Item description for What a Trip, Amber Brown (A Is for Amber) by Paula Danziger & Tony Ross...
Overview Amber Brown and her parents go to the Poconos for two weeks with Amber's best friend, Justin, and his family.
Publishers Description Amber Brown is expecting the best vacation ever Her family is going to the Poconos with her best friend, Justin Daniels, and his family. Amber can't wait to explore the tree house, cool off in the pool, and maybe even sleep out in a tent. Justin and Amber are best friends, but will they get along the whole time?
Citations And Professional Reviews What a Trip, Amber Brown (A Is for Amber) by Paula Danziger & Tony Ross has been reviewed by professional book reviewers and journalists at the following establishments -
Publishers Weekly - 03/12/2001
Kirkus Review - Children - 01/15/2001 page 108
School Library Journal - 04/01/2001 page 105
Bookpage - 07/01/2001 page 31
Hornbook Guide to Children - 01/01/2001 page 284
Hornbook Guide to Children - 07/01/2001 page 284
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Studio: Putnam Juvenile
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.27" Width: 6.3" Height: 0.39" Weight: 0.6 lbs.
Release Date Feb 19, 2001
Publisher Putnam Juvenile
ISBN 0399234691 ISBN13 9780399234699 UPC 048228012993
Availability 0 units.
More About Paula Danziger & Tony Ross
Born in Washington, D.C., and raised in New York, Paula Danziger knew since second grade that she wanted to be a writer. Beginning her career as a teacher, Danziger taught at the junior high, high school, college levels. She received her Masters Degree in reading and during that time she wrote her first bestselling novel, The Cat Ate My Gymsuit. She returned to teaching, but the success of her book encouraged her to become a full-time writer. It was non-stop for Danziger since then. Among her titles are: the enormously popular Amber Brown books as well as Remember Me To Harold Square, The Divorce Express, and Can You Sue Your Parents For Malpractice?
Danziger received numerous honors, including: Parent's Choice Awards, International Reading Association - Children's Book Council Awards, a IRA-CBC Children's Choice Award and many nominations for state reading and library association awards.
Known as a flamboyantly funny and deeply honest writer and speaker, Paula Danziger knew how to relate to young readers at their level. She was vital, funny, and compassionate. She knew how kids felt, what made them laugh, what they wore, collected, read, and played with. From collecting novelty toys that would make any teacher cringe, to wearing jangly earrings, funky glasses and shoes covered with beads and sequins, Paula Danziger had a direct line into kids' hearts and funnybones. She will be missed always.
In Paula's memory, The Amber Brown Fund has been established to bring authors and illustrators to schools and libraries which otherwise could not afford them. Donations may be sent to The Amber Brown Fund/ SCBWI Museum of Children's Books, 8271 Beverly Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90048. Tony Ross lives in London, England.
Paula Danziger lived in New York City, in the state of New York. Paula Danziger was born in 1944 and died in 2004.