Blue Stars : Mission One: The Vice Principal Problem (HC)

SKU: 9781536204995

Kekla Magoon and Cynthia Leitich Smith
Molly Murakami
Grade Levels:
Four, Five, Six, Seven
Book Type:
Candlewick Press
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Co-written by Kekla Magoon and Cynthia Leitich Smith, a member of the Muscogee Creek Nation. Illustrated by Molly Murakami.

When cousins Riley Halfmoon and Maya Dawn move to Urbanopolis to live with their activist grandma, they get off to a rocky start. Outgoing Riley misses her Muscogee cousins but is sure that she and Maya will be instant BFFs. Meanwhile, introvert Maya misses her parents, on active duty in Japan, and just wants some space to herself. At school, Maya joins Robotics Club and Riley bonds with fellow gymnasts. Just when they start to feel at home, their school culture is threatened by an influential foe in disguise. Joining student council feels like a way to help, so both cousins toss their hats in the ring for sixth-grade class president. But when they realize what they’re up against—money, power, and lies—they quickly shift from competition to cooperation, joining forces as superheroes. Riley is savvy with people; Maya is a whiz with gadgets. In no time, this dazzling duo is off to save the day! Relatable and rich in themes of family, community, and compromise, the Blue Stars series will entertain and empower, inspiring readers to be the stars they are.

Audience : Ages 8-12. First book in Blue Stars series.

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