Skeezie Tookis has a life-changing summer in this fourth book of the funny, heartfelt, and beloved Misfits series by Bunnicula author James Howe.
I started wearing my dad's leather jacket that he left hanging in the closet. I nabbed it right before my mom was going to toss it in the trash. She hated that I wore that jacket, but it's what I have left of my dad.
Skeeziealso known as Elvis for the black leather jacket that he never takes offisn't looking forward to the summer after seventh grade. While his best friends Bobby, Joe, and Addie have exciting adventures, he's stuck babysitting his sisters and working at the Candy Kitchen. True, he gets to hang out with the awesome Steffi, but he still has to contend with his maybe-crush on hot-and-cold Becca and Kevin Hennessey's never-ending bullying. When his dad suddenly reappears, it's another sign that this will be the worst summer ever.