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Krista Van Dolzer


Krista Van Dolzer

Krista Van Dolzer is a stay-at-home mom by day and a children's author by naptime. She holds degrees in Mathematics Education and Economics from Brigham Young University. She enjoys watching college football and researching her ancestors. Krista lives with her husband and three kids in Mesquite, Nevada. 

Books by Krista Van Dolzer

by Krista Van Dolzer - Children's, Children's 9-12, Family Life, Fiction, Friendship, Science Fiction

Eleven-year-old Jameson O'Malley's dad is on Mars. The only way to see him is through his Interplanetary Communication Console, but Jameson's starting to realize no transmission can replace his real, actual father. And when Jameson's Dad stops sending transmissions as frequently as he used to, Jameson begins to realize there's more to the story than he knows --- and plenty people aren't telling him. Jameson and his new friend Astra embark on a journey exploring life, loss and friendship that will take them to the edge of their universe.

by Krista Van Dolzer - Children's, Children's 10-14, Family Life, Fiction, Humor, Youth Fiction

It's class president election time, and no one is surprised when Veronica Pritchard-Pratt is the only name on the list. She's the most popular girl in school, a social giant who rules the campaign every single year. David, for one, is sick of the tyranny --- which he says. Out loud. When Veronica hears about this, she issues a public challenge to David. But as the campaign wages on, and David and Veronica are also paired up for a spring musical recital, David learns this Goliath is more than just a social giant-and maybe deserves to win more than he does....

by Krista Van Dolzer - Historical Fiction, Young Adult 10+, Youth Fiction

Twelve-year-old Ella Mae Higbee is a sensible girl. So when her auntie Mildred starts spouting nonsense about a scientist who can bring her cousin back to life from blood on his dog tags, Ella Mae is skeptical --- until he steps out of a bio-pod right before her eyes. But the boy is not her cousin --- he’s Japanese. And in California in the wake of World War II, the Japanese are still feared and despised.