Members of the C. L. U. B.: Ernestine & Amanda
For the first time, Ernestine and Amanda are going to the same school, De Bois Elementary. Amanda gathers friends together for a sleep-over and to form a new club -- a group that pointedly does not include Ernestine. Ernestine turns to a new friend, Wilhemina, who encourages her to give a speech in the De Bois Festival competition. Amanda's club decides to host a reception...more
Hardcover, 161 pages
Published November 1st 1997 by Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing
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from Contemporary Authors Online: Sandra Belton has published a number of well-received picture books for children in addition to novels for young adults that include the award-winning McKendree. She is perhaps best known for her "Ernestine and Amanda" series about two African-American girls growing up in the 1950s. In an interview with Janice DelNegro for the Bulletin of the Center for Children's...moreMore about Sandra Belton...