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Amber Was Brave, Essie Smart

by Vera B. Williams

  • 358 Want to read
  • 15 Currently reading

Published by Live Oak Media .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Family - General,
  • Juvenile Fiction,
  • Children"s Audio - 9-12,
  • Children: Grades 1-2,
  • Classics

  • The Physical Object
    FormatAudio CD
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8851462M
    ISBN 101591123399
    ISBN 109781591123392

    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. Amber Was Brave, Essie Was Smart by Vera B. Williams Author Martha Plimpton Narrator. absolutely wonderful portrait of Amber, Essie, and their world. Open the book. You. 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+4/5(1).

    Amber Was Brave, Essie Was Smart by Vera B. Williams. HarperCollins Publishers, Hardcover. As New. Disclaimer:An apparently unread copy in perfect condition. Dust cover is intact; pages are clean and are not marred by notes or folds of any kind. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend jacket quality is not guaranteed.   Amber and Essie are sisters who are also best friends. Their family has fallen on hard times, so they fill in the gaps for each other with spunk and unfailing optimism. Essie cooks while Mama works, and Amber scares away the rat under the sink because Daddy won't be coming home for a long time. Full-color Was Brave, Essie 4/5(1).

    Download or stream Amber Was Brave, Essie Was Smart by Vera B. Williams. Get 50% off this audiobook at the AudiobooksNow online audio book store and download or stream it right to your computer, smartphone or tablet.   Amber Was Brave, Essie Was Smart: The Story of Amber and Essie Told Here in Poems and Pictures Vera B. Williams Perfection Learning Corporation, Mar 2, - 72 pages/5(4).


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Amber Was Brave, Essie Smart by Vera B. Williams Download PDF EPUB FB2

Amber Was Brave, Essie Was Smart is a poetry book that depicts the dynamic of two young sisters: big sister Essie and little sister Amber. Each poem switches narrators, from Essie to Amber to third person/5. "Amber Was Brave, Essie Was Smart" has a happy ending (Daddy comes home after having finished his time and everyone's overjoyed) so don't worry about that.

I think Vera B. Williams really should be commended for not only tackling the subject of jailed parents, but also the day to day trials of by: 3.

Nowhere is this more apparent than in Vera B. Williams' picture/poetry book, "Amber Was Brave, Essie Was Smart". Williams has tackled serious subjects in her books before ("A Chair For My Mother" anyone?) but this is the first time, to my memory, that she has tackled the very serious subject of a father's incarceration/5(7).

Essie Smart book Amber Was Brave, Essie Was Smart by Vera B. Williams. Amber and her older sister, Essie, must rely on each other. Their mother is at work, read more. Amber and her older sister, Essie, must rely on each other.

Their mother is at work, there’s little to eat, and not much to play with other than Wilson the Bear and, of course, each other.

Amber Was Brave, Essie Was Smart. by Vera B. Williams. illustrated by Vera B. Williams. We'd love you to buy this book, and hope you find this page convenient in locating a place of purchase.

Select a Bookseller - Direct Link to Buy. Amazon; Apple Books; Audiobook; Audiobooks Now; B&N ; Book Passage ; Book People ; Books & Books ; Books Inc. AMBER WAS BRAVE, ESSIE Essie Smart book SMART Vera B. Williams, Author Buy this book and why Amber is brave ("She could get the grocery man/ to trust them for a container of milk/ though their mother.

Amber and Essie are two loving sisters living in a city apartment with their hardworking but poor mother. In a series of unpunctuated poems, Williams (Lucky Song,etc.) creates lively vignettes that capture their relationship and their everyday lives. The girls are defined clearly in the opening lines: "Amber could write her name in script / Essie taught her / But Essie could read hard.

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.

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By Vera B. Williams, illustrated by Vera B. Williams. Grades. Genre. Fiction Poignant and funny details of everyday life are abundant in Williams portrayal of two sisters coping with a jailed father, a working mother, and the struggle this. Amber Was Brave, Essie Was Smart audiobook, by Vera B.

Williams 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. Amber was brave, Essie was smart. [Vera B Williams] -- Two sisters help each other deal with life while their mother is working and their father has been sent to jail. Winner of Children's Book Committee Award (Fiction) Winner of Children's Book Committee Award (Poetry)   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+5/5(4). Amber Was Brave, Essie Was Smart by Vera B.

Williams. Honor Book for Older Children,   Amber Was Brave, Essie Was Smart Author: Vera B. Williams Illustrator: Vera B. Williams Publisher: Greenwillow Books, Harper Collins Publishers, Genre: Poetry Ages: Grade Other Designators: None Summary Amber Was Brave, Essie Was Smart is a book of poems that describe the rollercoaster life of sisters Amber and Essie.

These two young. Title of a book, article or other published item (this will display to the public): Amber Was Brave, Essie Was Smart. ISBN of the winning item: What type of media is this winner?: Book. Winner Detail Create Date: Monday, Novem - Winner Detail Change Date.

Vera B. Williams reads Amber was Brave, Essie was Smart. Vera B. Williams reveals the book she calls her favorite out of all of her books. She discusses the intriguing autobiographical component to the. 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+. Get this from a library. Amber was brave, Essie was smart: the story of Amber and Essie told here in poems and pictures. [Vera B Williams] -- 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.

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."While the text is accessible to children just venturing beyond easy-readers, the Illustrator: Vera B.

Williams.Click to read more about Amber Was Brave, Essie Was Smart by Vera B. Williams. LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers/5(7).In the collection of poems, Amber Was Brave, Essie Was Smart, Amber is the main character, while Essie is her are very poor and have to rely on one another.

The two girls cuddle together with Amber’s teddy bear Wilson in a “Best Sandwich” in order to keep warm because their heater is : Sylvia Vardell.