Dad of Divas' Reviews: Book Review - Mean Girl Meltdown

Sunday, June 28, 2015

Book Review - Mean Girl Meltdown

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About the Book
In this companion to The Best Friend Battle, Sylvie Scruggs faces hockey sticks and mean-girl tricks -- and still comes out on top.

Sylvie Scruggs is finally in fourth grade, and that means she's old enough to join her town's junior ice-hockey team. Sylvie is thrilled to discover her years of skating pay off, as she quickly becomes one of the best players on the squad. But someone else is still better: Jamie Redmond, a fifth-grader who notoriously doesn't like fourth-graders. And, it turns out, she really doesn't like Sylvie.

Then someone starts pranking Sylvie at practice, loosening the top of her water bottle and replacing her special lotion with mayonnaise. Sylvie knows it must be Jamie, trying to psych her out and keep her from being selected as team captain. She enlists her friends Miranda, Josh, and Georgie to prove Jamie's guilt once and for all . . . but can they catch the mean girl before Sylvie has a meltdown of her own?

My Take on the Book

This was a book that kept my youngest daughter and I laughing throughout the entire book. The book was well written, clever and has characters that were well developed and a ton of fun too. While this is the first book for this author I know that my daughter and I will be hoping that she will be having more coming out in the near future!

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