Actually very cute. I did like this first book better than its sequel, Super 16 I think it's called, so I'd say read this, but stop there!
Good for a young reader...very entertaining light read with a good moral and very light stab at teen romance.
FROM THE BACK COVER:
The Top 5 Ways NOT to Start Your First Day at a New School
1. Tell the hottest guy in class that he reminds you of an elf
2. Get enormongo cramps
3. Annoy one of the Populars
4. Make even the geeks pity you
5. Finally get the super powers you thought you'd NEVER have and explode all the windows in your English class.