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Holt, Kimberly Willis

Overview
Works: 85 works in 426 publications in 5 languages and 27,284 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Historical fiction  History  Epistolary fiction  Drama  Bildungsromans  High interest-low vocabulary books  Children's television programs  Made-for-TV movies 
Roles: Author, Author of screenplay
Classifications: PZ7, FIC
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When Zachary Beaver came to town by Kimberly Willis Holt( Book )

51 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 3,641 WorldCat member 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 )

32 editions published between 1998 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 2,517 WorldCat member 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 )

18 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,838 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Get off the bus! shouts narrator Emily Janice Card in the voice of 9-year-old middle child Piper Reed. It takes a lot to get Piper down. Shes moved across the country, leaving behind the Gypsy Club, whose members joined her in chorusing Get off the bus!, an expression they mean to spread all over the world. Card voices Pipers optimistic views of the advantages she can gain from having dyslexia, as well as her frustrations with her younger and older sisters. Pipers got a lot of dimension for the heroine of a short audio, and Card shows all of it. We see her spunky determination, upbeat mood when her father leaves on assignment, and the love she has for her family
Keeper of the night by Kimberly Willis Holt( Book )

12 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and held by 1,600 WorldCat member 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 English and German and held by 1,490 WorldCat member 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
Dear Hank Williams by Kimberly Willis Holt( Book )

7 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 1,161 WorldCat member 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
Mister and me by Kimberly Willis Holt( Book )

12 editions published between 1998 and 2014 in English and German and held by 1,143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a small Louisiana mill town in 1940, Jolene does not want her Momma to marry the logger who is courting her, but it seems that even her most defiantly bad behavior cannot make him go away
Piper Reed, the great gypsy by Kimberly Willis Holt( Book )

7 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 965 WorldCat member 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
The water seeker by Kimberly Willis Holt( Book )

6 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and held by 924 WorldCat member 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
Piper Reed gets a job by Kimberly Willis Holt( Book )

4 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 913 WorldCat member 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
Piper Reed, campfire girl by Kimberly Willis Holt( Book )

7 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 841 WorldCat member 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
Piper Reed, Navy brat by Kimberly Willis Holt( Recording )

14 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and held by 781 WorldCat member 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
Blooming at the Texas Sunrise Motel by Kimberly Willis Holt( Book )

9 editions published between 2017 and 2018 in English and held by 756 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After the sudden death of her parents, Stevie, thirteen, is sent to live at a rundown motel, where she charms everyone except her estranged grandfather
Part of me : stories of a Louisiana family by Kimberly Willis Holt( Book )

10 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and Japanese and held by 727 WorldCat member 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
Skinny brown dog by Kimberly Willis Holt( Book )

8 editions published between 2007 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 677 WorldCat member 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
When Zachary Beaver came to town by Kimberly Willis Holt( Recording )

23 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 665 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During the summer of 1971 in a small Texas town, thirteen-year old Toby and his friend Cal meet the star of a sideshow act, 600-pound Zachary, the fattest boy in the world
The adventures of Granny Clearwater and Little Critter by Kimberly Willis Holt( Book )

3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 662 WorldCat member 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 )

6 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 654 WorldCat member 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 )

8 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 634 WorldCat member 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
Waiting for Gregory by Kimberly Willis Holt( Book )

4 editions published in 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 618 WorldCat member 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
 
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When Zachary Beaver came to town
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My Louisiana skyPiper Reed, Navy bratKeeper of the nightDancing in Cadillac lightMister and mePiper Reed, the great gypsyThe water seekerPiper Reed gets a job
Alternative Names
Holt, Kimberly Willis.

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Willis-Holt, Kimberly

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Languages
English (235)

Chinese (10)

German (9)

Japanese (4)

French (3)