Parents' Guide to

The Way to Bea

By Amanda Nojadera, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 9+

Charming, must-read story of friendship and self-acceptance.

Book Kat Yeh Friendship 2017
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Kat Yeh's charming novel of friendship and self-acceptance beautifully captures the awkward transition to middle school, making it a must-read for kids. Like Bea, kids might feel pressured at some point to act a certain way or to hide their unique talents in order to feel accepted. Her heartbreaking haiku about loneliness and invisibility perfectly capture the sadness and pain of a fading friendship.

The Way to Bea reminds readers that loving yourself and having the courage to make your voice heard are key to forming meaningful friendships and finding where you belong.

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