In Best of Friends, a Christian fiction book by Susan Walley, Katie Crawford is anxious to be friends with Renee, the talented new girl who has just moved into town. But what about Esther, who has always been Katie’s loyal friend? And then there’s Louis, whom Renee doesn’t like, even though he can’t help being mentally disabled. However, Katie learns that friendship with Renee has its surprises. Even after Katie discovers Renee’s secret, she still feels lonely. Not until she begins work at the Center and gets to know Louis better does Katie understand enough to see each of her friends clearly.