Piper Reed Gets a Job

By Kimberly Willis Holt; Emily Janice Card (Read by)
Listening Library, Compact Disc, 9780739361870

Publication Date: August 25, 2009

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Description

Piper Reed and her fellow Gypsy Club members are in need of a clubhouse. Raising money to buy one proves to be a challenge. Piper, being the resourceful fifth-grader that she is, launches her own party planning business and gets her first job throwing young Brady’s birthday celebration. But things don’t go as expected on the day of the big event. Fortunately for Piper, her friends and family come to the rescue!




About the Author
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.Emily Janice Card has read a number of audiobooks, including Ben Bova's "The Aftermath", Orson Scott Card's "Ender in Exile", Lisa Gardner's "The Neighbor", and several titles by Kimberly Willis Holt. Card is an actor, singer, and writer from North Carolina. On screen, she's appeared in "The Delivery". Her stage work includes "The Importance of Being Earnest, Bye Bye Birdie, The Fantasticks", and "Once Upon a Mattress". She also adapted and starred in the play "A Sepulcher of Songs", based on a short story by her father, Orson Scott Card.
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