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A Letter to Amy by Ezra Jack Keats

A Letter to Amy (original 1968; edition 1984)

by Ezra Jack Keats

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Title:A Letter to Amy
Authors:Ezra Jack Keats
Info:Trophy Pr (1984), Edition: Ex-library, Paperback
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A Letter to Amy by Ezra Jack Keats (1968)



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As a child, I don't really remember reading a lot of Ezra Jack Keats' books, but I do remember his main character, Peter. A Letter To Amy has Peter in it again and he is the same person as always. The way that Keats can relate his stories to young children is one of the reasons why his books are so popular. I like how in this story Peter has one of his first crushes on a girl in his class and goes out of his way to make her a special invitation to his party. The illustrations, while quite dull, capture the struggle of Peter to get Amy to his party. Overall, would make a good read-aloud story to younger students. ( )
  dschae7 | Oct 20, 2016 |
Peter wrote a letter to his friend Amy telling/asking her to come back home for his big birthday party because he wanted her there and didn't want her to miss it.
  SerenityShaw | May 31, 2016 |
Peter wants Amy to come to his birthday party but he's not sure if the guys would make fun of him for inviting a girl. He has some mishaps during his attempts to mail her invitation and accidentally hurts her feelings. All works out, she comes and the boys don't tease him.
Age: 3-5 years
Source: Pierce College Library
  ellenroth | May 10, 2016 |
This book would be great for first to third graders. I like this book because it promotes self confidence.
  MadelineLuna | Mar 18, 2016 |
Peter wants to invite Amy over for his birthday party but there will only be boys there and is worried what they might say. He decides to invite her anyway by writing a letter and when she arrives she brings a parrot to the party.
Age: 3-5 years
Source: brought into class
  BIGMAMALIZ | Mar 11, 2016 |
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"I'm writing a letter to Amy.  I'm inviting her to my party," Peter announced.
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Generations of children have read, re-read, and loved Ezra Jack Keats?s award-winning, classic stories about Peter and his neighborhood friends. Now, for the first time, Peter?s Chair, A Letter to Amy, and Goggles! are available in paperback exclusively from Puffin. ?A master of ingenious collages, AKeats? has made brilliant variegated pictures?? -- The Horn Book Ezra Jack Keats (1916?1983) was the beloved author and/or illustrator of over eighty-five books for children.

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Peter wants to invite Amy to his birthday party but he wants it to be a surprise.

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