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Sisters

by Raina Telgemeier Illustrated by Raina Telgemeier
The companion to Raina Telgemeier's #1 NEW YORK TIMES bestselling and Eisner Award-winning graphic memoir, SMILE.

Raina can't wait to be a big sister. But once Amara is born, things aren't quite how she expected them to be. Amara is cute, but she's also a cranky, grouchy baby, and mostly prefers to play by herself. Their relationship doesn't improve much over the years, but when a baby brother enters the picture and later, something doesn't seem right between their parents, they realize they must figure out how to get along. They are sisters, after all.

Raina uses her signature humor and charm in both present-day narrative and perfectly placed flashbacks to tell the story of her relationship with her sister, which unfolds during the course of a road trip from their home in San Francisco to a family reunion in Colorado.
Interest Level
Grades 3 - 7
Grade Level Equivalent
2.7
Lexile Measure
290L
DRA
40
Guided Reading
R
Publisher
Scholastic Inc.
Number of Pages
208
Genre
Autobiography and Biography, Comic Books and Graphic Novels

About the Author and Illustrator

Raina Telgemeier Raina Telgemeier grew up in San Francisco, but made her way to New York City when she was 22 to attend the School of Visual Arts as an Illustration and Cartooning student. She received her BFA in 2002, and has worked as a freelance artist ever since. She is the adapter and illustrator of four Baby-Sitters Club graphic novels, the co-author of "X-Men: Misfits," and the author-illustrator of the bestselling dental memoir graphic novel "Smile."
Raina Telgemeier Raina Telgemeier grew up in San Francisco, but made her way to New York City when she was 22 to attend the School of Visual Arts as an Illustration and Cartooning student. She received her BFA in 2002, and has worked as a freelance artist ever since. She is the adapter and illustrator of four Baby-Sitters Club graphic novels, the co-author of "X-Men: Misfits," and the author-illustrator of the bestselling dental memoir graphic novel "Smile."

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