Amy Makes a Friend (Portraits of Little Women)

Amy Makes a Friend (Portraits of Little Women)

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Overview

Amy Makes a Friend (Portraits of Little Women) by Susan Beth Pfeffer, Marcy Dunn Ramsey, Louisa May Alcott

Amy March wants to be a great artist. She's got the talent; now all she needs is a way to afford art lessons. Her solution: befriend her rich and snobby classmate, Jenny Snow, who'll then invite Amy to sit in on her private art instructions. But Jenny can't be bothered with Amy's friendly overtures—until Diana Hughes, a new and extremely wealthy girl, chooses Amy as her friend. Now, Amy thinks Jenny will like her too. But the price of art lessons may be higher than Amy ever imagined....

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780385325844
Publisher: Random House Children's Books
Publication date: 06/08/1998
Series: Portraits of Little Women Series
Pages: 112
Product dimensions: 5.15(w) x 7.34(h) x 0.61(d)
Lexile: 670L (what's this?)
Age Range: 8 - 11 Years

About the Author

Award-winning author Susan Beth Pfeffer, has written over sixty books for children and young adults. She began her career in 1970, with the publication of her first book, Just Morgan, which she wrote her last semester at New York University.

Ms. Pfeffer's books include middle-grade novels (The Pizza Puzzle), historical fiction (Nobody's Daughter and its companion volume Justice for Emily), and young adult novels (Family of Strangers and Twice Taken). Her young adult novel About David was awarded the South Carolina Young Adult Book Award.

Her young adult novel The Year Without Michael, an ALA Best Book for Young Adults and winner of the South Carolina Young Adult Book Award, was named by the American Library Association as one of the hundred best books for teenagers written between 1968-1993.

Susan Beth Pfeffer is also the author of the popular Portraits of Little Women series. Created for readers grades 3-6, each of the books in the series captures one of the beloved March sisters from Little Women--Meg, Jo, Beth, and Amy--at age 10. These unforgettable heroines experience the joys and sorrows of sisterhood, family life, and a changing America.

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