As the new kid at school, Jesse knows making friends will be hard. When he gets accepted by the kids sitting at the cool table at lunch, Jesse feels on top of the world. But that feeling doesn't last long when his new friends start pulling mean pranks on other students. Fifth grade students will enjoy this realistic fiction story that features full-color illustrations, compelling text, and chapter format to build reading comprehension, vocabulary, and fluency. This hi-lo reader is perfect for students who need high-interest, low-readability books.