Little Shaq: Star of the Week (Paperback)
Created by Shaquille O'Neal and illustrated in full color by Coretta Scott King/John Steptoe New Talent award winner Theodore Taylor III, the Little Shaq series celebrates family, friends, and community and will have kids cheering for reading!
Little Shaq has always wanted his own kitten, but his parents aren't sure he's responsible enough. When Little Shaq is chosen as his class's Star of the Week, he knows that this is his moment to shine, to prove to his parents that they can count on him. Will Little Shaq be able to show he's ready for his very own pet?
"The love among Little Shaq's family members shines. . . . A solid sequel." - Kirkus Reviews on LITTLE SHAQ TAKES A CHANCE
"The straightforward language is well-tailored to the target audience, and there’s no missing the earnest, obvious messages about compromise, teamwork, and community involvement." - Publishers Weekly on LITTLE SHAQ
"A conflict-resolution story that may well inspire young sports lovers to garden--or young gardeners to pick up a basketball." - Kirkus Reviews on LITTLE SHAQ
"The language is simple and the story filled with a sense of community and friendship. . . A sweet addition to chapter book collections." - School Library Journal on LITTLE SHAQ