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Books with author Elizabeth Cody Kimmel

  • Visiting Miss Caples

    Elizabeth Cody Kimmel

    Paperback (Puffin, Dec. 31, 2001)
    The elderly shut-in she visits once a week becomes an unexpected source of friendship and strength for thirteen-year-old Jenna, and both are eventually able to face and overcome painful aspects of their lives. Reprint.
  • Lily B. on the Brink of Love

    Elizabeth Cody Kimmel

    Library Binding (HarperColl, Sept. 6, 2005)
    Lily B. is back . . . and she's on the Brink of Love!Twenty feet may not seem that high to you. But go outside, find a big rock, measure twenty feet up, then picture The Boy Who Is the Center of Your Universe clinging to that place, looking resplendent in climbing shoes. Then you'll know what I mean."He's on belay," Bonnie said. "If he falls, he'll just hang there until he can get himself back on the rock again."If only love could be that risk free.
  • The Look-It-Up Book of Explorers

    Elizabeth Cody Kimmel, Bryn Barnard

    Paperback (Random House Books for Young Readers, July 27, 2004)
    How did early explorers navigate? Who was the first human to reach outer space? When did the first person reach the North Pole? Kids can find the answers to these questions and many more in this easy-to-use family reference book! Packed with important facts, The Look-It-Up Book of Explorers features 40 concise, exciting accounts of explorers from around the world and throughout time, from the Vikings to the astronauts! Illustrated with photographs, drawings, and maps, this book makes it easy for kids to explore!Praise for As Far as the Eye Can Reach:“Kimmel’s work is a well written, lively account for young readers.”—Kirkus Reviews
  • Suddenly Supernatural: School Spirit

    Elizabeth Cody Kimmel

    Paperback (Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, April 1, 2010)
    All Kat Roberts wants is to be normal, or at least to look that way to students at her new school. But her mother is a medium, and not the kind that fits in between small and large; Kat's mom is the kind of medium who sees spirits and communicates with them. And, even worse, Kat has just discovered that she can see spirits too. In this first adventure in the popular Suddenly Supernatural series, Elizabeth Cody Kimmel brings humor and heart to the trials and tribulations of finding out who you are and who you want to be-all while surviving the seventh grade.
  • Lily B : On the Brink of Cool

    Elizabeth Cody Kimmel

    Paperback (Gardners Books, Feb. 29, 2004)
    Lily Blennerhassett, an aspiring writer, is hampered in her ambitions by the tragic boringness of her family. Then at a family wedding, she meets tanned, gorgeous cousins the Le Blancs. They ooze glamour, they have dazzling white teeth! They might just be the answer to the missing drama Lily needs.
  • Mary Ingalls on Her Own

    Elizabeth Cody Kimmel

    Hardcover (HarperCollins, Jan. 1, 2008)
    Mary IngalLs lost her sight after a devastating bout of scarlet fever. Now Mary has the opportunity to attend the Iowa College for the Blind, where she will get a fresh start with her education and can learn the skills she needs for an independent future as well. It seems like a dream come true. But it also means leaving her cherished family behind in Dakota Territory, including her sister Laura. Laura's feisty personality has always complemented Mary's quiet nature, and ever since Mary lost her sight, Laura has served as Mary's "eyes" to the world. Now that she's on her own, Mary must learn to get along without her beloved sister, and in the process realizes that she may have a bit of Laura's spunk in her after all. For the first time, readers will get a glimpse into the life of Mary Ingalls and will discover a whole new side of this Little House sister they've gotten to know through Laura Ingalls Wilder's classic Little House books.
  • Ladies First: 40 Daring Woman Who Were Second to None

    Elizabeth Cody Kimmel

    Library Binding (National Geographic Children's Books, March 14, 2006)
    Ladies First introduces young readers to 40 American women of achievement who were first in their field. A full-page portrait begins each informative three-page profile. The life stories of these women are as inspiring as they are diverse. The book provides a vital starting point for report writers and researchers, and a rich source of information for fact lovers of all ages. Who was the first woman to row across the Atlantic? Or to swim the English Channel? Or to graduate from medical school? A rich source of educational and historic material for students, the book also highlights inspirational role models for girls. Who was the first American woman to win the Nobel Peace Prize? And the first to win a Nobel Prize for Literature? Who was the first female African-American self-made millionaire? And the first African-American Poet Laureate? Author Elizabeth Cody Kimmel presents a rich cross-section of profiles from a broad range of endeavors. Which American woman became the first to win three gold medals at a single Olympics? Who was the first woman to reach the summit of Mount Everest? Who was New York's first female firefighter? And who was the first woman to command a U.S. Navy warship? The answers to all these questions are in this engaging National Geographic title that belongs in every home, school, and library where young women are encouraged to strive toward greatness.
  • Lily B. on the Brink of Paris

    Elizabeth Cody Kimmel

    Hardcover (HarperCollins, Dec. 1, 2006)
    Mulgrew Middle School Summer Trip to Paris Madame Chavotte: French Teacher and Chaperone. Built like a tank, with only one eyebrow. Charlotte McGrath: Vault of European Information. In Command of All Details. Bonnie Roberts: Astral Traveler and Channeler of Messages from the Universe. Janet Graham: Obsessed with All That Is French. Insists on pronouncing own name Jah-nay. Lewis Pilsky: Computer God. Walking Pillar of Geekdom. Bud and Chaz: The Football Guys. Heads suspiciously jar shaped. Tim: Last name unknown. To everyone's knowledge, has never spoken. And, of course . . . Lily B.: Self-Appointed Official Diarist of the Trip and Writer Extraordinaire.
  • #1 Forever Four

    Elizabeth Cody Kimmel, Cathi Mingus

    Paperback (Grosset & Dunlap, Jan. 19, 2012)
    4 girls creating 1 voice . . . will anyone be heard? Paulina, Miko, Tally, and Ivy are four extraordinarily different seventh-graders. Paulina is 100% Type A. Miko is a fashionista. Tally is a theater queen. And Ivy - well, Ivy's the new girl at school. The four girls get tossed together to create a school magazine - by girls, for girls - in a competition to get funding for a new school program. But it seems like they'll never agree on anything. And just when they begin to make headway, their biggest rival - the athletes - threatens their progress. As the four girls try to complete the first issue of their magazine, and create a corresponding blog, they start to wonder if they can get past their labels and give all the girls in school a way to speak up.
  • Balto And The Great Race

    Elizabeth Cody Kimmel, Nora Koerber

    School & Library Binding (Turtleback Books, Dec. 21, 1999)
    FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY. Dozens of children in a remote 1925 Alaska town become seriously ill with diphtheria and can only be saved if Balto the Siberian husky successfully leads a team of sled dogs through a dangerous blizzard to deliver their medicine.


    Paperback (Scholastic, March 15, 2004)
  • In the Stone Circle

    Elizabeth Cody Kimmel

    School & Library Binding (Tandem Library, July 15, 2001)