What a Trip Amber Brown Author:Paula Danziger, Tony Ross (Illustrator) Soon-to-be second-grader Amber Brown and Justin Daniels are headed for a vacation in the "Poke a nose" with their families. Together they run around the yard, find a tree house, see a deer, and have all kinds of fun-until Justin teases Amber about her fear of water and relentlessly splashes her in the pool. Amber's anger doesn'... more »t last long though, and soon she and Justin are best friends again, camping out with their dads, telling ghost stories around the fire, and eating hot-dog kebabs.
Readers will adore the irrepressible Amber and appreciate her love/hate relationship with Justin. Even fans of Danziger's original series will pick this title up for a quick and easy read, and will gain insight into Amber and Justin's friendship. The author's ability to capture the essence of childhood and deliver it without condescension is unparalleled, and Ross has brought the young Amber to life in the familiar style used in the original series.« less