Nine-year-old Zimri is not pleased about leaving his friends and
moving 500 miles away to a new place when his father loses his job.
Zimri worries that it will be hard to make new friends in Granger,
But Zimri is excited when Uncle Krusty takes him to the park and
introduces him to a group of kids. There’s Toonie, Shock, Totty,
Boom-Boom, and Wheeler, and they all have fun playing together
and eating ice cream.
Zimri suddenly realizes that everyone he’s met has a nickname,
and he dreams of having a nickname, too. But how will he find the
nickname that’s just right for him? I Gotta Get a Nickname follows
Zimri on his journey to being accepted in his new community.