Twins
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Scholastic Inc., 2020.
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Varian Johnson., Varian Johnson|AUTHOR., & Shannon Wright|ILLUSTRATOR. (2020). Twins . Scholastic Inc..

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	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?      
	Praise for Twins:
	National Indie Bestseller
	Junior Library Guild Selection
	NPR Best Book
	Washington Post Best Children's Book
	Kirkus Reviews Best Book
	Horn Book Best Book
	School Library Journal Best Book
	Booklist Best Book for Youth
	Barnes & Noble Best Book
	Today.com Best Book for Kids, Tweens, and Teens
	Nerdist Best Comic
	Chicago Public Library Best Book
	University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education Best Book for Young Readers
	Cooperative Children's Book Center Best Book
	Bank Street College of Education Best Children's Book
	Mike Wieringo Comic Book Industry Award Winner
	American Library Association Top 10 Best Graphic Novel for Children
	YALSA Great Graphic Novels Selection
	Recipient of five starred reviews
	★ "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
	★ "A must-read for middle grade comics lovers. Expect high demand from fans of comics like those by Svetlana Chmakova, Jerry Craft, and Raina Telgemeier." -- School Library Journal, starred review
	★ "Johnson and Wright have expertly teamed up to create a relatable story for all middle schoolers." -- The Horn Book, starred review
	★ "An engaging read that speaks to worries of burgeoning self-identity and tween change." -- Publishers Weekly, starred review
	"There is so much happening in the world. Many of our young people are feeling uncertain and anxious. Young readers need a friend, a special buddy, to help them navigate this new norm. This book is a comforting companion." -- The New York Times Book Review
	"Has all the hallmarks of the kind of books that become timeless classics. If there's any justice in the world, kids will be reading Twins for decades." -- Nerdist
	"Its story about learning how to maintain a healthy relationship with siblings as you grow older and pursue different interests should be relevant to anyone who has experienced that." -- Entertainment Weekly
	
	Praise for the Twins Audiobook:
	AudioFile Earphones Award Winner
	American Library Association Notable Children's Recording
	"A full cast brings this middle-grade graphic novel to life... The story is told from Maureen's point of view, and Ahnya O'Riordan's youthful voice captures her anxieties about change and her frustration with her sister--which manifest in her decision to also run for class president. Sound effects and upbeat music add to scenes in bustling school hallways, at the mall, and at the dinner table with the girls' supportive family." -- AudioFile       Varian Johnson is the author of several novels for children and young adults, including The Parker Inheritance, which won both Coretta Scott King Author Honor and Boston Globe/Horn Book Honor awards, The Great Greene Heist
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