Books for Gutsy Girls
In this Caldecott Medal-winning story, a young girl convinces a retired high-wire artist to teach her his trade — and in turn teaches him to overcome his own fear. "An exuberant and uplifting picture book." — New York Times
Grace loves stories, whether they're from books, movies, or the kind her grandmother tells. When her school decides to perform Peter Pan, Grace longs to play the lead, but her classmates point out that Peter was a boy. Besides, he wasn't black.
The moment they saw each other, Bean and Ivy knew they wouldn't be friends. But when Bean plays a joke on her sister, Nancy, and has to hide quick Ivy comes to the rescue, with her wand, some face paint, and a bucket of worms.