Because she's my friend

Title Because she's my friend
Names Sirof, Harriet.
Book Number DB039085
Title Status Download Only
Medium Digital Book
Annotation Teresa D'Angelo, fourteen, from a large, supportive blue-collar family, meets Valerie Ross, a member of New York's upper crust, at the hospital where Teresa is working as a summer volunteer. Valerie, brass and glamorous, has been partially paralyzed from a freak accident. Valerie helps foster Teresa's self-confidence, and Teresa rescues Valerie from depression during their brief, bittersweet friendship. For grades 5-8 and older readers.
Narrator Pardee, Martha Harmon.
Local Subject Grades 5-8 - JU6
Grades 6-9 & Young Adult - JU7
Juvenile - JU
Juvenile Fiction - JF
Young Adult Interest - YAI
Young Adult Book - YA
Young Adult Fiction - YF
Disability Themes - DIS
Friends and friendships - FRI
LC Subject Friendship - Juvenile fiction
Italian Americans - Juvenile fiction
People with disabilities - Juvenile fiction
Teenage girls - Juvenile fiction
Language English
Released 2007
Publication Info Washington, D.C. : National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped, Library of Congress, 2007. (Talking Book Publishers, recording studio).
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