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The Queen Bee and Me

Written by Gillian McDunn
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Mar 3, 2020
Publication Date
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Pages
8-12
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From the author of Caterpillar Summer comes the story of a young girl navigating her friendship with the middle school Queen Bee.

Meg has been best friends with Beatrix forever. Everyone at school wants to be like confident, decisive Beatrix, and Meg has always felt the same. But this year, Meg wants to take a science course instead of dance class. She’d rather do what makes her happy—not what Beatrix wants.

When a quirky girl named Hazel moves to town, Meg is partnered with her on a science project about bees. Meg learns a lot about being Queen Bee—in a hive and in middle school. As Beatrix is less than welcoming to Hazel, Meg feels her loyalty fraying. Choosing Hazel could mean ending her oldest friendship; a choice more difficult than Meg ever expected.

By turns heartbreaking and empowering, The Queen Bee and Me explores the challenging dynamics of middle-school friendship in a way readers of any age will appreciate.

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Book Details

ISBN:
9781681197517
Publication Date:
March 3, 2020
Text Details:
Typeset by Westchester Publishing Services
Library of Congress Number (LCCN):
2019019788
ASIN/ISBN 10:
1681197510
ATOS® Book Level:
4.09
Accelerated Reader® Points:
8.0
Accelerated Reader Quiz:
506148
Accelerated Reader Interest Level:
MG

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