Words of Wonder from Z to A

By Emanuel Berger | May 11 2023 | BlogChildren's

An inspiring picture book from Scripps National Spelling Bee champ Zaila Avant-garde, filled with her favorite motivational words from Z to A. Perfect for your little book lover and spelling ace!

When 14-year-old Zaila Avant-garde became the first Black American student to win the Scripps National Spelling Bee in 2021, the world took notice.

Now, this extraordinary speller, writer, and basketball champ celebrates the world of words, with 26 of Zaila’s favorite words, such as KINDNESS, HOPE, and RESILIENCE, alongside Zaila’s encouraging and poetic thoughts.

Each bright and busy page also includes an inspiring quotation from a famous thought leader. And an afterword to the book details the fascinating origins of each word.

It’s an uplifting picture book packed with motivation, learning, and fun, from one of America’s most promising, unique, and accomplished young people.

Words of Wonder from Z to A
9780593568934
An inspiring picture book from Scripps National Spelling Bee champ Zaila Avant-garde, filled with her favorite motivational words from Z to A. Perfect for your little book lover and spelling ace!
$18.99 US
Jun 27, 2023
10 x 10
Hardcover
40 Pages
Doubleday Books for Young Readers
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Hardcover
40 Pages
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40 Pages
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Hardcover
40 Pages
Random House Books for Young Readers
Age 3-7 years