Everyone at school thinks the new boy, Buddy, is weird, but they don’t know the truth about him – and Sam does. If Sam takes Buddy’s side, he’ll lose his best friend, Alex. What should he do?
Ages 10+
Pages 128
Publisher Margaret K. McElderry Books

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36 Reviews

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I would lend this book to a friend!

Review by Ruben

I liked this book because we got to know the characters really well. The people who would enjoy this book are people interested in stories about friends and family.

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Understanding Buddy

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Understanding Buddy

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Great Book but very sad

Review by MZN31

This is a great book. It is about a boy named Buddy, Buddy's house cleaner dies and when he goes to school he discovers one kid who's mom was his house cleaner. Everyone makes fun of Sammy the kid who's mom died, Buddy want's to stick up for Sammy but doesn't know what to do. This is a great book for kids that like sad story's, if you don't like sad story's do not read this book.

Dec 07, 2021 06:36 PM
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Review by Cedar

great book

Jul 07, 2020 10:12 PM
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Review by jedikenobi125

not bad I loved this book

Jun 02, 2020 09:23 PM
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Review by sparklyrainbow

This was a very sad book. Do not read if you are very sensitive.

Jul 06, 2019 06:15 PM
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This book is really good!

Review by green451

I loved this book! I would lend this to a friend. Maya age 10

Dec 10, 2018 08:18 PM