Book 1: Ivy + Bean
Both girls were sure they would never like each other, but when Bean finds herself in a pickle, Ivy helps out with a magical spell. The results are glorious: Bean’s sister Nancy loses her mind, and Ivy and Bean become forever friends.
ALA Notable Children’s Book 2007
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New York Public Library’s 100 Titles for Reading and Sharing 2006