7th Grade Boy Achieves Popularity by Betraying a Friend
Right after I finished 6th grade, my family moved to a new town. As I started junior high that fall, I suddenly found myself in a school I didn't know, in a town I didn't know, with people I didn't know. I felt very alone. Nobody knew me, and nobody wanted to talk to me.
Each day I would walk home alone, wondering, Is there a friend here for me?
Then one day, a kid named Earl invited ...