Nat for Nothing: A Graphic Novel (Nat Enough #4) (Paperback)
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It’s a new year in middle school and Nat is looking for a club to join. When she meets a new student, they want to start a comics club. But what should they do when the principal says no? The appearance of Nat’s cat and dog at the beginning of each chapter adds humor to this already laugh-out-loud story. (See the rest of the series here!)— Rae Ann
A companion to the New York Times bestselling series that began with Nat Enough!
It's a best friend battle!
Natalie is having a rough start to the school year. Each student has been asked to join an extracurricular activity, and Nat's two best friends have no trouble finding activities that interest them. Flo tries her hand at puppetry, and Zoe makes the volleyball team... with Nat's ex-BFF, Lily! So now Zoe and Lily are always together, and Nat is over it! Nat's feeling betrayed, and she still hasn't found a club to join. But when Nat meets a new student who's having the same difficulty choosing a club, they decide to create one together. Could this be the solution to her problems?
MARIA SCRIVAN is an award-winning cartoonist, illustrator, and author based in Stamford, Connecticut. Her laugh-out-loud syndicated comic, Half Full, appears daily in newspapers nationwide and on gocomics.com. Maria licenses her work for greeting cards and her cartoons have appeared in MAD Magazine, Parade, and many other publications. Nat Enough, her debut graphic novel, was an instant New York Times bestseller, and the follow-ups, Forget Me Nat,Absolutely Nat and Nat For Nothing also released to great acclaim. Learn more about Maria at mariascrivan.com.
Praise for Nat Enough:
Named one of "the year's best [graphic novel] books" by The Washington Post
"Maria writes funny, Maria draws funny, and Maria does it with a ton of heart." -- Jim Davis, creator of Garfield
"What elevates Maria Scrivan's graphic novel is the refreshing honesty with which it approaches its subject matter. The tone is instructive but not preachy, as Natalie develops her talents as a cartoonist and discovers her individuality, which brings her not only the acceptance of others but, more importantly, self-acceptance." -- Financial Times
"With the humor and illustrative style of a daily newspaper comic, debuting creator Scrivan's story of middle school minefields is gentle and timeless." -- Publishers Weekly
"Scrivan's exuberant, comic strip-esque art and simple dialogue will entice a range of readers, who will relate to Nat's insecurities." -- School Library Journal
"[A] straightforward, heartfelt story." -- Kirkus Reviews
"This story of growing up is a perfect read for students new to middle school and those questioning where their talents lie." -- Booklist
Praise for Forget Me Nat:
"Scrivan's cartoony artwork is bubbly and colorful, making for another fun and thoughtful middle-grade graphic novel." -- Booklist
"One of the highlights of the Nat series has been the way Scrivan brings her well-honed skills as a syndicated daily newspaper cartoonist to the drawing table... An absolute joy to behold." -- The Beat