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Best Friends for Never: Katie the Catsitter, Book 2

By Andrea Beach, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 8+

Friendship troubles in funny, touching tween superhero tale.

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This second in a colorful graphic novel series continues the fun, humor, and warmth established in the first book. Reluctant readers will relate to Katie navigating a changing friendship as well as her eagerness to learn, be, and do more. Superheroes and villains who inhabit Best Friends for Never add a good dose of wit and humor, while the well-developed characters are easy to relate to and very grounded in the here and now. And readers who enjoyed the crime-fighting cat antics and beyond-belief skill sets will be glad to see that they're back and as adorably hilarious as ever.

Heartfelt issues like changing friendships, developing at different rates, and recovery from trauma are handled sensitively, without being heavy handed. The engaging, dynamic artwork and colorful palette help draw the reader into the story. The ending is satisfying, but leaves the door open for further adventures.

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