Spirit Week Showdown

Spirit Week Showdown
Author: Crystal Allen
Publsiher: Balzer + Bray
Total Pages: 256
Release: 2017-01-03
ISBN: 9780062342348
Category: Juvenile Fiction
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Spirit Week Showdown Book Excerpt:

A hilarious and spunky new heroine in the vein of Ramona the Pest and Clementine, from Crystal Allen—the acclaimed author of How Lamar’s Bad Prank Won a Bubba-Sized Trophy. Nine-year-old cowgirl Mya Tibbs is boot-scootin’ excited for the best week of the whole school year—SPIRIT WEEK! She and her megapopular best friend Naomi Jackson even made a pinky promise to be Spirit Week partners so they can win the big prize: special VIP tickets to the Fall Festival. But when the partner-picking goes horribly wrong, Mya gets paired with Mean Connie Tate—the biggest bully in school. And she can’t get out of it. Good gravy! Now Naomi is “friend-ending” mad at Mya for breaking a promise—even though Mya couldn’t help it—and everyone at school is calling Mya names. Can Mya work with Mean Connie to win the VIP tickets, and get her best friend back?

The Magnificent Mya Tibbs

The Magnificent Mya Tibbs
Author: Crystal Allen
Publsiher: Balzer + Bray
Total Pages: 241
Release: 2017
ISBN: 9781536404449
Category: Friendship
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Magnificent Mya Tibbs Book Excerpt:

Nine-year-old Mya is excited about participating in School Spirit Week, even making a pinky promise with her best friend Naomi to be her partner, but when she accidentally gets paired with the biggest bully in school, Mean Connie, Naomi is mad at Maya for breaking her promise, so she must learn to work with Mean Connie and try and get her friend back.

The Magnificent Mya Tibbs Spirit Week Showdown

The Magnificent Mya Tibbs  Spirit Week Showdown
Author: Crystal Allen
Publsiher: HarperCollins
Total Pages: 240
Release: 2016-01-26
ISBN: 0062342355
Category: Juvenile Fiction
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Magnificent Mya Tibbs Spirit Week Showdown Book Excerpt:

A hilarious and spunky new heroine in the vein of the heroines of such beloved books as Ramona the Pest, Ivy and Bean, and Clementine, from Crystal Allen—the acclaimed author of How Lamar’s Bad Prank Won a Bubba-Sized Trophy. Nine-year-old Mya Tibbs is boot-scootin’ excited for the best week of the whole school year—SPIRIT WEEK! She and her megapopular best friend, Naomi Jackson, even made a pinky promise to be Spirit Week partners so they can win the big prize: special VIP tickets to the Fall Festival! But when the partner picking goes horribly wrong, Mya gets paired with Mean Connie Tate—the biggest bully in school. And she can’t get out of it. Good gravy. Now Naomi is friend-ending mad at Mya for breaking a promise—even though Mya couldn’t help it—and everyone at school is calling Mya names. Can Mya work with Mean Connie to win the VIP tickets and get her best friend back?

The Magnificent Mya Tibbs The Wall of Fame Game

The Magnificent Mya Tibbs  The Wall of Fame Game
Author: Crystal Allen
Publsiher: Balzer + Bray
Total Pages: 272
Release: 2018-01-02
ISBN: 9780062342379
Category: Juvenile Fiction
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Magnificent Mya Tibbs The Wall of Fame Game Book Excerpt:

The most fabulous nine-year-old cowgirl in Texas is back in this heartwarming and hilarious sequel to The Magnificent Mya Tibbs: Spirit Week Showdown! Perfect for fans of Clementine and Ivy and Bean. Nine-year-old Mya Tibbs is in a triple heap of trouble. As the Tibbs household prepares for the new baby, Mya is extra excited to spend time with her mom watching their favorite Annie Oakley marathon before her new sister arrives. Until she’s cornered into a bet with her number-one enemy, Naomi Jackson, that she can beat her in the famous fourth-grade Wall of Fame Game—which means Mya is stuck studying every night instead of hanging out with Mom. As if that wasn’t enough, Mya just entered Bluebonnet’s annual chili cook-off, even though she doesn’t know how to cook! Holy moly! Can Mya find a way to beat Naomi, win the chili cook-off, and get some special mom/daughter time before it’s too late?

Spirit Week Showdown

Spirit Week Showdown
Author: Crystal Allen
Publsiher: Balzer + Bray
Total Pages: 241
Release: 2017
ISBN: 9781537911427
Category: Friendship
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Spirit Week Showdown Book Excerpt:

Nine-year-old Mya is excited about participating in School Spirit Week, even making a pinky promise with her best friend Naomi to be her partner, but when she accidentally gets paired with Mean Connie, the biggest bully in school, Naomi is mad at Maya for breaking her promise.

