Ava Xox (Ava and Pip #3)
Return to the world of Ava and Pip in the third book in the series, featuring the beloved diary format and strong, spunky Ava...this time during Valentine's Day This installment follows Ava as she discovers her first crush, deals with a friend being bullied, and learning the power of words (and how to be careful with them).
Love is in the air--and Ava thinks she's allergic.
Valentine's Day is just around the corner, and Ava couldn't care less. That is, until a new girl, Kelli, asks out Ava's friend Chuck...and he says yes What? ? Ava is NOT okay with this. But since when does she think about boys? For the first time ever, words fail Ava. She isn't sure what she's feeling (Like? Love? Friendship? Frustration?), or what "going out" even means. After all, fifth graders aren't allowed to go anywhere by themselves, are they?
To top it off, Pip's friend Tanya is being bullied for her size. Ava wants to help--but, uh oh, it's not as easy as she imagines.Pick up Ava XOX if you are looking for: A relatable story perfect for family discussionBooks on growing up for 10 year old girlsBooks on first crushes for tweensReluctant readersAspiring writers
Sourcebooks Young Readers, 9781492620778, 208pp.
Publication Date: February 2, 2016