Textbook Amy Krouse Rosenthal

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Amy Krouse Rosenthal has cultivated a distinct blend of nonlinear memoir, observational humor, wistful reflections, and interactive connections with readers. A timeless collection of insights, memories, and moments that are at once intimate and universal. Why the title Textbook? Because each piece of prose is organized into classic subjects such as Social Studies, Music, and Language Arts. Because textbook would accurately describe a book with a first-of-its-kind interactive text messaging component. Because textbook is an expression meaning “quintessential”- Oh, that wordplay and unconventional format is so typical of her, so textbook AKR.

Amy Krouse Rosenthal was born in Chicago, Illinois and graduated from Tufts University. Before becoming a full-time author, she worked in advertising for several years. She wrote both children’s and adult books. She died of ovarian cancer on March 13, 2017 at the age of 51.

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