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SoupChad Paperback – December 7, 2017
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What Rich Samuels has done, within the framework of a 75-page Young Adult novel, is create a highly entertaining, fast paced, and character driven story that takes on the headlines of the day, from ego-driven leaders, to out of control political movements with no real point, to bullying, to wondering why that girl doesn’t like me anymore.
Bullying, and that blurred line where the formerly bullied becomes the bully, is a theme that Samuels has taken on before, in his last Young Adult series (My Life at the Bottom of the Food Chain, etc.), and he explores it here with subtlety and depth, without forcing the issue (bullying the reader?). These are scenes that middle-school kids will relate to, and find a bit of themselves within each character.
So, is it true that Mr. Gerald cares more about salad than students? Will Marco land on the side of TeamSoup, or will he sit with the salad eaters? And what about Spinach... Er, I mean, Erin?
You’ll have to read the book to find out those answers, but I guarantee, regardless of whether you’re a salad eater or a soup lover at the start, that by the end you’ll have given yourself a new soup name. And you can call me Bisque.
How does this relate to the issues faced by adolescents in real life? Without preaching, this books gives a snapshot of Chad’s metamorphosis from newbie to leader to insecure bully. Will he learn from it and what happens next? You’ll have to read the book to find out.
Make mine potato!