Books by Jennifer L. Holm

GAME ON! by Jennifer L. Holm
Released: May 28, 2013

"Funny and snarky as ever, with a cautionary but reassuring message that this common malady will, like most childhood colds and fevers, run its course naturally without outside intervention. (science project, drawing page) (Graphic novel. 7-9)"
School assignments, sleep and even Super Amoeba comics go by the wayside when protozoan protagonist Squish is "infected" by a video game. Read full book review >
EXTREME BABYMOUSE by Jennifer L. Holm
Released: Jan. 8, 2013

"Extremely entertaining. (Graphic fiction. 7-12)"
Babymouse + snowboard = many faceplants on the way to wisdom and cupcakes. Read full book review >
Released: Aug. 7, 2012

"Ginny's story in pictures is both inviting and satisfying; readers will surely want more. (Graphic fiction. 10-14)"
It's common knowledge that eighth grade is one of life's low points. Here, it literally makes Ginny Davis sick. Read full book review >
THE POWER OF THE PARASITE by Jennifer L. Holm
Released: May 22, 2012

"More evidence that Squish is anything but a Wimpy Kid, for all his diminutive size. (science demo, drawing page) (Graphic novel. 7-9)"
Summer swim camp and a reckless new friend test a young amoeba's courage and moral compass alike. Read full book review >
BRAVE NEW POND by Jennifer L. Holm
FICTION
Released: Sept. 27, 2011

"Any day there's a new Squish (or Babymouse, for that matter) is Pizza Day. (Graphic novel. 7-9)"
The single-celled everylad who oozed from the Babymouse series to start one of his own in Squish #1: Super Amoeba (2011) tries hanging with the cool crowd. Read full book review >
SQUISH, SUPER AMOEBA by Jennifer L. Holm
ADVENTURE
Released: May 24, 2011

"If ever a new series deserved to go viral, this one does. (Graphic novel. 7-9)"
The hilarious misadventures of a hapless young everylad who happens to be an amoeba. Read full book review >
THE TROUBLE WITH MAY AMELIA by Jennifer L. Holm
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: April 5, 2011

More than a decade after she introduced the title character in the Newbery Honor-winning Our Only May Amelia (1999), Holm delivers a sequel, set again in the wilderness of Washington State in 1900. Read full book review >

TURTLE IN PARADISE by Jennifer L. Holm
ADVENTURE
Released: May 25, 2010

Eleven-year-old Turtle falls in with the Diaper Gang—her boy cousins Beans, Kermit and Buddy and their friends Ira and Pork Chop—when she is packed off to stay in her mother's hometown of Key West because her housekeeper mother has a new job with a woman who doesn't like kids. Read full book review >

BABYMOUSE by Jennifer L. Holm
ANIMALS
Released: Aug. 26, 2008

What's scarier than a zombie mouse? Read full book review >

FICTION
Released: July 24, 2007

To-do lists, instant messages, Post-it notes, report cards, newspaper clippings, school assignments, letters and notes-to-self graphically tell the story of Ginny's seventh-grade year. Read full book review >

PENNY FROM HEAVEN by Jennifer L. Holm
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: July 25, 2006

Penny, almost 12, is caught between two extremes: her mother's small, uptight, WASP family, and her dead father's large, exuberant, Italian one. Read full book review >

BABYMOUSE by Jennifer L. Holm
ANIMALS
Released: May 23, 2006

The little mouse with the big personality skips through a third set of mini trials and triumphs, presented in two-color graphic novel-style panels. Read full book review >

BABYMOUSE by Jennifer L. Holm
ANIMALS
Released: Dec. 27, 2005

In a graphic novelette illustrated in minimal, two-color style, the Holms introduce a small, klutzy mouse with a very big imagination. Read full book review >

ANIMALS
Released: June 1, 2004

Writing as "Holm & Hamel," the authors open the case files of a feline James Bond. Read full book review >

BOSTON JANE by Jennifer L. Holm
FICTION
Released: March 1, 2004

In the third installment of her trilogy about Boston Jane, Holm continues the drama of white settlers in the Washington Territory, some of whom embrace the Chinook way of life and many of whom disdain their so-called "savage" ways. Read full book review >

THE CREEK by Jennifer L. Holm
FICTION
Released: June 1, 2003

A band of preteens finds itself the target of ghoulish mischief after a neighborhood bad boy returns home from a stint in juvie. Read full book review >

BOSTON JANE by Jennifer L. Holm
FICTION
Released: Sept. 1, 2002

It's now several months since Boston Jane (Boston Jane: An Adventure, 2001) arrived in Shoalwater Bay, Washington Territory, having traveled from proper Philadelphia to marry William and having found William married to another. Read full book review >

BOSTON JANE by Jennifer L. Holm
FICTION
Released: Sept. 1, 2001

It's etiquette versus exigency in 19th-century Washington Territory. Read full book review >

OUR ONLY MAY AMELIA by Jennifer L. Holm
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: June 30, 1999

May Amelia, the feisty lovable heroine of Holm's fetching novel, "ain't no proper young lady." Read full book review >