Janet S Wong
A surprising friendship Do you ever feel like you've somehow lost your true best friend? Minn feels this way. So does Jake. But, Minn and Jake have no intention of being friends. Minn's a string bean. Jake's a shrimp. Minn's a girl. Jake's a boy. And, in fifth grade, who wants a best friend of the opposite sex? But, Minn and Jake are forced together by circumstances, which only strengthen their resistance...until Minn takes Jake lizard hunting. There...
There are a few things / about your best friend that you can only learn / when you see where he's from. Minn knew / that Jake was from the city. But she didn't know / that his grandmother was Korean. That he liked taking bubble baths. / That his brother, Soup, might be an eating champion. / That Jake was a cheater, and that he had a ... / girlfriend? There are some things / about your best friend that it's better not / to know. Bouncing free...