Ms. Shelby is getting married! As the girls in Nikki and Deja's class compete over who can plan the best imaginary wedding for their teacher, Nikki excitedly throws herself into preparations for the real thing. But Deja is not so enthusiastic. Her Auntie Dee has been temporarily laid off from her job, and Deja is worried.
What will happen now that Deja can no longer afford a new dress and special hairdo? Will Nikki leave her best friend behind while she shops and primps? Will Deja be able to get over her jealousy and enjoy the celebration anyway? This charming entry in the Nikki and Deja series is now in paperback!---from the publisher
112 pages 978-0544003248 Ages 6-9
Keywords: African American, African American author, wedding, teacher, friendship, friends, 6 year old, 7 year old, 8 year old, 9 year old, diverse books, diversity, part of a series, feelings, economic diversity