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Snail Mail No More

Snail Mail No More

by Paula Danziger, Paula Danziger, Ann M. Martin, Ann Martin Bowler, Lee Ann Martin

In this powerful sequel to the acclaimed novel-in-letters P.S. Longer Letter Later, best friends Elizabeth and Tara*Starr are still totally different. Tara*Starr accessorizes with glitter and sequins and loves to be in the spotlight. Elizabeth loves to read and write poetry and hates to be the center of attention. Though the two live far from each other, they continue to correspond regularly — now via e-mail.

But distance — and unexpected life events, put the girls' friendship to the test. When Tara*Starr's parents announce her mother is pregnant, Tara*Starr has to get used to the idea of being a big sister for the first time. And just as Elizabeth adjusts to her parents' separation and realizes the extent of her father's alcoholism, life spins tragically out of control for her family.

Through a correspondence more touching than ever, the lives and changing relationship of these two friends is chronicled with warmth, humor, and heart.

Ages
8, 12
Interest Level
Grades 4 - 7
Grade Level Equivalent
3.7
Lexile Measure
660L
DRA
50
Guided Reading
U
Publisher
Tandem Library
Genre
Realistic Fiction

About the Authors

Paula Danziger
Paula Danziger Award-winning children's author Paula Danziger became one of America's most beloved authors when she wrote The Cat Ate My Gymsuit . Her popular Amber Brown series has been a great success.
Ann M. Martin The author of best-selling tween-pleasing Babysitter Club books, this Award-winning author also wrote the Main Street series, A Dog's Life, the historical novels Belle Teal and Here Today, and the Newbery Honor book A Corner of the Universe. Working with others authors, Ann co-wrote P.S. Longer Letter Later and Snail Mail No More, with Paula Danziger, and The Doll People, with Laura Godwin.
Ann Martin Bowler
Lee Ann Martin Author of Trucks!: More Than 100 Vehicles

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