Paula Danziger was born in Washington D.C. and raised in New Jersey. She began her career as a teacher before devoting herself to her writing career full-time. She has received many honors including a Parent's Choice Award and an IRA-CBC Children's Choice Award.
Is Amber Brown ready for fourth grade? She has new sneakers, new notebooks and pencils, but she doesn’t have what she really needs–a new best friend. How can Amber go fourth without one? Who will be Amber’s best friend?