My Life in Pictures (Bea Garcia)

by Deborah Zemke

Paperback, 2017

Status

Available

Local notes

PB Zem

Publication

Puffin Books (2017), Edition: Reprint, 144 pages

Description

When budding artist Bea Garcia's best friend moves to Australia and a loud, rambunctious boy moves into her old house, Bea must learn to make new friends.

Language

Original language

English

Physical description

144 p.; 5.13 inches

ISBN

9780147513120

Barcode

1832

User reviews

LibraryThing member Salsabrarian
In this culturally neutral chapter book, Beatrice Holmes Garcia draws the events of her life. Her best friend Yvonne has moved to Australia and Bea misses her terribly. Worse, Bert moves next door and he is a growly, name-calling bully. During a geography lesson, Bea draws cartoons of Bert stranded below sea level, on top of Mount Everest and prone in the desert. She is embarrassed when the teacher shares her drawings with the class. But her artistic talent ("You are an amazing artist!") impresses her classmates and now maybe life won't be so bad for Bea without Yvonne.… (more)

Lexile

510L

Pages

144

Rating

(6 ratings; 4.1)
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