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Vera Vance: Comics Star by Claudia Mills

Vera Vance: Comics Star

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Vera Vance: Comics Star by Claudia Mills
Mar 17, 2020 | ISBN 9780823440948
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    Sep 15, 2020 | ISBN 9780823447428 | 7-10 years

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    Mar 17, 2020 | ISBN 9780823440948 | 7-10 years

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    Mar 17, 2020 | ISBN 9780823446353 | 7-10 years

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“Vera’s shyness will be appreciated and understood by many readers. Her character stays real throughout, and the lovely wrap-up shows how every personality type and situation can find a way to use their strengths to reach their goals. . . . Readers who stick around to see Vera become her own hero are in for a satisfying read.”—Kirkus Reviews
“Readers will enjoy the discussions of comics, the moments of classroom drama, and the fine-tuned, sensitive depiction of Vera’s relationship with her mother. It’s no surprise that Vera’s comic reflects her own situation, emotions, and hopes. The unexpected twist here comes when Little Spoon triumphs by creating a happy ending for Vera’s story as well as her own. A rewarding addition to the After-School Superstars series, which opened with Nixie Ness, Cooking Star (2019).”—Booklist

“Students who love comics in any form can relate to the realistic and varied characters that depict typical students and personalities. The vocabulary is simple enough for early chapter readers and the interspersed pencil drawings add to the compelling storyline.” —School Library Connection

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