Sweet Valley Twins: Best Friends: (A Graphic Novel) (Paperback)
November/December 2022 Kids Indie Next List
“These twins are growing up and away from each other — that isn’t a bad thing! Having your own interests is good. Life happens, people change, family members change. They aren’t static, they’re dynamic; this book shows how to cope with that.”
— Roshni Lad, Changing Hands, Tempe, AZ
Jessica and Elizabeth are ready to take on middle school . . . but are they ready to take on each other? The New York Times bestselling world of Sweet Valley Twins returns in these all-new graphic novel adaptations!
“This series should be as popular with readers as The Baby-Sitters Club graphic novels.” –Booklist
Jessica and Elizabeth have always been inseparable twins, but starting middle school means a chance for new beginnings! Elizabeth is excited to organize a school newspaper, but Jessica is more interested in joining the exclusive Unicorn Club. What will happen when the twins realize they might not be as alike as they thought?
Middle school is hard enough, but with these twins each dealing with becoming their own person--will they be able to stay friends at the same time?
Francine Pascal’s beloved Sweet Valley Twins comes to life in a brand-new graphic novel that will have old and new fans delighted as they meet Jessica and Elizabeth in graphic novel form. With the lively artwork of Claudia Aguirre, Sweet Valley Twins: Best Friends is a contemporary middle-grade graphic novel filled with heart, laughter, and lots of twins.
About the Author
Francine Pascal is the creator of the Sweet Valley universe, which includes Sweet Valley Twins, Sweet Valley High, and Sweet Valley Unicorn Club. Over their lifetime, Sweet Valley books have sold millions of copies, been adapted into a TV series (in the eighties), and inspired board games, puzzles, and dolls. It is one of the most popular kids' book series of all time. Francine lives in New York and the South of France.
Claudia Aguirre is a Mexican lesbian comic-book artist and writer. She is a cofounder of Boudika Comics, where she self-publishes comics, and is a GLAAD Media Award nominee and Eisner Award nominee. Her comic works include Lost on Planet Earth with ComiXology Originals, Hotel Dare with Boom! Studios, Firebrand with Legendary Comics, Morning in America with Oni Press, and Kim & Kim with Black Mask Studios.
“For fans of the “Sweet Valley” series, as well as any readers looking for girl-centric stories about friendship, fighting, and forgiveness.” –School Library Journal
“Easy and light as cotton candy.” –Kirkus Reviews