Ringo Saves the Day: A True Story

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Turtleback Books, Mar 1, 2002 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 32 pages
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For use in schools and libraries only. Carol and Ray are very sick. One day, their cat Ringo leads Carol outside. "Meow! Meow!" he says. Ringo digs in some rocks. Why is Ringo digging? What will he find? Ringo is about to save Carol's life!

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Andrew Clements was born in Camden, New Jersey on May 7, 1949. He received a bachelor's degree in literature from Northwestern University and master's degree in teaching from National Louis University. Before becoming a full-time author, he taught in the public schools north of Chicago for seven years, was a singer-songwriter, and worked in publishing. He is well known for his picture book texts, but it was his middle school novel, Frindle, that was a breakthrough for his writing career. Frindle won numerous awards including the Georgia Children's Book Award, the Sasquatch Children's Book Award, the Massachusetts Children's Book Award, the Rhode Island Children's Book Award, and the Year 2000 Young Hoosier Book Award. His other works include The Landry News, The Janitor's Boy, No Talking, Things Not Seen, Things Hoped For, and Things That Are.

Andrew Clements is the author of the enormously popular "Frindle". More than 10 million copies of his books have been sold, and he has been nominated for a multitude of state awards, including two Christopher Awards and an Edgar Award. His popular works include "About Average", "Troublemaker", "Extra Credit, Lost and Found, No Talking, Room One, Lunch Money", and" "more. He is also the author of the Benjamin Pratt & the Keepers of the School series." "He lives with his wife in Maine and has four grown children. Visit him at AndrewClements.com.

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