Untitled Whoopi Goldberg Book

Overview

NEW YORK TIMES bestselling author Whoopi Goldberg uses her starpower to bring tuberculosis out of the shadows!

This engaging novel brings awareness of tuberculosis to kids in a not-so-scary way while also delivering a great story about friendship and the power to make a difference.

Penny, the main character, is a popular cheerleader who becomes stricken with TB. Penny and her friends confront misperceptions about the disease and become ...

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Overview

NEW YORK TIMES bestselling author Whoopi Goldberg uses her starpower to bring tuberculosis out of the shadows!

This engaging novel brings awareness of tuberculosis to kids in a not-so-scary way while also delivering a great story about friendship and the power to make a difference.

Penny, the main character, is a popular cheerleader who becomes stricken with TB. Penny and her friends confront misperceptions about the disease and become motivated by the experience. After making a friend halfway around the globe who also has TB, Penny realizes that she can be an agent of positive change in the world. Encourage the child in your life to pick up this inspiring book today!

"Help me energize kids and motivate them to be new activists--like myself--in the fight against TB!" - Whoopi Goldberg

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780545536974
  • Publisher: Scholastic, Inc.
  • Publication date: 3/1/2013
  • Pages: 208
  • Age range: 8 - 12 Years

Meet the Author

Whoopi Goldberg

Whoopi Goldberg is the author of the NEW YORK TIMES bestselling series SUGAR PLUM BALLERINAS, as well as WHOOPI'S BIG BOOK OF MANNERS. She has won a Tony, an Emmy, an Oscar, and a Grammy, as well as two Golden Globes. In 2001, she was awarded the prestigious Mark Twain Prize for American Humor. Whoopi Goldberg has appeared in scores of films and is a host of ABC's THE VIEW. She lives in New York and Vermont.

Frank Morrison is the award-winning illustrator of many children's books, including JAZZY MIZ MOZETTA (for which he received the Coretta Scott King/John Steptoe Award for New Talent), OUT OF THE BALL PARK by Alex Rodriguez, FOR THE LOVE OF SOCCER by Pele, QUEEN OF THE SCENE by Queen Latifah, and the KEENA FORD chapter book series. He lives in Georgia with his family.

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