Cliques, Phonies, & Other Baloney

Cliques, Phonies, & Other Baloney

by Trevor Romain


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Cliques can make you sick. If you’re on the outside, you’re treated like dirt. And if you’re on the inside, you have to follow the rules. Who needs more rules at school?

Written for every kid who has ever felt excluded or trapped by a clique, this book blends humor with practical advice as it tackles a serious subject. Trevor Romain starts by explaining what cliques are and why they exist: because everyone wants to have friends. He reveals why some cliques are so annoying—and often full of phonies. And he shares the secret to being popular: just be yourself!

Trevor knows how to get through to kids. As readers smile at his cartoons and laugh at his jokes, they’ll also be learning skills they need to make and keep friends—real friends, not people who pretend to be cool. They’ll discover that some supposedly “popular” kids are lonely and miserable inside. And they’ll pick up important self-esteem tips that will help them feel good about themselves (because there’s no need to let a bad clique spoil a perfectly good day).

Part of the Bully Free Kids™ line

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781575420455
Publisher: Free Spirit Publishing, Inc.
Publication date: 09/15/1998
Series: Free Spirit Laugh & Learn Series
Pages: 136
Sales rank: 1,236,668
Product dimensions: 5.12(w) x 7.00(h) x (d)
Lexile: 680L (what's this?)
Age Range: 8 - 13 Years

About the Author

When Trevor Romain was 12, his teacher told him he wasn’t talented enough to do art. By accident, he found out 20 years later that he could draw. Since that lucky day, he has written and illustrated more than 50 books for children. His books have sold more than a million copies worldwide and have been published in 18 different languages. Trevor also travels to schools, hospitals, summer camps, and military bases throughout the world, delivering stand-up comedy with inspirational self-help messages to hundreds of thousands of school-age children.

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