Alley Oops

Author(s) Janice Levy
Illustrator(s) C. B. Decker
Age Group 4-8
Publisher Flashlight Press
ISBN 978-0972922548
Year 2005

J.J. Jax has been tormenting an overweight boy, Patrick, who is now afraid to go to school. After Mr. Jax tells J.J. a story about when he acted as a bully and how sorry he feels now, J.J. bikes over to Patrick’s house to talk things over. The boys’ shared interests become the conduit for growth, resolution and a budding friendship.