Totally Middle School
Tales of Friends, Family, and Fitting In
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Library Binding (8/7/2018)
With eleven short stories told in text messages, emails, formal letters, stories in verse, and even a mini graphic novel, Totally Middle School tackles a range of important subjects, from peer pressure, family issues, and cultural barriers to the unexpected saving grace of music, art, friendship, and reading.
Brimming with heart and humor, these poignant stories from bestselling and award-winning authors shine a light on the moments when everything is thrilling and terrifying at the same time--in a way it will never be again.
Praise For Totally Middle School: Tales of Friends, Family, and Fitting In…
"The collection, 'dedicated to middle schoolers everywhere’ ('This, too, shall pass'), deals honestly and sensitively with this volatile time. — Publishers Weekly
"In 11 stories, Groban has compiled a collection for the 12-year-old in all of us from beloved authors such as Karen Cushman, David Wiesner, Margarita Engle, and Lois Lowry. In this ode to middle school, in all of its difficult and awkward glory, readers will get a glimpse into the adolescences of a diverse cast of characters with varying experiences, helping them see the world through someone else's eyes.” — Kirkus Reviews
"The overall quality of the writing is quite good, and the stories are surprisingly varied in theme, tone, and point of view. With its hallway-locker-themed jacket, this book is an inviting choice for kids entering middle school and a good way of discovering writers they might enjoy." — Booklist
Delacorte Books for Young Readers, 9781524772208, 192pp.
Publication Date: August 7, 2018