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BFF or NRF (Not Really Friends)

A Girl's Guide to Happy Friendships

By Jessica Speer

Illustrated by Elowyn Dickerson

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.

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Review quotes
"This book offers an interactive way for girls to understand the confusing world of friendship. Real-life scenarios make the content relatable, and activities encourage self-reflection. Readers gain self and social awareness as well as skills that will help them build healthy relationships."
—Ann-Marie Champion, M.Ed, and Sara Lewis, M.Ed, school counselors

"Many girls struggle with friendship issues in elementary and middle school. This book provides a clear roadmap for girls to successfully navigate difficult friendships while helping them gain social awareness, skills, and confidence in the process."
—Dr. Cherylee E. Hirsch, PsyD, school psychologist

"As a classroom teacher for the past 12 years, I have supported girls with establishing and figuring out how to foster healthy friendships. BFF or NRF (Not Really Friends) touches on all aspects and themes of positive friendships. I recommend this book for ALL girls."
—Aurora Sidell, teacher
Product Details
Age range
9 - 14
Grade range
4 - 4
Number of pages
Publication date
July 06, 2021