Awkward (Berrybrook Middle School Series #1)

Awkward (Berrybrook Middle School Series #1)

by Svetlana Chmakova


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Cardinal rule #1 for surviving school: Don't get noticed by the mean kids.

Cardinal rule #2 for surviving school: Seek out groups with similar interests and join them.

On her first day at her new school, Penelope—Peppi—Torres reminds herself of these basics. But when she trips into a quiet boy in the hall, Jaime Thompson, she's already broken the first rule, and the mean kids start calling her the "nerder girlfriend." How does she handle this crisis? By shoving poor Jaime and running away!

Falling back on rule two and surrounding herself with new friends in the art club, Peppi still can't help feeling ashamed about the way she treated Jaime. Things are already awkward enough between the two, but to make matters worse, he's a member of her own club's archrivals—the science club! And when the two clubs go to war, Peppi realizes that sometimes you have to break the rules to survive middle school!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780316381307
Publisher: Yen Press
Publication date: 07/21/2015
Series: Berrybrook Middle School Series , #1
Pages: 224
Sales rank: 13,564
Product dimensions: 5.70(w) x 8.20(h) x 0.70(d)
Age Range: 10 - 14 Years

About the Author

Svetlana Chmakova was born and raised in Russia until the age of 16, when her family emigrated to Canada. She quickly made a name for herself with works like Dramacon, Nightschool, the manga adaptation of James Patterson's Witch & Wizard, and the webcomic Chasing Rainbows. She graduated from Sheridan College with a three-year Classical Animation Diploma. Her latest work for middle grade readers, Awkward, has been a runaway critical success and was named one of YALSA's 2016 Top Ten Great Graphic Novels for Teens!

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Awkward 4.7 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 17 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This book was cute, funny, and realistic. The author makes each character relatable and enjoyable. I am sure you will love the book Awkward!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Heartfelt and hilarious. Loved it. It's a definite recommendation for the many fans of Raina Telgemeier's best-selling books (Smile, etc.). Probably best appreciated by ages 11 and up.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I think this book is AMAZING!!!!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Review ?Great? good
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
One of the best books Ive read
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This book was so good I had to read it eight times! It is definitely going on my favorite list.
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Anonymous 8 months ago
Wonderful true to life tale of middle school. Worth reading and enjoying the art work!
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Anonymous 10 months ago
The over all book was amazing i liked the srt style very much
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I love this book so much I can not wait to read it .the crystal clear ball
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SleepDreamWrite More than 1 year ago
I remembered seeing this as a suggestion of graphic novels to read. Art style is good though.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Very good book
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This book is amazing!!!!! I definatly reccomend it!!!!"
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Great story and great art! The characters were very relatable and the story was entertaining. Highly recommended for Raina Telgemeier fans.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago