Roller Girl
Roller Girl
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Roller Girl

Written and illustrated by Victoria Jamieson
Published by Penguin Young Readers Group
Prices as of Sep 27

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For fans of Raina Telgemeier’s Smile, a heartwarming graphic novel about friendship and surviving junior high through the power of roller derby. 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. As the end of summer nears and her first roller derby bout (and junior high!) draws closer, Astrid realizes that maybe she is strong enough to handle the bout, a lost friendship, and middle school in short, strong enough to be a roller girl. In her graphic novel debut, real-life derby girl Victoria Jamieson has created an inspiring coming-of-age story about friendship, perseverence, and girl power!

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    Book Details

    ISBN
    9780525429678
    Publication Date
    January 1, 2015
    Page Count
    256
    Audience
    Middle Grade
    Reading Age
    9 - 12 years
    Lib. of Congress (LCCN)
    2014011310
    ASIN/ISBN 10
    0525429670
    Lexile® Level
    GN440L
    Est. Fountas & Pinnell Level
    ~L
    ATOS® Book Level
    3.2
    Accelerated Reader® Points
    2
    Accelerated Reader Quiz
    173345
    Accelerated Reader Interest Level
    MG

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