Some kids just aren't very good at being...good. Sometimes they just don't want to be. It's much more fun to be really, really bad...Margalo and Mikey meet on the first day of fifth grade. They are not best friends from the start - in fact sometimes it looks as if neither of them will every have any friends. Mikey is loud, aggressive - and she packs a punch that her classmate Louis Casselli is unlikely to forget in a hurry. Margalo is smart - and she knows it. Both of them know one dead certain thing about themselves: they are not nice, like girls are supposed to be - and they hope they never will be A funny, fast-moving trilogy about friendship from Newbery winner, Cynthia Voigt.