Cilla Lee-Jenkins: This Book Is a Classic
Author: Susan Tan; illustrations by Dana Wulfekotte
In the second middle-grade novel starring exuberant third grader Cilla Lee-Jenkins, the future bestselling author writes a Classic.
“Anyone who spends time with Cilla Lee-Jenkins will look forward to reading her in the future.” —Booklist, starred review, on Cilla Lee-Jenkins: Future Author Extraordinaire
Priscilla “Cilla” Lee-Jenkins has just finished her (future) bestselling memoir, and now she’s ready to write a Classic. This one promises to have everything: Romance, Adventure, and plenty of Drama—like Cilla’s struggles to “be more Chinese,” be the perfect flower girl at Aunt Eva’s wedding, and learn how to share her best friend.
In Cilla Lee-Jenkins: This Book Is a Classic, author Susan Tan seamlessly weaves experiences as a Chinese American with universal stories about being a big sister, making friends, and overcoming fears. Cilla Lee-Jenkins will bulldoze her way into your heart in this winning middle grade novel about family, friendship, and finding your voice.
“A jubilant story that will leave young readers wanting to hear more about Cilla's adventures.” —School Library Journal