Ms. Bunder is Abby Hayes' creative writing teacher. She is very nice and she believes in Abby. Ms. Bunder even has a special nickname for Abby: 'Purple Hayes', referring to Abby's favorite color, purple.

"Ms. Kantor was their regular teacher; Ms. Bunder came in once a week. She was a young woman who barely looked older than Abby's fourteen-year twin sisters. Only a few years ago, Ms. Bunder babysat Ms. Kantor's kids. Now she taught creative writing to Ms. Kantor's fifth graders!"

-The Pen Is Mightier Than the Sword