by Van Draanen, Wendelin
The first time she saw him, she flipped. The first time he saw her, he ran. That was the second grade, but not much has changed by the seventh. Juli says: My Bryce. Still walking around with my first kiss. He says: It s been six years of strategic avoidance and social discomfort. But in the eighth grade everything gets turned upside down: just as Bryce is thinking that there s maybe more to Juli than meets the eye, she s thinking that he s not quite all he seemed.