When Barbra is assigned a tutor in math, she is horrified to learn it is T.J. Brodie, her oldest rival. But she soon discovers a patient and serious side to him, and when he mysteriously disappears, it's Barbra who sets out to find him and the truth about his disappearance.
About the Author
Irene Coates grew up in a bohemian family on the fringe of the Bloomsbury Group. A painter and playwright, she has also written on the role of the female in biology and genetics.
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The story begins in a school when a girl named Barbara didn¿t make a good grade in Mrs. Stone¿s sixth grade class. Now her mom is getting her a tutor. Unforchanatly that tutor is a boy named TJ. TJ is the school prankster. But as weeks go on Barbara starts to like TJ. TJ is now suprisingly missing when she starts to get the hang of Math. Now it¿s up to her to find him. What I liked about this book was that the worst of enemies could become the best of friends as long as they understand each other. What I disliked about the book was that on connection is hard when it goes from one person to another in the process of finding TJ. You have to read the get the picture.
The book is all about Mattie's class which is an example of rasism. He escapes from it all and comes to a house a while away from his hometown, and when he sees some picture, he gets sent back into the 18th century, where there are lots of slavetrading...