Mark Mendez

Late Bus to Everland by Sophie Cameron

This Book is Not Yet Rated by Peter Bognonni

Gut Check by Eric Kesler


Links of Interest:

About the author:  HERE

Author interview:  HERE


The Ocean State Libraries catalog listing contains a book profile, professional reviews, reader reveiws, reading level, subject headings, and awards.  Scroll down to view all the content on the page.
Classic catalog version or Encore catalog version