Beatrice Gormley

Biography

Beatrice Gormley is the author of many popular novels and biographies for young people. Most recent books: Poisoned Honey, a story of Mary Magdalene; Barack Obama: Our 44th President; and Salome: A Novel.
Other books include Back to the Titanic! and Amelia Earhart, Young Aviator.

Beatrice lives in Massachusetts with her husband, Robert Gormley, and their dog and cats.

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Books

Miriam
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 44,910. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2013. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
Miriam is only a tenant farmer's daughter in ancient Egypt, but she has a rare gift. When danger threatens her family, using the Gift draws Miriam and her baby brother Moses into Pharaoh's palace. At first homesick for her village, she soon begins to enjoy the luxuries of the palace. Miriam finally has the chance to become important in Pharaoh's court--if she gives up her Gift and her true self.
Sky Guys to White Cat
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 30,240. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
Fifth-grader Alison loves Sharkey, her adopted stray cat. But where did his mysterious collar come from, and why is he acting so weird? At the same time, Alison’s best friend, Denise, seems to be ditching her for a mean but “popular” girl. Can Alison save her friendship, or at least her cat? Science genius Marvin thinks he has the answers, but no one foresees the hilarious outcome.
The Ghastly Glasses
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 25,870. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2011. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
Fifth grader Andrea, getting glasses for the first time, just wants to see better. She has suspicions about the creepy building her ditzy Aunt Bets finds—and about the white-coated woman, Ms. Weirse, who fits her with strange-looking glasses. Then Andrea discovers her thrilling power to change people with those glasses. And then, before you can say “focus,” she’s in Big Trouble.
More Fifth Grade Magic
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 23,240. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2011. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
A calendar with magic powers? Amy couldn’t resist trying them. What if she could be two places at once? Amy tried to word her calendar wish carefully, and she did appear in two places at once. But her clothes turned up in only one place! Then, when Amy used magic to change her mother’s mind, things really got out of control. Just as Amy's friend Gretchen had warned her.
Mail-Order Wings
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 35,620. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2011. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
"Fly with your own wings!" said the ad in Andrea's comic book. "Money-back guarantee!" Andrea knew it couldn't be true, but she sent in her money for the wings kit anyway. What happened next was wonderful beyond imagining--and then very, very frightening.
The Magic Mean Machine
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,810. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2010. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
How can Alison Harrity beat bully Spencer Cunningham? Alison would have a good chance to win the fifth grade chess tournament—except that Spencer is cheating his way to the championship. And Alison isn’t pushy enough to stand up to him. Then Marvin Smith, a science wiz, invents the DISAST to help Alison get really tough. But is it worth it to win the tournament, if she loses all her friends?
Richard and the Vratch
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,700. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2010. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
Exploring the hills near his house, Richard sees an odd drawing and hears eerie sounds: "vratch, vratch." Is a strange animal hiding in the sagebrush, or is it Richard’s imagination? What’s the matter with Richard’s new dog? And why is that creepy scientist Dr. MacNary so interested in him? By the time Richard learns the answers, only he can save his beloved hills—and the vratches.
Fifth Grade Magic
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,490. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2010. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
Gretchen fully expects to be the star of the fifth-grade play. But just before the teacher picks the cast, Gretchen gets on her wrong side. Mrs. Sheppard doesn’t give Gretchen any part at all! And she gives the starring role to Amy, who speaks her lines like a robot. Gretchen is desperate enough to try anything—even to believe in magic. Gretchen's troubles are just beginning. So is the fun!

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