In the book so far the main character is Ally Nickerson. She is having the worst year of her life because she has Dyslexia, and she cant read. She is considered 'dumb' to her classmates because of what happened at Mrs. Halls baby shower. So they were at Mrs. Halls baby shower and everyone gave her gifts. Ally does not know how to read so she gave her a sympathy card instead. Ally was sent to the principals office where the principal kept her after school talking to her. After that Ally missed the bus and had to walk home. When she got to her mom's restaurant two of the girls in her class named Jessica and Shay went there and kept asking her questions. Her mom didn't stop them because she didn't know they were bullying her.