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Gwendolyn Hooks

Block Party (Confetti Kids #3)

Block Party (Confetti Kids #3)

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In this early chapter book, part of the Confetti Kids series, the neighborhood is having a block party and Padma worries that her friends won't like her mom's lentil soup.

The neighborhood is having a block party where everyone is responsible for bringing a food dish. Padma is excited about the party until she learns that her mother is planning to bring lentil soup. Padma thinks soup is so boring! Everyone else will bring fun things like pizza or hot dogs. Plus Padma worries that her friends won't like the soup--but to her delight, she discovers that they not only like the soup, they want to learn how to make it.

Author: Gwendolyn Hooks
Publisher: Lee & Low Books
Published: 03/01/2017
Pages: 32
Weight: 0.10lbs
Size: 9.00h x 5.90w x 0.01d
ISBN: 9781620143421

Accelerated Reader:
Reading Level: 1.8
Point Value: 0.5
Interest Level: Lower Grade
Quiz #/Name: 189205 / Block Party

Review Citation(s):
Hornbook Guide to Children 07/01/2017 pg. 65 - Below Average, With Minor Flaw
About the Author

GWENDOLYN HOOKS is the author of Tiny Stitches: The Life of Medical Pioneer Vivien Thomas, which received an NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Literary Work for Children. Thanks to her Air Force dad, she grew up in Texas and Washington in the United States, and in Italy. After teaching middle school math, Hooks decided to follow her passion and write books for children. Hooks lives in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, with her husband. Please visit her website at gwendolynhooks website.

SHIRLEY NG-BENITEZ is a children's book illustrator who creates art using watercolor, gouache, pencil, and digital techniques. She also loves to make 3-D creatures from clay and fabric. She lives in the Bay Area of California with her husband, their two daughters, and their pup. Please visit her website at shirleyngbenitez website and follow her on social media at @shirleysillos.

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