by Paul Fleischman
We've got your back. With the Tough-O-Meter, you'll know whether to bring extra layers or Swiss army knives as you summit the literary mountain. (10 = Toughest)
(1) Sea Level
Gear up for a quick read, Shmoopers. Fleischman gives us pretty simple language, so this book is majorly easygoing. Sure, some of the stories are up there on the sad-scale, but each new narrator has us whipping through the pages.