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  • Written by Ann M. Martin
    Read by Judy Kaye
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Newbery Honor medalist Ann M. Martin's "unforgettable" (Booklist, starred) family story.

In 1963, Ellie's mother, Doris Day Dingman, was crowned the Bosetti Beauty at Mr. Bosetti's supermarket, President John F. Kennedy was assassinated, and the Dingmans began to fall apart." So begins 11-yr-old Eleanor Roosevelt Dingman's story. Ellie, who is about to start 6th grade in the small town of Spectacle, NY, is the oldest child in her off-center family. Her father works construction jobs, while her mother, Doris, has only one dream - to become a rich and famous actress. But when that dream leads to Doris's abandonment of the family, it is Ellie who is called upon to take charge.
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Ann M. 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. Ann gets the ideas for her books from many different places. Some are based on personal experiences, while others are based on childhood memories and feelings. Ann has always enjoyed writing. Even before she was old enough to write, she would dictate stories to her mother to write down for her. After living in New York City for many years, Ann moved to the Hudson Valley in upstate New York where she now lives with her dog, Sadie, and her cats, Gussie, Pippen and Woody.

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Judy Kaye received the Tony Award® for her performance in The Phantom of the Opera and was nominated for two other Tony® awards: for her portrayal of Rosie in Mamma Mia, the ABBA musical, and her starring role as the singer Florence Foster Jenkins in Souvenir. She has performed with such opera companies and orchestras as  the New York City Opera, the New York Philharmonic, and the London Symphony Orchestra.


  • Here Today by Ann M. Martin
  • September 14, 2004
  • Juvenile Fiction
  • Listening Library (Audio)
  • $12.95
  • 9781400090464

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