Saturday the 8th of June 1974, would be etched in the memory of Jimmy Spence for the rest of his life. When Jimmy went running around the school football pitch with his classmates, he didn’t expect to be knocked out unconscious, requiring hospital treatment. But that’s exactly what happened. As it turned out, that single event would change his life forever. Jimmy was on a roller-coaster ride called ‘Puberty’ and there was no getting off. One girl in particular made his whole body shake and tingle with excitement, sending his mind and imagination into overdrive. She would become his first ever crush, bringing with her immense pleasure and unbearable heartache.
Jimmy had never had a girlfriend before. In fact, he’d never even kissed a girl before. So when the prettiest and most popular girl in school, wanted to meet him at Barkers Park on a Saturday morning, he was absolutely terrified. What did she want? Was it a date? And would Jimmy even turn up? More importantly, would he make it through the entangled maze of young love? Or was he destined to become yet another broken heart statistic? Find out in this enthralling and endearing story, about the trials and tribulations of an eleven-year-old boy.
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