New Release Books by Kathy-Jo Wargin

Kathy-Jo Wargin is the author of Frank and Beans (2010), Frank and Beans and S'More Trouble (2010), Frank and Beans and the Grouchy Neighbor (2010), K is for Kite (2010) and other 74 books.

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Frank and Beans

release date: Jan 01, 2010
Frank and Beans
Frank has always wanted a puppy, but when he is given an old hound, it takes the loneliness of the night to bring them together.

Frank and Beans and S'More Trouble

release date: Jan 01, 2010
Frank and Beans and S'More Trouble
While trying to make the best of a rainy day indoors, Frank and Beans, his dog, are taught about patience by S''more the cat.

Frank and Beans and the Grouchy Neighbor

release date: Jan 01, 2010
Frank and Beans and the Grouchy Neighbor
When their grouchy neighbor joins Frank, his parents, and Beans on a fishing trip, things go from bad to worse, until Frank realizes the cause of his neighbor''s unfriendliness.

K is for Kite

release date: Jan 01, 2010
K is for Kite
Presents rhyming sentences for each letter of the alphabet that remind the reader of God''s blessings in springtime.

Moose on the Loose

release date: Jan 01, 2009
Moose on the Loose
Rhyming text poses a series of questions about how the reader would deal with a moose that is on the loose, in the yard, in the house, or taking a bath. By the author of The Legend of the Loon.

The Legend of Wisconsin

release date: Jan 01, 2007
The Legend of Wisconsin
"Gitchee Manitou sends Nanabush the Giant Hare to the new north country to give the first animals their names and special markings. Legend says a game between the Nanabush and Amik the Giant Beaver etches out the islands, ponds, and lakes of Wisk-on-sin,which means place of the beaver"--Provided by publisher.

North Star Numbers

release date: Jan 01, 2008
North Star Numbers
An exciting counting book, using simple number concepts, introduces readers to the countless treasures the great state of Minnesota has to offer.

The Legend of Mackinac Island

release date: Apr 01, 2010
The Legend of Mackinac Island
Retells the story of the great turtle Makinauk that enlists the aid of other animals to help create the special place known as Mackinac Island.

A Mother's Wish

release date: Mar 28, 2006
A Mother's Wish
A young girl and her mother both make secret wishes on butterfly wings, and learn years later that the legend of the butterfly is real and that both of their wishes have come true.

Alfred Nobel

release date: Jan 01, 2009
Alfred Nobel
"Alfred Nobel was the man who founded what became known as The Nobel Prizes. Nobel also invented dynamite, becoming very wealthy from his invention. Saddened by its use for harmful destruction, Nobel left his fortune to create yearly prizes for those whohave rendered the greatest services to mankind"--Provided by publisher.

The Legend of Minnesota

release date: Jan 01, 2006
The Legend of Minnesota
This gorgeous picture books reveals how the powerful friendship, kindness, and compassion between a Ojibwe girl and a Dakotah boy gave the state of Minnesota its name.

Prairie Numbers

release date: Jan 01, 2006
Prairie Numbers
Using numbers, readers are introduced to Illinois state symbols, industry, animals, and more, in a title written for two levels--using poetry and numbers to introduce each topic at a lower level and expository text to provide more detailed information.

Mary's First Thanksgiving

release date: Jan 01, 2008
Mary's First Thanksgiving
Mary misses her life and friends in Ireland and is sad that her family cannot celebrate Thanksgiving Day the way their New England neighbors do, until her parents share a story of the Pilgrims'' first harvest festival.

Look and See Michigan with Me

release date: Jan 01, 2007
Look and See Michigan with Me
Pairs of colorful, similar photographs offer young readers visual puzzles to find the differences while exploring the many wonders that the state of Michigan has to offer. 15,000 first printing.

Mitt, the Michigan Mouse

release date: Jan 01, 2006
Mitt, the Michigan Mouse
Mitt, a white-footed mouse, lives in a mitten that is his only reminder of the family he once had, and when it is stolen, Mitt sets out for the city to find the owner of the dog that took his home.

The Voyageur's Paddle

release date: Jan 01, 2007
The Voyageur's Paddle
Follows the yearly cycle of the voyageur Edouard as he travels to Grand Portage, trading furs for goods that he uses to purchase more furs during the winter months from the native villages.

