Kirkus Star
THE KIRKUS STAR
Awarded to Books of Exceptional Merit




Series: Just Grace


JUST GRACE AND THE TROUBLE WITH CUPCAKES by Charise Mericle Harper
Released: May 28, 2013

"This title can be read alone and will win new fans, while long-standing fans will cheer. Just Grace continues to be just delightful. (Fiction. 7-10)"
Mix the ingredients of a school fair, Grandma's cupcake recipe and a broken promise to a friend, and you have the 10th entry in the Just Grace series. Read full book review >
JUST GRACE WALKS THE DOG by Charise Mericle Harper
Released: April 21, 2008

"Her ruminations about the ways that people—and animals—may not be what they seem will provide both entertainment and food for thought for a wide range of readers. (Fiction. 7-10)"
Just Grace returns with a new concern: She wants a dog, but her parents say no. Read full book review >
STILL JUST GRACE by Charise Mericle Harper
Released: Sept. 10, 2007

"This welcome sequel to Just Grace (April 2007) will be just as good an introduction to this engaging character. (Fiction. 7-10)"
When a new boy moves in next door to her best friend Mimi, third-grader Grace worries that she will lose her friend, but Mimi worries, too, because in the course of a school project Grace works with two of the other Graces in her class and discovers they're not so bad. Read full book review >
JUST GRACE by Charise Mericle Harper
Released: April 23, 2007

"An appealing chapter book with just a hint of mystery for middle-grade girls; a sequel is already in the works. (Fiction. 7-10)"
A plan to cheer up her neighbor with postcards from her cat, Crinkles, lands third-grader Grace Stewart in trouble when the cat disappears. Read full book review >