As Ida May begins fourth grade, she is determined never to make another best friend—because her last best friend moved away.This is a doable plan at first. Thanks to bratty, bossy Jenna Drews, who hates Ida, no one in class has ever really noticed her before. It's when the sparkly Stacey Merriweather comes to her school thatIda'splan goes awry. Ida reaches out despite her fear butdoesn'tsay hello—instead she writes Staceyanonymous notes.Soon their friendship develops without Ida ever having to reveal her real identity . . . until she has no choice.And that's when the true friendship begins."