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What a trip, Amber Brown / Paula Danziger ; illustrated by Tony Ross.

By: Danziger, Paula, 1944-2004.
Contributor(s): Ross, Tony [ill.].
Material type: TextTextSeries: Danziger, Paula, A is for Amber: Publisher: New York : G.P. Putnam's Sons, 2001Description: 48 p. : col. ill. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 0399234691; 9780399234699.Subject(s): Vacations -- Juvenile fictionAdditional physical formats: Online version:: What a trip, Amber Brown.DDC classification: [E] LOC classification: PZ7.D2394 | Wh 2001Summary: Amber Brown and her parents go to the Poconos for two weeks with Amber's best friend, Justin, and his family.
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Amber Brown and her parents go to the Poconos for two weeks with Amber's best friend, Justin, and his family.

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K-Gr 3-This feisty character is back in a series written for younger readers. Soon-to-be second-grader Amber Brown and Justin Daniels are headed for a vacation in the "Poke a nose" with their families. Together they run around the yard, find a tree house, see a deer, and have all kinds of fun-until Justin teases Amber about her fear of water and relentlessly splashes her in the pool. Amber's anger doesn't last long though, and soon she and Justin are best friends again, camping out with their dads, telling ghost stories around the fire, and eating hot-dog kebabs. Readers will adore the irrepressible Amber and appreciate her love/hate relationship with Justin. Even fans of Danziger's original series will pick this title up for a quick and easy read, and will gain insight into Amber and Justin's friendship. The author's ability to capture the essence of childhood and deliver it without condescension is unparalleled, and Ross has brought the young Amber to life in the familiar style used in the original series.-Holly Belli, Bergen County Cooperative Library System, West Caldwell, NJ (c) Copyright 2010. Library Journals LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Source, Inc. No redistribution permitted.

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Paula Danziger was born in Washington, D.C., on August 18, 1944. <p> She received her Master's Degree in reading and began her career as a teacher. She has taught at the junior high, high school, and college levels. <p> Danziger is best known for a series of children's books about Amber Brown, including Amber Brown Is Not a Crayon, You Can't Eat Your Chicken Pox, Amber Brown, and Amber Brown Wants Extra Credit. Each of these books deals with a "crisis" in the life of young Amber Brown, such as her progressing to fourth grade. Danziger's writing is often inspired by conversations with her niece, Carrie, who is the model for Amber Brown. Other books by Danziger include The Cat Ate My Gymsuit, Remember Me to Harold Square, and Thames Doesn't Rhyme with James. <p> Danziger has become popular in Britain where she was nominated for the British Book Award for Children. She has also received several awards in America: the Parent's Choice Award, an International Reading Association-Children's Book Council Award, and an IRA-CBC Children's Choice Award. Danziger takes time out from writing to host a literary segment on a BBC children's show, called Live and Kicking. <p> (Bowker Author Biography)

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