Real Friends

Real Friends

By Shannon Hale and LeUyen Pham

New York: First Second, 2017.

Grades 3-6   Graphic Novel   213 pages

This amazing memoir is a great reminder to adults that one of the hardest parts of growing up is friends and to students—you are not alone when you struggle with friend relationships and where you fit in.

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This is the story of New York Times Bestselling author Shannon Hale.  She is portrayed as spunky red head who just wants real friends.  But who are our real friends?  Are they the popular group, new kids who Halemove in, the ones who moved out? Shannon Hale makes these struggles come alive as she talks about the anxiety symptoms that began to manifest as result of trying to find real friends. This is a beautifully illustrated graphic novel!

 

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