Some people are just born mean — at least that's what one young neighbor thinks. He's lost countless balls to the mysterious Mrs. Morgan. What could she possibly do with them? Use them to cook up strange recipes? Store them in her closet?When his favorite green and white soccer ball falls prey to her lawn, it's time to act. His parents force him to go and talk to her — ugh! But what he discovers about Mrs. Morgan is more Surprising than any of the fantasies he could have imagined.