Amber Brown Goes Fourth

Amber Brown Goes Fourth

Book - 1995
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It's a new school year, and Amber Brown is on the lookout for a new best friend and a way to deal with her parents' recent divorce. Using funny dialogue and great characters, Paula Danziger explores common issues for young children. Illustrations.
Publisher: New York, N.Y., : Scholastic, 1995
ISBN: 9780590934251
Characteristics: paperback p 101


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SAPPHIREBEAR15 Jul 01, 2012

Amber Brown is Not a Crayon by Paula Danziger tells the story of Amber Brown and her best friend Justin Daniels. Amber and Justin, friends since preschool, have fun together, help each other and share everything (even a giant chewing gum ball that has been years in the making). As the story progresses, the reader learns that Amber’s parents have divorced, and her Dad lives in France. Unfortunately, Amber is about to face another loss because Justin and his family are moving! Each friend handles...more

SAPPHIREBEAR15 Jul 01, 2012

I've read every one, and I am proud to say she was my role model as a child. I wanted to wear a white shirt and black stockings every single day.

SAPPHIREBEAR15 Jul 01, 2012

Amber Brown is not a Crayon is about a girl named Amber and her friend Justin which is moving to Arizona and leaving Amber behind in New Jersey. They are best friends that do everything together, but with Justin's moving day coming up, they aren't getting along. During Justin's last day at school, Amber and Justin talk about him leaving and become friends again.

SAPPHIREBEAR15 Jul 01, 2012

Third grader, Amber Brown has fun in class on a pretend trip to China with her best friend, Justin. But as Justin and his family prepare to move to another state, Amber begins to worry. Making matters worse, Justin refuses to talk about his approaching departure. She, Amber Brown is also dealing with the underlying tension of her parents’ recent divorce.

SAPPHIREBEAR15 Jul 01, 2012

When I went to the Salvation Army to look around, my mom and I saw these books. One of the books I got today was this book. The main reason I wanted this book was because I remember being in elementary school and my teachers reading these books. Also, it's because it has my name in the title! (added benefit! =] ). I sat here tonight and read this book, and it was a great book and it reminded me of when I moved from Alabama to Georgia in the 3rd grade. In the book, Amber Brown has to deal with he...more

SAPPHIREBEAR15 Jul 01, 2012

My third grade teacher actually bought me this book because my name is Amber Browne. The book revolves around a third grade girl and her relationship with her best friend Justin. Amber and Justin sit next to each other in class, "eat cookies" together, and even finish each others sentences. When Justin's dad relocates to Alabama for a job, it's only a matter of time before the rest of the Daniels family follows. Right before Justin leaves, he and Amber get into a disagreement over their chewing...more

SAPPHIREBEAR15 Jul 01, 2012

This book is a light hearted first in a series of children's novels. It is a story of a girl named Amber Brown, who is in the third grade. Her life is perfect. She has the best teacher, the coolest adventures in class, and her best friend sits right next to her. There is nothing that can possibly ruin this year...except her best friend is moving away! Amber Brown is angry, upset, and secretly plotting to tell anyone who comes to look at buying the house that there are strange creatures in the to...more

SAPPHIREBEAR15 Jul 01, 2012

This book is the story of Amber Brown. She is a third grader who is dealing with the issue of her best friend Justin Daniels moving away. Amber is a messy, awkward girl who is dealing with many things as a third grader. She gets picked on because of her brown hair and everyone teasing her by saying "Amber Brown is a crayon." This book is a cute story of friendship. This story is a realistic fiction and falls under the humorous and relationship subtypes of the genre. There is a clear setting and...more

SAPPHIREBEAR15 Jul 01, 2012

Amber Brown, Justin's best friend since preschool. Now in third grade, everything is going to change. It is not uncommon in Mr. Cohen's class to go on a "trip" to a faraway place. They have make-believe passports, chairs lined up as the airplane, a pilot and co-pilot, and of course peanuts. After their flight they go back to the classroom to do a scrap book about their trip to China, and make up post cards to send from China. They send a postcard to Justin's dad who is living in Alabama right no...more

SAPPHIREBEAR15 Jul 01, 2012

The Amber Brown series, is the first book in the series and is a must for any growing girl. It is a great series for young girls and there is no doubt that whoever you are, and at whatever age you are there is something in Amber you can relate to. If it's her messy hair, her love of Bubble gum, her parent's divorce or the moving away of her best friend, there is something you can identify with.


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SAPPHIREBEAR15 Jul 01, 2012

amazing and very funny with readers who like amber brown!


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SAPPHIREBEAR15 Jul 01, 2012

Entering fourth grade, Amber faces some changes in her life as her best friend moves away and her parents divorce.


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