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Bad best friend

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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?
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Grouped Work ID20101239-a7fa-d797-b997-ebb0ce5e63df
Grouping Titlebad best friend
Grouping Authorvail rachel
Grouping Categorybook
Last Grouping Update2020-07-01 04:00:05AM
Last Indexed2020-07-05 06:30:45AM

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display_descriptionIt happened in eighth grade gym class. "Everyone, stand next to your best friend, " Ms. Audry said. And Ava moved closer to Britney, leaving Niki alone, abandoned there in front of the whole class. What seems like the end of the world turns out instead to be a new beginning for Niki, as she discovers who she really is when she isn't in the shadow of Ava-charming, funny, selfish, manipulative Ava. Does Niki just like or like-like long-time friend Milo, who has become newly cute? And as a family drama unfolds around Danny, Niki's younger brother, how will Niki support him?
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Bib IdFormatFormat CategoryEditionLanguagePublisherPublication DatePhysical Description
ils:.b29515555BookBooksEnglishViking, ©2020.301 pages ; 22 cm.
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subject_facetAutism -- Fiction
Autism -- Juvenile fiction
Best friends -- Fiction
Best friends -- Juvenile fiction
Family life -- Fiction
Family life -- Juvenile fiction
Friendship -- Fiction
Friendship -- Juvenile fiction
Middle schools -- Fiction
Middle schools -- Juvenile fiction
Schools -- Fiction
Schools -- Juvenile fiction
Young adult fiction
title_displayBad best friend
title_fullBad best friend / Rachel Vail
title_shortBad best friend
Best friends
Family life
Middle schools