Nikki and Deja: Nikki and Deja, Book One

Karen English (Author) Laura Freeman (Illustrator)
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Product Details

Price
$6.99  $6.43
Publisher
Clarion Books
Publish Date
January 12, 2009
Pages
76
Dimensions
5.0 X 0.3 X 7.4 inches | 0.15 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780547133621

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About the Author

Karen English is a Coretta Scott King Honor Award-winner and the author of It All Comes Down to This, a Kirkus Prize Finalist, as well as the Nikki and Deja and The Carver Chronicles series. Her novels have been praised for their accessible writing, authentic characters, and satisfying storylines. She is a former elementary school teacher and lives in Los Angeles, California.

Laura Freeman has illustrated more than thirty picture books, including the picture-book edition of Hidden Figures by Margot Lee Shetterly, which won both the NAACP Image Award and a Coretta Scott King Illustrator Honor Award, and Jazz Baby and Bedtime Fun, both published by Lee & Low's Bebop Books imprint. Laura lives near Atlanta, Georgia, and you can find her on the web at lfreemanart.com.

Reviews

"In her first chapter book, English perceptively explores the undercurrent of insecurity and rivalry that threatens two African-American girls' friendship." --Publishers Weekly

"Accesible writing, authentic characters, an easy-to-identify-with plot and Freeman's appealing black-and-white illustrations come together smoothly in this straightforward friendship tale." --Kirkus Reviews