Elizabeth's New Hero

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Random House Children's Books, 1989 - Juvenile Fiction - 102 pages
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A team of East German gymnasts arrives in Sweet Valley, and the Wakefields host Kristoff, one of the gymnasts. After experiencing American life, Kristoff decides to defect. Will the Wakefields help him?

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Review: Elizabeth's New Hero (Sweet Valley Twins #33)

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In this one, an East German gymnast stays at the Wakefield's house. He realizes that the pressure that comes with being a gymnast depresses the hell out of him and that he would rather become an ... Read full review


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About the author (1989)

Francine Pascal grew up in New York City and attended New York University. She is the author of the Sweet Valley High series, featuring twins Jessica and Elizabeth Wakefield. She had originally planned the idea for a daytime soap for teens, but a close friend talked her into making the idea into a book series instead. Pascal has also written "Hangin' Out with Cici, which became an ABC After School Special called "My Mother Was Never a Kid", "The Hand-Me-Down Kid," also made into an ABC After School Special, "My First Love and Other Disasters," and "Love and Betrayal & Hold the Mayo." She has also worked on a musical and several adult books, and is the executive director for the Sweet Valley High TV show.

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