Anastasia Has the Answers (Paperback)

Author: Lowry, Lois

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Thirteen-year-old Anastasia pursues her goal of becoming a journalist by probing for the reasons behind Daphne Bellinghams parents divorce while, at the same time, trying to cope with her humiliating lack of coordination in gym class *Author: Lowry, Lois *Series Title: Anastasia *Publication Date: 1992/09/01 *Number of Pages: 123 *Binding Type: Paperback *Language: English *Depth: 0.50 *Width: 5.25 *Height: 7.50

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Publisher Random House Childrens Books
Mfg Part# 9780440400875
SKU 30067473
Format Paperback
ISBN10 0440400872
Release Date 4/10/2007
Physical
Dimensions (in Inches) 7.5H x 5.25L x 0.5T
Author Info
Lois Lowry
Lois Lowry has tremendous range as a writer. She is well known for her humorous series of books about Anastasia Krupnik and her younger brother, Sam, but has also written about more serious topics, such as the Holocaust. As a result of her father's career as a U.S. Army dentist, Lois was born in Hawaii and attended junior high school in Japan. She attended Brown University but left school to get married and have children and, as a matter of fact, she had four before her 25th birthday. She eventually returned to school and graduated from the University of Maine. Her first book, A SUMMER TO DIE, was published in 1977. She won the Newbery Medal in 1990 for NUMBER THE STARS and again in 1994 for THE GIVER. A woman of many talents, Lowry's work as a photographer has appeared on the cover of some of her books. She also appeared on the television quiz show Jeopardy!
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"...Anastasia has become a beloved character in children's books and once again she doesn't disappoint."
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Annotation At 13 Anastasia Krupnik has decided that she will be a journalist when she grows up. In the meantime, she has to help her friend Daphane deal with her parents divorce and also find a way to help herself survive gym class.
First Line "I would sort of like to go," Anastasia said, "because I've never been on an airplane in my life and I would sort of like to take a plane trip."
Editors Note Humiliated.Thats how Anastasia Krupnik feels whenever she tries to climb the ropes in gym class. How come everyone else can climb up those hateful ropes?Since Anastasia has decided to become a journalist, it should be easy to answer most questions. Then why cant she understand about Daphne Bellinghams parents divorce? And why can't she please Ms. Willoughby in gym class?Finally Anastasia thinks she has the answers! When a team of foreign educators comes to visit her school, she plans a big surprise that will amaze her classmates, Ms. Willoughby, and the visitors. What will she do when her big moment arrives?
Editors Note 3 In her latest adventure, thirteen-year-old Anastasia Krupnik tries to answer some of life's big question. Why is it that everyone else seems able to climb the ropes in gym class? And why are her parents' friends--the Bellinghams--getting a divorce? Includes a 36-copy dump.
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Book Format Paperback
Minimum Age 08
Number of Pages 0144
Publisher Yearling Books
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