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Entering fourth grade, Amber faces some changes in her life as her best friend moves away and her parents divorce.
Amber Brown isn?t entirely ready for fourth grade. She has her pens, pencils, new clothes, and new shoes. But the one thing she doesn?t have is her best friend, Justin Daniels. Justin has moved away, leaving Amber utterly best friend-less. Amber knows Justin can?t be replaced, but she is on the lookout for a new friend. Brandi seems a likely choice?but does Brandi want to choose Amber in return? Will Amber Brown go fourth, and go forth, with a new best friend?
The most colorful chapter-book character is going to camp! Amber Brown is one happy camper. She and her best friend, Justin, are spending the summer at Camp Cushetunk. Learning to ride Cinnamon, the sweetest horse ever, is so amazing that Amber doesn't even mind shoveling her poop. Then Amber becomes the target of a series of pranks. Certain she knows who is behind them, Amber and her friends come up with the biggest prank ever to get revenge. But the outcome is not what they expect. Turns out horsing around can lead to big trouble. But sometimes, Amber is surprised to learn, big trouble can lead to big changes for the better.
Amber Brown has always enjoyed being the only kid in school with a two-color name. Until a new girl joins her fourth-grade class--Kelly Green.
Amber Brown has a big decision to make: spend Thanksgiving with Mom in Walla Walla, Washington, or with Dad in New York. Amber doesnÕt want to choose, but the grown-ups are leaving it up to her. Things only get worse when she goes to school and meets the new girlÑKelly Green. No one in the class has ever had a two-color name like Amber Brown. Home. School. Nothing is going right! Amber Brown is most definitely feeling blue.
Amber Brown's parents just aren't acting the way she thinks parents should. Sometimes Amber's dad goes out on dates when he is supposed to be spending time with her. And her Mom went to Disneyland with Aunt Pam while Amber was with her dad.
Having her parents live in the same town isn't working out as well as Amber had hoped. Since she's staying at her dad's over Christmas vacation, she doesn't get to go to Disneyland with her mom and aunt Pam. When her mom gets back, she tells Amber that she and Max are getting married soon and are going to look for a new house-maybe even in a new town! And then, when Amber is meant to see a movie with her dad, he goes out on a date instead. Some kids have parents who are still together. Some kids don't ever have to move. Some kids seem to have no problems-making Amber Brown green with envy.
Amber Brown and Justin Daniels are best friends. They've known each other for practically forever, sit next to each other in class, help each other with homework, and always stick up for each other. Justin never says things like, "Amber Brown is not a crayon." Amber never says, "Justin Time." They're a great team--until disaster strikes. Justin has to move away, and now the best friends are fighting. Will they be able to work it out before it's too late?
Fun and not-so-fun changes are keeping Amber Brown, the most colorful chapter-book character, hopping! Now that Amber's mom and Max are married, the three of them are moving to a new house and Amber is worried about more than just packing. How can she leave the home her dad used to live in? And with her dad dating again, how will they ever find time for just the two of them, like they used to? All of these changes make Amber's head spin, but with standardized tests coming up at school as well as a dance competition, she needs to focus more than ever. ...Sometimes, Amber realizes, moving on means taking one step at a time. Bruce Coville and Elizabeth Levy perfectly capture the magic, heart, and delightfully punny humor of Paula Danziger's Amber Brown. .
Beloved Amber Brown returns in a new book Amber cant wait to be Best Child when her mom and Max get married, but planning a wedding comes with lots of headaches. Amber cant find the right dress, her dad keeps making mean cracks about Max, and Mom and Max have very different ideas about how much this wedding should cost. Her mother even suggests they go to city hall and skip the party altogether Even though adults can be a lot of work, Amber is determined to be the best Best Child ever. She helps find the perfect location, makes her dad shape up, and, with the help of best friend Justin, gives the perfect wedding speech. Paula Danziger called Bruce Coville and Elizabeth Levy her best friend and her other best friend, and this close connection enabled them to lovingly capture Amber Browns voice, sense of humor, big-heartedness, and her fondness for puns.
Beloved Amber Brown returns in a new book! Amber Brown is excited about her mom and Max's upcoming wedding. Not only does Amber get to be the Best Child but all her best friends are invited, including Justin, whose family will be making a special trip back to town just for the big event! But when every conversation about the wedding causes a fight about money, they talk about a having a tiny wedding without any family or friends. On top of that she's on the hunt for the perfect dress and writing her Best Child speech. Paula Danziger called Bruce Coville and Elizabeth Levy her best friend and her other best friend, and this close connection enabled them to lovingly capture Amber Brown's voice, sense of humor, big-heartedness, and her fondness for puns.
