The Schwa Was Here

Book review by Matt Berman, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 10+

Going unnoticed isn't always fun.

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Based on 4 reviews

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Based on 17 reviews

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Matt Berman Got It Wrong!

Matt Berman's review does not do this book justice. The Schwa was Here is a satisfying, humorous story with typical middle-school characters. It is a tale of friendship that develops among three intertwining characters: Antsy the main character, "invisible" Calvin Schwa, and Lexie, the romantic interest who is also in her own way "invisible." Middle school students will identify with the engaging, well-drawn characters. This book received accolades from School Library Journal (starred review) as well as from The Horn Magazine.
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