Book of the Day: Margie Kelly Breaks the Dress Code

Friday, December 10, 2021
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Margie Kelly’s perfect skirt was dress coded on her very first of middle school Upset and embarrassed, Margie spends the whole day wearing oversize gym shorts. So much for starting sixth grade with confidence! But when she realizes that the dress code is applied to only the girls and not the boys, Margie gets mad. Really mad. The dress code is keeping girls suck in detention all day and away from learning. The boys act like they own the school. And the teachers won’t acknowledge the hypocrisies taking place in the halls, classrooms, and clubs. something has to change! And Margie knows just how to do it. She’ll plan a school-wide protest with her best friend, Daniela, and fellow classmates Jamiya and Gloria. But as Margie moves forward with her plans, she comes to realize some hard truths about herself. will Margie recognize her own privilege and create meaningful change for all students? From author Bridget Farr comes a timely and thought-provoking novel about one girl’s fight against gender inequality and the lessons she learns along the way.