Pay It Forward is a moving uplifting novel about Trevor McKinney a twelve-year-old boy in a small California town who accepts his teacher's challenge to earn extra credit by coming up with a plan to change the world. Trevor's idea is simple: do a good deed for three people and instead of asking them to return the favor ask them to pay it forward to three others who need help. He envisions a vast movement of kindness and goodwill spreading across the world and in this quiet steady masterpiece with an incandescent ending (Kirkus Reviews) Trevor's actions change his community forever. This middle grade edition of Pay It Forward is extensively revised making it an appropriate and invaluable complement to lesson plans and an ideal pick for book clubs classroom use and summer reading. Includes an author's note and curriculum guide.