I'm Not My Sister, I'm Me! Mia Marie!

March 24, 2019|
I'm Not My Sister, I'm Me! Mia Marie!
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I’m Not My Sister, I’m Me! Mia Marie!
By: Debra Powers-Cook
Translated By: Graham Cook

My grandmother added:

“You should dance proper ballerina moves like your sister.” And again I say, “I’m not she, I’m me. I like hip hop, jumping and jiving. It makes me feel confident and free!”

This book tells the story about a younger sibling trying to have her own identity within the world that surrounds her. The younger sister is eight and is constantly mistaken for or compared to her older sister who is ten. She is so perplexed as to why everyone is always mixing them up or comparing them because to her they are so obviously not the same person, and therefore should be different.

She goes through life patiently trying to explain to everyone who she is, hoping they would eventually get it, as she frustratingly points out the differences between the two. Lately, her most used sentence has become; “I’m not she, I’m me!” “Mary Marie”

About the Authors

Debra Powers-Cook graduated from Alexander High and FIDM/Fashion Institute. She currently spends her time chauffeuring her boys to and from basketball events, volunteering at their dual immersion public school. Her interest in children’s book writing came as an inspiration from her children’s love for being read nightly bedtime stories and wonderful imagination.

This helped motivate her to take a writing course from the Institute of Children’s Literature. Her hobbies include yoga, hula dancing, horseback riding, reading, shopping and traveling with her family.

Graham Cook is a 6th grade student. He was always a talker ever since he was 2 years old and he did a lot of it. He was introduced to Spanish in a dual-immersion program during K-6 grades, where he would learn to become a fluent Spanish speaker, reading and writing it. This helped enable him to translate the Spanish part of this book. His first love is basketball and lots of it.

Sobre los Autores

Debra-Powers-Cook se graduó de la escuela FIDM/indumentaria y Merchandising. Actualmente dedica su tiempo cada diá a sus dos hijos a y de eventos de baloncesto; voluntariado en la escuela pública de dual inmersión; y parte de la jornada con su marido en su negocio de distribución de alimentos pequeñas escuelas. Su amor por por escribiendo el libro infantil llego como una inspiración de amor de sus hijos para leer cuentos antes de dormir y la imaginacion maravillosa.

Ella ha esto ayuda a motivar a tomar un curso de escritura en el instituto de Literatura Infantil y Juvenil. Sus pasatiempos incluyen yoga, leyendo, baile de hula, compras y viajar con su familia.

Graham Cook es un estudiante de grado 6. Siempre fue un hablador desde que tenía 2 años y que hizo mucho de ella. Fue introducido al español en un programa de inmersión dual en jardín de infantes, donde aprendería a ser hablante español, leyendolo y escribiendolo. Esto ayudó a permitirle traducir laparte española de este libro. Su primer amor es el baloncesto y más baloncesto.

Title:I'm Not My Sister, I'm Me! Mia Marie!Format:Kobo ebookPublished:March 24, 2019Publisher:Dorrance PublishingLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1480917435

ISBN - 13:9781480917439

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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