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Publisher Comments:

The author of the beloved Kids of the Polk Street School series introduces a new generation of readers to a multicultural group of kids who enjoy all the activities of an after-schoolcenter.

I'M #1 That's what Mitchell McCabe's favorite T-shirt says. He'd like to be Number One at the Zigzag Afternoon Center, where there are lots offun activities to choose from: swimming, nature walks, field trips, art, even homework help. And YAY--there's snack time But Mitchell is worried. What if he's the only kid who doesn't get a prize onPrize Day? Luckily, Mitchell realizes he's a winner at something terrific.

In this delightful new series, award-winning author Patricia Reilly Giff introduces readers to a quirky, lovable groupof kids, capturing all the excitement and surprises of new friends and after-school fun.

From the Trade Paperback edition.

Synopsis:

When Mitchell's father gets a new job and his family moves, he and his sister go to a new school where they must make new friends and adjust to new routines.

About the Author

Patricia Reilly Giff is the author of many beloved books for children, including the Kids of the Polk Street School books, the Friends and Amigos books, and the Polka Dot Private Eye books. Several of her novels for older readers have been chosen as ALA-ALSC Notable Books and ALA-YALSA Best Books for Young Adults. They include The Gift of the Pirate Queen; All the Way Home; Water Street; Nory Ryan’s Song, a Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators Golden Kite Honor Book for Fiction; and the Newbery Honor Books Lily’s Crossing and Pictures of Hollis Woods. Lily’s Crossing was also chosen as a Boston Globe–Horn Book Honor Book. Her most recent books are Big Whopper, Eleven, Wild Girl, and Storyteller. Patricia Reilly Giff lives in Connecticut.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780375896354
Publisher:
Random House Children's Books
Subject:
Brothers and sisters
Calligrapher:
Bright, Alasdair
Author:
Giff, Patricia Reilly
Author:
Bright, Alasdair
Subject:
Schools
Subject:
Juvenile Fiction : Animals - General
Subject:
Juvenile Fiction : Humorous Stories
Subject:
Juvenile Fiction : School & Education
Subject:
Juvenile Fiction : Readers - Chapter Books
Subject:
Animals - General
Subject:
School & Education
Subject:
Children s-Beginning Readers
Subject:
Children s-Chapter Books
Subject:
Children s-General
Subject:
Children s-Series General
Subject:
Children s Animals-Animal Stories-General
Subject:
Children s Young Adult-Social Issue Fiction
Subject:
main_subject
Subject:
all_subjects
Publication Date:
20100810
Binding:
ELECTRONIC
Grade Level:
1-4
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
80
Age Level:
6-9

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Young Adult » Fiction » Social Issues » Self-Esteem and Self-Reliance

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