About the Book
Smitty is one year older and another year wiser since readers last saw him. He has truly discovered his love of reading and is doing great in class and on the field! But, Smitty begins to worry when he notices his best friend, Luke, is skipping out on Reading Lab. Smitty decides to investigate, leading him to discover that a classmate is bullying Luke as he struggles to read aloud in class!
Smitty uses kindness and understanding to confront the bully, and in the end makes a new friend and finds a way to help Luke improve his reading skills. Along the way, Smitty once again proves that reading is cool!