Georgie Collins knows exactly how to make it through life in a new town. Before her father left for Vietnam, he gave her standing orders never to let anyone mess with her, and she won’t. As long as she doesn’t allow the enemy to smell her fear, Georgie will survive seventh grade in Glendale, Indiana, just fine.
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Eddie McCall is a good kid. He does his homework, picks up around the house, and cooks dinner for his single mom when she has to work late at a Chicago hotel. Then Eddie’s best friend, Whip, shows him a printout from the Internet - a picture of an honest-to-gosh naked woman — and suddenly Eddie can’t seem to think about anything else.