Award-winning comics creator and author of the bestselling Invisible Emmie Terri Libenson returns with a companion graphic novel that captures the drama, angst, and humor of middle-school life. Perfect for fans of Raina Telgemeier, Jennifer Holm, and Victoria Jamieson.
Middle school is all about labels.
Izzy is the dreamer. There’s nothing Izzy loves more than acting in sk...more
Well, this was not as good as Invisible Emmie, I was very much confused. And yes, I also was that while reading Emmie's book, but now even more. Way, even more. Even with that plot twist at the ending, sorry, I had to read another review to get what this meant. I am sure if I hadn't read that review (or others) I would have been confused and be like, whut, why is the mom called (view spoiler)[ Izzy. And also thanks to that review I now see that tho ...more
There are two stories taking place in this novel constructed of both graphic novel and narration. As you read the novel, there is a clear dis ...more
EDIT: Okay. I figured it out. SPOILERS AHEAD!
These stories are told from different timelines. Izzy's story takes place in the past, and she grows up to be Bri's ...more
I love how this author puts such amazing twists at the ends of her books!
Anyway overall a great book and I recommend this and Invisible Emmie all the way!
Sweet story and the author manages to capture the voice of middle schoolers well- but something about this fell a little flat for me.
Both Izzy and Bri's character development was good and I definitely didn't see the big twist at the end coming (even though it was fairly obvious, after the fact). I'm looking forward to re-reading this book in the near-ish future to experience the story again, from the beginning, and see how everything play ...more
Terri graduated from Washington University in St. Louis in 1992 with a BFA in illustration and a minor ...more