Amanda wants to do everything her big brother, Oliver, does. She wants to run as fast and jump as high, but it seems she never can. Is there anything Amanda can do as well as Oliver?
Jean Van Leeuwen is the author of more than fifty children's books, including picture books, Easy-to-Read books, and middle-grade fiction. Ms. Van Leeuwen now lives in another small town north of New York City with her husband, Bruce Gavril. She has two grown children, David and Elizabeth, and a young grandchild, who will surely inspire more stories.