Swifty's Diner burned down to a crisp and Rafe's mom doesn't have a job now so they have to move away till Rafe's mom gets a new job.
Rafe his sister and his mom arrive at their grandmas house and they have to stay there for a while till Rafe's mom gets a new job and they are able to move back to hills village.
This book was about someone getting bullied at school and was someone that had lost their home in their neighborhood. They had to move out and live with their grandma and go to an art school many of the kids at the art school got a scholarship their but Rafe had to give them his papers. Then Rafe ran away back to hills village then he sees that there is a new swifty's diner and they get a job there and move back to hills village. The key elements of the story are not to bully and be happy with what you got. one of the key elements of the story is not to bully because the bully in the story gets hit with a water balloon. The last key element of the book is to be happy with what you got because Rafe is not happy about his school and his home.
Rafe arrives at his new art school and he is excited for it because he makes comics a lot so he wants to advance on his art so he can become an artist or someone that makes comic books.
Rafe gets revenge on Zeke and throws a water balloon on him and he gets really mad and he knows Rafe did it but he stopped bullying Rafe and they start bullying other people.
Swift's diner reopens and they move back to hills village and Rafe is able to go back to school in hills village so he is happy that he is able to move back.