The Private Notebook of Katie Roberts, Age 11

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By Amy Hest
Publisher Candlewick
The Private Notebook of Katie Roberts, Age 11
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Katies father died in World War II, and four years later her mother has married Sam Gold and taken her away from New York City to a ranch in Texas. Amy Hest, author of the acclaimed novel LOVE YOU, SOLDIER that featured Katie at age seven, has written a new story in the intimate form of Katies diary, letters, and drawings. With perfect pitch for the fears and hopes of an 11yearold, this funny, poignant novel sings of a young girls longing to fit into a new life without forgetting the old.

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11440 words11,440 words
80 pages80 pages
Lexile 590LLexile 590L
Grade 4 to 7Grade 4 to 7
Age 9-12Age 9-12
Published 1996Published 1996

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