One Brave Summer

One Brave Summer

by Amber J. Keyser, Kiersi Burkhart

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781512430882
Publisher: Lerner Publishing Group
Publication date: 01/01/2017
Series: Quartz Creek Ranch
Pages: 224
Sales rank: 848,686
Product dimensions: 5.10(w) x 7.40(h) x 0.70(d)
Lexile: 660L (what's this?)
Age Range: 9 - 10 Years

About the Author

Evolutionary biologist-turned-author Amber J. Keyser has a MS in zoology and a PhD in genetics. She writes both fiction and non-fiction for tweens and teens.

Her young adult novels include Pointe, Claw (Carolrhoda Lab, 2017), an explosive story about two girls claiming the territory of their own bodies, and The Way Back from Broken (Carolrhoda Lab, 2015), a heart-wrenching novel of loss and survival (and a finalist for the Oregon Book Award). She is the co-author with Kiersi Burkhart of the middle grade series Quartz Creek Ranch (Darby Creek, 2017).

Her nonfiction titles include The V-Word (Beyond Words/SimonTeen, 2016), an anthology of personal essays by women about first-time sexual experiences (Rainbow List, Amelia Bloomer list, New York Public Library Best Book for Teens and Chicago Public Library Best Nonfiction for Teens) and Sneaker Century: A History of Athletic Shoes (Twenty-First Century Books, 2015), among numerous other titles.

Her forthcoming books include Tying the Knot: A World History of Marriage (Twenty-First Century Books, 2018) and Underneath It All: The History of Women's Underwear (Twenty-First Century Books, 2018). More information at www.amberjkeyser.com. Connect with Amber on Twitter @amberjkeyser.


Kiersi Burkhart grew up riding horses on the Colorado Front Range. Now she resides in Wyoming with her best friend, her dog, writing fiction for children of all ages.

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