Being Bindy by Alyssa Brugman

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Eighth grade is torture–at least it is for Bindy!
(1) Her best friend since kindergarten becomes her worst enemy.
(2) She’s stuck taking yoga in sports ed, where she unleashes the Very Bad Thing that gets the whole school talking.
(3) She suffers total humiliation when certain unmentionables are tossed around at assembly.
What’s more, Bindy’s divorced parents are behaving badly.
(1) Her laid-back father looks like he’s falling for–could it be?– none other than her ex-best friend’s mother. Which means that . . .
(2) . . . Bindy’s worst enemy might just end up as her sister!
(3) Her domineering mom always wants Bindy to do things her way.
Enough is enough! To survive the drama in her life, Bindy must make some tough decisions in this funny, searching novel about being true to yourself.

About Alyssa Brugman

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Alyssa Brugman is the author of Finding Grace and Walking Naked. She lives in Australia.From the Paperback edition.
Published July 1, 2004 by Allen & Unwin. 204 pages
Genres: Young Adult, Children's Books. Fiction

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Bindy’s life is infinitely more complicated when her best friend, Jane, drags her into a group of trendy girls ready for teen experimentation—which Bindy definitely is not.

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Bindy's good-natured father, with whom she and Kyle live, begins courting Janey's big-hearted mother, making Bindy fear that she might eventually have to share a bedroom with her ex-pal.

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The stress grows until Being Bindy reaches a climax with Janey passing around Bindy's underwear during a school assembly by Bindy and her brother Kyle.

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