My Best Friend

My Best Friend

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It's summertime at the neighborhood pool, and Lily has her best friend picked out: Tamika. But Tamika already has a best friend and doesn't care about Lily. No matter how hard Lily tries to impress Tamika from getting Mama to buy her a new bathing suit to having Daddy help her practice her dive nothing works.Told in Lily's honest first-person voice and paired with beautiful water color illustrations by E. B. Lewis, this charming story will help kids learn about what a true friend really is."
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Product details

  • 6-8
  • Hardback | 32 pages
  • 221 x 269.2 x 15.2mm | 317.52g
  • New York, NY, United States
  • English
  • Illustrations, unspecified
  • 0670059897
  • 9780670059898
  • 2,370,411

About Mary Ann Rodman

Mary Ann Rodman lives in Georgia. E. B. Lewis has won a Coretta Scott King Award as well as a Caldecott Honor. He lives in New Jersey.
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Review quote

"This simple but powerful picture book speaks to the yearning outsider in every child. Consider it a first purchase for friendship-themed storytimes, bibliotherapy, and for its gorgeous, almost palpably liquid art." -School Library Journal, starred review
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Rating details

181 ratings
3.96 out of 5 stars
5 33% (59)
4 39% (70)
3 22% (40)
2 6% (11)
1 1% (1)
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