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Dark Side of Nowhere Summary

This book starts out with a boy named Ethan dieing and everybody said it was appendicitis however later Jason and some others realized it wasn't. Jason didn't like his life because he thought it was too boring and he thought his parents were too nice because they never punished him too badly. Also at Ethan's wedding, Jason wondered why Ethan's parents didn't cry but his dad said it was shock however later Jason learned Ethan hadn't died at all.
At a Little League game in Billington, Jason got in a fight with a boy
because that boy was insulting the pitcher who was the girl that Jason liked. He got badly beat up and he went to the restroom to take care of the bruises that he had gotten. Then his school janitor, Mr. Grant, walked inside the restroom and gave Jason a glove that shot out BBs however Jason learned that the glove shot BBs by himself. He also told him to meet by a barn in a place called Old Town to learn what to do with it.
The next day, Paula, the pitcher that Jason liked, went to Jason's house and told him he ruined her no-hitter yesterday. She was turning to leave but Jason wanted her to stay there so he decided to show her the glove Grant had given him even though Grant said not to show anyone the glove. He went to the back of his backyard and showed it to her. Then they went to Old Town because they got carried away in a "game" when Paula took the glove because she wanted to know where Jason had gotten the glove. They went into Old Town and they found many sightings that were "weird" such as a picture of a person that looked exactly like Billy Chambers who was a kid that went to their school and they saw a message carved into a wall that said, "God Help Us".
At school the next day, Jason said he had to get his monthly shots so he couldn't help Paula search around Old Town. Jason and everybody else who did receive them thought they were fo…


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