Bryant handles challenging, uncomfortable subjects with a lighthearted tone, allowing these topics to resonate with the younger end of middle grade readers…. These elements, alongside the evergreen challenges of growing up, create a story that is timely and universal. The conclusion feels like a ray of sunshine, empowering and hopeful, and will have readers eagerly awaiting the next book. Younger middle grade readers will identify with Abby’s journey in this series debut that can help them navigate the changes, big and small, that life presents.
—School Library Journal, starred review (read more)
—The Bulletin of the Center for Children’s Books