How To Survive Middle School
How to Survive Middle School
How To Survive Middle School
Donna Gephart
Fans of James Patterson's Middle School series will root for David as he goes from feeling as insignificant as a hamster to becoming an Internet superstar.   Eleven-year-old David Greenberg dreams of becoming a YouTube sensation and spends all of his time making hilarious Top 6½ Lists and Talk Time videos. But before he can get famous, he has to figure out a way to deal with:   6. Middle school (much scarier than it sounds!) 5. His best friend gone girl-crazy 4. A runaway mom who has no phone! 3. The threat of a swirlie on his birthday 2. A terrifying cousin 1. His # 1 fan, Bubbe (his Jewish grandmother) 1/2. Did we mention Hammy, the hamster who’s determined to break David’s heart?   But when David’s new best friend, Sophie, starts sending out the links to everyone she knows and her friends tell their friends, thousands of people start viewing his videos.

Book Details


  • Fiction

Age Level: 

  • 12 and up
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This book is mainly about a sixth grade boy who has to 
deal with death, loss of a parent, losing a friend, young 
love, and bullies. This boy shares a lot of feelings with 
his old best friend and a new girl. He has a hamster, an 
older, zitty, sister,a dad who has an advice column, a 
jewish grandma, and a runaway mom. This adventure book is 
a story about a life everyone can relate to. 
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