*"Honest and painful...its characterizations and settings are vivid and powerful. A thoughtful narrative that will help middle grade readers build empathy and compassion."—School Library Journal, starred review
"For fans of Wonder looking for more ways to appreciate tolerance and diversity."—Kirkus Reviews
"The novel does a nice job of showing both sides of the duo's ostensibly contentious friendship.... Entirely convincing."
"Insightful... As the characters come to grips with each other's behavior, readers will find themselves rooting for both protagonists."—Publishers Weekly
"Well paced and engaging. This novel is a timely text for today's youth."—School Library Connection