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Piper Reed: Navy Bratby Kimberly Willis Holt
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Its not 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, Tori, Piper loves being part of a Navy family, and unlike her little sister, Sam, Piper is no prodigy genius. Piper is Pipeer - fearless and full of life.
National Book Award-winning author Holt portrays the life of a Navy family with warmth and humor, in this story based on her own childhood. From Texas to Guam, wherever young Piper goes, adventure follows. Illustrations.
When a man joins the Navy, his family joins the Navy.
About the Author
Kimberly Willis Holt is the author of the novels My Louisiana Sky, When Zachary Beaver Came to Town - winner of the National Book Award, Keeper of the Night, and Part of Me, as well as the picture books Waiting for Gregory and Skinny Brown Dog. She lives in Amarillo, Texas. Visit her website at www.kimberlywillisholt.com.
Christine Davenier has illustrated many books for children and is the recipient of a New York Times Best Illustrated Book Award for The First Thing My Mama Told Me by Susan Marie Swanson. She lives in Paris, France.
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