Praise for Shine!
“The Grabensteins’ writing is warm and humorous. This gentle book offers a wonderful reminder that kindness, generosity, and love far outweigh the importance of money, awards, and prestige.”
“This encouraging story of self-discovery celebrates friendship, kindness, and self-actualization, and readers will relate to the realistic middle school dynamic and well-developed characters.”
“Plenty of believable dialogue and humor . . . gratifyingly quirky.
A crowd-pleasing reminder that kindness pays.”
"Shine! will put a smile on your heart. Read this book!"
—Jennifer L. Holm, New York Times bestselling
author of The Fourteenth Goldfish
"Shine! more than shines, it GLOWS. My twelve-year-old summed it up in one word: 'beautiful.'"
—Wendy Mass, New York Times bestselling
author of The Candymakers
"A reminder that nothing is more important than being a friend and being yourself."
—Rebecca Stead, Newbery Medal-winning
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