It's the Fourth of July, and Phoebe is part of the parade. She's marching with the Peewee Majorettes, and her annoying brothers are watching from the sidelines. Suddenly Phoebe tosses--and loses--her baton. Will she ever live down the embarrassment? Told with perceptive, quiet humor and enhanced by exuberant, full-color paintings, this story carries a sympathetic message.
Hardcover, 32 pages
Published February 1st 1994 by Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
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Claudia Mills is the author of How Oliver Olson Changed the World, 7 x 9 = Trouble!, Being Teddy Roosevelt, and many other books for children. She was born in New York City in 1954. She received her bachelor's degree from Wellesley College, her master's degree from Princeton University, and a Ph.D. in philosophy from Princeton University. She also received an M.L.S. degree from the University of M...moreMore about Claudia Mills...