Loser. A book about a boy- Donald Zinkoff whose life has been always a struggle from the start, as an out cast he tries to fit in. People all around him always thought that he was very strange and very peculiar in the first grade. While growing up, everyone realizes that they’ve all changed & matured, except for Zinkoff. Zinkoff, now clumsier, and more reckless than ever decides that he wants to fit in and be with the crowd, but his personality and looks stand out too much that he can’t even be given the chance. Later on, his clumsy personality persists and he doesn’t notice until his first field day. Slowly, he realizes that his ways are beyond normal, and that no matter how hard he tries, he can’t change himself for what he really is on the outside: A loser. However, at the climax, he unveils his true self as a generous, and caring boy who is willing to make the ultimate sacrifice, to save another person’s life. At the end, he proves to the world that there is always more to the inside, than there is out.
This type of book would go well with people who like pieces that reflect a character’s life and hardships, and very close to reality. Zinkoff’s situation are very real to the situations people still face today. This book has valuable lessons that you can learn from, putting a positive impact on your life.