The Reinvention of Bessica Lefter Author:Kristen Tracy After an unfortunate incident at the hair salon, Bessica is not allowed to see her best friend, Sylvie. That means she's going to start middle school a-l-o-n-e. Bessica feels like such a loser. She wants friends. She's just not sure how to make them. — It doesn't help that her beloved grandma is off on some crazy road trip and has zero time to li... more »sten to Bessica. Or that Bessica has a ton of homework. Or that gorgeous Noll Beck thinks she's just a kid. Or that there are some serious psycho-bullies in her classes. Bessica doesn't care about being popular. She just wants to survive?and look cute. Is that too much to ask when you're eleven?