Talk about having a lousy day. While Zinnia's seventh grade classmates are celebrating the last day of school, she's cooped up in the vice principal's office, serving detention. Her offense? Yarn bombing a statue of the school mascot. And when Zinnia rushes home to commiserate with her older brother, Adam, who also happens to be her best friend, she's devastated to discover that he's left home with no explanation. Just when it looks like Zinnia's day can't possibly get any worse, a colony of frantic honeybees mistakes her hair for a hive and lands on her head! Told from the alternating perspectives of Zinnia, a humorous young loner, knitter, and yarn bomber and an unintentionally comical hive of honeybees this quirky, heartfelt middle grade novel explores the difficulty that comes with learning to trust oneself and the often messy process of discovering the true meaning to home.