My 8 year old daughter and 10 year old son both read and loved it. Because the story is true although the names of the characters have been changed, not all of rainas dilemmas are solved in the. If she isnt working after school as part of the stage crew, you can find her at the bookstore visiting her favorite book of broadway stage photographs. Get it today with same day delivery, order pickup or drive up. But one night after girl scouts she trips and falls, severely injuring her two front teeth, and what follows is a long and frustrating journey with on. She is the main character of the book and the story tells the true story of all the many ups and downs she faces throughout middle school and in to high school. Raina telgemeier is an eminent cartoonist from the usa. Smile is a wonderful kids book written by raina telgemeier. Set in san francisco, usa, smile tells the true story of how, at age 11, the author raina telgemeir broke her two top teeth, resulting in numerous trips to the orthodontist and other. Raina telgemeier books, author biography, and reading. Drama by raina telgemeier callie is a selfproclaimed theater geek but while she loves theater, she knows her place is creating the stage not performing on it. Some people say that its not appropriate for ages 812 because theres kissing and some girls that are mean and boyfriends, but i disagree.
Telgemeier has created an utterly charming graphic memoir of tooth trauma, first crushes and fickle friends, sweetly reminiscent of judy blumes work. With an overdrive account, you can save your favorite libraries for ataglance information about availability. Check out this biography to know about her childhood, family life, achievements and fun facts about her. She is best known for her autobiographical webcomic smile as well as its followup sisters. Gloden nicole characters sean samuel dad little sister little brother jamie and there are.
Engage your students during remote learning with video readalouds. I would recommend this book to ages 11, i loved it. Smile by raina telgemeier is the true autobiography of raina. Raina is an 11yearold girl who knocks her two front teeth out while racing with her friends. The first edition of the novel was published in july 12th 2009, and was written by raina telgemeier. Raina telgemeier is an eminent cartoonist from usa. From the artist of bsc graphix comes this humorous comingofage true story about the dental drama that ensues after a tripandfall mishap raina just wants to be a normal sixth grader.
Raina, the main character, wants to be a normal sixth grader, but one night after girl scouts, she tripped and fell forcing one of her teeth to go. Raina telgemeier has 20 books on goodreads with 898917 ratings. One night, raina trips and falls after a girl scout meeting, knocking out her two front teeth. Smile kindle edition by telgemeier, raina, telgemeier. Smile the author of this book is raina telgemeier main characters raina mom nicole karin dr. Dont let anyone treat you how you dont want to be treated.
Smile by raina telgemeier scholastic books for kids. Order signed copies of rainas books via green apple books in san francisco, california merchandise. Parents need to know that the autobiographical graphic novel smile follows author raina telgemeier through her reallife experiences of having her teeth knocked out and the years of orthodontic work that follow during her early teen years. Raina telgemeier grew up in san francisco, then moved to new york city, where she earned an illustration degree at the school of visual arts. Raina telgemeier writes awesome stories for kids, so i decided to do this video for my school project. The book was published in multiple languages including english, consists of 224 pages and is available in hardcover format. While racing home with her friends one day after girl scouts, raina trips and knocks out her front two teeth. The main characters of this sequential art, graphic novels story are raina telgemeier. She is also the creator of drama, which was named a stonewall honor book and was selected for yalsas top ten great graphic novels for teens. Smile by raina telgemeier meet your next favorite book. The events and relationships presented, based on the authors own experiences during the late 1980s and early 1990s, make an honest and compelling story. And on top of all that, theres still more to deal with.
This is an autobiography of rainas life in middle school. But one night, after her girl scout meeting, she trips an falls. But once amara is born, things arent quite how she expected them to be. Smile is a highly relatable and engaging graphic novel. What follows is a long and frustrating journey with onagain, offagain braces, surgery, embarrassing headgear, and even a. But one night after girl scouts she trips and falls, severely injuring her two front teeth, and what follows is a long and frustrating journey with onagain, offagain braces, surgery, embarrassing headgear, and even a retainer with fake teeth attached. I would just like to mention that this book is written in a comic book style. Please use all of the features of to learn the meaning, use, and spelling of the words.
Raina telgemeier books list of books by author raina. Smile is such a good book, it takes you on a journey through raina telgameirs life. Instead shes the set designer for the drama departments stage crew, and this year shes determined to create a. She is also the creator of drama and ghosts, and is the adapter and illustrator of four babysitters club graphic novels. This causes her two front teeth to be seriously injured. The following words can be found in the graphic novel smile by raina telgemeier. Raina telgemeiers smile is an amusing graphic novel about rainas struggle with middle school problems, on top of getting braces. She is the creator of smile, a critically acclaimed graphic memoir based on her childhood, which was a new york times bestseller and winner of the will eisner award for best publication for teens, and received a. Raina telgemeiers colorful and clean design makes this a highly appealing and accessible graphic novel memoir.
Sweet, relatable, and oh so dearing, smile tells the story of a teenage raina telegemier and her highs and lows of being forced to wear braces following a hard tumble, as. When young raina trips and falls face first onto the pavement one night after a girl scout meeting. It is based on a true story of the authors life in middle school where she shares her experiences with similar events that middle school girls would go through. This comicstyle book is suitable for kids from about age 8 depending on their reading level. Created by nerdy book club view on nerdy book club share. Smile by raina telgemeier hardcover book the parent store. I love the artwork and find that the comic book fomat makes the book much more interesting. But one night after girl scouts she trips and falls, severely injuring her two front teeth, and what follows is a long and frustrating journey with onagain, offagain braces, surgery. Smile recounts the dental nightmares the author endured between the sixth and ninth grades. Pdf smile book by raina telgemeier free download 224 pages. Meettheauthor recording with raina telgemeier about smile.
See more ideas about smile raina telgemeier, smile and book club books. But one night after girl scouts she trips and falls, severely injuring her two front teeth. This leads to years of painful surgeries, braces, agonizing root canals and other oral atrocities. Smile smile is a comic book by raina telgemeier that is funny, sad, touching and very moving. Raina telgemeier born may 26, 1977 is an american cartoonist whose works include the autobiographic webcomic smile a dental drama, which was published by scholastic presss graphix imprint as a fullcolor graphic novel in february 2010. And while she would totally try out for her middle schools production of moon over mississippi, she cant really sing. Smile, as well as the followup sisters and the fiction graphic novel drama have all been on the new york times best seller.243 1299 742 53 1171 494 896 1042 1475 1410 570 224 1192 1245 988 976 737 467 652 279 553 1055 406 274 820 115 198 27 305 192 1469 804 1487