The Stupendously Spectacular Spelling Bee (Hardcover)
Sourcebooks Young Readers, 9781492662112, 224pp.
Publication Date: April 3, 2018
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A heartwarming story about a girl who's afraid to follow her dreams, and the family who help make them happen.
India Wimple can spell. Brilliantly. Every Friday night, she and her family watch the Stupendously Spectacular Spelling Bee on TV. When the Wimples suggest she enter the next Bee, India feels nothing but trepidation. She's sure she's not good enough - but with the support of her family, India finds the courage to sign up.
There are plenty of obstacles to reaching the finals, like Summer Millicent Ernestine Beauregard-Champion, a spoiled rich girl who isn't afraid to step on anyone who gets in her way of winning.
The whole thing seems rather calamitous to India. But with hope, hard work, and a little bit of heart, something splendiferous might be on the horizon...