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Almasy, Jessica

Works: 165 works in 646 publications in 1 language and 23,172 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Children's audiobooks  Humorous fiction  Historical fiction  Bildungsromans  Psychological fiction  Children's sound recordings  Young adult works  History 
Roles: Narrator, Author
Classifications: PZ7.P3856, FIC
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Publications about Jessica Almasy
Publications by Jessica Almasy
Most widely held works by Jessica Almasy
Clementine by Sara Pennypacker( Sound Recording )
18 editions published between 2007 and 2015 in English and held by 1,222 libraries worldwide
While sorting through difficulties in her friendship with her neighbor Margaret, eight-year-old Clementine gains several unique hairstyles while also helping her father in his efforts to banish pigeons from the front of their apartment building
Rules by Cynthia Lord( Sound Recording )
15 editions published between 2007 and 2015 in English and held by 1,042 libraries worldwide
Frustrated at life with an autistic brother, twelve-year-old Catherine longs for a normal existence but her world is further complicated by a friendship with an young paraplegic
The talented Clementine by Sara Pennypacker( Sound Recording )
13 editions published between 2007 and 2015 in English and held by 985 libraries worldwide
Eight-year-old Clementine, convinced that she has no talents, tries to find a way to avoid participating in the class talent show
Orphan train : a novel by Christina Baker Kline( Sound Recording )
13 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 962 libraries worldwide
Between 1854 and 1929, so-called orphan trains ran regularly from the cities of the East Coast to the farmlands of the Midwest, carrying thousands of abandoned children whose fates would be determined by pure luck. Would they be adopted by a kind and loving family, or would they face a childhood and adolescence of hard labor and servitude? As a young Irish immigrant, Vivian Daly was one such child, sent by rail from New York City to an uncertain future a world away. Returning east later in life, Vivian leads a quiet, peaceful existence on the coast of Maine, the memories of her upbringing rendered a hazy blur. But in her attic, hidden in trunks, are vestiges of a turbulent past. Seventeen-year-old Molly Ayer knows that a community-service position helping an elderly widow clean out her attic is the only thing keeping her out of juvenile hall. But as Molly helps Vivian sort through her keepsakes and possessions, she discovers that she and Vivian aren't as different as they appear. A Penobscot Indian who has spent her youth in and out of foster homes, Molly is also an outsider being raised by strangers, and she, too, has unanswered questions about the past
Handle with care by Jodi Picoult( Sound Recording )
8 editions published between 2009 and 2016 in English and held by 923 libraries worldwide
When Willow is born with severe osteogenesis imperfecta, her parents are devastated-she will suffer hundreds of broken bones as she grows, a lifetime of pain. In this provocative story from the #1 New York Times bestselling author, "Picoult writes with unassuming brilliance" (Stephen King). Every expectant parent will tell you that they don't want a perfect baby, just a healthy one. Charlotte and Sean O'Keefe would have asked for a healthy baby, too, if they'd been given the choice. Instead, their lives are made up of sleepless nights, mounting bills, the pitying stares of "luckier" parents, and maybe worst of all, the what-ifs. What if their child had been born healthy' But it's all worth it because Willow is, funny as it seems, perfect. She's smart as a whip, on her way to being as pretty as her mother, kind, brave, and for a five-year-old an unexpectedly deep source of wisdom. Willow is Willow, in sickness and in health. Everything changes, though, after a series of events forces Charlotte and her husband to confront the most serious what-ifs of all. What if Charlotte had known earlier of Willow's illness' What if things could have been different' What if their beloved Willow had never been born' To do Willow justice, Charlotte must ask herself these questions and one more. What constitutes a valuable life' Emotionally riveting and profoundly moving, Handle with Care is an unforgettable novel about the fragility of life and the lengths we will go to protect it
Clementine, Friend of the Week by Sara Pennypacker( Sound Recording )
12 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and held by 861 libraries worldwide
With her kitten, Moisturizer, missing and having fought with her best friend, Margaret, eight-year-old Clementine finds it hard to concentrate on doing her best as her classmate's Friend of the Week
Horns & wrinkles by Joseph Helgerson( file )
14 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 764 libraries worldwide
Along a magic-saturated stretch of the Mississippi River near Blue Wing, Minnesota, twelve-year-old Claire and her bullying cousin Duke are drawn into an adventure involving Bodacious Deepthink the Great Rock Troll, a helpful fairy, and a group of trolls searching for their fathers
