Some Friend

Marie Bradby

Getting to know "Some Friend"

Making friends isn't one of Pearl's many talents, especially since there are not many kids her age in her neighborhood. Her first choice would be Lenore, the most popular girl in middle school, she has everything Pearl ever wanted. Meanwhile, Pearl has to share a room with her little sister Angela, and put up with her older siblings Diana and Curtis. Pearl loses her hope of ever getting a true friend until she meets Artemesia, her role model. Just when things are going well for Pearl, she slips up. Has Pearl lost her only friend?

Point of View

This story is told in first person point of view. The story is told from the perspective of Pearl.


Character vs. Character :

Lenore bullies Artemesia due to her family's financial problems.


This story takes place in Pearl's neighborhood.

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