Jean Davies Okimoto’s books and short stories have been translated into Japanese, Italian, Chinese, Turkish, German, and Hebrew. A resident of the Pacific Northwest since 1968, Jeanie Okimoto and her husband live on Vashon Island near Seattle.
Jean Davies Okimoto’s books and short stories have been translated into Japanese, Italian, Chinese, Turkish, German, and Hebrew. Books by Jean Davies Okimoto.
by Jean Davies Okimoto. It made me want to visit Hawaii. This is a book for any type of reader. Though wrote, like, 18 years ago, it is modern and overall, a great book!
by Jean Davies Okimoto. Though wrote, like, 18 years ago, it is modern and overall, a great book! Great teen/preteen reading. Published by Thriftbooks. com User, 22 years ago. Hardcover, 1983, 143 pages ISBN 0399210148. Tight, square, nice dust jacket. Ex library copy in good+ condition, normal library markings, plastic cover, some edge wear on bottom of book. On vacation in Hawaii, Jennifer and Freddie, classmates and friends, take time out from having fun to investigate the murder of an elderly acquaintance.
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Meeting girls and going to school and hanging out with friends shouldn't be that tough. But it is if you're fifteen and you're biracial and your name is Moonbeam and you live on a commune with your mother and a bunch of granola-munching, tie-dyed, tofu-eating, sandal-wearing hippies! All Moonbeam wants is to be normal. But as Moonbeam is about to discover, life for a normal teenager is anything but.
Books by Jean Davies Okimoto. Novels: My Mother Is Not Married to My Father. Norman Schnurman, Average Person. Who Did It, Jenny Lake? Jason's Women. Molly By Any Other Name. The Eclipse of Moonbeam Dawson. Picture Books: Blumpoe The Grumpoe Meets Arnold The Cat. A Place For Grace. Plays: Hum It Again, Jeremy. Non-Fiction, co-author.
Jenny Lake is Hawaii-bound for one of her regular exotic vacations at a resort owned by her rich old guardian, Aunt .
Jenny Lake is Hawaii-bound for one of her regular exotic vacations at a resort owned by her rich old guardian, Aunt Olivia; along as usual are her best boarding-school friend, ""gorgeous"" Freddie, and Aunt Olivia's eccentric, emissary, Miss Darby. The Kauai Lake Hotel limousine driver is gorgeous Tak. Waiting, as expected, is an invitation for lunch with Aunt Olivia's tennis-playing septuagenarian friend, Harriet Van Pelte-in Hawaii, she confides to Jenny, for a reunion with the daughter she disowned years back for marrying a Hawaiian.
It gets worse: his father decides to remarry and it turns out his stepbrother is Mr. High . To Jaykae - Jean Davies Okimoto. I think the person who got motivated to develop his full potential (to get rich) was Chester P. Beasley, founder. High School All-American. Jason finds solace in a chatroom when he strikes up romance with cyberpal. One. WHEN BERTHA JANE DIED it was like the sun died. It was dark even on the brightest days. My dad is always spouting off the stuff they teach and trying to convert everyone, especially me. He goes back to the Beasley Motivation Seminar for refresher courses and gets totally psyched.
Jean Davies Okimoto is an author and playwright whose books and short stories have been translated into Japanese, Italian, Chinese, German and Hebrew. She is the recipient of numerous awards including Smithsonian Notable Book, the American Library Association Best Book for Young Adults, the Washington Governor's Award and the International Reading Association Readers Choice Award. The Love Ceiling received a fiction award in the 2009 Next Generation Indie Book Awards.