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Planet Middle School

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For twelve years, Joylin Johnson's life has been just fine, thank you very much. A game of basketball with the boys-especially her friend Jake-was all it took to put a smile on her face. Baggy jeans, T-shirt, and hair in a ponytail were easy choices. Then suddenly the world seemed to turn upside down, and everything changed at once. Her best girl friend is now flirting with her best guy friend. Her clothes seem all wrong. Jake is acting weird, and basketball isn't the same. And worst of all,there is this guy, Santiago, who appears from . . . where? What lengths will Joy go to-and whom will she become-to attract his attention?

In short poems that perfectly capture the crazy feelings of adolescence and first crushes, award-winning author Nikki Grimes has crafted a delightful, often hilarious, hearttugging story.

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Grouped Work ID 187aca76-da35-2bc2-977f-a3b697dfdfdf
Full title planet middle school
Author grimes nikki
Grouping Category book
Last Update 2018-05-22 23:05:13PM
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subject_facet Basketball -- Fiction, Basketball -- Juvenile fiction, Bildungsromans, Children's audiobooks, Coming of age -- Fiction, Downloadable audio books, Families -- Juvenile fiction, Family life -- Fiction, Family life -- Juvenile fiction, Friendship -- Fiction, Friendship -- Juvenile fiction, Middle schools -- Fiction, Middle schools -- Juvenile fiction, Novels in verse, Schools -- Fiction, Schools -- Juvenile fiction
title_display Planet Middle School
title_full Planet Middle School, Planet Middle School / Nikki Grimes, Planet Middle School [electronic resource] / Nikki Grimes, Planet Middle School [sound recording] / Nikki Grimes
title_short Planet Middle School
topic_facet Basketball, Bildungsromans, Children's audiobooks, Coming of age, Families, Family life, Friendship, Juvenile Fiction, Middle schools, Novels in verse, Schools