Samantha can't wait to try out her new roller skates, but Mama's too busy too help her. What's a girl to do? Well, this girl isn't waiting. While Mama tends to other things, Sammy straps on the skates. First she glides down the hallway. Then she tries the sidewalk. Next, she ventures a bit farther down the street. She’s doing great! But when she finds herself cresting Hawthorn Hill, it’s too late to stop-- Samantha is on a roll!
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"Things get a bit dicey when plucky Samantha experiments with her new roller skates in one frightening, hilarious inaugural “roll” through town." --Kirkus Reviews, Starred
SAMANTHA ON A ROLL by Linda Ashman, Christine DavenierKirkus Book ReviewsRead the Kirkus Review of SAMANTHA ON A ROLL . Things get a bit dicey when plucky Samantha experiments with her new roller skates in one frightening, hilarious inaugural "roll" through town.- Kirkus Reviews
Linda Ashman is the author of many critically acclaimed children’s books. She lives in Denver, Colorado, with her husband and son and their dogs, Sammy and Stella. Christine Davenier has illustrated many picture books. She lives in Paris, France.
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Charlotte Zolotow Award / Highly Commended