Who is high school sophomore Michael Peck? Is he a model son? A band geek? A science nerd? No, he's just Peck, a 5-foot-2, skinny, 104-pound weakling whom no one notices until he meets Emily, a beautiful and popular senior. When Peck's overbearing power parents force him to compete in the school science fair, he risks becoming even more of a social outcast. But Peck has a brilliant plan: he'll create a project so outrageous it will rock the school and get even with his parents. And maybe, just maybe, he won't be just Peck to Emily anymore.