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Lions and Liars

by Kate Beasley


Frederick Frederickson has a food-chain theory about life. There are lions, like the school bully. Gazelles, like the bullied kids. There are meerkats, and the fleas that live on the butts of meerkats. Frederick's a flea. Fifth grade is off to a terrible start when Frederick is sent to a disciplinary camp for troublesome boys. His fellow troop mates--Nosebleed, Specs, The Professor, and little-yet-lethal Ant Bite--are terrifying. But in between trust-building exercises and midnight escape attempts, a tenuous friendship grows between them. Which is lucky, because a Category 5 hurricane is coming and everyone will have to work together--lions and fleas alike--to survive Kate Beasley outdoes herself in this hilarious, whip-smart tale of brotherhood, survival, and what it really means to be a friend.

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Copyright year 2018
ISBN-13 9780374302634
ISBN-10 0374302634
Class Copyright
Publisher Farrar, Straus & Giroux
Subject Juvenile Fiction
File Size 83 MB
Number of Pages 304
Length of Recording 6
Language ENG
Shelf No. NB286
Grade Range 3-7
Ages 8-12
Lexile 720L