"After a school year rife with personal issues, Autumn Dawn is happy summer is finally here. Autumn plans on visiting her aunt Jessie in Minneapolis before heading back home for the class she needs to take in order to pass to the next grade. Life was getting better, even though her father was coming around after leaving his family for a year. On the first day of class, Autumn finds herself face-to-face with Sydney, the bully who thinks it is fun to pick on her. What could be worse? They are paired together and will be tutoring each other! Between dealing with Sydney, trying not to notice the new guy in school (who has definitely noticed her), and coping with her father's anger, Autumn knows something--or someone--has to give"--Provided by publisher.