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Twins (Twins #1)

By Varian Johnson   Illustrated by Shannon Wright   

Scholastic Inc. | ISBN 9781338236132 Paperback
256 Pages | 5.556" x 8.009" | Ages 8 to 12

Scholastic Inc. | ISBN 9781338236194 Ebook
256 Pages | Ages 8 to 12

Coretta Scott King Honor author Varian Johnson teams up with rising cartoonist Shannon Wright for a delightful middle-grade graphic novel!

Maureen and Francine Carter are twins and best friends. They participate in the same clubs, enjoy the same foods, and are partners on all their school projects. But just before the girls start sixth grade, Francine becomes Fran — a girl who wants to join the chorus, run for class president, and dress in fashionable outfits that set her apart from Maureen. A girl who seems happy to share only two classes with her sister! Maureen and Francine are growing apart and there's nothing Maureen can do to stop it. Are sisters really forever? Or will middle school change things for good?

Raves & reviews:

Praise for Twins:

* "Wright's artwork, crisp and colorful, does a masterful job of tracking the twins's emotional arcs through expressive composition, and Johnson's impeccable pacing keeps things moving while still making room for rich development. A beautiful reflection on sisterhood and coming of age that belongs in every collection." — Booklist, starred review

* "The sibling bond is palpable and precious as each conflict and triumph pushes them apart or pulls them together.... A touching, relatable story of identity, sisterhood, and friendship." — Kirkus Reviews, starred review
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