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Oct 02, 2018
| Middle Grade (8-12)
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Oct 02, 2018 | ISBN 9780525554141 | Middle Grade (8-12)
A giftable set of two graphic novels from bestselling and Newbery-Honor-winning author Victoria JamiesonVictoria Jamieson’s Newbery-Honor-winning and New York Times bestselling Roller Girl and her critically acclaimed All’s Faire in Middle School are now available together, in a slipcase set.Roller Girl, Victoria Jamieson’s graphic novel debut, earned a Newbery Honor and five starred reviews. It’s an inspiring coming-of-age story about friendship, perseverance, and girl power! For most of her twelve years, Astrid has done everything with her best friend Nicole. But after Astrid falls in love with roller derby and signs up for derby camp, Nicole decides to go to dance camp instead. And so begins the most difficult summer of Astrid’s life as she struggles to keep up with the older girls at camp, hang on to the friend she feels slipping away, and cautiously embark on a new friendship…and be strong enough to be a roller girl!All’s Faire in Middle School earned three starred reviews and was a New York Times Editor’s Choice. It perfectly–and authentically–captures the bittersweetness of middle school life with humor, warmth, and understanding. Eleven-year-old Imogene (Impy) has grown up with two parents working at the Renaissance Faire, and she’s eager to begin her own training as a squire. First, though, she’ll need to prove her bravery. Luckily Impy has just the quest in mind–she’ll go to public school after a life of being homeschooled! But it’s not easy to act like a noble knight-in-training in middle school.
Victoria Jamieson received her BFA in Illustration from the Rhode Island School of Design and worked as a children’s book designer before becoming a full-time illustrator. She has also worked as a portrait artist aboard a cruise ship, and has… More about Victoria Jamieson
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