Review: Fat Boy vs. the Cheerleaders

Today’s review of Fat Boy vs. the Cheerleaders by Geoff Herbach comes from YA Fiction round one panelist Mindi. She’s a junior high literary coach who blogs at Next Best Book in her spare time. Of Fat Boys, she writes:

 Have you ever read a book that made you feel slightly uncomfortable because you know that it’s not that far off from the truth?  Fat Boy vs. the Cheerleaders is one of those books, not so much in the reality of it’s major plot line, but in how the teens in this book treat each other.  Someone might argue that the name calling and bullying is exaggerated for effect, but I would say that based on what I remember from my own high school days and things I see online and on the news, it’s really not.

Read the rest of the review here.