Books by Kirby Larson

After Kirby Larson heard a snippet of a story about her great-grandmother homesteading in eastern Montana, she spent three years working on this story. The author lives in Kenmore, WA.


DUKE by Kirby Larson
Released: Aug. 27, 2013

"Exceptionally well-crafted and emotionally authentic. (Historical fiction. 8-12)"
With World War II raging around the globe, Americans are called upon to sacrifice everything, even when it might break their hearts. Read full book review >
HATTIE EVER AFTER by Kirby Larson
Released: Feb. 12, 2013

"Historical fiction with heart. (Historical fiction. 10 & up)"
Plucky Hattie Inez Brooks, star of Hattie Big Sky (2006), returns to try to find her place in the world. Read full book review >
FICTION
Released: Sept. 1, 2010

Piper Davis is 13 in the fall of 1941 when she begins her diary. Read full book review >
ANIMALS
Released: Nov. 1, 2009

Major Dennis discovered Nubs, a mongrel with hacked-off ears, at a border fort in Iraq while serving there in the Marine Corps. Read full book review >

ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 1, 2008

Larson and Nethery relate the true story of a dog and a cat, both tailless, that come to be called Bobbi and Bob Cat, respectively. Read full book review >

HATTIE BIG SKY by Kirby Larson
FICTION
Released: Oct. 10, 2006

What dreams would lead a 16-year-old to leave her safe home in Arlington, Iowa, and take a chance on a homestead claim in Montana? Read full book review >

THE MAGIC KERCHIEF by Kirby Larson
FANTASY
Released: Sept. 15, 2000

This tale tells of how a crabby old woman was transformed into, if not the epitome of sweetness, at least a pleasingly tart character, while a delight in language is evident everywhere throughout the book. Read full book review >