Number One Kid

Number One Kid

By Patricia Reilly Giff; Alasdair Bright (Illustrator)

Wendy Lamb Books, Hardcover, 9780385746878, 67pp.

Publication Date: August 10, 2010

Description
The author of the beloved Kids of the Polk Street School series introduces a new generation of readers to a multicultural group of kids who enjoy all the activities of an after-school center.
I'M #1 That's what Mitchell McCabe's favorite T-shirt says. He d like to be Number One at the Zigzag Afternoon Center, where there are lots of fun activities to choose from: swimming, nature walks, field trips, art, even homework help. And YAY there's snack time But Mitchell is worried. What if he's the only kid who doesn t get a prize on Prize Day? Luckily, Mitchell realizes he's a winner at something terrific.
In this delightful new series, award-winning author Patricia Reilly Giff introduces readers to a quirky, lovable group of kids, capturing all the excitement and surprises of new friends and after-school fun.


About the Author
Patricia Reilly Giff has received the Newbery Honor for "Pictures of Hollis Woods" and "Lily's Crossing", which is also a "Boston Globe--Horn Book" Honor Book. "Nory Ryan's Song" was named an ALA Best Book for Young Adults and an ALA Notable Book.