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Skater Girl (Babymouse #7)

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Publisher Comments:

BEST GYMNAST. BEST speller. Best kazoo player. It seems everyone has a talent except Babymouse. That is, until Babymouse takes to the ice and surprises everyone with her spectacular spins and jubilant jumps. Until the famous Olympic coach, Coach Bearnakorva, discovers her and asks Babymouse to be her new protege. Will Babymouse's dreams of a medal come true? Or is she treading on thin ice? Find out in the seventh Babymouse adventure: Skater Girl!

Review:

"A new hero emerges in...Babymouse.The Bulletin

Review:

"Sassy, smart...Babymouse is here to stay." The Horn Book Magazine

Review:

"Young readers will happily fall in line." Kirkus Reviews

Synopsis:

For fans of Raina Telgemeiers Smile, a heartwarming graphic novel about friendship and surviving junior high through the power of roller derby.

For most of her twelve years, Astrid has done everything with her best friend Nicole. But after Astrid falls in love with roller derby and signs up for derby camp, Nicole decides to go to dance camp instead. And so begins the most difficult summer of Astrid's life as she struggles to keep up with the older girls at camp, hang on to the friend she feels slipping away, and cautiously embark on a new friendship. As the end of summer nears and her first roller derby bout (and junior high!) draws closer, Astrid realizes that maybe she is strong enough to handle the bout, a lost friendship, and middle school… in short, strong enough to be a roller girl.

In her graphic novel debut, real-life derby girl Victoria Jamieson has created an inspiring coming-of-age story about friendship, perseverence, and girl power!

About the Author

Jennifer L. Holm is the author of several highly acclaimed novels, including Penny from Heaven and the Newbery Honor-winning Our Only May Amelia. Matthew Holm is a graphic desisgner and freelance writer. They both live in Fallston, Maryland.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780375839894
Author:
Jennifer Holm and Matthew Holm
Publisher:
Random House Books for Young Readers
Illustrator:
Holm, Matt
Illustrator:
Holm, Matthew
Author:
Holm, Matt
Author:
Holm, Matthew
Author:
Holm, Jennifer L.
Author:
Jamieson, Victoria
Subject:
Comics & Graphic Novels - General
Subject:
Cartoons and comics
Subject:
Mice
Subject:
Animals
Subject:
Comic books, strips, etc.
Subject:
Graphic Novels
Subject:
Comics & Graphic Novels
Subject:
Children s-General
Subject:
graphic novel;ice skating;competition;mice
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Picture book
Series:
Babymouse
Series Volume:
07
Publication Date:
20070931
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 1 up to 7
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
240
Dimensions:
8.25 x 5.5 in 1 lb
Age Level:
06-12

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Product details 240 pages Random House Books for Young Readers - English 9780375839894 Reviews:
"Review" by , "A new hero emerges in...Babymouse.
"Review" by , "Sassy, smart...Babymouse is here to stay."
"Review" by , "Young readers will happily fall in line."
"Synopsis" by ,
For fans of Raina Telgemeiers Smile, a heartwarming graphic novel about friendship and surviving junior high through the power of roller derby.

For most of her twelve years, Astrid has done everything with her best friend Nicole. But after Astrid falls in love with roller derby and signs up for derby camp, Nicole decides to go to dance camp instead. And so begins the most difficult summer of Astrid's life as she struggles to keep up with the older girls at camp, hang on to the friend she feels slipping away, and cautiously embark on a new friendship. As the end of summer nears and her first roller derby bout (and junior high!) draws closer, Astrid realizes that maybe she is strong enough to handle the bout, a lost friendship, and middle school… in short, strong enough to be a roller girl.

In her graphic novel debut, real-life derby girl Victoria Jamieson has created an inspiring coming-of-age story about friendship, perseverence, and girl power!

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