Amy and Laura

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Scholastic Paperbacks, 1993 - Brothers and sisters
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Struggling to keep their problems to themselves rather than burdening their invalid mother helps two New York girls to grow up.

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Amy and Laura are excited: after almost a year, their mother will be coming home from the hospital! But things are not the same, their mother is in a wheelchair, and their father has forbidden them ... Read full review

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WARNING: Contains Spoilers Amy and Laura are siblings whose mother has been in hospital for many weeks due to a car accident. Her Christian name is Hannah and she returns home different, more ... Read full review

Contents

Amy
1
Laura
22
Mama
36
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About the author (1993)

Marilyn Sachs was born Marilyn Stickle in the Bronx, New York on December 18, 1927. She graduated from Hunter College in 1949 and became a children's librarian trainee at the Brooklyn Public Library. She worked there for a decade while earning her master's of library science degree at Columbia University. She later worked part-time at the San Francisco Public Library before becoming a full-time author for middle grade and young adult readers in 1968. Her first novel, Amy Moves In, was published in 1964. Her other books included Veronica Ganz, The Bears' House, The Fat Girl, A Pocket Full of Seeds, and Lost in America. She was a co-editor with Ann Durell of the anthology The Big Book for Peace, which provided proceeds to peace organizations. She died on December 28, 2016 at the age of 89.

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