By Nancy A. Collins
Published: June 28, 2012.
Raymond Fleuris is the most unpopular kid in Choctaw County Junior High. His parents send him to school in the same clothes, day after day, and make him wear canvas gloves on his hands, and a turban made of bandages to hide the scar on his head from brain surgery. He's always getting bullied. Then one day the carnival comes to town, and everything changes...