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Cliques, Phonies & Other Baloney Revised & Updated Edition

Cliques, Phonies & Other Baloney

Revised & Updated Edition


Clique: It’s a word that’s spelled funny and sounds funny, and (like a vampire) can be a pain in the neck. True friends don’t make you feel left out, but for many kids, navigating social groups is tricky (because it’s cliquey), and they end up feeling excluded. This book uses humor, fun cartoons, and kid-friendly language to explain what cliques are, why being phony is baloney, why true friends don’t exclude others online or in real life, what’s more important than popularity—and how to navigate it all. The updated edition addresses online socializing and social media.

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ISBN: 978-1-63198-242-2
Reading Level: Grade 5
Interest Level: Ages 8–13
Guided Reading Level: T
Lexile Measure: 720L
Illustrated: color illust.
Trim Size: 5.125" x 7"
Page Count: 128

Praise for the previous edition of Cliques, Phonies & Other Baloney
“Reassuring and humorous . . . A solid purchase.”—School Library Journal

Awards for the previous edition of Cliques, Phonies & Other Baloney
  • Parent Council® Selection
  • Common Core State Standards


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