Gilda Joyce, psychic investigator by Jennifer Allison( file )
12 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and held by 746 libraries worldwide
During the summer before ninth grade, intrepid Gilda Joyce invites herself to the San Francisco mansion of distant cousin Lester Splinter and his thirteen-year-old daughter, where she uses her purported psychic abilities and detective skills to solve the mystery of the mansion's boarded-up tower
Gilda Joyce : the Ladies of the Lake by Jennifer Allison( file )
10 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 738 libraries worldwide
Having earned a scholarship to a private girls' high school, self-proclaimed psychic investigator Gilda Joyce investigates the circumstances surrounding the drowning death of a student whose ghost supposedly haunts the campus
Gilda Joyce : the ghost sonata : a mystery by Jennifer Allison( file )
10 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and held by 687 libraries worldwide
When ninth-grader Gilda travels to an international piano competition in Oxford, England, as page turner for her friend Wendy Choy, she finds adventure investigating why Wendy is being haunted and who is frightening the performers, while enjoying a romance with a British boy and her first kiss
The Sisters Club by Megan McDonald( file )
8 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 684 libraries worldwide
In Acton, Oregon, sisters Alex, Stevie, and Joey take turns telling about their lives, including their long line of actor ancestors, creative family dinners, toe marshmallows, swearing in Shakespeare, and the Sisters Club
Gilda Joyce : the dead drop by Jennifer Allison( file )
8 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 677 libraries worldwide
Almost-fifteen-year-old psychic investigator Gilda Joyce interns for the summer at the International Spy Museum in Washington, D.C., and solves a mystery involving national security
It's not summer without you by Jenny Han( file )
9 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 632 libraries worldwide
Teenager Isobel "Belly" Conklin, whose life revolves around spending the summer at her mother's best friend's beach house, reflects on the tragic events of the past year that changed her life forever
Only the lonely by Laura Dower( file )
11 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 622 libraries worldwide
Everything is changing for Madison, or MadFinn as she is known online. Her parents are divorced and her best friends are away at summer camp--and the start of a new school year is creeping closer. So Madison starts a secret stash of files on her beloved laptop, chronicling life before seventh grade
We'll always have summer by Jenny Han( file )
8 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and held by 609 libraries worldwide
The summer after her first year of college, Isobel "Belly" Conklin is faced with a choice between Jeremiah and Conrad Fisher, brothers she has always loved, when Jeremiah proposes marriage and Conrad confesses that he still loves her
Clementine's letter by Sara Pennypacker( file )
12 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 566 libraries worldwide
Clementine's beloved teacher, Mr. D'Matz might be leaving for the rest of the year to go on a research trip to Egypt. The only solution, she decides, is to hatch a plan to get Mr. D'Matz back even if it means ruining his once-in-a-lifetime chance
My almost epic summer by Adele Griffin( file )
8 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 557 libraries worldwide
Stuck babysitting during the summer while her friends take glamorous vacations, fourteen-year-old Irene learns some lessons about life after meeting a beautiful, yet troubled, girl
Every soul a star by Wendy Mass( Sound Recording )
10 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 436 libraries worldwide
Winner of the ALA Schneider Family Award, Wendy Mass has had her fiction for young readers honored with a Junior Library Guild Selection and a Book Sense Children's Pick. Every Soul a Star is the tale of an extra­ordinary occurrence related through three very different perspectives. Unlike the thousands converging at Moon Shadow to witness a total solar eclipse, Ally calls the isolated campground home. Bree shields herself in a cloak of good looks and popularity, but there is something within her no one suspects. And Jack, overweight and socially inept, finds himself on the verge of startling possibility
Clementine and the family meeting by Sara Pennypacker( Sound Recording )
10 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 433 libraries worldwide
Third-grader Clementine tries to adjust to the news that her perfect family of four is adding a new brother or sister
Shooting the moon by Frances O'Roark Dowell( Sound Recording )
11 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 381 libraries worldwide
When her brother is sent to fight in Vietnam, twelve-year-old Jamie begins to reconsider the army world that she has grown up in
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