A Shai & Emmie Story

From Academy Award–nominated actress Quvenzhané Wallis comes a chapter book series about best friends Shai and Emmie, two third-graders navigating through the fun, unexpected challenges and friendships at their elementary school for the performing arts.

Latest book from A Shai & Emmie Story

Shai & Emmie Star in To the Rescue!

Best friends Shai and Emmie, two third graders destined for superstardom, plan a benefit concert to help stray animals in this third novel in the Shai & Emmie series from Academy Award–nominated actress Quvenzhané Wallis.

Shai, Emmie, and the rest of the student orchestra are busy preparing for a benefit concert to help stray pets—a cause near and dear to Shai’s heart. So when she finds a tiny bunny alone in her backyard, Shai is determined to do what her mom would do: rescue the bunny and find it a good home! But the bunny rescue project is far more work than she imagined, and soon Shai doesn’t have any time left to practice for the benefit concert…
LEARN MORE ABOUT THIS BOOK

Also Available

About the Author

Quvenzhané Wallis
Photograph by GKPhotography.com

Quvenzhané Wallis

Quvenzhané Wallis knows a thing or two about creating memorable characters. For her feature film debut, Beasts of the Southern Wild, she was nominated for an Academy Award. Shortly after, she received a Golden Globe nomination for her work as the title character in Annie. She has also appeared in 12 Years a SlaveThe Prophet, and Fathers and Daughters. Quvenzhané is a daughter, a sister, a model, a singer, a dancer, an actress, an author, a student, and a pet owner. She has many talents and is always willing to try something new. She lives in Louisiana with her family. She is the author of the Shai and Emmie series and A Night Out with Mama.

BECOME A FAN

Join our Mailing List

Get our latest book recommendations, author news and sweepstakes right to your inbox

Teaching Resources

To download a file to your computer right-click on the link and choose 'save file as'.

High Resolution Images

Explore

CONNECT WITH US