Lola Levine and the Ballet Scheme

Monica Brown (Author)
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Product Details

Price
$5.99  $5.51
Publisher
Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Publish Date
November 01, 2016
Pages
112
Dimensions
5.2 X 7.6 X 0.3 inches | 0.2 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780316258470

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About the Author

Monica Brown is the author of many award-winning books for children, including Waiting for the Biblioburroand Marisol McDonald Doesn't Match/ Marisol McDonald no combina. Her books have received starred reviews, Pura Belpre honors, Americas Awards, an NCTE Orbis Pictus honor, and a Christopher Award. Monica's books are inspired by her Peruvian and Jewish heritages and her desire to bring diverse stories to children. Monica is a professor of English at Northern Arizona University. She lives in Arizona with her husband and two daughters. Her website is monicabrown.net. Angela Dominguez was born in Mexico City, grew up in the great state of Texas, and now lives in Brooklyn. She is the author and illustrator of Knit Together, Let's Go, Hugo!, Maria Had a Little Llama, and Santiago Stays

Reviews

"Readers already familiar with Lola will be happy for a return visit, while newcomers--like Bella--will learn to appreciate her vim and charm."--Booklist Online
Praise for Lola Levine Is Not Mean! * "Brown introduces a smart, young protagonist with a multicultural background in this series opener for chapter-book readers. Celebrate a truly accepting multicultural character."--Kirkus Reviews, starred review
"If you've never had a best friend, Lola Levine will undoubtably become your first. Her appeal is boundless."--Rita Williams-Garcia, Coretta Scott King Author Award winner for One Crazy Summer
"This first entry in a smartly crafted new series introduces Lola, best friend Josh Blot, and her family. The appealing protagonist is energetic and enthusiastic [and] with as much about family and friends as about sports, this chapter book should have broad appeal."--Booklist
"Beginning chapter book readers will enjoy Lola's spunk and humor. A good choice for chapter book collections."--School Library Journal
"Lola Levine is a joy, and even though she stops goals at soccer games, she could never stop readers from smiling as they eagerly wait for her next adventure."--Diana Lรณpez, author of Confetti Girl andAsk My Mood Ring How I Feel
"Readers will cheer as Lola balances her troubles at school with the same smart skills that she uses to dominate the soccer field. A lovely bicultural character--and her richly drawn group of peers--promises a cherished new series."--Meg Medina, Pura Belprรฉ winner for Yaqui Delgado Wants to Kick Your Ass