For fans of Smile and Real Friends comes a debut graphic novel about friendship and finding where you "click" in middle school.
Olive wants to get in on the act . . .
. . . Any act!
Olive “clicks” with everyone in the fifth grade—until one day she doesn’t. When a school variety show leaves Olive stranded without an act to join, she begins to panic, wondering why all her friends have already formed their own groups . . . without her. With the performance drawing closer by the minute, will Olive be able to find her own place in the show before the curtain comes up?
Author-illustrator Kayla Miller has woven together a heartfelt and insightful story about navigating friendships, leaning on family, and learning to take the stage in the most important role of all.
Olive has lots of friends at school, but when Mr. Florez announces the fifth grade talent show, no one invites her to be part of an act. Feeling abandoned, Olive experiences an existential crisis about her place in the universe, complete with anxiety dreams, advice sessions with her aunt, and tense confrontations with her mother. She's confused about how to address her feelings of alienation without begging to be included, but eventually, she finds inspiration for her role in the show, as well as insight into how she fits in with her friends. Thick lines, pastel colors, and uncluttered panels help make the story easy and enjoyable to follow. In both the text and art, Miller's debut authentically conveys nuanced challenges and everyday moments of childhood, offering a guide for kids navigating friendship, family, and goals. Ages 10 12.
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𝙱𝚛𝚞𝚑. 𝙵𝚒𝚛𝚜𝚝, 𝚃𝚑𝚒𝚜 𝚋𝚘𝚘𝚔 𝚒𝚜 𝙰𝚖𝚊𝚣𝚒𝚗𝚐. 𝙾𝚕𝚒𝚟𝚎 𝚒𝚜𝚗𝚝 𝚙𝚎𝚛𝚏𝚎𝚌𝚝!!! 𝚂𝚑𝚎𝚜 𝚓𝚞𝚜𝚝 𝚊 𝚗𝚘𝚛𝚖𝚊𝚕 𝟻𝚝𝚑 𝚐𝚛𝚊𝚍𝚎𝚛 𝚠𝚒𝚝𝚑 𝚋𝚒𝚐 𝚍𝚛𝚎𝚊𝚖𝚜!
𝚅𝚎𝚝 𝚋𝚞𝚝𝚝, 𝚢𝚘𝚞 𝚋𝚎𝚝𝚝𝚎𝚛 𝚐𝚎𝚝 𝚊 𝚕𝚒𝚏𝚎 𝚋𝚎𝚌𝚊𝚞𝚜𝚎
Love it 😍 appropriate and a good book…And helped my little one get through a fight with her friend!
I think click was an inspiring but short graphic novel. In the book the girl got to choose what she wanted, not what her friends or even family wanted. Good book but I wish there was more to the story!