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The Broken Bike Boy and the Queen of 33rd Street

Flake, Sharon

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ISBN 10: 1423100328 / ISBN 13: 9781423100324
Verlag: Jump At The Sun, 2007
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Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: A two-time Coretta Scott King Author Honor Book winner tells the story of an unlikely friendship between a spoiled young girl named Queen who reigns supreme over 33rd Street, and the new kid at school, who tells everyone hes an African prince from Senegal. Buchnummer des Verkäufers ABE_book_new_1423100328

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  I am a queen. I live in a castle, right across the street from the John Howard Housing Projects. Every day right after school I run to my bedroom window and open it wide--even in the middle of winter when the wind blows wet snow up my nose.  I watch for my knight in shining armor. He's ten years old, like me, and rides a bike--a two-wheeler with rusty spokes and torn-up seat.   So begins Sharon Flake's highly-anticipated new novel--a moving story of an unlikely friendship.  
Queen is a royal pain in the neck! Her Highness treats everyone like her loyal subjects: her classmates, her teacher, even her parents! That's why all the kids hate her and it's hard for her to make friends. To make matters worse, Queen known she is bright. Her teacher thinks she's a spoiled know-it-all, and that keeps her in hot water as well.

When a new kid comes to Queen's school riding a broken bike and wearing run-over shoes, he immediately becomes the butt of everyone's jokes. Her parents insist she be nice to Leroy, since history has never been kind to queens who forget how to be humble. But Leroy isn't just smelly, Queen thinks that he tells fibs?whoppers in fact?and when he says he's an African prince from Senegal, sparks fly between him and Queen.  There's only room for one blue-blooded family on 33rd Street, and Queen is determined to prove Leroy is an impostor.

What Queen ultimately discovers about Leroy makes her wonder what "happily ever after" really means. If a broken-bike boy is truly Queen?s knight in shining armor, can he save her from herself, by teaching her how to be a good friend?

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Sharon G. Flake won the Coretta Scott King/John Steptoe New Talent Award for her first novel The Skin I'm Inand is a two-time Coretta Scott King Author Honor Book winner. Beloved by children and adults, critics and booksellers, librarians and teachers, she is the author of a middle-grade novel and five books for young adults that have sold more than half a million copies. The mother of a college-age daughter, Flake writes full-time from her home in Pittsburgh.



To learn more about Ms. Flake, please visit her at www.sharongflake.com.


Colin Bootman is the acclaimed artist and illustrator of Young Frederick Douglass, In My Momma's Kitchenand Papa's Mark. Mr. Bootman knew he wanted to be an artist after reading his first comic book. In addition to illustrating, he teaches art classes. A native of Trinidad, Mr. Bootman is a graduate of the School of Visual Arts and lives in New York, NY

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Titel: The Broken Bike Boy and the Queen of 33rd ...

Verlag: Jump At The Sun

Erscheinungsdatum: 2007

Einband: Hardcover

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