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A Bear for Miguel

A Bear for Miguel( )
Author: Alphin, Elaine Marie
Illustrator: Sandin, Joan
Series title:I Can Read Level 3 Ser.
ISBN:978-0-06-444234-3
Publication Date:Apr 1997
Publisher:HarperCollins Publishers
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $4.99
Book Description:

One day, María's father takes her to the busy market. There they trade goods for food for Mana's mother and baby brother. María helps by making her father laugh while he works. But she wants to do more. So Mana finds a very special way to help her family.

Book Details
Pages:64
Detailed Subjects: Juvenile Fiction / General
Juvenile Fiction / Animals / Bears
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.5 x 8.5 x 0.188 Inches
Book Weight:0.24 Pounds
Author Biography
Alphin, Elaine Marie (Author)
Elain Marie Alphin was born in 1955 in San Francisco, California. She attended Rice University and upon graduation she received a Watson Research Fellowship, a grant given to graduating college seniors to fund independent study and travel outside the United States. She spent the next year in England, doing research for a novel she was writing about Richard III and his murder of his nephews. She turned her research into a novel for middle-grade readers entitled, Tournament of Time. Her other novels includeded Ghost Cadet, Picture Perfect, The Perfect Shot, and Simon Says. She won the Edgar Award for Best Young Adult Mystery and was named a YALSA Quick Pick for Reluctant Young Adult Readers for the novel Counterfeit Son. She died on August 19, 2014 at age 58.

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