BFF or NRF (Not Really Friends)
2021 Royal Dragonfly Book Award Silver Medal Winner
Friendships are tough to navigate, even for adults. The preteen years can be particularly sticky, but we’ve got your back! Packed with fun quizzes, colorful illustrations, and stories about girls just like you, BFF or NRF (Not Really Friends) is the ultimate interactive guidebook to help you learn the ins and outs of friendship. Explore the topics of gossip, bullying, and feeling left out, along with ways to strengthen the friendships that mean the most to you. Author Jessica Speer is an expert on post-pandemic friendships with experience in helping tweens, teens, and young adults navigate their social relationships.
About Jessica Speer
Jessica Speer's first middle-grade book, BFF or NRF (Not Really Friends)? A Girl's Guide to Happy Friendships, grew out of her friendship program that helps kids develop social awareness and healthy friendship skills. She has a master's degree in social sciences, and her writing focuses on social/emotional topics for kids and families.
About Elowyn Dickerson
Elowyn is a Fresno, CA-based illustrator and artist who tends to create work that focuses on women, nature, and the simple joys in life! She believes life is too short to be serious all the time and believes people should be silly and create things that make the world a better place.