Harper, Charise Mericle Just Grace and the Terrible Tutu Houghton Mifflan, 2011. 166 pages. Content: G. Grace’s best friend , Mimi, is preparing for a new sister that her parents are trying to adopt. Conveniently, there is a new family moving in next door to Grace that has a little girl named Lily. The new family needs a mother’s helper and they hire Grace and Mimi. Lily takes to Grace, but not to Mimi. Mimi starts to doubt whether or not she is going to be a good sister. Because Grace is a great best friend, she sets up a scenario for Mimi and Lily to learn more about each other and become good friends. Mimi has her confidence restored and Grace has her happy best friend back.
This is a cute book about friendship and problem solving. The cartoon illustrations throughout are also fun.