The Best Worst Thing

Author(s): Kathleen Lane

YA Fiction

A simply told, deeply riveting, and perceptive debut novel that strikes a universal chord by exploring what it's like to be a 10-year-old who doesn't feel ready to grow up and leave childhood behind.


Product Information

Students making the transition from elementary school to middle school, or grappling with feelings of being an outsider, will be able to identify with Maggie's struggles. * School Library Connection * Lane's prose is quietly powerful, plain yet poetic....A tender, sober portrait of a middle schooler with OCD * Kirkus Reviews * Thoughtful characterization and relatable themes make this a strong purchase * School Library Journal, starred review *

Kathleen Lane lives in Portland, Oregon, where she writes, teaches, and cohosts the art and literary event series SHARE.

General Fields

  • : 9780316257824
  • : Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
  • : Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
  • : February 2018
  • : April 2018
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Kathleen Lane
  • : Paperback
  • : 208