Academic journal article Language Arts

Mika: My New Life

Academic journal article Language Arts

Mika: My New Life

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Mika: My New Life Written and illustrated by Kyla May Scholastic, 2013, 90 pp., ISBN 978-0-545-49620-9

Life on Lotus Lane is a busy one for Kiki and her best friends, Coco, Lulu, and new neighbor Mika. These BFFL (BFFL=Best Friends For Life) attend Amber Acres Elementary School and have their very own club, LLGC (LLGC=Lotus Lane Girls Club). Each of the four books in the Lotus Lane series is written as a diary filled with playful illustrations and doodles on every page. As the best of friends, the girls do everything together; they formed their club to make crafts, bake, have sleepovers, and so much more. They also meet to make sure Katy Krupski, a schoolmate nicknamed "the Queen of Mean" (p. 12), does not stir up trouble (as usual!).

The first book, titled Kiki: My Stylish Life (2013) is written from Kiki's perspective. The second and third books in the series are titled Coco: My Delicious Life (2013) and Lulu: My Glamorous Life (2013). Readers will learn that Kiki loves designing awesome outfits, hanging out with friends, and collecting fun facts about her life on Lotus Lane. Coco enjoys baking and helping animals, while Lulu likes giving her BFFL makeovers and reading about movie stars. …

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