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Too cool for this school

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A terrific novel about middle school friendship, family, fitting in, and finding out who you are when no one's looking.  Lane Cisco loves, loves, loves her life at Rio Chama Middle School--until her offbeat cousin comes for an extended visit and turns everything upside down. With her individual sense of style and nonconformist attitude, Angelina "Mint" Taraval is everything Lane isn't. And instead of branding her a loser the way Lane and her friends expect, people actually want to hang out with her. Including the boys Lane and her best friend, Ava, like.  When Ava comes up with a plan to ruin Mint, Lane feels stuck. She doesn't want to be mean . . . but she doesn't really want to stick up for her weird cousin either. Why can't things go back to the way they were before Mint arrived?  And don't miss Kristen's other cool books: CAMILLE MCPHEE FELL UNDER THE BUS THE REINVENTION OF BESSICA LEFTER BESSICA LEFTER BITES BACK "Believable and drily funny . . . an empathetic and entertaining read."-- Publishers Weekly    "High drama so compelling middle school readers won't realize they're being exposed to a lesson in ethics. "--Kirkus Reviews   "Snappy, intelligent prose . . . an excellent title." -- The Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books "Kristen Tracy reminds us of our best and worst moments in middle school, handling both the triumphs and the mortifying moments with just the right mix of surprise and worry."  
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Grouped Work ID 6cfee6e8-28b5-ee78-38b6-99fda1c109d2
Full title too cool for this school
Author tracy kristen
Grouping Category book
Last Update 2018-05-20 22:58:42PM
Last Indexed 2018-05-20 23:33:26PM

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display_description Twelve-year-old Lane Cisco has good friends, a secret boyfriend, and the position of sixth-grade captain at Rio Chama Middle School, but life gets complicated when her off-beat cousin Angelina arrives for an extended visit.
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subject_facet Conduct of life -- Juvenile fiction, Cousins -- Juvenile fiction, Families -- Juvenile fiction, Friendship -- Juvenile fiction, Middle schools -- Juvenile fiction, Schools -- Juvenile fiction
title_display Too cool for this school
title_full Too Cool for This School, Too cool for this school / Kristen Tracy
title_short Too cool for this school
topic_facet Conduct of life, Cousins, Families, Friendship, Middle schools, Schools, Young Adult Fiction, Young Adult Literature