Everyone Else's Parents said Yesby Paula Danziger
It?s not easy being a sixth grader, particularly one with an ingenious knack for getting into trouble with his parents, teachers, and a line of picketing sixth-grade girls! Anyone who?s ever spent time in ?time-out? will appreciate the hilarious antics of this misunderstood pre-teen with a cause. Also in a fun, updated format sure to grab kids? attention!Matthew Martin hates being the youngest kid in sixth grade, but he?s convinced things will get better after his eleventh birthday sleepover, if only he could make up with his best friend?and stop a line of picketing sixth-grade girls from ruining his party and his life!?Brisk in style and pacing, this light-hearted offering is sure to be popular.?? Booklist?Sibling rivalry and parent/child conflicts are humorously yet realistically portrayed in this zany, credible story.? ? School Library Journal
Meet the Author
Born in Washington, D.C., and raised in New York, Paula Danziger knew since second grade that she wanted to be a writer. Beginning her career as a teacher, Danziger taught at the junior high, high school, college levels. She received her Masters Degree in reading and during that time she wrote her first bestselling novel, The Cat Ate My Gymsuit. She returned to teaching, but the success of her book encouraged her to become a full-time writer. It was non-stop for Danziger since then. Among her titles are: the enormously popular Amber Brown books as well as Remember Me To Harold Square, The Divorce Express, and Can You Sue Your Parents For Malpractice?
Danziger received numerous honors, including: Parent's Choice Awards, International Reading Association - Children's Book Council Awards, a IRA-CBC Children's Choice Award and many nominations for state reading and library association awards.
Known as a flamboyantly funny and deeply honest writer and speaker, Paula Danziger knew how to relate to young readers at their level. She was vital, funny, and compassionate. She knew how kids felt, what made them laugh, what they wore, collected, read, and played with. From collecting novelty toys that would make any teacher cringe, to wearing jangly earrings, funky glasses and shoes covered with beads and sequins, Paula Danziger had a direct line into kids' hearts and funnybones. She will be missed always.
In Paula's memory, The Amber Brown Fund has been established to bring authors and illustrators to schools and libraries which otherwise could not afford them. Donations may be sent to The Amber Brown Fund/ SCBWI Museum of Children’s Books, 8271 Beverly Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90048.
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i acually needed to do an assigment for my english class and i red this book, and is book is awsome!!!! i got an 'A'
This book was awesome and I definitely recommend it!
I like how Matthew is always teasing his sister. Matthews' family is like a normal family, Siblings always fighting, Moms and DAds trying to stop them and sending the kids to thier rooms. I have read this book 3 times!!
Has no one else read these wonderful books? My gosh. Paula Danzinger was like a diamond in the rough to me. I found this book first a long while ago and became instantly attracted to her writting. She's awesome, and so is this book. Head my advise!!! READ IT!!!