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Orange You Glad It's Halloween, Amber Brown? (A is for Amber)

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It's Halloween, and Amber and best friend Justin are decorating pumpkins, Amber is worrying about schoolwork and her parents' arguments and Justin has a bad joke about everything.
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Published August 1st 2007 by Live Oak Media (NY) (first published August 18th 2005)
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Dolly
Nov 03, 2010 Dolly rated it 3 of 5 stars  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: parents reading with their children
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babyhippoface
As Amber Brown prepares for Halloween night, her excitement is dampened by worries that her parents’ arguing will ruin the evening’s fun. Danziger is again right on target in her characterization of 2nd grader Amber, and she keeps the tone playful even with the serious subplot of parental disharmony. Tony Ross’ lively watercolor illustrations reveal Amber’s varying moods throughout the day. Readers almost ready for chapter books will enjoy watching Amber and her friend Justin celebrate Halloween...more
Ashley Allen
I would use this book in my classroom to talk about halloween in my classroom. I can use it to talk about how sometimes parents fight and how it makes the students feel and what we can do to make ourselves feel better in those situations.
Carrie
I read this book with my whiz kid and thought it was great. Kids can relate to this character because she talks about her parents fighting and how that upsets her. Plus, the story was just fun and realistic.
Cana
Mommy says: Great story and voice for 2nd grade readers, but also includes some really great information about the solar system and the current controversy over whether Pluto is a planet or not.
Tara
I would read this to my daughter when she was in the first grade. She loved it.
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Born in Washington, D.C. and raised in New York, Paula Danziger knew since the second grade that she wanted to be a writer. Throughout her career, she wrote a collection of children's stories, including The Cat Ate my Gymsuit, The Divorce Express and, more recently, the Amber Brown series.
Danziger loved to travel and meet young kids all over the world. She was embraced by her audience for her abil...more
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