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Amber Was Brave, Essie Was Smart


 On Sale: 09/08/2001
 Formats:     Hardback | Paperback
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A funny book that makes you cry. A sad book that makes you laugh. A book about two sisters and their family that makes you wish you were part of it--and grateful that you are not. In short, this book is one surprise after another. The only thing that is not a surprise is that Vera B. Williams has created a wholly unforgettable, absolutely wonderful portrait of Amber, Essie, and their world. Open the book. You will never be the same again.


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Awards for Amber Was Brave, Essie Was Smart

  • Publishers Weekly Best Book
  • Riverbank Review Children’s Books of Distinction Award
  • ALA Notable Children’s Book
  • ALA Booklist Editors’ Choice
  • Jane Addams Book Award Honor Book
  • Book Sense 76 Pick
Critical Praise for Amber Was Brave, Essie Was Smart

“Heartwarming. A poignant testament to what it means to have a sister.”
— School Library Journal (starred review)

ISBN: 9780060294601; ISBN10: 0060294604; Imprint: Greenwillow Books ; On Sale: 09/08/2001; Format: Hardback; Trimsize: 6 1/2 x 9 5/8; Pages: 72; $26.99; Ages: 8 to 12; BISAC1:JUV013070; BISAC2:JUV039050; BISAC3:JUV039070

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