Amelia Works It Out

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American Girl, 2000 - Juvenile Fiction
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Amelia's notebooks entertain readers with great stories about the ups and downs of growing up, told from the perspective of an inquisitive, insightful 10-year-old girl. What's more, her witty words and whimsical doodles encourage girls to express their creativity by drawing and writing about their own lives.

Amelia is trying to earn money for a new pair of sneakers that she just has to have. After several humorous but unsuccessful business ventures, she realizes she can turn her true love -- drawing -- into a way to make money wisely.

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Geez, Moss is the master of sticking a message in a book in a way that's palatable. Amelia is desperate for some Lightshade/Nightshade shoes, and her mom won't buy them. So Amelia's got to earn some ... Read full review

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About the author (2000)

Marissa Moss began as an illustrator of children's books. She is the author and illustrator of the Amelia series. She has written and illustrated more than 20 children's books including Amelia's Notebook, which was named a 1997 American Booksellers Association Pick of the Lists book. Her other books include Regina's Big Mistake and Knick Knack Paddywack. My Notebook (with Help from Amelia) also won the 2000 Parent Council Outstanding Award Informational and Oh Boy, Amelia! won the 2001 Parent's Guide to Children's Media Award and the 2002 Children's Choice Award.

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