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 many fine children's books over the years, including Fancy Party Gowns: The Story of Fashion Designer Ann Cole Lowe, written by Deborah Blumenthal, and the Coretta Scott King Honor book Hidden Figures: The True Story of Four Black Women and the Space Race, by Margot Lee Shetterly and Winifred Conkling. Laura now lives in Atlanta, Georgia, with her husband and their two children. Find out more about Laura 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