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Amber was Brave, Essie was Smart

Title

Amber was Brave, Essie was Smart

Illustrator

Vera B. Williams

Publisher

HarperTrophy

Publication Year

2004

ISBN

9780060571825

Pages

72 pages

Genre

realism

Format

picturebook; poetry

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

A series of poems tells how two sisters help each other deal with life while their mother is working and their father has been sent to jail.

Grade Level

3-5; 6-8

Topic

Family Relationships; Incarceration; prison; jail; father in prison

Main Character

girls

Race/Ethnicities

White

Family Formation

mother and father

Awards

Lasting Connections, 2001

Keywords

sisters; children; American poetry

Diversity Impact

indirect

Amber was Brave, Essie was Smart

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