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Roller Girl - by Victoria Jamieson (Hardcover)

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Number of Pages: 240

Genre: Juvenile Fiction

Sub-Genre: Comics & Graphic Novels

Format: Hardcover

Publisher: Turtleback Books

Age Range: 9-12 years

Book theme: General

Author: Victoria Jamieson

Language: English

TCIN: 77759668
UPC: 9780606371124
Item Number (DPCI): 247-03-1914

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Praise for "Roller Girl"
A "New York Times"Bestseller
A Spring 2015 Indie Next Pick
This spiky, winning graphic novel captures the bittersweetness of finding a new passion and saying goodbye to your former, more uncertain self. "New York Times Book Review
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* "Jamieson captures this snapshot of preteen angst with a keenly decisive eye, brilliantly juxtaposing the nuances of roller derby with the twists and turns of adolescent girls' friendships...Full of charm and moxie don't let this one roll past." "Kiruks, "starred review
* The story will engage readers Offer this comic to fans of Telgemeier s"Smile"and Laura Lee Gulledge s"Page by Paige." School Library Journal, starred review
* "Readers will stand up and cheer." "Publishers Weekly, "starred review
* "Jamieson s dialogue captures coming-of-age so authentically" "Horn Book, "starred review
*"[A] sharp and engaging graphic novel "BCCB, "starred review

"Visually, "Roller Girl" is very appealing think Lynn Johnston with a modern edge but it's the storytelling that really sets this graphic novel apart A great choice for tween girls, whether they're remaking themselves, renegotiating friendships or just weathering the stormy seas of early adolescence." "Chicago Tribune"

Praise for "Pest in Show"
"Sure to tickle the fancy of fun- and pun-loving youngsters and would-be young stars. This silly read-, dance-, and sing-aloud could be a smash hit." "Kirkus Reviews"
"Brimming with buggy puns, wordplay, reworked classics ( I m Housefly the Garbage Man, set to the tune of Popeye the Sailor Man, is the standout), matched in tone by Jamieson s brash collage and acrylic cartoons "SLJ"
Praise for "Olympig"

"An amusing lesson in how to lose gracefully." "USA Today"
"Jamieson snatches moral victory from the jaws of athletic defeat with warmth, satirical wit, and old-fashioned silliness." "SLJ""

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