Bad Best Friend

March 24, 2020|
Bad Best Friend by Rachel Vail
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Rachel Vail's powerful middle-grade novel proves once again that no one does tween better than she does!

Niki Ames can't wait to start eighth grade, that all-important year before high school. She and her best friend Ava have shared so many plans for the coming year. But then the unthinkable happens: at gym class pair-up, Ava chooses someone else to be her partner. Niki is devastated. It's clear that Ava wants to be part of the popular group, leaving Niki behind. Niki has to decide who her real friends should be, where her real interests lie. Meanwhile, life at home is complicated. Niki's nine-year-old brother Danny continues to act out more and more publicly. Their mother refuses to admit that Danny is somewhere on the autism spectrum, but it's clear he needs help. Niki doesn't want to be like her brother, to be labeled as different. She just wants to be popular! Is she a bad sister and a bad best friend?
Rachel Vail is the award-winning author of more than thirty books. Of her first book, Wonder, Judy Blume said, "Wonder is wonderful. It has energy, humor, and heart"; these are qualities Rachel's books still display. Rachel grew up in New Rochelle, New York, and attended Georgetown University. She lives near Columbia Univ...
Title:Bad Best FriendFormat:HardcoverProduct dimensions:320 pages, 8.56 X 5.75 X 1.11 inShipping dimensions:320 pages, 8.56 X 5.75 X 1.11 inPublished:March 24, 2020Publisher:Penguin Young Readers GroupLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0451479459

ISBN - 13:9780451479457

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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