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.
In our Best Books citation, PW wrote, "Through a pastiche of poems and pictures, Williams presents a moving and timeless portrait of two young sisters in a struggling family." Ages 7-up. (Mar.) Copyright 2004 Reed Business Information.