Just Jaime

Just Jaime / Terri Libenson

It’s the last day of 7th grade, and Jaime has decided that she and her best friend, Maya, need to talk. All school year they’ve grown distant, their group of friends makes jokes at Jaime’s expense, and they frequently exclude Jaime when they hang out. Maya at first is defensive, but later dumps Jaime as her friend through a text. Jaime is devastated, and a new group of friends takes her in. Told from Jaime’s and Maya’s perspectives, this graphic novel explores common friendship problems – bullying from a friend group, getting dumped by your friends, and forgiveness. For children ages 8-12.