The Amber Cat
While two friends convalesce from chicken pox, one boy's mother tells them of a summer, long ago, when she was eleven--just their age--offering a story about a girl named Harriet who would mysteriously come and go at the beach. Who was Harriet? An underlying poignancy adds depth to this winning story with its surprise ending.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - maureene87 - LibraryThing
Sundance, Robin, and the rest are up to their tricks again. This definitely falls in a younger category than McKay’s other books, to the point that I liked reading it but didn’t feel like it has enough substance. [July 2011] Read full review
THE AMBER CATUser Review - Jane Doe - Kirkus
Revisiting some of the characters who appeared in McKay's Dog Friday (1995), this story finds Robin Brogan, his friend Dan, and neighbor Sun Dance down with the chicken pox. While Mrs. Brogan takes ... Read full review