From School Library Journal
Grade 6–8—Eddie McCall is a great kid. He cooks dinner for his single mom, does his homework, and gets placed in advanced classes at school. When his friend, Whip, shows him a printout from the Internet of a naked woman, Eddie realizes why his mother won't let him on the computer. His mind is consumed with the picture; his curiosity and hormones are stirred. He worries that he is a 13-year-old pervert. His vigilant mother finds out what he and Whip are up to and sends Eddie to spend school break with his great-uncle in rural Indiana. Eccentric, tobacco-spitting Peavey is hardly what Eddie had in mind in his wish for a father figure. Yet, he gives the boy grandfatherly advice, especially when Eddie realizes who his father actually is and why his mother left Indiana and has never returned. As he wrestles with his newfound gene pool, Eddie begins to understand what being a father really means. He also meets a real girl, Ronnie, whom he realizes is much nicer than those cyber babes. In a sweet touch at the end, he repays Peavey's kindnesses by reconnecting the elderly man with the woman he loved as a youth. Woodworth perfectly captures an eighth-grade boy on the cusp of adolescence, struggling with his identity as he learns about himself, his family, and what is really important in relationships.—Connie Tyrrell Burns, Mahoney Middle School, South Portland, ME
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“Woodworth perfectly captures an eighth-grade boy on the cusp of adolescence, struggling with his identity as he learns about himself, his family, and what is really important in relationships.” —School Library Journal
"Woodworth leavens her simply written story with well-drawn characters and quiet wisdom, making this a good choice for discussion groups. Parents, too, might learn from Eddie's single mother and her determination to assert parental control over her son's use of the Internet." —Kirkus Reviews
“Solid storytelling and well-developed characters round out this familiar tale of new insights gained through clean country living and intergenerational relationships.” —Bulletin of the Center for Children’s Books
"Readers will find themselves unable to put Double-Click for Trouble down. . . . Very highly recommended." —Young Adult Books Central