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IN A NUTSHELL: Jamaica throws her grandma a surprise birthday party.

SUMMARY: Jamaica Louise James is a girl who loves to draw and paint. She lives with her Mama and her Grammy. They give Jamaica a paint set for her eighth birthday. For Grammy's birthday, Jamaica Louise decides to surprise her Grammy by decorating the subway station where Grammy works with help from her Mama.

KEYWORDS: family,neighborhoods


AUTHOR: Amy Hest
ILLUSTRATOR: Sheila White Samton
NARRATOR: Nikki Rene
LENGTH: 13:10

READING LEVELS
Fountas & Pinnell: L
Accelerated Reader: 3
Lexile: 470
DRA: 30

PUBLISHER: Candlewick