The Magnificent Mya Tibbs Mya in the Middle

The Magnificent Mya Tibbs  Mya in the Middle
Author: Crystal Allen
Publsiher: HarperCollins
Total Pages: 288
Release: 2018-10-16
ISBN: 0062839411
Category: Juvenile Fiction
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Magnificent Mya Tibbs Mya in the Middle Book Excerpt:

The third book in the hilarious middle-grade series about Mya, the cowgirl-loving fourth grader—perfect for fans of Ramona the Pest and Clementine. Things have changed in the Tibbs house, and Mya isn’t happy about it. She’s stuck in the middle between an exceptionally cute baby sister and an exceptionally smart older brother. And her tired parents seem to only notice the “exceptional” kids in the house. So when a class project lassoes Mya into starting her own school newspaper, she’s sure this will earn her the star status she wants from her parents. But the same project also gives Mya’s archenemy, Naomi Jackson, a chance to prove she is a better friend to the twins, Skye and Starr, than Mya is . . . and soon Mya feels caught in the middle again, just like at home. Good gravy in the navy! When Mya makes a monumental mistake in an effort to celebrate the twins, she stands to lose everything, including their friendship. Now she has to figure out how to get back in the saddle, grab those reins, and gallop her way toward fixing everything.

Spirit Week Showdown

Spirit Week Showdown
Author: Crystal Allen
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 135
Release: 2017-01-03
ISBN: 9780606396110
Category: Electronic Book
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Spirit Week Showdown Book Excerpt:

A hilarious and spunky new heroine in the vein of the heroines of such beloved books as Ramona the Pest, Ivy and Bean, and Clementine, from Crystal Allen-the acclaimed author of How Lamar's Bad Prank Won a Bubba-Sized Trophy . Nine-year-old Mya Ti

Marley Dias Gets It Done And So Can You

Marley Dias Gets It Done  And So Can You
Author: Marley Dias
Publsiher: Scholastic Inc.
Total Pages: 208
Release: 2018-01-30
ISBN: 1338136909
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Marley Dias Gets It Done And So Can You Book Excerpt:

Marley Dias, the powerhouse girl-wonder who started the #1000blackgirlbooks campaign, speaks to kids about her passion for making our world a better place, and how to make their dreams come true! In this accessible guide with an introduction by Academy Award-nominated filmmaker Ava DuVernay, Marley Dias explores activism, social justice, volunteerism, equity and inclusion, and using social media for good. Drawing from her experience, Marley shows kids how they can galvanize their strengths to make positive changes in their communities, while getting support from parents, teachers, and friends to turn dreams into reality. Focusing on the importance of literacy and diversity, Marley offers suggestions on book selection, and delivers hands-on strategies for becoming a lifelong reader.

The Laura Line

The Laura Line
Author: Crystal Allen
Publsiher: Harper Collins
Total Pages: 336
Release: 2013-04-23
ISBN: 0062208446
Category: Juvenile Fiction
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Laura Line Book Excerpt:

A touching and funny story of one girl’s journey to discover where she came from and the unlimited possibilities of who she can become, from Crystal Allen, the acclaimed author of How Lamar’s Bad Prank Won a Bubba-Sized Trophy and The Magnificent Mya Tibbs: Spirit Week Showdown. Laura Dyson wants two things in life: to be accepted by her classmates and to be noticed by ultracute baseball star Troy Bailey. But everyone at school teases her for being overweight, and Troy won’t give her a second glance. Until one day, their history teacher announces a field trip to the run-down slave shack on her grandmother’s property. Heck to the power of no way! Her grandmother insists that it’s more than just an old shack; it’s a monument to the strong women in their family—the Laura Line. But Laura knows better: her classmates will never accept her once they see the shack. So she comes up with the perfect plan to get the trip canceled . . . but when a careless mistake puts the shack—and the Laura Line—in jeopardy, Laura must decide what’s truly important to her. Can Laura figure out how to get what she wants at school while also honoring her family’s past?

How Lamar s Bad Prank Won a Bubba Sized Trophy

How Lamar s Bad Prank Won a Bubba Sized Trophy
Author: Crystal Allen
Publsiher: Harper Collins
Total Pages: 304
Release: 2011-02-22
ISBN: 0062069705
Category: Juvenile Fiction
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

How Lamar s Bad Prank Won a Bubba Sized Trophy Book Excerpt:

Thirteen-year-old Lamar Washington is the maddest, baddest, most spectacular bowler at Striker's Bowling Paradise. But while Lamar's a whiz at rolling strikes, he always strikes out with girls. And his brother, Xavier the Basketball Savior, is no help. Xavier earns trophy after trophy on the basketball court and soaks up Dad's attention, leaving no room for Lamar's problems. Until bad boy Billy Jenks convinces Lamar that hustling at the alley will help him win his dream girl, plus earn him enough money to buy an expensive pro ball and impress celebrity bowler Bubba Sanders. But when Billy's scheme goes awry, Lamar ends up ruining his brother's shot at college and every relationship in his life. Can Lamar figure out how to mend his broken ties, no matter what the cost? From debut author Crystal Allen comes an unforgettable story of one boy's struggle to win his family's respect and get the girl of his dreams while playing the sport he loves.