"This book celebrates the empowerment of young Black girls across all walks of life." —Booklist
"In addition to the centrality of friendship in the lives of middle schoolers, the family connections are richly portrayed.... The story is told in the three girls’ alternating voices, and the supporting adult characters add realistic texture. An enjoyable story with lively and engaging protagonists."
"Told through the alternating points of view of the three girls, the story explores themes of friend and family relationships, grief, bullying, divorce, and parental absence, all handled with care and sensitivity." —Horn Book