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The Big Buck Adventure

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By: Shelley Gill and Deborah Tobola / Illustrated by: Grace Lin

One little girl and one very big dollar set out on a great adventure at the store.

However, what seems like a pleasant afternoon of shopping soon turns perplexing as the challenge of her buying options becomes overwhelming. She doesn't know what to do. There are so many choices, but she only has one buck. A fun and perfect example of how we use math in our daily lives.

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Author & Illustrator Bios:

Shelley Gill, author

Author, adventurer, whale detective, pony wrangler, dog musher and all around fun hog, Shelley Gill lives her books! Shelley is the author of several children's books, including Alaska, Hawai'i, and Sitka Rose.

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Deborah Tobola, author

Deborah was born in San Luis Obispo, California where she spent much of her childhood engrossed in books. Before she learned to read, Deborah would memorize the stories read to her. She began writing when she was very young, penning her first poem at the age of five. Deborah always knew she would be a writer. She would write and organize neighborhood plays and performances, carnivals, treasure hunts, and more!

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Grace Lin, illustrator

Grace Lin grew up in Upstate New York with her parents and two sisters. While the other sisters became scientists, Grace became an artist. Surprisingly enough, being an artist was not Grace's first choice. She first dreamed of being a champion ice skater, and drew many pictures of herself twirling and dancing on the ice. Unfortunately, Grace had neither the talent nor coordination to make it to skating stardom. However, the pictures she drew of herself held much promise and quickly became Grace's career focus.

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Awards & Honors:

IRA/CBC Children's Choices, 2001

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Details:

Paperback
ISBN: 978-0-88106-295-3

E-book
ISBN: 978-1-60734-324-0 PDF
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Ages: 6-9
Page count: 32
81/2 x 11

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