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Piper Reed, Campfire Girl

Piper Reed

Kimberly Willis Holt; illustrations by Christine Davenier

Square Fish

Piper and her family are going camping—nothing could be better. But when Piper finds out that the camping trip is on Halloween, nothing could be worse! Still, catching fish, roasting marshmallows, and sleeping in a trailer are right up Piper’s alley, even if getting poison ivy is not. Get ready for another terrific adventure starring the ever-spunky, ever-loving Piper Reed.

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Piper Reed, Campfire Girl
1ALL ABOUT STANLEYHalloween was just two weeks away. Trick-or-treating and jack-o'-lanterns--that was all I could think about. But I still hadn't decided on my costume. I thought about dressing as a Blue Angel pilot for the U.S. Navy since that's what I planned to be when I grew up. But I didn't own a Blue Angel's uniform.On the way to school, I asked, "Do you think the base is going to do anything special for Halloween?"We lived at NAS Pensacola because our dad was a Navy chief."I'm going to be someone that I've never been before," my little sister, Sam, said."Who?""Princess
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"The fresh, inviting look of Davenier’s drawings works well with Holt’s amusing and perceptive first-person narrative. A realistic family story with a satisfying conclusion."
--Booklist

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR

  • Kimberly Willis Holt; illustrations by Christine Davenier

  • Kimberly 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.
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Piper Reed, Campfire Girl

Piper Reed

Kimberly Willis Holt; illustrations by Christine Davenier

Catholic Library Association Award, St. Katherine Drexel Awa
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