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Rules for Being a Girl by Candace Bushnell and Katie Cotugno
Balzer + Bray / HarperCollins
Publication Date: April 7, 2020
Marin is confused and angry when her favorite teacher, Mr. Beckett, tries to kiss her. Upon reporting his bad behavior to the principal, Marin is further harassed and ostracized by classmates. Even her best friend, Chloe, suggests that perhaps Marin encouraged Beckett’s advances. Marin begins to push back against a host of unfair–and often unspoken–rules for being a girl, but will others join her crusade?Continue reading Quick Picks for Reluctant Readers (#QP2021) Nominees Round Up, July 21 Edition