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Dan Gemeinhart


Dan Gemeinhart

Dan Gemeinhart lives in a small town smack dab in the middle of Washington state with his wife and three young daughters. He’s lucky and grateful to be a teacher-librarian in an elementary school, where he gets to share awesome books with awesome kids. He loves camping, cooking and traveling. He also plays guitar (badly) and reads (constantly). His house is always a mess. He is really pretty darn happy.

Dan Gemeinhart

Books by Dan Gemeinhart

by Dan Gemeinhart - Children's, Children's 9-12, Family, Fiction, Youth Fiction

Five years ago Coyote and her dad, Rodeo, lost her mom and two sisters in a car crash and began a new life on the road in an old school bus, criss-crossing the nation. When Coyote learns that a park in her old neighborhood is being demolished --- the very same park where she, her mom and her sisters buried a memory box --- she devises a plan to get her dad to drive 3,600 miles back to Washington in four days...without him realizing it. Over the course of thousands of miles, Coyote will learn that going home can sometimes be the hardest journey of all...but that with friends by her side, she just might be able to turn her “once upon a time” into a “happily ever after.”

by Dan Gemeinhart - Adventure, Children's 8-12, Fiction, Mystery
Jonathan Grisby is the newest arrival at the Slabhenge Reformatory School for Troubled Boys --- an ancient, crumbling fortress of gray stone rising up from the ocean. It is dark, damp and dismal. And it is just the place Jonathan figures he deserves. Because Jonathan has done something terrible. And he's willing to accept whatever punishment he has coming. 
by Dan Gemeinhart - Animals , Children's 8-12, Family Life

Joseph Johnson has lost just about everyone he's ever loved. He lost his pa in an accident. He lost his ma and his little sister to sickness. And now, he's lost his pony --- fast, fierce, beautiful Sarah, taken away by a man who had no right to take her. Joseph can sure enough get her back, though. The odds are stacked against him, but he isn't about to give up.

by Dan Gemeinhart - Children's, Fiction

In all the ways that matter, Mark is a normal kid. But in one important way, he is not like other kids at all. Mark is sick. The kind of sick that means hospitals. And treatments. The kind of sick some people never get better from. So Mark runs away. He leaves home with his camera, his notebook, his dog, and a plan to reach the top of Mount Rainier --- even if it's the last thing he ever does.