Not Quite Snow White
by Ashley Franklin, Illustrated by Ebony Glenn
Publication Date: Jul 09, 2019
List Price: $17.99
Format: Hardcover, 32 pages
Target Age Group: Picture Book
Parent Company: News Corp
A picture book for magical yet imperfect girls everywhere, written by debut author Ashley Franklin and perfect for fans of such titles as Matthew A. Cherry’s Hair Love, Grace Byers’s I Am Enough, and Lupita Nyong’o’s Sulwe.
Tameika is a girl who belongs on the stage. She loves to act, sing, and dance—and she’s pretty good at it, too. So when her school announces their Snow White musical, Tameika auditions for the lead princess role.
But the other kids think she’s “not quite” right to play the role.
They whisper, they snicker, and they glare.
Will Tameika let their harsh words be her final curtain call?
Not Quite Snow White is a delightful and inspiring picture book that highlights the importance of self-confidence while taking an earnest look at what happens when that confidence is shaken or lost. Tameika encourages us all to let our magic shine. —Kirkus Reviews
- Juvenile Fiction / People & Places / United States / African American
- Juvenile Fiction / Performing Arts / Theater
- Juvenile Fiction / School & Education
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