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ACT by Kayla Miller, 224 pp, RL 4

ACT by Kayla Miller (CLICK Series, Book 3) Color by Jess Lome, Lettering by Chris Dickey Published by HMH Exclusive Edition purchased from Barnes & Noble What I love most about Kayla Miller's graphic novels (and all great graphic novels) is the surprising way multiple ideas are layered into the story and given a complete arc. With ACT, the third book in this stellar series (scroll down for a peek at book 4) Miller presents complex ideas like class inequality, privilege, social activism, and peaceful protest, to name a few, in a context that will resonate with young readers, while also providing back matter that will inspire further reading (and baking!)
Olive Branch, and (almost) everyone else in sixth grade are excited for the class field trip to the big city to see a Hamilton-esque musical that leaves them singing all the way home. When Olive discovers that students from families that can't afford the cost of the field trip are left behind, she is upset. Unable to get her skat…

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