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Paula Danziger

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Transcript of Paula Danziger

Birth Information
When Paula Danziger died
Amber Brown Is Not A Crayon
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Amber Brown Goes Fourth Summary
Amber Brown doesn't want to go in to fourth grade.But she finally gets convinced that fourth grade is good.So she goes in to fourth grade.Then when she gets to class she is scared to go in the classroom.That is my summary on my first book.
Paula Danziger was born on August 18,1945 in Washington D.C. Her father was a garment worker and her mother was a nurse. She has one sibling, a brother named Barry.
Paula Danziger
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Paula Danziger
Paula Danziger wanted to be a author since the age of seven. She was inspired to write because her parents would read to her which fostered her love of reading.
Inspiration
Paula Danziger died of a heart attack on July 8, 2004 in New York City. She was 58 years old and unmarried at the time of death. It is unclear if she ever had children during her lifetime.
Amber Brown Wants Extra Credit
Amber Brown hasn't done her homework for her last two weeks of school.She has been trying to get the extra credit but it is not going so well.She keeps trying to get extra credit but it is hard for her.At the end of the book she finally gets the extra credit.That is my summary on my third book
Interesting facts about Paula Danziger
She won the Children's Choice Award given jointly by the International Reading Association and the Children's Book Council.
She earned a Bachelor's degree and a Master's degree in education and became a junior high school teacher.
She met a poet in college which later became her mentor and she became his children's babysitter.
Her works have been published in fourteen languages and in over fifty countries.
Who she was before becoming an Author
Paula Danziger had a lot of jobs but she loved being a writer. Some of the jobs were the following: play ground supervisor, English teacher, a gift wrapper at a department store, and a college counselor.
Author Paula Danziger being interviewed by Scholastic students
Question:

What kinds of books did you read when you were little?
Answer: When I was real little I read books like The Little Engine That Could , and as I got older I read books like Nancy Drew and The Hardy Boys, and I moved into more serious fiction.

Question: What education or skills do you need to be a writer?
Answer: The main skill is writing, and formal education is important to help us become well-rounded people, but you don't need a formal education to be a writer. HOWEVER, I do think it is important to go to college.

Question: What's the most fun about being an author?
Answer:When the book comes out and I love it. When I get to travel to places and meet people who love my book. My latest new fun thing happened last weekend; I went up to Syracuse to hear United Tates of America recorded as an audio book (with lots of kids acting in it). It was so much fun; I loved it. I was the teacher in the audio book. I also loved when I lived in England, talking about my books and other books. I mostly love the writing when it goes well.


Amber Brown got in this big fight with her friend.Her friend was so neat and she was so messy.They didn't talk to each other for a long time.Then the end of the book they started talking to each other. That is my summary on my second book.
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