Boss of the Whole Sixth Grade
Boss of the Whole Sixth Grade
Boss of the Whole Sixth Grade
Greta can't wait to be at the top of the grade-school heap--especially since she's dealing with loss at home. Her father's away in Antarctica, her mother's still angry with Greta's Dad for leaving, and Grampa's losing his memory. But even sixth grade starts to feel like "life stinks."Greta discovers she's not in the same home room with her best friend. New girl Kiki moves onto the scene and starts acting like the boss of the whole sixth grade. And the handsome new teacher seems way too interested in Greta's mother.Greta agrees to be a candidate for class president only to stop Kiki from winning. She regrets accepting Kiki's bet that if Kiki wins the election, she gets to tell Greta what to do for the whole school year. It takes some inspiration from her school project about René Descartes and his "I think, therefore I am" beliefs to help Greta keep her sixth-grade experience from totally going down the toilet.Grades 3-6

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  • Juvenile Fiction

Age Level: 

  • 8 - 12
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Greta and her friend Mari are going into the sixth grade this year! But when they get to the first day of school, that's when disaster strikes. Tiffy, the "boss of the whole sixth grade," is the bully, from flipping her hair to talking trash about her peers. But will Greta and Mari survive their sixth-grade year with the bullies and adjusting? They aren't even in the same classes! Find out the answer by reading Boss of the Whole Sixth Grade by Ann Herrick.

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