Cilla Lee-Jenkins: Future Author Extraordinaire

Cilla Lee-Jenkins

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“Meeting Cilla felt like making a new best friend.” —Grace Lin, bestselling author of Newbery Honor book Where the Mountain Meets the Moon

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.

A Chicago Public Library Best Book of 2017
2017 Asian Pacific American Library Association Honor Book

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About the author

Susan Tan has lived many places in her life, but calls Concord, Massachusetts, home. She grew up in a mixed-race family, and, like Cilla Lee-Jenkins, had very little hair until the age of five. After graduating from 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.

Dana Wulfekotte is a children’s book author, illustrator, and animator. She graduated from the University of Pennsylvania and lives in Queens with her boyfriend and two rabbits (whom she now regrets not naming Supernova and Sparkledust).

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Publisher
Roaring Brook Press
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Published on
Mar 28, 2017
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Pages
256
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ISBN
9781626725522
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Features
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Language
English
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Genres
Juvenile Fiction / Girls & Women
Juvenile Fiction / Humorous Stories
Juvenile Fiction / People & Places / United States / Asian American
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Content Protection
This content is DRM protected.
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Available on Android devices
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Eligible for Family Library

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