Crush: The Theory, Practice and Destructive Properties of Love (Hardcover)
In this zany romp, eighth grader Kevin collects data on romance, using his friends as subjects to approach his great love successfully. (10–13)
— From Coming of Age
Readers met the comical Kevin in Liar, Liar and Flat Broke. Kevin gets serious about Tina Zabinski, the Most Beautiful Girl in the World. Finally, finally, he's worked up his courage--he's going to ask her out. Or will his trademark scheming get in his way?
About the Author
GARY PAULSEN is the distinguished author of many critically acclaimed books for young people, His most recent books are Flat Broke, Liar, Liar, Lawn Boy Returns, Woods Runner, Masters of Disaster, Notes from the Dog, Mudshark, Lawn Boy, Molly McGinty Has a Really Good Day, The Time Hackers, and The Amazing Life of Birds (The Twenty Day Puberty Journal of Duane Homer Leech).