Life is full of making choices and these character education chapter books examine the different choices made by two cousinsthe McNairs. Greg the Good is hard working and honest. Three books follow Greg as he makes choices that earn him money, respect, and a good reputation. James the Rock, on the other hand, makes the choice to join a gang and lie, cheat, and steal to get by. Three books follow James and show the consequences that come from choosing that path... In James Cheats!, James McNair feels like he is always trying to live up to his cousin Gregs good behavior. School is starting and Greg has skipped a gradew hes in the same class as James. Jamess friends and family are all teasing him about being in the same class as Greg. When he doesnt do well, they even suggest Greg should tutor him! But it turns out Greg isnt doing so well either. When James hears about a guy who sells cheat sheets, he sets out to find him and take the easy way to an A. Will James make the choice to keep cheating? Or will he change his ways and study with Greg to earn his grade? Calico Chapter Books is an imprint of Magic Wagon, a division of ABDO Group. Grades 2-5.