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Jeff Kinney
Jeff Kinney
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Reviewed Titles Print Book Supported by Capstone Interactive Accelerated Reader
First Facts

Jeff Kinney

by Kelli L. Hicks
Illustrated by Michael Byers

Did you know Jeff Kinney posted sections of Diary of a Wimpy Kid on a website long before it became a book? Discover how an aspiring cartoonist went on to become a bestselling children's author.

Reading LevelGrades 1-2
Interest LevelGrades 1-3
Lexile Level770L
ATOS Level4.1
AR Points0.5
AR Quiz #160019
Early Intervention Level24
Text TypeInformational Text
Text SubtypeSequence
PublisherCapstone Press
BrandFirst Facts
Page Dimensions8 1/8" x 8"
Page Count24
BindingReinforced Library Binding
List Price: $27.99 School/Library Price



School Library Journal - Rita Meade, Brooklyn Public Library, NY

"This colorful, informative, and engaging series focuses on six beloved children’s authors. Each book echoes its subject’s best-known works, using the same font and color schemes as their bestsellers, so young readers can make an easy connection to what they are familiar with. After this clever hook, the content is strong and consistent, delving into the writers’ personal lives, childhoods, and how they came to be successful. Without being too dense or too sparse, the text has high readability, and the full-color photos are matched to aid in comprehension." - School Library Journal

September 1, 2013

Kelli L. Hicks

Kelli L. Hicks

Kelli L. Hicks is a teacher, mom, sports fan, and an author. She wrote her first real story in third grade about a trip to the moon and has been writing ever since. She likes writing nonfiction because she is a fan of facts, real people, and true events. When she isn't writing, she can be found at the soccer field coaching her daughter's team or watching her son try to put the ball into the back of the net. Kelli and her family spend much of their time outside enjoying the Florida sunshine.

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