Minn from Minnesota

release date: Jan 01, 2006
Minn from Minnesota
When a white-footed mouse is snatched from the northwoods cabin she shares with an elderly animal rescuer, she endures many dangerous adventures and narrow escapes throughout the state of Minnesota as she tries to find her way back home.

Once Upon a Christmas Eve

release date: Jan 01, 2005
Once Upon a Christmas Eve
On Christmas Eve, Hannah leaves the warm farmhouse and heads into the snowy forest, hoping to hear the animals speak on this special night.

The Legend of the Petoskey Stone

release date: Jan 01, 2004
The Legend of the Petoskey Stone
Recounts the life of Petosegay, an Ottawa Indian chief, who gave his name to the small town in northern Michigan--Petoskey--where a unique stone can be found along its shores.

Mitt & Minn's Illinois Adventure

release date: Jan 01, 2007
Mitt & Minn's Illinois Adventure
Brother and sister white-footed mice experience exciting and scary adventures as they desperately search the Midwest for their parents, who they think are in Chicago, Illinois.

Mitt & Minn at the Wisconsin Cheese Jamboree

release date: Jan 01, 2007
Mitt & Minn at the Wisconsin Cheese Jamboree
Two white-footed mice, one who lives in Michigan and one in Minnesota, are both seeking home and family when they meet at a cheese-eating contest in Wisconsin.

M Is for Melody

release date: Dec 01, 2006
M Is for Melody
Explores instruments, composers, terms, and musical styles from A to Z in easy rhymes and explanatory text.

The Legend of the Loon

release date: Jun 01, 2003
The Legend of the Loon
After being shown the wonders of nature by Grandmother Lom, two children venture out in her boat alone, find themselves in danger, and are rescued by a mysterious bird.

The Legend of Leelanau

release date: Jan 01, 2003
The Legend of Leelanau
A young maiden is entranced by the Spirit Wood, where playful fairies known as the Pukwudjininees live, and wants to keep visiting there despite being forbidden to do so by her family.

The Legend of Old Abe

release date: Jan 01, 2006
The Legend of Old Abe
Tells how an eagle caught in Wisconsin as a hatchling became the mascot for the 8th Wisconsin Infantry Regiment and describes his courageous actions during the Civil War.

V Is for Viking

release date: Jan 01, 2003
V Is for Viking
The letters of the alphabet are represented by words, set in short rhymes with additional information, relating to the state of Minnesota.

Win One for the Gipper

release date: Jan 01, 2004
Win One for the Gipper
Young George Gipp was an exceptional athlete, and his future seemed assured when he won a scholarship to the University of Notre Dame, but then cruel fate intervened. $25,000 ad/promo.

B is for Badger

release date: Jan 01, 2004
B is for Badger
The letters of the alphabet are represented by words, set in short rhymes with additional information, relating to the state of Wisconsin.

The Michigan Counting Book

release date: Jan 01, 2000
The Michigan Counting Book
Teaches children to count while also teaching them about the wildlife and landscape of Michigan state.

L Is for Lincoln

release date: Jan 01, 2000
L Is for Lincoln
Illustrations and rhyming text introduce people, places, and things associated with the state of Illinois, each accompanied by a more detailed explanation.

The Great Lakes Cottage Book

release date: Jan 01, 2000
The Great Lakes Cottage Book
With luminous color photos, The Great Lake Cottage Books takes readers on visual visit to some of the most pristine, private cottages on the Great Lakes. The authors capture the emotion and nostalgia of life at these cottages.

M Is for Mitten

release date: Jan 01, 1999
M Is for Mitten
Presents for each letter of the alphabet something associated with the state of Michigan, from "apple blossom" to "Detroit Zoo."

The Legend of Sleeping Bear

release date: Jan 01, 1998
The Legend of Sleeping Bear
In this retelling of an Ojibwe Indian tale, a mother bear loses sight of her two cubs as they all attempt to escape a forest fire by swimming across Lake Michigan.

The Edmund Fitzgerald

release date: Jan 01, 2003
The Edmund Fitzgerald
Describes the voyage and sinking of the giant transport ship, the Edmund Fitzgerald, which was caught in a raging storm while crossing Lake Superior in November, 1975.
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