Broken Bike Boy and Queen of 33rd Street, The
Author: Flake Sharon
Year Reviewed:: 2008
Review: Fifth-grade Queen Rousseau is bright, sassy and pampered. Her superior airs don't win her many friends after being home schooled and indulged by her family. When Leroy, a smelly projects boy moves into the neighborhood, he wins the hearts of Queen's classmates and her warm, kind parents. It is Leroy and his agoraphobic actor friend Cornelius who gradually lead Queen to the realization of true friendship and self-worth.