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Ella McKeen, Kickball Queen

Ella McKeen, Kickball Queen offers a pitch-perfect look at recess, friendship, and being a good sport. First grader Ella McKeen is the undisputed kickball queen until a new girl named Riya shows up―and shows her up at recess. How does Ella handle losing? By throwing herself on the grass and screaming while the rest of the class watches her fall apart. Yikes!

“Readers will close this emotionally intelligent book with strong feelings—and will likely ask to hear it again and again.” - Kirkus

"Emotions ring true in this relatable story. A good read-aloud choice to spark discussion." - School Library Journal

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