The Day I Was Erased
"Sometimes I think everyone would be better off if I'd neverexisted in the first place."Nothing's going right for Maxwell Beckett. He's being blamed forhis best friend's bloody nose -- it was an accident! -- his parentscan't stop shouting at each other, and he just broke his neighbor'sbright pink flamingo lawn ornament. So when Maxwell turns off thepower in his school during a giant fundraiser, it's the last straw.He's sure that now the whole town hates him.Maxwell is sick and tired of getting things wrong. He wishes hehad never been born. And then... his wish comes true.He's been erased.Though Maxwell can walk through the world, nobody recognizeshim. Even his own parents don't know him! Every impact he's everhad on his town is gone. But the world might not actually be abetter place without Maxwell in it. Can he find a way back in, oris it too late?With echoes of It's a Wonderful Life, this is a humorous andpoignant book about the positive impact each of us has on ourcommunity and on the people who love us.