About the Author
Alex is a fifth grader from Michigan. His attends his local public school, but his elementary school experience will be shorter than most kids, because he skipped third grade. He also took top honors in his region's 2012 AWANA Bible Quiz competition. Alex plays the piano and is an alumni of Interlochen Arts Camp, where he studied piano and acting. He is a member of his school's cross country and track teams, and he likes to run 5K races. At this year's school talent show, Alex told jokes about school and politics. The year after second grade, Alex changed schools. At an end of the year conference with the teachers, his parents were surprised to hear Alex described as “the rockstar” of fourth grade. They asked Alex how he was able to go from the new kid in the school to being popular, what is in this book is what was his response.