Nine-year-old Amber Brown is faced with some real struggles. Her parents are divorced, and it's the holidays and everything feels different. Her mom's fiancé wants to celebrate Hanukkah in her house and her father's move back to New Jersey has created a custody conflict. Amber's life feels divided between her mom and her dad, and she doesn't like it. Still, she faces these and other challenges with spirit and humor. Celebrated author Paula Danziger portrays Amber as a real, engaging and complex young girl. Readers will delight in Amber's decision to get her ears pierced against her mother's wishes. A funny account of the trials of growing up in a divorced family, readers are bound to embrace Amber Brown's experiences in this book and others in the "Amber Brown" series.