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Cilla Lee-Jenkins: This Book Is a Classic

Written by Susan Tan and illustrated by Dana Wulfekotte
Published by Roaring Brook Press
$16.99
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8-12
Target Age
272
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What's This Book About

Publisher Summary

Priscilla “Cilla” Lee-Jenkins has just finished her (future) bestselling memoir, and now she’s ready to write a Classic. This one promises to have everything: Romance, Adventure, and plenty of Drama―like Cilla’s struggles to “be more Chinese,” be the perfect flower girl at Aunt Eva’s wedding, and learn how to share her best friend.

In Cilla Lee-Jenkins: This Book Is a Classic, author Susan Tan seamlessly weaves experiences as a Chinese American with universal stories about being a big sister, making friends, and overcoming fears. Cilla Lee-Jenkins will bulldoze her way into your heart in this winning middle grade novel about family, friendship, and finding your voice.

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Who Wrote Cilla Lee-Jenkins: This Book Is a Classic

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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: This Book Is a Classic

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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 10:
1626725535
ISBN 13:
9781626725539
Publication Date:
March 27, 2018

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