Cover Crush: The Kate In-Between by Claire Swinarski

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Cover Crush: The Kate In-Between by Claire Swinarski

Going viral is a desired event for many in gen z but for Kate, it could be more than she’s asking for! Love this Middle Grade illustrated cover that has me curious what’s happening for Kate in this moment – find out on May 18th!

Cover Crush: The Kate In-Between by Claire Swinarski

The Kate in Between

by Claire Swinarski
Published by: Quill Tree Books
on May 18, 2021
Genres: Contemporary, Middle Grade

In this timely, call-to-action contemporary middle grade novel from Claire Swinarski, author of What Happens Next, a twelve-year-old girl must face herself, and the truth, after her participation in a bullying incident goes viral. 

Kate McAllister is desperate for a change. Something to hit refresh and erase the pain of her mother leaving town without her. So when a group of popular girls folds Kate into their clique, it feels like the answer to all her problems—even if it means ditching Haddie, her childhood bestie.

But when Kate’s new friends decide that Haddie is their next target, Kate becomes a passive participant in a cruel incident that could have killed Haddie…had Kate not stepped in, at the last minute, and saved her. The next day, a cell phone video of the rescue goes viral, and Kate is hailed a hero. But Kate knows the truth—she was part of the problem—and it’s only a matter of time until the full version of the video is released and everyone knows it too.

With so much at stake, Kate must decide who she wants to be: a liar, a follower, or someone greater.

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