Cub

Cub

Graphic Novel - 2020
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"Twelve-year-old Cindy has just dipped a toe into seventh-grade drama--with its complicated friendships, bullies, and cute boys--when she earns an internship as a cub reporter at a local newspaper in the early 1970s. A (rare) young female reporter takes Cindy under her wing, and Cindy soon learns not only how to write a lede, but also how to respectfully question authority, how to assert herself in a world run by men, and--as the Watergate scandal unfolds--how brave reporting and writing can topple a corrupt world leader. Searching for her own scoops, Cindy doesn't always get it right, on paper or in real life. But whether she's writing features about ghost hunters, falling off her bicycle and into her first crush, or navigating shifting friendships, Cindy grows wiser and more confident through every awkward and hilarious mistake."--
Publisher: Chapel Hill, North Carolina :, Algonquin Young Readers,, 2020.
Edition: First edition.
ISBN: 9781616209933
1616209933
Branch Call Number: GN J COPE
Characteristics: 221 pages : chiefly color illustrations ; 24 cm

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JCLHeatherM Feb 16, 2020

Copeland's memoir manages to be poignant, funny, sweet, and timely all at once as she recounts her early junior high years and navigation of American life in the 1970s.

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