Nate Wright's a winner, in his own mind, anyway. So when things go wrong, he's at a loss to explain why. How does his soccer team manage to lose to a school with a sixty-game winless streak? What's he doing at the movies on a Friday night with Gine? And why, oh why is one of his classmates (hint: she's Nate's dream girl) suddenly moving 3,000 miles away? It's all enough to make a sixth-grade superstar feel... well, not so super. But you can't keep a good man down, and Nate's still got pals like Teddy, Francis, and Chad to cheer him up. Sure, their methods aren't always warm and fuzzy, but Nate doesn't mind. After all, what's a little noogie between friends?.