The Misfits

Author(s) James Howe
Age Group 10-14
Publisher Atheneum Books for Young Readers
ISBN 978-0689839566
Year 2003

Four best friends are trying to survive the seventh grade as they are teased about their weight, height, intelligence and sexual orientation/gender expression. These four friends decide to fight back by running for student council and creating a platform aimed at wiping out name-calling of all kinds.