Best Friends by Shannon Hale and Illustrated by LeUyen Pham
Shannon knows sixth grade is going to be a perfect year. She’s got a spot in the in-crowd called The Group, and her best friend is their leader Jen, the most popular girl in school.
But the rules are always changing, and Shannon has to scramble to keep up. She never knows which TV shows are cool, what songs to listen to, and, most importantly, which boys you’re allowed to talk to.
Who makes these rules anyway? And does Shannon have to follow them to stay friends with The Group?