Callie finds out that she needs glasses over the summer. She receives a pair of clunky black glasses from a store she's never seen before. When she wears them on the first day of school, she realizes that she can read everybody's thoughts! Over the course of the book, she learns that people don't always been what they say and uses her glasses wisely.
When Callie finds out that she needs glasses, her mom takes her to an old, dusty store she's never noticed before. A mysterious man sells her a pair of clunky black glasses she hates. When she wears her glasses to school, however, she doesn't hate her glasses at all! When Callie puts them all, she can read everyone's thoughts! But do people really think what she thinks they do?
Ellen is Callie's best friend from elementary. But ever since they've started middle school, she hasn't been acting like much of a friend. She talks to the new girl, Sasha, and ignores Callie entirely. Hurt and confused, Callie starts using her glasses more and more to read Ellen's thoughts. She finds out that Ellen is worried about living up to her parents' expectations and is afraid that Callie is better than her in theater!
Bullied at her old school, Sasha is the new girl and terrified of starting school. She's thrilled when Ellen takes an interest in her . . . but feels guilty when she guesses how Ellie feels. Ellie dislikes her because she feels that she is stealing her best friend, but relies on the glasses to find out that Sasha isn't. In the end, Ellie makes more of an effort to be Sasha's friend, and they are both kind to each other.