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Frío( )
Author: Anderson, Laurie Halse
Publication Date:Jun 2015
Publisher:Roca Editorial
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $18.95
Book Description:

Lia and Cassie are best friends and competitors in a deadly contest to see who can be the thinnest. Cassie suffers the ultimate loss-her life-and Lia is left behind, haunted by her memory and guilt for not saving her. The author explores Lia's struggle, her painful path to recovery, and her attempts to hold on to the most important thing of all-hope

Author Biography
Anderson, Laurie Halse (Author)
Laurie Halse Anderson was born in Potsdam, New York on October 23, 1961. She received a B.S.L.L. in Languages and Linguistics from Georgetown University in 1984. Before becoming a full-time author, she worked as a freelance reporter. Her first book, Ndito Runs, was published in 1996. She has written numerous books for children including Turkey Pox, No Time for Mother's Day, Fever 1793, Speak, Catalyst, Independent Dames: What You Never Knew about the Women and Girls of the American Revolution, Chains and The Impossible Knife of Memory. She also created the Wild at Heart series, which was originally published by American Girl but is now called the Vet Volunteers series and is published by Penguin Books for Young Readers.

Anderson has been nominated and won multiple honorary awards for her literary work. For the masterpiece Speak, Anderson won the Printz Honor Book Award, a National Book Award nomination, Golden Kite award, the Edgar Allan Poe Award, and the Los Angeles Times Book Prize. Her book Fever 1793 won the American Library Association Best Book for Young Adults selection and the Junior Library Guild selection. In 2008, Chains was selected for the National Book Award Finalist and in 2009 was awarded for its Historical Fiction the Scott O'Dell Award.


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