Best Friends by prolific author Shannon Hale, illustrated by the talented LeUyen Pham, is an authentic, honest and compelling graphic novel about the trials and tribulations of middle-school friendships. Following on from the bestselling Real Friends, Shannon starts sixth grade with promise. Finally, she is one of the “in-crowd” and Jen, her best friend, is the most popular girl in school. But nothing stays perfect forever. Shannon finds herself on a roller-coaster ride once again, determined to fit in and to find her tribe. Fresh, fun yet searingly heart-breaking, Hale’s story will resonate with tween girls and boys alike.