Ked is a boy with a progressive back issue. Ked's mom left him and his dad a couple years ago. Ked's dad gambled all of their rent money away. On top of all of this, Ked has to deal with bullies as he loses every one of his friends. Ked does EVERYTHING to keep him and his dad afloat. He earns money in every way he can. His dad keeps gambling even as a deadline is placed on the rent that hasn't been paid in a few months. I connect with this book when I see people suffering inside and out. This book was so amazing that I never wanted to put it down. I rated this book five stars because of how stunning the emotions it made you feel were.