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Joan Holub

Full Name: Joan Holub
Gender: Female
Number of Works: 119
Author and/or illustrator of over 130 books for children, including the Goddess Girls series (8-12, co-author Suzanne Williams, Aladdin), Wagons Ho! (fall 2011), Groundhog Weather School, Why Do Dogs Bark?, Boo Who? A Spooky Lift-the-Flap Book, etc. http://joanholub.blogspot.com

ISBN: 141698271X, 9781416982715
Keywords: girls, goddess, brain, athena
Pages: 160
Published: 2010
  • Rating: 80%

Athena has always been above average. She has never quite fit in at Triton Junior High, but who would've guessed that Athena is actually a goddess? Principal Zeus's daughter, to be exact. When she's summoned to Mount Olympus Academy, Athena thinks she might actually fit in for the first time in her life. But in some ways, school on Mount Olympus is not that different from down on Earth, and Athena is going to have to deal with the baddest mean girl in history: Medusa!
ISBN: 1416982728, 9781416982722
Keywords: girls, goddess, phony, persephone
Pages: 160
Published: 2010
  • Rating: 80%

AS PERSEPHONE'S MOTHER ENCOURAGES HER to do, she often "goes along to get along" instead of doing what she really wants. But when she meets Mount Olympus Academy bad-boy Hades, she finally feels she has found someone with whom she can be herself. He's the first person who actually listens to her, and she finds herself liking him, despite the fact that the other goddessgirls think he's bad news. But if he makes her feel so special -- and so comfortable -- can he really be all that bad? Authors Joan Holub and Suzanne Williams put a modern spin on classic myths with the Goddess Girls s
ISBN: 1416982736, 9781416982739
Keywords: girls, goddess, beauty, aphrodite
Pages: 224
Published: 2010
  • Rating: 80%

Aphrodite, the goddess girl of love, can hardly believe she's jealous! But after giving her best friend, Athena, a makeover, she's definitely feeling a little green. It just doesn't seem fair that the god boys who usually fawn over Aphrodite, are now paying more attention to Athena, who doesn't even care. When Aphrodite finds out the nerdy Hephaestus has a crush on her, she learns that love comes in many forms.
ISBN: 1416982744, 9781416982746
Keywords: girls, goddess, brave, artemis
Pages: 224
Published: 2010
  • Rating: 80%

She may be the goddess girl of the hunt, but that doesn't mean she always feels brave. Will she find the courage to talk to Orion and to ace Beast-ology class?
ISBN: 1442420979, 9781442420977
Keywords: girls, goddess, wise, athena
Pages: 176
Published: 2011
  • Rating: 80%

Principal Zeus asks Athena to help Heracles (aka Hercules in the Roman pantheon) complete his twelve labors. But when Heracles starts borrowing Athena's friends things without asking, will she be able to help him set things straight?
ISBN: 0399246592, 9780399246593
Keywords: school, weather, groundhog
Pages: 32
Published: 2009
  • Rating: 80%
ISBN: 0448445409, 9780448445403
Keywords: polo, marco
Pages: 112
Published: 2007
  • Rating: 80%

Marco Polo was seventeen when he set out for China . . . and forty-one when he came back! More than seven hundred years ago, Marco Polo traveled from the medieval city of Venice to the fabled kingdom of the great Kublai Khan, seeing new sights and riches that no Westerner had ever before witnessed. But did Marco Polo experience the things he wrote about . . . or was it all made-up? Young readers are presented with the facts in this entertaining, highly readable Who Was . . . ? biography with black-and-white artwork by John O?Brien.
ISBN: 1442421002, 9781442421004
Keywords: girls, goddess, diva, aphrodite
Pages: 220
Published: 2011
  • Rating: 80%

An exchange student from Egypt, Isis, is encroaching on Aphrodite's match-making turf. Will she also edge Aphrodite out of her group of friends?
ISBN: 0811855236, 9780811855235
Keywords: knuckleheads
Pages: 40
Published: 2008
  • Rating: 80%

From Handsel and Gretel nibbling on a house made of finger food to Handerella trying to win over the handsome Finger Prints, Knuckleheads is hands down fun! Earburt and Toeper give it two thumbs up! The combination of Joan Holub's pun-filled humor and Michael Slack's on-the-nose pictures make this a must-read for all ages.
ISBN: 0375855769, 9780375855764
Keywords: shampoodle
Pages: 32
Published: 2009
  • Rating: 80%

Reading with help It's picture day at the dog park. But before the first photo can be taken, an exuberant pack of pups needs a bit of grooming. So they’re off to Shampoodle, the local pet salon, where the eager dogs simply cannot sit still. And when some curious cats stop by, things go from messy to mayhem. Shampoodle is perfect for animal lovers and children who are just starting to read on their own, taking their cues from lively art and bubbly, rhymed text.