Forever Amber Brown (Hardcover)

Author: Danziger, Paula

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Publisher Turtleback Books
Mfg Part# 9780738327044
SKU 219431658
Format Hardcover
ISBN10 0738327042
Release Date 12/13/2010
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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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Annotation Fourth grader Amber Brown is starting to feel satisfied with life. She likes school, gets along well with her new best friend, Brandi, and even her school picture is nice enough to send to her father, who lives in Paris. Things become unsettled when Amber's mother is proposed to by her boyfriend, Max. Whether or not her mom marries Max, Amber knows her life will never be the same again. Illustrated with b&w drawings.
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Book Format Hardcover
Minimum Age 04
Number of Pages 0101
Publisher Turtleback Books
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