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- DescriptionIt's t easy being the middle child, especially when your dad is a Navy Chief. Meet Piper Reed, a spunky nine-year-old who has moved more times than she can count on one hand. From Texas to Guam, wherever Piper goes, adventure follows, inspired by her active imagination, free-wheeling spirit, and a bit of sister magic. Unlike her older sister, Piper loves being part of a Navy family, and unlike her little sister, Piper is prodigy genius. Piper is Piper fearless and full of life.Based on her own childhood experience, Kimberly Willis Holt portrays the life of a Navy family with warmth and humor.
- Author BiographyKimberly Willis Holt is the author of the Piper Reed series, including Piper Reed, Navy Brat, Piper Reed, Clubhouse Queen, and Piper Reed, Rodeo Star. She has written many award-winning novels, including The Water Seeker and My Louisiana Sky, as well as the picture books Waiting for Gregory and Skinny Brown Dog. A former Navy brat herself, Holt was born in Pensacola, Florida, and lived all over the U.S. and the world from Paris to Norfolk to Guam to New Orleans. Holt long dreamed of being a writer, but first worked as a radio news director, marketed a water park, and was an interior decorator, among other jobs. A few years after she started writing, her third book, When Zachary Beaver Came to Town, won a National Book Award for Young People's Literature. She resides in West Texas with her family.Christine Davenier has illustrated numerous children's books, and won a New York Times Best Illustrated Award for The First Thing My Mama Told Me. She lives in Paris, France.
- Author(s)Kimberly Willis Holt
- PublisherHenry Holt & Company
- Date of Publication07/08/2007
- SubjectChildren's Fiction
- Series TitlePiper Reed (Hardcover)
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintHenry Holt & Company
- Content Noteillustrations
- Weight236 g
- Width141 mm
- Height185 mm
- Spine17 mm
- Illustrator(s)Christine Davenier
- Format DetailsUnsewn / adhesive bound,Paper over boards,With dust jacket
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