Fire Up with Reading!

Fire Up with Reading!

By Toni Buzzeo; Sachiko Yoshikawa (Illustrator)

Upstartbooks, Hardcover, 9781932146912, 32pp.

Publication Date: January 1, 2007

Patty Lee desperately wants to be the top reader in the fourth grade and earn the right to wear the dragon costume in the Read Across America Day parade--but will Carmen Rosa Pena read her out of the running?

About the Author
Toni Buzzeo, a former teacher and school librarian, is now a full time author with many picture books to her credit, including Adventure Annie Goes to Kindergarten, The Sea Chest, and the Caldecott Honor winner One Cool Friend. She and her husband, Ken, divide their time between Sarasota, Florida and Buxton, Maine.

SACHIKO YOSHIKAWA grew up in Tokyo but spent many summers visiting the beaches of southern Japan. Her childhood memories served as inspiration when creating the pictures for "Beach Is to Fun". Ms. Yoshikawa is also the illustrator of" Stars". She lives in Seattle, Washington, with her husband.