Porter Stingol, a very bright thirteen year old boy with Loeys-Dietz Syndrome, is finally starting Eighth grade. He has been anxiously looking forward to school because, although he is very intelligent his social graces leave much to be desired. Plus he is kind of bored on account of being grounded to his room the entire summer. Once school begins he is reunited with the teacher he has had a crush on since last year and a popular girl befriends him, making him an instant celebrity. As he navigates the uncertain waters of middle school he has to outwit the boy who bullies him while negotiating a delicate love triangle. He must chose between friendship or his reputation. Will his peculiar charm maintain his popularity or will he be the architect of his own demise? Through it all. journey with him as he discovers selflessness is the way of true friendship and courage is best displayed when defending others..
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