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Sally Jean, the Bicycle Queen


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Sally Jean, the Bicycle Queen
Cari Best
Hardcover
32 pages

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I can pop a wheelie, I can touch the sky,
I can pedal backwards, I can really fly!

Sally Jean was born to ride. And her bicycle, Flash, is just about her best friend. But one day something terrible * and wonderful * happens. Sally Jean grows. Suddenly she finds herself too big
for Flash. What*s a Bicycle Queen to do* Finally, by collecting old bicycle parts to make a new bike * and giving Flash to a young friend who longs for a bigger bike of his own * she rides
again!

With exuberant art that*s just the right match for Sally Jean*s new found freedom, this joyous text celebrates growing up, learning new skills, and giving back to the community.

Sally Jean, the Bicycle Queen is a 2007 Bank Street - Best Children's Book of the Year.

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