the beginning of seventh grade and Bridge, Emily, and
Tab have a pact: no fighting. Bridge is an accident
survivor who’s wondering why she’s still alive. Emily
has new curves and an almost-boyfriend who wants a
certain kind of picture. Tab sees through everybody’s
games. Or so she tells the world. It’s also the
beginning of seventh grade for Sherm Russo, and
everything is different for him, too. When he gets to
know Bridge, he wonders: what does it mean to fall for a
girl—as a friend? Meanwhile, on the approaching
Valentine’s Day, an unnamed high school girl struggles
with a betrayal. How long can she hide in plain sight?
This is a story about the bonds—and limits —of
DCF Book Award 2017)
girls, who promised never to fight, have found their
friendship tested. Will their friendship survive the
trials of middle school and growing up? Connecticut
Nutmeg Book Award nominee, 2018)
|SUBJECTS: Best friends -- Fiction.
Family life -- New York (State)
New York -- Fiction.
Friendship -- Fiction.
Middle schools -- Fiction.
New York (N.Y.) -- Fiction.
Schools -- Fiction.