A children's [5-8] book about name calling, the MOST DAMAGING form of bullying. Unchecked it can have a negative affect on a child's school success and self esteem. STORY LINE: School can be challenging and especially if there is a mean kid like Freddy. He called his classmates names and most often he picked on Billy calling him stupid and clumsy. One day Billy had it and he stood up to Freddy.
When her dad goes off to fight in a war on the other side of the planet, Becca does her best to live up to his expectations. But suddenly she finds herself failing math because she can't do long division. With the help of unlikely allies, she develops new skills and strategies that enable her to solve her own problems, not only in math, but also in her relationships with her family and friends.