About Average

About Average

eBook - 2012
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Can average be amazing? The bestselling author of Frindle shows that with a little kindness, it can. Jordan Johnston is average. Not short, not tall. Not plump, not slim. Not gifted, not flunking out. Even her shoe size is average. She’s ordinary for her school, for her town, for even the whole wide world, it seems. Then Marlea Harkins, one of the most popular girls in school—and most definitely the meanest—does something unthinkable, and suddenly nice, average Jordan isn’t thinking average thoughts anymore. She wants to get Marlea back! But what’s the best way to beat a bully? Could it be with kindness? Called “a genius of gentle, high concept tales set in suburban middle school” by The New York Times , bestselling author Andrew Clements presents a compelling story of the greatest achievement possible—self-acceptance.
Publisher: [S.I.] : Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 2012.
ISBN: 9781416997269
Branch Call Number: eBOOK OVERDRI
Additional Contributors: Elliott, Mark
Overdrive Inc

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Legofan64303
Mar 24, 2013

Best book just like Rick Riordan's.
I'll explain plot to you joywolf later

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josephgaj
Feb 28, 2013

Clement makes good books. I love his books. He's a good author. Most of my friends love him.

LibraryLady_5 Aug 16, 2012

I enjoyed this book, liked the story, and even got emotional at the end, but it seemed very "bare bones" -- almost like the outline of a story, without being fully fleshed out. I would have liked to know more about all of the characters and to have seen more of what happens to and with them. Maybe Clements was trying to write for younger readers here, or maybe he was just trying to finish the book quickly, but this story was good enough that I would have liked there to be more of it. It seemed sort of incomplete and didn't go into as much depth with either the characters or the story as Clements's books usually do.

Neptune1020 Jul 26, 2012

Not Clements's best book. It could have told the same story in half the time. Still, parts were interesting and kids will probably enjoy it.

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josephgaj
Feb 28, 2013

josephgaj thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 8 and 12

rumi12345 Aug 08, 2012

rumi12345 thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 10 and 11

Neptune1020 Jul 26, 2012

Neptune1020 thinks this title is suitable for 8 years and over

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