Local Author: Angie Smibert

Angie Smibert is the author of the Ghost of ordinary Objects Trilogy. The series for middle readers and young adults, started with Bone's Gift, about an Appalachian girl coming to terms with her supernatural gift at the start of World War II. 

Kirkus Reviews called Bone's Gift "an intriguing blend of history and magic." The story continued in the second book, Lingering Echos, when Bone must use her wits and her gift not only to uncover the truth but to make sure her best freind Will isn’t sucked away by long-forgotten memories. The Truce, the final book in her Ghost of Ordinary Objects trilogy, on June 27.  In The Truce, 12-year-old Bone Phillips must unearth her family's deepest secrets to find her favorite, missing uncle.

Smibert also is the author of the  Memento Nora series and  numerous nonfiction books for children, and many short stories for both adults and teens. She grew up in Blacksburg, where her mother's family once worked in the long-closed coal mines along the New River, the setting for the Ordinary Objects series. 

Selected Titles 

 

Bone's Gift (Ghosts of Ordinary Objects) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781684373734
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Published: Boyds Mills Press - March 12th, 2019

Bone's Gift (Ghosts of Ordinary Objects) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781629798509
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Published: Boyds Mills Press - March 20th, 2018

Lingering Echoes (Ghosts of Ordinary Objects) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781629798516
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Published: Boyds Mills Press - March 12th, 2019

Lingering Echoes (Ghosts of Ordinary Objects) Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9781684377046
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Published: Boyds Mills Press - May 5th, 2020

The Truce (Ghosts of Ordinary Objects) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781629798523
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Published: Boyds Mills Press - May 26th, 2020

Fairground Physics: Motion, Momentum, and Magnets with Hands-On Science Activities (Build It Yourself) Cover Image
By Angie Smibert, Micah Rauch (Illustrator)
$22.95
ISBN: 9781619308886
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Published: Nomad Press (VT) - March 20th, 2020

Fairground Physics: Motion, Momentum, and Magnets with Hands-On Science Activities (Build It Yourself) Cover Image
By Angie Smibert, Micah Rauch (Illustrator)
$17.95
ISBN: 9781619308916
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Published: Nomad Press (VT) - March 20th, 2020

Reusable Rockets Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781684509195
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Published: Norwood House Press - July 15th, 2019

Game Logic: Level Up and Create Your Own Games with Science Activities for Kids (Build It Yourself) Cover Image
By Angie Smibert, Lena Chandhok (Illustrator)
$19.57
ISBN: 9781619308053
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Published: Nomad Press (VT) - June 9th, 2019

Inside Computers Cover Image
$10.85
ISBN: 9781641856140
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Published: Core Library - January 1st, 2019

Cycles of the Night Sky (Nature Cycles) Cover Image
$35.06
ISBN: 9781503828452
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Published: Child's World - January 1st, 2019

Inside Computers (Inside Technology) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781532117893
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Published: Abdo Publishing - December 15th, 2018

Space Robots Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781641852791
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Published: Core Library - September 1st, 2018

Artificial Intelligence: Thinking Machines and Smart Robots with Science Activities for Kids (Build It Yourself) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781619306752
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Published: Nomad Press (VT) - August 3rd, 2018

Artificial Intelligence: Thinking Machines and Smart Robots with Science Activities for Kids (Build It Yourself) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781619306738
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Published: Nomad Press (VT) - August 3rd, 2018

Space Robots Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781532114717
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Published: Abdo Publishing - August 1st, 2018

Robots Cover Image
$32.69
ISBN: 9781489697295
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Published: Weigl - August 1st, 2019

Mind-Blowing Physical Science Activities (Curious Scientists) Cover Image
$28.33
ISBN: 9781515768876
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Published: Capstone Press - August 1st, 2017

12 Incredible Facts about the Dropping of the Atomic Bombs (Turning Points in Us History) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781632351296
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Published: 12-Story - January 1st, 2016

Inventing the Personal Computer (Spark of Invention) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781634074582
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Published: Momentum - January 1st, 2016