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Ambar en cuarto y sin su amigo / Amber Brown Goes Fourth Danziger, Paula 1 of 1
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Learn more about Ambar en cuarto y sin su amigo / Amber Brown Goes Fourth:

Format: Paperback
ISBN-10: 9681910214
ISBN-13: 9789681910211
Sku: 33776445
Publish Date: 1/28/2008
Dimensions:  (in Inches) 8H x 4.75L x 0.25T
Pages:  117
Age Range:  11 to 13
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Amber Brown begins fourth grade without her best friend, Justin Daniels, who has moved away. She plans to find a new best friend right away and selects Brandi, a new girl at school, as the most likely candidate. Unfortunately for Amber, Brandi is not sure she wants to be best friends with Amber--especially since it seems that Amber wants Brandi to act just like Justin.
Author Bio
Paula Danziger
Paula Danziger became an author as the result of two car accidents. The first accident was relatively mild, but several days later, while driving to a doctor's appointment, she was hit head-on by a drunk driver. This accident resulted in temporary brain damage that left her unable to read for some time. In an effort to overcome the powerlessness she felt as a patient working to overcome her injuries, Danziger turned to writing a novel about a teenage girl who suffers from low self-esteem and family troubles--THE CAT ATE MY GYMSUIT, which is still one of her most popular works. Danziger was also encouraged to become a writer by her mentor, the poet John Ciardi, for whom she worked as a babysitter while attending Montclair State College. Prior to becoming a full-time writer, Danziger worked for the New Jersey school system both as a substitute and full-time teacher.

Paula Danziger became an author as the result of two car accidents. The first accident was relatively mild, but several days later, while driving to a doctor's appointment, she was hit head-on by a drunk driver. This accident resulted in temporary brain damage that left her unable to read for some time. In an effort to overcome the powerlessness she felt as a patient working to overcome her injuries, Danziger turned to writing a novel about a teenage girl who suffers from low self-esteem and family troubles--THE CAT ATE MY GYMSUIT, which is still one of her most popular works. Danziger was also encouraged to become a writer by her mentor, the poet John Ciardi, for whom she worked as a babysitter while attending Montclair State College. Prior to becoming a full-time writer, Danziger worked for the New Jersey school system both as a substitute and full-time teacher. Danziger died of post-heart attack complications in 2004; at the time of her death, none of her 30 books had ever gone out of print.

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