Awkward by Svetlana ChmakovaAwkward by Svetlana Chmakova

Awkward

bySvetlana Chmakova

Paperback | July 21, 2015

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Cardinal rule #1 for surviving school: Don't get noticed by the mean kids.

Cardinal rule #2 for surviving school: Seek out groups with similar interests and join them.

On her first day at her new school, Penelope--Peppi--Torres reminds herself of these basics. But when she trips into a quiet boy in the hall, Jaime Thompson, she's already broken the first rule, and the mean kids start calling her the "nerder girlfriend." How does she handle this crisis? By shoving poor Jaime and running away!

Falling back on rule two and surrounding herself with new friends in the art club, Peppi still can't help feeling ashamed about the way she treated Jaime. Things are already awkward enough between the two, but to make matters worse, he's a member of her own club's archrivals--the science club! And when the two clubs go to war, Peppi realizes that sometimes you have to break the rules to survive middle school!
Svetlana Chmakova was born and raised in Russia until the age of 16, when her family emigrated to Canada. She quickly made a name for herself with works like Dramacon, Nightschool, the manga adaptation of James Patterson's Witch & Wizard, and the webcomic Chasing Rainbows. She graduated from Sheridan College with a three-year Classic...
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Title:AwkwardFormat:PaperbackDimensions:224 pages, 8.25 × 5.75 × 0.75 inPublished:July 21, 2015Publisher:Yen PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0316381306

ISBN - 13:9780316381307

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Date published: 2017-08-29
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Date published: 2017-07-06
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Date published: 2017-06-27
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Date published: 2017-04-22
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Date published: 2017-04-04
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