1. Tell us a little about yourself: what is your first name, how old are you, and what is your favorite flavor of ice cream?
Pablo Vargas, 11 years old, mint chip.
2. What book did you read and why did you choose it?
There’s a Boy in the Girls’ bathroom.
3. Can you describe this book in one word?
4. What was your favorite part of this story?
When the guy gets a black eye.
5. If you had a problem similar to the main character's problem, what would you do?
Not go to school.
6. What would you say to your best friend to convince them to read this book?
7. What do you think about the book's cover?
8. Would you want to read another book about these characters? Why or why not?
Probably because it’s pretty funny.
9. Can you name another book that reminds you of this one?
Maybe, like a Roald Dahl book.
10. If you could ask the author one question about this book what would it be?
How do you come up with the ideas?
"I sit at my desk and I just try to think. It may be because the life of a writer is somewhat boring, sitting alone in a room, in front of a computer screen. It forces my mind to come up with crazy ideas." ~ from his website.
Bradley Chalkers is the oldest kid in the fifth grade. He tells enormous lies. He picks fights with girls. No one likes him-except Carla, the new school counselor. She thinks Bradley is sensitive and generous and knows that Bradley could change, if only he weren't afraid to try. But when you feel like the most-hated kid in the whole school, believing in yourself can be the hardest thing in the world