Although a classmate says that she cannot play Peter Pan in the school play because she is black, Grace discovers that she can do anything she sets her mind to do., When Grace hears that her class is putting on a production of "Peter Pan" she immediately decides she wants to play Peter. Some of her classmates tell her this is impossible, not only because she is a girl but also because she is African American. With the encouragement of her parents and grandmother, Grace prepares for her audition. Will she win the role?
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Mary Hoffman has written over 90 books for children, that range from picture books to novels. Amazing Grace, first published in 1991, was commended for the Kate Greenaway Medal and has since become a modern classic. Together with its sequels, Grace and Family and Princess Grace, and the storybooks Starring Grace, Encore Grace and Bravo, Grace, it has sold around 1.5 million copies. Mary has also written the hugely successful Great Big Book of Families, illustrated by Ros Asquith, which is now in 15 editions worldwide. Her other books for Frances Lincoln include The Colour of Home, Kings and Queens of the Bible and An Angel Just Like Me. She lives in Oxfordshire with her husband and three Burmese cats, and has three grown-up children, all working in the arts. To visit Mary Hoffman's website click here To read an interview with Mary Hoffman click here Caroline Binch's illustrations for Hue Boy, written by Rita Phillips Mitchell, won the Smarties Prize. She illustrated the bestselling story Amazing Grace and several other Grace stories by Mary Hoffman. Gregory Cool, which Caroline wrote and illustrated, was shortlisted for the Kate Greenaway Medal, and her Since Dad Left won the United Kingdom Book Award in 1998. To visit Caroline's website click hereReview :
This was a groundbreaking book about race and gender when it was first published, and it remains an absolute standard - brilliantly told with superb artwork. The Ultimate First Book Guide Provides an opening for talking about race, gender and self-esteem with young children. --Julia Eccleshare 1001 Children's Books You Must Read Before You Grow Up
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