Dyamonde, a third grader, has wild-crazy hair, is skinnier than half a toothpick and is more than equal to the challenge of entering the crowded field of confident grade school heroines.--New York Times
Dyamonde Daniel may be new in town, but that doesn't stop her from making a place for herself in a jiffy. With her can-do attitude and awesome brain power she takes the whole neighborhood by storm. The only thing puzzling her is the other new kid in her class. He's grouchy - but Dyamonde's determined to get to the bottom of his attitude and make a friend.