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Ann M. Martin

Author Study
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Jamie Lee

on 11 November 2012

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Transcript of Ann M. Martin

Author Study Ann M. Martin A Corner of The Universe Summary During the summer of Hattie Owen's 12th birthday, an uncle she never knew she had visits her. Adam, her uncle, came to them because his school, which is for the mentally disabled, has closed. Later in the book many events happen that begin to ruin Hattie's planned summer. Here Today Summary The book Here Today is about an eleven year old girl named Ellie Dingman who lives in a small town in the late 1960s. Her world is turned upside down when her irresponsible mother leaves for New York to get"established," and her father starts working long hours. Soon, Ellie is left by herself to take care of her family. 5 Qualities of My Author's Writing
Book summaries Ann M. Martin's books usually take place in small towns in the late 1960s.
Most of her books are told in the main character's point of view.
At the end of each book there is usually a chapter about what the main character does years after the main problem or conflict is resolved.
She enjoys writing about young and curious girls.
She also enjoys writing books for children. 5 Facts About My Author's Life After graduating college she became a teacher, then she became an editor of children's books, but now she is a full-time writer.
She is not married and does not raise any children.
She was twenty-seven when her first book was published.
She loved to read and write as a child; many writers inspired her to become a writer.
She was born on August 12, 1955 in Princeton, New Jersey, and is currenty living in New York. A Quote from Ann M. Martin "You got to accentuate the positive, eliminate the negative, and latch on to the affirmative." -Ann M. Martin The End
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