Twig learns that failing doesn't make you a failure—it just opens up possibilities in the sixth book in the beloved Twig and Turtle chapter book series, perfect for fans of Ivy and Bean and Judy Moody.
Sometimes “no” is just the beginning.
Lately, Twig’s been having a tough time. Her best friend is too busy to hang out with her. And then she isn’t picked for a special dinner with her favorite pop star. It’s all so unfair!
When Dad realizes Twig is feeling low, he tells her a way to take the sting out of rejection. You go out and look for ways to be turned down. The more you do it, the less it hurts. Soon, Twig and her whole family have turned hunting for nos into a fun game. But are some nos just too hard to face?
With a focus on perseverance, community, self-discovery, and a little environmental stewardship, this charming story accompanied by warm and inviting black-and-white illustrations throughout, is perfect for developing young readers.
About the Author
Jennifer Richard Jacobson is the award-winning author of many books for children and young adults including the Andy Shane early-reader series and Crashing in Love. A graduate of the Harvard Graduate School of Education, when not writing, Jennifer provides trainings in Writer's Workshop for teachers. Jennifer lives in Maine with her husband and dog.
Paula Franco is a children's book illustrator living in Rosario, Argentina.
"An appealing series for fans of other young duos like Ivy + Bean, and Bink & Gollie."—School Library Journal