The first day of third grade: sharp pencils, fresh blank notebook paper, new clothes, a new chance. Robbie's excited, but he's also worried. If this year is going to be as great as he wants it to be, he'll have to find the answer to that vital question -- What is cool in the third grade?
The answer should be easy. In fact, Robbie can think of three simple steps to being cool. But it's harder than he thinks to avoid his mother's kisses at the bus stop, and his plan doesn't account for one key problem -- bullies like Bo Haney. Will Robbie ever reach coolness?