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Cilla Lee-Jenkins: Future Author Extraordinaire

Written by Susan Tan & illustrated by Dana Wulfekotte
Published by Roaring Brook Press
Goodreads Rating - 4.3 / 5.0
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Mar 28, 2017
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Pages
8-12
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Priscilla “Cilla” Lee-Jenkins is on a tight deadline. Her baby sister is about to be born, and Cilla needs to become a bestselling author before her family forgets all about her. So she writes about what she knows best―herself! Stories from her bestselling memoir, Cilla Lee-Jenkins: Future Author Extraordinaire, include:

  • How she dealt with being bald until she was five
  • How she overcame her struggles with reading
  • How family traditions with her Grandma and Grandpa Jenkins and her Chinese grandparents, Nai Nai and Ye Ye, are so different

Debut author Susan Tan has written a novel bursting with love and humor, as told through a bright, irresistible biracial protagonist who will win your heart and make you laugh.

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Who Wrote Cilla Lee-Jenkins: Future Author Extraordinaire

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Susan Tan

Susan Tan grew up in a mixed-race family, and, like Cilla Lee-Jenkins, had very little hair until the age of five. After studying at Williams College, she earned her PhD from the University of Cambridge, where she studied children’s literature. She currently lives in Somerville, enjoys frequent trips to Chinatown to eat tzuck sang, and teaches at the University of Massachusetts, Boston.

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Who Illustrated Cilla Lee-Jenkins: Future Author Extraordinaire

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Dana Wulfekotte

Dana Wulfekotte (WOLF - kah - tee) is a freelance animator and children’s book author-illustrator. She was born in South Korea, raised in New Jersey, and currently lives in Queens with her boyfriend and two rabbits.

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Book Details

ISBN:
9781626725515
Publication Date:
March 28, 2017
ASIN/ISBN 10:
1626725519
Lexile® Level:
940L

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