Interest Level: 5-8
What would you do if your best friend was acting weird and decided he was "too old" to continue your summertime tradition? This is what happens to thirteen-year-old Bina and Austin. On the last day of seventh grade Austin drops a bomb on Bina that he will be gone for a month to soccer camp. When Bina tells him this is going to mess up their Fun Index that they do every summer, Austin tells her that even if he wasn't leaving for a month that they were too old now to do the Fun Index. Bina is bummed that she will be alone for the first part of summer but she makes an unexpected friend in Austin's older sister. Does Bina have a new friend or is she just being used? When Austin comes back from soccer camp will they resume their friendship or will Austin make new friends? Also, what happens when Bina meets her favorite band? Will it give her the courage to start her own band? Read this awesome graphic novel to find out all the answers to these questions.
Thanks to the @kidlitexchange network for the review copy of this book - all opinions are my own.
I am a K-6 librarian who is also a book and author nerd.