I may have to check this out. It certainly sounds like a great read for tweens and teens.
"Chmakova weaves her middle school story with humor, grace, and a keen understanding of how, well, awkward interpersonal interactions can be, particularly for shy kids. (Not that I cough personally identify with that at all. Um.) On the flip side of that, Chmakova also shows how fun, rewarding, and fulfilling friendships can be when they’re built on honesty and trust."