Joel’s inflated ego far surpasses his expertise as he soon discovers when he is placed in Home Room 7B section. His friends” (all in Home Room 7A) quickly desert him, while he, himself, rejects his 7B classmates as being beneath him. Throughout the year Joel is repeatedly bullied by the kids in 7A. He eventually comes to the realization that his true friends are in his 7B section. With help from his mother and a school principal with principles,” Joel meets the challenges and changes his attitudes. Joel’s story is a must-read for anyone who has been bullied or anyone who has been a bully. His helpful insights in his epilogue are another must-read for school guidance counselors, classroom teachers, school district administrators, and parents. Joel presents his story in a comical, realistic style which will appeal to a wide age range from children through adults.Steen, Joel is the author of 'Home Room 7b ', published 2005 under ISBN 9781413798227 and ISBN 1413798225.