As if middle school isn't hard enough, Dad loses his job and Mom and Dad's marriage is on the rocks. Now it's up to me to fix everything. That's right-I'm 12 years old, and I'm about to save the world. From the Publisher: Parents do their best to shield children from financial or relational hardships. But kids are smart. They notice when the people and things they depend upon begin to fall apart. And they often take on the hefty burden of putting their world back together. I'm 12 Years Old And I Saved The World admits that life isn't easy, and it doesn't shy away from the fact that children hurt when their families hurt. The book's goal is to comfort those whose family is struggling, while helping all readers become more empathetic.