Best Friends

Just Grace Has Many Fans!

“The kids come alive in the story … [Grace is] a hero through and through…” —Booklist, starred review

“Grace’s spirited annotated drawings and her inimitable narrative’s arrangement into brief vignettes makes this a good choice for kids just beginning to tackle chapter books.” —Publishers Weekly

“Grace is a funny, mischievous protagonist who should easily find a place in the pantheon of precocious third graders. Fans of Amber Brown, Clementine, and Judy Moody will love her.” —School Library Journal

“Harper’s strength is her understanding of third-grade angst, which she explores with a comic touch. —Kirkus “A great girl book with plenty of realistic situations” —Lorna Ruby, bookseller, Wellesley Booksmith

“…a good choice for kids just beginning to tackle chapter books.” —Publishers Weekly

“Girls who are settling into chapter book series featuring Clementine and Judy Moody will love the fast pace and familiar school and family situations. Grace’s amusing lists and headlines such as ‘How to Make a Bad Day Worse’ and ‘What I Did That Was Unusual’ will keep readers entertained, and Harper’s sketches add interest and break up the text, leaving the new reader time to pause and smile.” —Horn Book

“Grace’s stories are expertly written in a realistic and easy-to-read first-person narrative … Harper perfectly captures the voice and language of a spunky 8-year-old girl.” —Pittsburgh Post-Gazette