The Queen Bee and Me
The Queen Bee and Me
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The Queen Bee and Me

Written by Gillian McDunn
Published by Bloomsbury Children's Books
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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

    Publication Date
    March 3, 2020
    Text Details
    Typeset by Westchester Publishing Services
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    Reading Age
    8 - 12 years
    Lib. of Congress (LCCN)
    ASIN/ISBN 10
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