Lottie Paris Lives Here by Angela Johnson

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Lottie Paris may be precocious, but she still knows how to act like a kid. She dresses up, she plays on the slide, she eats cookies instead of vegetables. She has a great imagination and sees the possibilities in the simplest pleasures. Plus, she's sassy, so there's no chance of getting bored.

Join Lottie Paris in her world and you'll never look at yours the same again!
 

About Angela Johnson

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Angela Johnson has won three Coretta Scott King Awards, one each for her novels The First Part Last, Heaven, and Toning the Sweep. The First Part Last was also the recipient of the Michael L. Printz Award. Her books for younger readers include the Coretta Scott King Honor Book When I Am Old with You, illustrated by David Soman; Wind Flyers and I Dream of Trains, both illustrated by Loren Long; and Lottie Paris Lives Here and its sequel Lottie Paris and the Best Place, both illustrated by Scott M. Fischer. She is also the author of the picture books A Sweet Smell of Roses, Just Like Josh Gibson, The Day Ray Got Away, and the upcoming All Different Now. In recognition of her outstanding talent, Angela was named a 2003 MacArthur Fellow. She lives in Kent, Ohio. Visit her at AJohnsonAuthor.com.
 
Published August 30, 2011 by Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers. 32 pages
Genres: Sports & Outdoors, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Sure, she lives here, but she also plays, pretends and occasionally gets in trouble in this lively story about a young African-American girl and her Papa Pete.

Aug 16 2011 | Read Full Review of Lottie Paris Lives Here

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Kids will readily connect with the safe places of Lottie's world -- her home, the park, her dad's lap -- and the wonder of those ordinary places.

Aug 30 2011 | Read Full Review of Lottie Paris Lives Here

PreS-Gr 1—Lottie is a little girl with lots of personality and an overabundant imagination. She lives in a house directly across from a park

Dec 01 2014 | Read Full Review of Lottie Paris Lives Here

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