World Made of Glass

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$16.99  $15.80
Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Publish Date
5.5 X 8.0 X 1.1 inches | 0.65 pounds

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About the Author
Ami Polonsky is a middle school English teacher, parent to two children, and author, among other things. Her critically acclaimed novels for young readers include Gracefully Grayson, Threads, and Spin with Me. Ami lives outside of Chicago with her family. She invites you to visit her online at
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