Amalia: Diary Three - eBook
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Vendor: Open Road Media
Publication Date: 2014
Series: California Diaries
One momentthats all it takes to lose faith in everyone
Amalias grades have been slipping. Shes been worried about Maggie, whose moms drinking has gotten out of control. At least Amalia and her new boyfriend, Brendan, are getting along greaton a movie date, she even kisses him for the first time. But then, while she is waiting outside the theater, several drunk girls assault her and call her racist names.
Shaken, Amalia cant help thinking that maybe Palo City isnt the place she thought it was. She begins to shut downand shut out Brendan and her friends. Planning her parents twenty-fifth anniversary party, she starts to wonder if she should even invite her extended Hispanic family to this town. Can her friends and boyfriend reassure her that she belongs in the same world as they do?
This ebook features an illustrated personal history of Ann M. Martin, including rare images from the authors collection.
Ann M. Martin grew up in Princeton, New Jersey. After attending Smith College, where she studied education and psychology, she became a teacher at a small elementary school in Connecticut. Martin also worked as an editor of childrens books before she began writing full time. Martin is best known for the Baby-Sitters Club series, which has sold over one hundred seventy million copies. Her novel A Corner of the Universe won a Newbery Honor in 2003. In 1990, she cofounded the Lisa Libraries, which donates new childrens books to organizations in underserved areas. Martin lives in upstate New York with her three cats.
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