Fifteen-year-old Wayne Pumphrey wishes he were courageous enough to actually send the heartfelt letters he writes to friends and family. He also wishes his father would drive on the right side of the street, his mother would stop packing her suitcase to leave, and his sister would stop listening to Nickelback. But most of all, he wishes that Pete “The Meat” would let him walk to school in peace. After all, how many times can one person eat yellow snow? Then one morning, while facing Pete and his posse, Wayne is rescued by Marjorie. An unlikely friendship is formed, but Pete now has plans for both of them... and afterwards nothing will ever be the same again.