Cub
Cub
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Cub

Published by Algonquin Young Readers
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“Raina Telgemeier fans will lap this up.” – Bulletin of the Center for Children’s Books A laugh-out-loud funny and empowering graphic memoir about growing up and finding your voice. Twelve-year-old Cindy has just dipped a toe into seventh-grade drama–with its complicated friendships, bullies, and cute boys–when she earns an internship as a cub reporter at a local newspaper in the early 1970s. A (rare) young female reporter takes Cindy under her wing, and Cindy soon learns not only how to write a lede, but also how to respectfully question authority, how to assert herself in a world run by men, and–as the Watergate scandal unfolds–how brave reporting and writing can topple a corrupt world leader. Searching for her own scoops, Cindy doesn’t always get it right, on paper or in real life. But whether she’s writing features about ghost hunters, falling off her bicycle and into her first crush, or navigating shifting friendships, Cindy grows wiser and more confident through every awkward and hilarious mistake.

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    Book Details

    ISBN
    9781616208486
    Publication Date
    January 7, 2020
    Reading Age
    8 - 12 years
    Lib. of Congress (LCCN)
    2019007155
    ASIN/ISBN 10
    1616208481

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