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It's Justin Time, 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: 0399234705; 9780399234705.Subject(s): Clocks and watches -- Juvenile fiction | Time -- Juvenile fiction | Birthdays -- Juvenile fiction | Best friends -- Juvenile fictionDDC classification: [E] LOC classification: PZ7.D2394 | Iv 2001Summary: Unlike her best friend Justin, Amber Brown loves to measure time and hopes to receive a watch on her seventh birthday.
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Unlike her best friend Justin, Amber Brown loves to measure time and hopes to receive a watch on her seventh birthday.

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School Library Journal Review

Gr 1-3-This easy-reader goes back to when Amber Brown is turning seven and time is of the essence. She has mastered telling time and wants nothing more than a watch for her birthday. Her best friend, Justin, on the other hand, has no regard for keeping time. He tells her that he'll be at her house "in three minutes" but doesn't appear for half an hour. Amber does get her birthday wish and realizes that friends can have differences and still get along. She sees that being on time works for her and "Justin Time" works for him. The illustrations capture the mood of the story, which is playful and spirited. Beginning readers will enjoy sharing Amber's pre-birthday anticipation and older readers may want to go back and see the early years of the characters they know and love. Either way, this title will be a welcome addition to most collections.-Genevieve Ceraldi, New York Public Library (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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