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Shai & Emmie Star in Break an Egg! - (Shai & Emmie) by Quvenzhane Wallis (Hardcover)

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From Academy Award–nominated actress Quvenzhané Wallis comes the first story in a brand-new series about best friends Shai and Emmie, two third graders destined for superstardom.

Shai Williams was born to be a star (or a veterinarian—and maybe a dentist). She attends a special elementary school for the performing arts, and her grandma Rosa and aunt Mac-N-Cheese are both actresses. So Shai is shocked when she doesn’t get the lead role in the third-grade musical. Instead, the part goes to the new girl, Gabby Supreme, who thinks she is better than everyone else.

To add insult to injury, Ms. Gremillion has now asked Shai to help Gabby with the role. Shai reluctantly agrees and enlists Emmie to help, but Gabby isn’t going to make it easy. As opening night draws near, Shai discovers that making a new friend is sometimes like putting on a show—it requires dedication, patience, and lots and lots of practice.
Number of Pages: 119
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
Sub-Genre: Friendship
Series Title: Shai & Emmie
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Age Range: 4-8 years
Author: Quvenzhane Wallis
Language: English
Street Date: October 3, 2017
TCIN: 52814789
UPC: 9781481458825
Item Number (DPCI): 248-48-0871
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