Thursday, December 13, 2012
Family and Friends, Part two
THE YEAR OF THE BOOK by Andrea Cheng with illustrations by Abigail Halpin. Houghton Mifflin, 2012.
Fourth grade is turning out to be a tough one for Anna. Her best friend, Laura, is hanging out with someone else and does not make much room for Anna to join them. She is being forced to take Chinese lessons which are NOT much fun at all. The only consolation in Anna's life are her books; they are her best friends. <644>
NIKKI AND DEJA: WEDDING DRAMA by Karen English with illustrations by Laura Freeman. Clarion Books, 2012.
Nikki and Deja's teacher is getting married. She has two invitations for members of her class. Luckily, Nikki and Deja are the two names drawn to attend this event. Deja is elated at first, but later grows concerned when she learns her Aunt has lost her job. How can they afford to buy the teacher a gift, get a dress. and attend the wedding? <645>