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Anna, Banana, and the Friendship Split

Written by Anica Mrose Rissi & illustrated by Meg Park
Published by Simon & Schuster
Goodreads Rating - 4.1 / 5.0
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May 5, 2015
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6-10
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Anna has two favorite things: her best friend, Sadie, and her dog, Banana. She can’t wait to celebrate her birthday with both of them.

But Anna’s birthday party turns into a birthday disaster when Sadie starts a terrible fight that Anna never saw coming. Anna doesn’t know why her best friend is suddenly acting like her worst enemy, but she knows she’d do anything to fix it. She and Banana just need to come up with a plan.

Only, what if Sadie doesn’t want their friendship to be fixed?

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Who Wrote Anna, Banana, and the Friendship Split

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Anica Mrose Rissi

Anica Mrose Rissi grew up on an island off the coast of Maine, where she read a lot of books and loved a lot of pets. After college, she moved to New York City, where she worked as a cheesemonger and book editor. She now tells and collects stories, makes up songs on her violin, and eats lots of cheese with her friends in Princeton, New Jersey, where she lives with her dog, Arugula. As a former editor turned full-time writer, Anica has spoken with kids and adults across the country about all stages of the writing process, from ideas and drafting to revisions and beyond.

Anica is the author of the Anna, Banana chapter-book series, the picture books The Teacher’s Pet and Watch Out for Wolf!, and a YA novel, Always Forever Maybe. Her essays have been published by The Writer magazine and the New York Times, and she plays fiddle in and writes lyrics for the electro-country band Owen Lake and the Tragic Loves. Anica tweets about bookish things at @anicarissi, which is also her handle on Instagram. Find out more at anicarissi.com.

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Who Illustrated Anna, Banana, and the Friendship Split

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Meg Park

Meg Park is a character designer and illustrator for clients including Disney, Nickelodeon, and Paramount Pictures. Meg lives in Scotland with her two cats Louie and Boo. She loves drawing, painting, and telling stories through her artwork.

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Book Details

ISBN:
9781481416054
Publication Date:
May 5, 2015
Library of Congress Number (LCCN):
2014006375
ASIN/ISBN 10:
1481416057
Lexile® Level:
680L
ATOS® Book Level:
4.09
Accelerated Reader® Points:
2.0
Accelerated Reader Quiz:
174121
Accelerated Reader Interest Level:
LG

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