Alvin, nicknamed "Shred" by Max, is a brilliant young scientist and inventor. Give him any problem and he'll figure out a way to solve it, with one amazing invention or another. From Chemistry to Algebra, Alvin can ace pretty much any class... except for Popularity 101. With Max as his new roommate, he'll learn that big differences can add up to something awesome.
What happens when you put a superstar snowboarder and a scientific genius under one roof? You're about to find out! When Max Asher moves to a snowy ski-town to live with Alvin "Shred" Ackerman and his family, an unlikely friendship forms. Max loves to hit the slopes and Shred loves to hit the books. But even though these two dudes are totally different, they've always got each others' backs. There's no problem this unlikely duo can't handle.