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Holt, Kimberly Willis

Overview
Works: 61 works in 306 publications in 4 languages and 27,406 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  High interest-low vocabulary books  Children's audiobooks  Drama  Made-for-TV movies  History  Bildungsromans  Film adaptations  Motion pictures 
Roles: Author, Author of screenplay
Classifications: PZ7.H74, FIC
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When Zachary Beaver came to town by Kimberly Willis Holt( Book )
35 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 3,734 libraries worldwide
During the summer of 1971 in a small Texas town, thirteen-year-old Toby and his best friend Cal meet the star of a sideshow act, 600-pound Zachary, the fattest boy in the world
My Louisiana sky by Kimberly Willis Holt( Book )
19 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 2,636 libraries worldwide
Growing up in Saitter, Louisiana, in the 1950s, twelve-year-old Tiger Ann struggles with her feelings about her stern, but loving grandmother, her mentally slow parents, and her good friend and neighbor, Jesse
Piper Reed, Navy brat by Kimberly Willis Holt( Book )
12 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 1,850 libraries worldwide
Piper is sad about leaving her home and friends behind when her father, a Navy aircraft mechanic, is transferred yet again, but with help from her often-annoying sisters and a surprise from their parents, she finds happiness in their new home in Pensacola, Florida
Keeper of the night by Kimberly Willis Holt( Book )
11 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and held by 1,734 libraries worldwide
Thirteen-year-old Isabel, a girl living on the island of Guam, and her family try to cope with the suicide of Isabel's mother
Dancing in Cadillac light by Kimberly Willis Holt( Book )
15 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,609 libraries worldwide
In 1968, eleven-year-old Jaynell's life in the town of Moon, Texas, is enlivened when her eccentric Grandpap comes to live with her family
Mister and me by Kimberly Willis Holt( Book )
10 editions published between 1998 and 2014 in English and German and held by 1,199 libraries worldwide
Jolene's family was just Momma and Grandpa until big, loud Leroy Redfield started taking Momma dancing. Jolene refuses to call him anything but "Mister." Without a name, he isn't a real person to her. But then Jolene learns that Mister wants to marry Momma. Is there anything Jolene can do to make him go away' "The warmth and love in the Johnson household envelops the novel ... Jolene's willingness to face the uncertainties of her future may well give courage to readers confronting sea changes of their own."--Publishers Weekly Awards: (New York Public Library "100 Titles for Reading and Sharing" (A Texas Bluebonnet Master List Book
Piper Reed, the great gypsy by Kimberly Willis Holt( Book )
4 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 995 libraries worldwide
While her father, a Navy Chief, is on ship duty for six months, nine-year-old Piper stays busy with new neighbors, Christmas at a spaceship beach house, a trip to New Orleans, and especially the upcoming Gypsy Club pet show
Piper Reed gets a job by Kimberly Willis Holt( Book )
3 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 950 libraries worldwide
When she discovers the price of the coveted clubhouse, ten-year-old Piper and her fellow Gypsy Club members try to earn the money by creating a birthday-party-planning business
The water seeker by Kimberly Willis Holt( Book )
4 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and held by 943 libraries worldwide
Traces the hard life, filled with losses, adversity, and adventure, of Amos, son of a trapper and dowser, from 1833 when his mother dies giving birth to him until 1859, when he has grown up and has a son of his own
Dear Hank Williams by Kimberly Willis Holt( Book )
3 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 930 libraries worldwide
In Rippling Creek, Louisiana, in 1948, eleven-year-old Tate writes letters to her favorite country singer, sharing her dreams of becoming a singer and revealing that her mother is in prison
Piper Reed, Navy brat by Kimberly Willis Holt( Sound Recording )
12 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and held by 853 libraries worldwide
Piper is sad about leaving her home and friends behind when her father, a Navy aircraft mechanic, is transferred yet again, but with help from her often-annoying sisters and a surprise from their parents, she finds happiness in their new home in Pensacola, Florida
Piper Reed, campfire girl by Kimberly Willis Holt( Book )
8 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and Chinese and held by 834 libraries worldwide
Fifth-grader Piper and her sisters are thrilled about their first-ever camping trip until they learn it will be at Halloween, but other Navy families join them, including an annoying new member of the Gypsy Club
Part of me : stories of a Louisiana family by Kimberly Willis Holt( Book )
8 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and Japanese and held by 781 libraries worldwide
Ten stories trace the connections between four generations of one Louisiana family from 1939 when a young girl leaves school to help support her family to 2006 when an eighty-year-old woman embarks on a book tour
When Zachary Beaver came to town by Kimberly Willis Holt( Sound Recording )
20 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 724 libraries worldwide
During the summer of 1971 in a small Texas town, thirteen-year-old Toby and his best friend Cal meet the star of a sideshow act, 600-pound Zachary, the fattest boy in the world
Skinny brown dog by Kimberly Willis Holt( Book )
4 editions published between 2007 and 2016 in English and held by 703 libraries worldwide
Benny the baker sees no need for a dog in his life, but while his most faithful customer and the children who visit his bakery for "Free cookie day" soon realize he has been adopted by a stray, it takes a heroic deed to convince Benny that the dog belongs with him
Waiting for Gregory by Kimberly Willis Holt( Book )
4 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in Japanese and English and held by 679 libraries worldwide
A young girl eagerly awaits the birth of her baby cousin, while growing more and more confused by the way her relatives answer her questions
The adventures of Granny Clearwater and Little Critter by Kimberly Willis Holt( Book )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 677 libraries worldwide
As the Clearwaters travel west, fearless Granny and Little Critter are jolted from the horse-drawn wagon and have many exotic adventures before being reunited with the rest of their family. Includes author's notes about the western migration that took place in the United States between 1815 and 1840
Piper Reed, rodeo star by Kimberly Willis Holt( Book )
5 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and Chinese and held by 629 libraries worldwide
After bidding goodbye to her friends Michael and Nicole, who are moving away, Piper and her sisters spend winter break with their two sets of grandparents in Piney Woods, Louisiana, where Piper learns that the best adventures are the unexpected ones
Piper Reed, forever friend by Kimberly Willis Holt( Book )
7 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and Chinese and held by 601 libraries worldwide
Ten-year-old Piper moves yet again when her father, who is a Chief Petty Officer in the Navy, gets assigned to Norfolk, Virginia, and although the move takes a bit of adjustment, she soon makes friends with the girl next door and catches up with old friends too
Piper Reed, the great gypsy by Kimberly Willis Holt( Sound Recording )
8 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 588 libraries worldwide
While her father, a Navy Chief, is on ship duty for six months, nine-year-old Piper stays busy with new neighbors, Christmas at a spaceship beach house, a trip to New Orleans, and especially the upcoming Gypsy Club pet show
 
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Alternative Names
Kimberly Willis Holt Amerikaans schrijfster
Kimberly Willis Holt amerikansk författare
Kimberly Willis Holt amerikansk skribent
Willis-Holt, Kimberly
کیمبرلی ویلیس هالت نویسنده آمریکایی
ホルト, キンバリー・ウィリス
Languages
English (174)
German (9)
Chinese (7)
Japanese (6)
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