Me and the Boss

  • Me and the Boss
  • Me and the Boss
  • Me and the Boss
  • Me and the Boss
  • Me and the Boss
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Meet Lee, a little boy who won't give up until he learns how to sew, and Zora, the sister who watches him try--and ultimately succeed!

"I know big sisters. Zora, the boss, she's mine," explains Lee as he and Zora head to the library, where Mrs. C is teaching the children how to sew. Though Zora sews a beautiful flower on her cloth square, little Lee makes a mess out of the half-moon he is trying to stitch. That night, when he can't sleep, he gives sewing another try...and succeeds, even mending the hole in his pants pocket! The next morning, he sneaks into Zora's room and sews the ear back on Bess, her stuffed bear. When Zora discovers Bess, she wraps Lee in her special big sister hug--for just a moment--and then is back to being the boss once again.

Coretta Scott King Illustrator Honor Award Winner
Charlotte Zolotow Award Winner  

  • Ages 4-8
  • Author: Michelle Edwards
  • Illustrator: April Harrison
  • Hardcover
  • Publisher: Penguin Random House 2022
  • 40 pages, 11.3" x 8.9"
  • ISBN: 9780593310670 
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