26 Tips for Surviving Grade 6

Humourous Advice


“Some people can sell their help for thousands of dollars, Becky thought. I can’t even give mine away.”

Forget social studies, math, and science — this novel is about surviving some of the real problems girls face in the sixth grade: jealous friends, first crushes, embarrassing parents, and annoying older brothers.

Becky Lennox has an opinion on everything to do with tween life, and she shares all she learns with honesty and humour in this middle-grade award-winning comedy.

“26 Tips for Surviving Grade 6 is a simply told yet fast-paced and colourful blend of humour and drama [with] well-rounded, credible characters….  Highly recommended.”Canadian Materials

To buy a copy of 26 Tips for Surviving Grade 6:

Winner of the Hackmatack Children’s Choice Book Award (English Fiction) and Winner of the Quebec Writers’ Federation Prize for Children’s and Young Adult Literature.

  • Juvenile Fiction (ages 9-13); 128 pages; available in hard cover, paperback, or e-book editions
  • Themes: Humour; school stories; girls & women; friendships; jealousy; circuses.

Haven’t Read It?

Read the first chapter of 26 Tips for Surviving Grade 6 right now to see if you like it.

Need more Tips?

Check out Becky’s fun tips for surviving other situations like tornadoes and zombie attacks.

3 Comments on “26 Tips for Surviving Grade 6

  1. I hear your going to book fest. Sadly I will not be able to go but I am getting a friend to get the book 26 Tips for Surviving Grade 6 for me because I am going in to grade six and very nervous.
    from Anna.

    • Hi Anna. I hope you like the book and I hope you have as much fun in grade 6 as the main character Becky has. Sorry I won’t see you at Bookfest – I am really enjoying my visit to Nanaimo and I can’t wait to see what Bookfest is like. Thanks for stopping by my blog.

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