This book takes a donald all the way to middle school facing challenges the whole way, but the one thing that never changes is his heart. He deals with “the furnace monster” but also more serious problems, mean big kids, making friends, and other things like that but he keeps going no matter what happens, happiness and love with him every second of the way. in the end a little girl named Claudia goes missing, he stays up all night looking for her not knowing she has already been found. The next day everybody is making fun of him, but one boy understands, when he chooses donald for his team he is delighted! Maybe Donald Zinkoff isn’t such a loser after all.
This book was incredibly funny and about a girl with an adorable pet rat and a mother so nasty and lazy that she asks Sophie to pick her nose for her. Meanwhile somebody terribly evil has plans for Sophie’s pet rat armitage, there’s a clue in the title of the book.