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The New Girl... and Me (La Nina Nueva... y…

The New Girl... and Me (La Nina Nueva... y yo)

by Jacqui Robbins (Author), Matt Phelan (Illustrator)

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Two African American girls named Shakeeta and Mia become friends when Shakeeta boasts that she has a pet iguana and Mia learns how to help Shakeeta "feel at home" even when she is in school.
Title:The New Girl... and Me (La Nina Nueva... y yo)
Authors:Jacqui Robbins (Author)
Other authors:Matt Phelan (Illustrator)
Info:Simon and Shuster
Collections:Your library
Tags:Juvenile, Fiction, Picture, Moving and transitions, Friendship, Spanish/English edition

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The New Girl . . . and Me by Jacqui Robbins


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this story is about a new girl in school and how she is not accepted at first till another girl befriends her.
ages 3-5
pierce county library ( )
  Amycancan | Mar 7, 2019 |
I love the way the book points out Shakeeta's shyness and it deals with teasing and being helpful. This book is especially helpful for classes that may have a student transfer in. ( )
  JaJennings | Dec 4, 2018 |
This book is about a girl that is new in school, and she has hard time to make friends. One day a girl approached to her and they become friends.
Ages 3-5
Pierce County Library
  Claudia3732 | May 29, 2018 |
A shy girl has a hard time meeting friends, but eventually the teacher helps her meet a girl with similarities.

Age 3-5
Source Pierce County Library System
  Bec1823 | Aug 21, 2017 |
About a new girl named Shakeeta that has a pet Iguana. Mia one of her classmates is curious of what an iguana is and wants to help Shakeeta feel at home in her new school and become Shakeeta's friend. Mia and Shakeeta bond over both being left out of the soccer game. Mia and Shakeeta become friends quickly.

Ages 4-6
Pierce College Library- Fort Steilacoom
  AshLiBrezoi | Aug 7, 2017 |
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Two African American girls named Shakeeta and Mia become friends when Shakeeta boasts that she has a pet iguana and Mia learns how to help Shakeeta "feel at home" even when she is in school.

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