Still Just Grace
Still Just Grace
Houghton Mifflin, Hardcover, 9780618646432, 152pp.
Publication Date: October 22, 2007
A fun new boy has just moved in next door to Grace’s best friend, Mimi. When Grace has to go away on a family trip during school, she is terrified that when she comes back Mimi will be best friends with Max instead! After her trip, not only does it seem her fear has come true, but Mimi is even friends with the disgusting Sammy. Now Just Grace has to team up with two other Graces in her third-grade class for a school project, including the Big Meanie.
Charise Mericle Harper is the author and illustrator of many books for children, including the Just Grace series. In a starred review, Booklist called Just Grace "Hilarious," and said, "The kids come alive in the story, and Harper enhances the comical goings-on with sparkling cartoon sketches. Give this to . . . anyone looking for a funny book." Charise lives in Westchester County, New York. Visit her website at www.chariseharper.com and visit Just Grace's website at www.justgracebooks.com, where you'll find all sorts of fun things, including videos, quizzes, and information about all the Just Grace books.
"Harper's strength is her understanding of third-grade angst...she explores with a comic touch...Suggest this reassuring look at friendship adn family to fans of Judy Moody and Clementine." Booklist 9/15/07 Booklist, ALA
"Dealing with the problems of friendship and change in a lively way...a good addition to the middle-grade shelves." SLJ 10/2007 School Library Journal
"A moving story of Grace's growing understanding of others makes for a fine pre-teen leisure read." MBR December 2007 Midwest Book Review