An imaginary friend who doubles as a bodyguard? With superhuman strength? And solid rhythm? Sounds like the perfect solution for Sammy’s middle school situation. Until it isn’t.
Ages 10+
Pages 344
Publisher Penguin Random House
Sydney Taylor Notable Book

Average Rating

108 Reviews

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What would you do if you were Sammy?

Review by Yovel

The boy in this book has a problem...and he solves it using some magic. I liked how he could hide his secret for so long too.

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B.U.G. (Big Ugly Guy)

Video review by Eitan

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B.U.G. (Big Ugly Guy)

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Review by Iz2bz

I was kind of confused at the beginning but it is really amazing.

Jun 09, 2021 10:11 PM
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Bullies get handled....

Review by DalaiMommaDrama

Name's Caleb. This is my review: Sammy has to deal with a group of bullies. He is not afraid of them. At least not until his friend Skink gets beat up by this group of terrible kids. He got hurt real bad and that made Sammy nervous about dealing with these bullies that call themselves The Boyz. Sammy has one great thing that the bullies don't. He has magic. He can make a golem and the golem can handle The Boyz. There is just one thing. Golems help but do they help too much? This golem really is special and when you read this book you will understand just how special he is.

Jun 01, 2021 09:03 PM
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Review by RiotBros

This book was interesting

May 04, 2021 12:20 PM
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Loved BUG

Review by Janeinthemiddle

Really enjoyed this book. It’s funny and easy to read. Very relatable.

Apr 06, 2021 01:18 AM
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Review by SmileyD


Feb 10, 2021 07:57 PM