Challenged by a rival school to a race, the Zigzag Zebras, under the guidance of coach Ramon, practice hard by running everywhere inside and outside of the school, an effort that is challenged by Gina's better talent for singing. By the Newbery Honor-winning author of Lily's Crossing. Simultaneous.
PATRICIA REILLY GIFF is the author of many beloved books for children, including the Kids of the Polk Street School books. Her novels for older readers include the Newbery Honor Books Lily's Crossing and Pictures of Hollis Woods, and Willow Run, a companion to Lily's Crossing. Her most recent books are the novels R My Name Is Rachel, Storyteller, and Wild Girl, and the Zigzag titles, Number One Kid, Big Whopper, Flying Feet, and Star Time. Patricia Reilly Giff is available for select readings and lectures. To inquire about a possible appearance, please contact the Random House Speakers Bureau at RHSpeakers@RandomHouse.com. ALASDAIR BRIGHT has illustrated numerous books and advertising projects. He loves drawing and is never without his sketchbook.