The same thing happens with social norms and the way things are done in the community.
He is single minded, only wishing to be the fastest kid in his grade. The first welded road bridge was designed by Polish engineer Stefan Bryla in The story revolves around characters; the Aarons, the Burkes, the students and faculty in the elementary school.
This was a revelation to Jess who thought that parents were what they were and they was no need to puzzle them out. Jess has a different personality and imagination than others, which gets him bullied at school.
He becomes a stronger person, less afraid of the world. But nonetheless, they become best friends.