Sassy: The Birthday Storm by Sharon M DraperSassy: The Birthday Storm by Sharon M Draper

Sassy: The Birthday Storm

bySharon M Draper

Paperback | August 1, 2010

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It's summer vacation, and Sassy and her family are headed to Florida to visit Grammy for her birthday. A huge celebration is planned at Grammy's beach house. Sassy can't wait! But the weather report says a hurricane is swirling in the Atlantic, and could be coming right toward Grammy's town. So much for family fun-- everyone's too busy boarding up their houses and stocking up on food. To make matters worse, the local sea turtles' lives are threatened, there's no electricity, stores are closed, and there's no birthday cake. but thanks to Sassy's sparkle sack, time spent in Florida turns into an unforgettable celebration that is a birthday party like no other!
Sharon Draper is the author of many books for young people, including the New York Times bestsellers Copper Sun and We Beat the Street. Her books Copper Sun and Forged by Fire are each winners of the Coretta Scott King Author Award. Additional novels include The Battle of Jericho and November Blues, bothCoretta Scott King Honor Books. ...
Title:Sassy: The Birthday StormFormat:PaperbackDimensions:112 pages, 7.58 × 5.26 × 0.28 inPublished:August 1, 2010Publisher:SCHOLASTIC INCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0545071569

ISBN - 13:9780545071567

Appropriate for ages: 7


Editorial Reviews

Praise for Sassy:"Full of strong, believable characters. . . ." - SCHOOL LIBRARY JOURNAL ". . . Draper hits her middle grade target. . . Filled with energy and opinion, Sassy more than lives up to her name." -- PUBLISHER'S WEEKLY "Sassy might be small, but she's the right size to save the day. . . Newly independent readers will. . . look forward to more stories about her life and family." -- KIRKUS REVIEWS