Best Friend on Wheels

Best Friend on Wheels

By Debra Shirley; Judy Stead (Illustrator)

Albert Whitman & Company, Library Binding, 9780807588680, 32pp.

Publication Date: March 2008

In second grade, Mrs. Poole asks our narrator to show the new girl around school. Imagine the surprise when our narrator first meets Sarah--Sarah uses a wheelchair! For a moment, our narrator feels awkward.

About the Author
The author lives in Colorado.

Sheila C. Bair is one of the leading financial experts in the world. She has an extensive background in banking and finance and has received several honors for her published work on financial issues, including her educational writings on money and finance for children, and for professional achievement. Among the honors she has received are: Distinguished Achievement Award, Association of Education Publishers (2005); Personal Service Feature of the Year, and Author of the Month Awards, "Highlights Magazine for Children "(2002, 2003, and 2004); and the Treasury Medal (2002). She lives in Maryland with her husband and children.