Gavin is sad that his friends next door are moving away, especially when he realizes that Harper, the biggest bully at Carver Elementary, is moving in! Meanwhile, competition at the school science fair is heating up, and Calvin must decide what to do when his data doesn’t prove his theory. Can Calvin avoid trouble with Harper and still win the science fair?
Gavin y sus amigos no saben bien qué pensar de Keops, su nuevo compañero de clase. Es indudable que no actúa como los otros niños ni se les parece... ¡y ellos sospechan que se ha robado la bici de Gavin! Mientras tanto, Myrtle, la tía abuela de Gavin, está nuevamente de visita, y Gavin está seguro de que se pondrá del lado de su hermana para mandonearlo todo el tiempo. ¿Sobrevivirá Gavin a la tía Myrtle? ¿Podrá entender qué es lo que realmente ocurre con el niño nuevo?
About the Author
Karen English is a Coretta Scott King Honor Award-winner and the author of It All Comes Down to This, a Kirkus Prize Finalist, as well as the Nikki and Deja and The Carver Chronicles series. Her novels have been praised for their accessible writing, authentic characters, and satisfying storylines. She is a former elementary school teacher and lives in Los Angeles, California.
Laura Freeman has illustrated several books for young readers, including the Nikki and Deja and Carver Chronicles series, and Natalie's Hair Was Wild, which she also wrote. Laura grew up in New York City, and now lives in Atlanta, Georgia, with her husband and two children. www.lfreemanart.com Instagram: @laurafreemanart Twitter: @LauraFreemanArt.
"Combining inviting storytelling with a warm message of friendship and accountability, this entry is a welcome addition to a pretty near perfect series for independent readers."—Kirkus
Praise for The Carver Chronicles
"Many independent readers, particularly boys, will identify with these . . . appealing and likeable characters."—Kirkus
"A much-needed story in which African American boys can see themselves reflected in a positive light, completely free of the usual tropes."—Booklist
"Chapter book readers have few options if they want to read about urban boys of color; here's hoping for more.”—The Horn Book