The year that she is in fourth grade is a difficult one for Amber, as she tries to deal with escalating telephone fights between her divorced parents and her father's impending return to take joint custody of her.
Amber Brown's going through a growth spurt . . . and her body's not the only thing that's changing. Her mom and Max are engaged. Her dad is moving back from Paris. And now her school's overrun by skunks, and she feels like she's being held captive in a hot, crowded school bus that's going nowhere. But growth spurts and skunks are not her only concerns. Why can't her parents agree on anything . . . and most important, what will happen when Dad moves back?
Unhappy over her parents' divorce and her mother's boyfriend Max, nine-year-old Amber finds her schoolwork suffering.
Amber Brown is in deep trouble. Lately, no matter what she does, it isn?t enough. She straightens up her room?sort of. She does her homework?well, most of it. And she agrees to meet Max, her mother?s new boyfriend?but she doesn?t agree to like him. Now her mother is angry, her teacher wants all of her homework, and Max keeps trying to make her laugh. What?s Amber to do? All she wants is a little extra credit. She really tries. . . . But how will she succeed?
Can You Sue Your Parents for Malpractice? A novel by Paula Danz~~er Who said growing up was fair? Or easy? Certainly not Lauren Allen. At fourteen, her life is the pits. Bobby Tayler's just jilted her. Her ninth-grade teachers are demerit-crazy. And she has to share her bedroom with a messy younger sister who wants to be a stand-up comic, while her older sister seems to get everything she wants. Between her parents, her two sisters, and school, Lauren feels she's got no rights at all. But then Lauren takes a course in "Law for Children and Young People," and meets Zack, an eighth grader who's "nice and attractive and bright and funny." Suddenly Lauren realizes that there are solutions to her problems. She can protest unfair policies at school. She can stand up to the kids who call her a cradle robber for going out with Zack. And she can sue her parents for malpractice ...can't she?
Marcy dislikes school and has problems with her father. But everything turns around when she meets Ms. Finney, an English teacher who changes her life forever.
A gorgeous new package for Paula Danziger's backlist with an introduction from Ann Martin!Marcy's life is a mess. Her parents don't understand her, she feelslike a fat blimp with no friends, and her favorite teacher just got fired. Ms. Finney wasn't like the other teachers, and she was helping Marcy feel good about being herself. Now that she's gone, Marcy doesn't know what to do. She's always thought things would be better if she could just lose weight, but the loss of Ms. Finney sparks something inside her. She decides to join the fight to bring back her teacher, and in doing so, she discovers that her voice might matter more than she ever realized. Paula Danziger's novels are hilarious, genuine, and full of dynamic female characters that have won the hearts of her readers and turned her books into beloved classics. These playful covers full of charming details capture the spirit of Paula's stories and will brighten up the bookshelves of her fans and a new generation of readers.
Phoebe's parents didn't start "getting their act together" until they got a divorce when she was thirteen. Now that she's fourteen, she spends weekdays with her father in Woodstock, New York, and commutes on the bus called the Divorce Express for weekends with her mother in New York City. It seems that joint custody means more drastic changes for Phoebe than for either parent. She's got to deal with all the crises in their lives as well as in her own, and it's hard to become a part of things in Woodstock when she's not around on weekends. Her life improves when Phoebe becomes friends with Rosie, an offbeat Divorce Express regular-and Dave, her secret crush, asks her for a date. But just when Phoebe thinks she's got everything under control, her mother announces she's planning to marry a man Phoebe can't bear.
Everything seems to be changing for Matthew. He has always been the class clown, but he would like to be taken more seriously. At school, when the class studies ecology, Matthew wants to make his recycling project important to everyone. And when it comes to his friendship with Jill, even stranger things are happening. Copyright © Libri GmbH. All rights reserved.
Matthew cannot resist the temptation to play practical jokes on his older sister and all the girls in his class at school, so by the time of the big party for his eleventh birthday they have all declared war on him.
Amber is used to change?her life has been full of it lately. First her best friend Justin moved and she became best friends with Brandi. Then she had to deal with her parents? divorce and her dad?s move to France. She?s even getting used to her mom?s boyfriend, Max. Now the only change that she wants is to redo her bedroom. But then Max asks Amber?s mom to marry him. If she says yes, they might have to move. But if she says no, then Max may leave. Amber?s mom is confused?and so is Amber! Can?t things just stay the same for once?
Amber's life has been full of change lately. Her best friend moved and she became friends with Brandi. Then she had to face her parents' divorce. She's getting used to her mom's boyfriend. Now the only change that she wants is to redo her bedroom.
Amber Brown goes into second grade and encounters more problems.
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