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Piper Reed, Clubhouse Queen

Piper Reed

Kimberly Willis Holt; Illustrated by Christine Davenier

Square Fish

Previously published as Piper Reed, the Great Gypsy.
The Gypsy Club Creed
We are the Gypsies of land and sea.
We move from port to port.
We make friends wherever we go.
And everywhere we go, we let people know
That we’re the Gypsies of land and sea.
 Piper’s dad—the Navy Chief—might be gone again, but Piper’s got plenty to keep her busy at home: new neighbors, a spaceship beach house, a trip to New Orleans, and most important, the upcoming Gypsy Club pet show. Piper is determined to win, but teaching her dog Bruna tricks seems nearly impossible. Bruna is simply un-teachable! Or is she? Join Piper as she embarks on new and exciting adventures!

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Piper Reed, Clubhouse Queen
1NOVEMBERMy little sister, Sam, knelt on the sofa, staring out the window. Our next-door neighbors moved off base last week, and she was watching for our new neighbors to arrive.That's the way the Navy life was. Someone was always coming and someone was always going. Before we moved to Pensacola, we'd lived in California, Texas, Guam, Mississippi, and New Hampshire. Just when a place started to feel like home, we had to leave, again."The moving van is here!" Sam called out.Tori and I rushed over to the window. My older sister was twelve and boy crazy. She probably
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Praise for Piper Reed, Clubhouse Queen

“Piper’s first-person narration will win over many readers with its accessible depiction of family’s ups and downs. . . . Davenier’s line-and-wash drawings illustrate the episodic story with wry humor.”—Booklist
“Piper’s first-person narration will win over many readers with its accessible depiction of family’s ups and downs. . . . Davenier’s line-and-wash drawings illustrate the episodic story with wry humor.”—Booklist

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR

  • Kimberly Willis Holt; Illustrated 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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  • Christine Davenier Louis Bourjac
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Piper Reed, Clubhouse Queen

Piper Reed

Kimberly Willis Holt; Illustrated by Christine Davenier

Kansas State Reading Circle, Catholic Library Association Award, St. Katherine Drexel Awa
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