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Karen's New Friend (Baby-Sitters Little Sister #36)

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Welcome, Adelaide Sidney! There is a new student in Karen's class. Her name is Addie. She is funny and very talkative. And she has cerebral palsy.
Paperback, 112 pages
Published March 1st 1993 by Scholastic (first published January 1st 1993)
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Mallory Barrett
Dec 20, 2012 Mallory Barrett rated it did not like it
Summary: Karen Brewer is a nice, helpful young girl, who feels it is her responsibility to befriend the new student at her school, Addie Sidney. Addie is in a wheelchair, so Karen decides to be her personal helper. However, Karen creates a problem when she becomes a little too helpful. She learns a very important lesson: that it’s good to be helpful, but never cross the line.



Commentary: I am a fan of happy endings, so my favorite part was when Karen realized what she did wrong, and then apologiz
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In which Karen patronizes the physically impaired!
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Ann Matthews Martin was born on August 12, 1955. She grew up in Princeton, New Jersey, with her parents and her younger sister, Jane. After graduating from Smith College, Ann became a teacher and then an editor of children's books. She's now a full-time writer.

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