Saturday, August 13, 2011
Friend Against Friend by Kate William, 138 pages
Andy Jenkins and Neil Freemount have been best friends for years. They hang out together, double-date, and help each other with their homework. But bully Charlie Cashman sets out to make life miserable for Andy, just because Andy is black. First Andy finds trash in his locker. Then his girlfriend is taunted, and he is pushed around in the school parking lot. Neil wants to help his best friend, but suddenly Andy turns against him, and Neil doesn't know why. The two boys are about to face the greatest challenge of their lives. Can their friendship survive the test?