The Accidental Cheerleader
Author: Mimi McCoy
Series: Candy Apple (Book #1)
Grade Level Equivalent:
Guided Reading Level:
Series, Realistic Fiction
Friends and Friendship, Middle School
Sophie and her best friend Kylie, are the perfect team. Kylie has a wild side while Sophie is thoughtful and shy. Together, the two of them can do anything.
But when shy Kylie signs them both up for cheerleading tryouts, it's Sophie who lands in the spotlight - and Kylie ends up on the sidelines. Now Kylie is stuck playing mascot, and she doesn't exactly get along with Sophie's new friends on the squad. Soon, Sophie feels torn between her best friend and her fellow cheerleaders.
Things really spin out of control right before the big game, and Sophie has to choose sides. Can Sophie and Kylie rediscover how to root for each other...before the clock runs out on their friendship?