Real Friends vs. the Other Kind
96 pages
Age Range: 11 to 14
Level: Grade 6 & up
2009
ISBN: 9781575423197

Real Friends vs. the Other Kind: Middle School Confidential, Bk 2

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Annie Fox

"There's nothing like being with friends. But if you're like us, you probably have questions about friendships. Maybe you're not sure if someone is a real friend or the 'other' kind..." So continues the journey of Jack, Jen, Chris, Abby, Mateo, and Michelle: six students just trying to figure it all out in middle school. This second book in the Middle School Confidential series, follows these characters as they work to forge friendships while navigating tough social situations.

This lively book offers insider information on making friends, resolving disputes, and dealing with common middle school concerns: like gossip, exclusion, and cyberbullying. There's also expert advice on crushes, peer pressure, and being there for friends who need help. Here is some of what's inside:

  • Tools to find out if someone is a real friend (or the other kind)
  • Ideas for what to do in friendship dilemmas
  • 8 questions to ask in deciding whether to ask someone out
  • 5 ways to make new friends
  • Quizzes to figure out "What would a friend do?"
  • And much more!

Filled with character narratives, quizzes, quotes from real kids, and resources, this book is a timely and engaging survival guide for the middle school years.

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