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Can average be amazing? The bestselling author of andlt;Iandgt;Frindleandlt;/Iandgt; shows that with a little kindness, it can.andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;Jordan Johnston is average. Not short, not tall. Not plump, not slim. Not gifted, not flunking out. Even her shoe size is average. Sheand#8217;s ordinary for her school, for her town, for even the whole wide world, it seems.andlt;BRandgt; andlt;BRandgt;Then Marlea Harkins, one of the most popular girls in schooland#8212;and most definitely the meanestand#8212;does something unthinkable, and suddenly nice, average Jordan isnand#8217;t thinking average thoughts anymore. She wants to get Marlea back! But whatand#8217;s the best way to beat a bully? Could it be with kindness?andlt;BRandgt; andlt;BRandgt;Called and#8220;a genius of gentle, high concept tales set in suburban middle schooland#8221; by andlt;Iandgt;The New York Timesandlt;/Iandgt;, bestselling author Andrew Clements presents a compelling story of the greatest achievement possibleand#8212;self-acceptance.

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Mark Elliott has a BFA in illustration from the School of Visual Arts. He has illustrated a number of book covers, and his work has been exhibited at the Society of Illustrators and the Art Directors Guild. Mark lives on a sheep farm in the Hudson Valley region of New York.

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Clements, Andrew
Atheneum Books for Young Readers
Elliott, Mark
School & Education
Children s-General
Children s Young Adult-Social Issue Fiction
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