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Amber Was Brave, Essie Was Smart
Contributor(s): Williams, Vera B. (Author), Williams, Vera B. (Illustrator)

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ISBN: 0060571829     ISBN-13: 9780060571825
Publisher: Greenwillow Books
OUR PRICE: $6.79  

Binding Type: Paperback - See All Available Formats & Editions
Published: March 2004

Annotation: Through her spare verse, black-and-white drawings, and full-color portraits, the Caldecott Honor author/illustrator describes the affectionate bond between two sisters and the poignancy of small moments in time that together tell a much bigger story of survival and love.
Additional Information
BISAC Categories:
- Juvenile Fiction | Family - Siblings
- Juvenile Fiction | Social Themes - Homelessness & Poverty
Dewey: 811.6
LCCN: 00048438
Age Level: 8-12
Grade Level: 3-7
Physical Information: 0.2" H x 6.4" W x 9.5" (0.45 lbs) 72 pages
- Topical - Family
Features: Ikids, Illustrated, Price on Product
Review Citations: PW Notes and Reprints 04/26/2004 pg. 69
Publishers Weekly 04/26/2004
Accelerated Reader Info
Quiz #: 53446
Reading Level: 4.2   Interest Level: Middle Grades   Point Value: 0.5
Descriptions, Reviews, Etc.
Publisher Description:
Essie is smart. She can read hard library books and make cocoa. Amber is brave. She isn't afraid of the rat in the wall or of climbing up in high places. Amber and Essie are sisters and best friends. Together, they can do anything.

Ages 7+

Contributor Bio(s): Williams, Vera B.: -

Vera B. Williams began her career in children's books by illustrating Hooray for Me!, written by Remy Charlip with Lilian Moore. Her beloved A Chair for My Mother won multiple awards, including a Caldecott Honor, and "More, More, More," Said the Baby also received a Caldecott Honor. Vera B. Williams was the recipient of the Jane Addams Children's Book Award; she was awarded the 2009 NSK Neustadt Prize for Children's Literature; and she was the US nominee for the Hans Christian Andersen Award in 2004. Vera B. Williams died on October 16, 2015, shortly before this book was completed.

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