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Cilla Lee-Jenkins Future Author Extraordinaire

Title

Cilla Lee-Jenkins Future Author Extraordinaire

Authors

Susan Tan

Illustrator

Dana Wulfekotte

Publisher

Roaring Brook Press

Publication Year

2017

ISBN

9781626725522

Pages

256 pages

Genre

realism

Format

chapter book

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

A half-Chinese, half-Caucasian girl's "memoir" about a new sibling, being biracial, and her path to literary greatness.

Grade Level

3-5

Lexile Measure

940L

Diversity Topics

Racial Diversity; Biracial; Interracial; biracial child; two races; mixed race; interracial parents

Main Character

female child

Race/Ethnicities

Asian (Chinese American) / White

Family Formation

mother and father

Awards

Asian Pacific American Award for Literature, 2017-2018, Honor, Children's
Cybils Awards, 2018, Nominee, Middle Grade Fiction

Keywords

friendship; authorship; new baby; heritage; grandparents; stories; unity

Diversity Impact

direct

Cilla Lee-Jenkins Future Author Extraordinaire


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