Talent Showdown (That Girl Lay Lay, Chapter Book #1) (Paperback)
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Lay Lay -- the latest teen music sensation and Nickelodeon’s newest star -- stars in this brand-new illustrated chapter book series!Ever since her freestyle rapping video went viral, Lay Lay has been adjusting to her newfound fame. She loves the spotlight, but she’s also just a normal kid who likes to hang out with her friends. When her middle school announces its upcoming talent show, Lay Lay and her squad are excited to sign up together. They know they can each bring something special to it—they could even win! But everyone at school assumes that only Lay Lay will be the star. Lay Lay hates that her crew has been pushed to the sidelines since she got famous. Can she make sure that everyone gets a chance to shine during the big show? Don’t miss this totally original story starring That Girl Lay Lay!
About the Author
Jevon Bolden is an editor and writer from sunny Florida. She has edited and written books for both kids and adults that teach them something new and help them experience the best in life. Jevon has a bachelor’s degree in English from the University of Alabama.
DeAndra Hodge is an illustrator and designer based in Washington, DC. She was born in Germany but moved around a lot in the states because her parents were in the military. In 2019, she received a Bachelor of Art in Graphic Design and a minor in Public Relations from the University of Montevallo in Montevallo, Alabama. During her free time, she loves exploring the city, jogging, practicing French, and, of course, drawing on her tablet! She loves designing characters and capturing their emotions, as well as using color to set up the mood of an environment.