Not My Fault

“Not My Fault” by SB Frasca
“Not My Fault” by SB Frasca 647 1000 Reader Views Kids
For tenth grader Hy, his days consist of evading bullies, eating his feelings, and trying not to be the reason for the sadness in his single mother’s eyes. Despite this somber reality, he finds moments of joy through creating art. The phrase “not my fault” has him particularly charged up and inspired, thinking it perfectly embodies the plight of being a misfit. Hy begins anonymously sharing this message throughout his school and community by carving it into furniture and creating flyers, causing people to take notice. In addition to his newfound inspiration, Hy’s self-esteem is lifted when he meets Belinda, a well-to-do older girl from his neighborhood. read more