The Nerd Is Back is about a girl named Riley Evans. She has practically been bullied her whole life starting with the 1st grade. Somehow she survives it up till the 7th grade until she finally moves to New York City with her brother and aunt for a couple years. I guess you can say she was heading for a new start. After 5 years of being in New York City she finally decides it's time to come back to her hometown. She wasn't scared or frighten,infact she couldn't wait to go back to school. She couldn't wait to show the school the new Riley Evans. Riley has gotten taller,skinnier,and gotten more beautiful. By one look of her you wouldn't even recognize her. She changed,for the good. She finally gets to see her childhood bullies but only one stands out. Xander Williams.