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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.

Hardcover, 304 pages
Published on June 5, 2018 by Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR)
ISBN-10: 0374302634
ISBN-13: 9780374302634
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  • maxey
    maxeySaturday, May 19, 2018 at 10:42 am55 stars
    i love it!
    • maxey
      maxeySaturday, May 19, 2018 at 10:41 am55 stars
      this book is cool!!

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