THE LAST BOY AT ST. EDITH’S by Lee Gjertsen Malone is a humorous, heart-warming school story for middle grade readers.
When seventh-grader Jeremy becomes the last boy attending an all-girl’s private school, he tries to figure out a way to get expelled so he can transfer to another school. However when one of his pranks backfires, he realizes the consequences of his actions and reconsiders what’s important.
Librarians will find this school story to be an enjoyable experience for middle grade readers. The blend of humor with serious, age-appropriate topics make this debut novel a good choice for a broad range of youth.
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Published by Aladdin, an imprint of Simon & Schuster on February 23, 2016. ARC courtesy of the publisher.