My 12 year daughters view: This book is about Cameron Boxer , an eighth grader who spends his life trying to avoid homework and extra activities , loves gaming for endless hours and likes hanging out with his friends . But when he gets so interested in one video game his house almost burns down around him its time for his parents to take charge with Cameron's addiction. His punishment is that he has to join an extra activity , so Cameron and his two friends make a fake school club that they think no one will join until one kid gets a lot of other people to join now Cameron is stuck with being the president . Soon he is involved in a special mission to help save a beaver in danger named Elvis. Throughout his journey Cameron learns that video games may not be the only thing that matters in life .
Slacker is a great comedy book that keeps you wondering about "whats going to happen next"?