Amy, Number Seven

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Bantam Books, 1998 - Juvenile Fiction - 202 pages
Amy Candler knows she's different. In fact, she's perfect -- a perfect twelve-year-old girl.Overnight, she can see and hear things from awesome distances; she can tumble, twist, and turn like a top gymnast; and she knows the answer to every question her teachers ask.But Amy doesn't have the answer to the mystery of her past.All she knows is that her recurring nightmare seems very real.That her crescent-shaped birthmark wasn't there yesterday.That a stranger is taking photos of her.That her mother is acting weird.That someone is sending her anonymous warnings to keep her talents a secret.Slowly Amy is piecing together her identity, but she'd better hurry.

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This was actually the first book I read in English, which tells you it's pretty simple language wise (I had to look up the word "zillion" only and I was armed with highschool English, which I was ... Read full review

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Amy is just a normal healthy kid until she puberty kicks then. Then, instead of getting pimples or hair armpits, she gets strong and super smart. She is fast and can do the most complicated math ... Read full review


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Marilyn Kaye was born in New Britain, Connecticut in 1949. She received both an undergraduate degree in English and a Master's degree in library science from Emory University. She also has a Doctor of Philosophy degree from the University of Chicago. She is the author of several series including the Replica series, the Out of this World series, the Gifted series, and the Camp Sunnyside Friends series. She also writes under the pseudonym Shannon Blair. She was an associate professor in the Division of Library and Information Science at St. John's University in New York for twenty years.

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