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Kell, the Alien (The Aliens, Inc. Chapter Book series 1)
by Darcy Pattison
Aliens for Kids! Chapter Book Series for Boys and Girls Fun and Humor: Can an alien family find a way to make a living on Earth? Shipwrecked on earth and desperate to make money, an alien family decides to make a living by opening Aliens, Inc., an intergalactic event-planning business master-minded by 9-year old alien boy, Kell...
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Categories: All Children's Lit
How To Write a Children's Picture Book
by Darcy Pattison
Writing teacher and children’s book author, Darcy Pattison (www.darcypattison.com/books) explains the craft of writing children’s picture books. Why format matters, how to appeal to kids and parents, writing a read-aloud friendly book, and more. Tips on marketing your manuscript to publishers. TABLE OF CONTENTS PICTURE BOOK BASICS...
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Categories: All Nonfiction; Writing and Publishing
The Girl, the Gypsy & the Gargoyle
by Darcy Pattison
“Every block of stone has a statue inside it and it is the task of the sculptor to discover it.” —Michelangelo But what if an unscrupulous sculptor could trap someone inside a block of stone, just so he could carve them? And can miracles come from tragedy? Threatened with the loss of the only home she's known, Laurel listens to...
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Categories: All Children's Lit; All Fantasy
Wisdom, the Midway Albatross: Surviving the Japanese Tsunami and Other Disasters for Over 60 Years
by Darcy Pattison
The oldest wild bird in the world faced yet another danger when the Japanese Tsunami struck Midway Island where she lives. This is Wisdom's astounding story of survival of manmade and natural disasters for over 60 years. She has survived the dangers of living wild, plastic pollution, longline fishing, lead poisoning, and the Japanese...
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Categories: All Children's Lit; All Nonfiction
I Want a Dog: My Opinion Essay (The Read and Write Series Book 1)
by Darcy Pattison
Hurrah for Essays! All writing lessons should be this much fun. When cousins Dennis and Mellie decide to get a dog, they consider carefully what breed would be best for each family. For example, Dennis wants a big dog, but Mellie wants tiny. He has no other pets, but she has other pets that a dog must get along with. They consider...
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Start Your Novel: Six Winning Steps Toward a Compelling Opening Line, Scene and Chapter
by Darcy Pattison
START YOUR NOVEL You want to write a novel, but you don't know where to start. You have a great idea and--well, that's all. This book explains the writing process of starting a novel in six winning steps. Starting the Journey Why Editors Focus on Page 1 STEP ONE: Clarify Your Idea STEP TWO: Review Your Skills STEP Three: Plan...
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Categories: Writing and Publishing
What is Common Core?: Education Reform, Policy and History
by Darcy Pattison
WHAT IS COMMON CORE? Cutting through the hype from supporters and defenders of the CCSS, this book documents the process for the adoption and implementation of the Common Core, which was developed as the result of politicians and business men deciding to create change in the education community so the U.S. could compete better in the...
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Categories: All Nonfiction; Politics & Government
Saucy and Bubba: A Hansel and Gretel Tale
by Darcy Pattison
In this modern-day Hansel and Gretel story, Saucy and Bubba struggle to get along with Krissy, their alcoholic stepmother. One freezing cold night, Krissy locks Saucy out of the house and Saucy must sleep in the barn. In a desperate move, Saucy and Bubba run away to their aunt’s house–except Aunt Vivian isn’t home. Trying to take...
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Abayomi, the Brazilian Puma | NSTA Outstanding Science Trade Book: The True Story of an Orphaned Cub
by Darcy Pattison
***NSTA Outstanding Science Trade Book 2015*** A POIGNANT STORY OF LOSS AND SURVIVAL In the midst of a sugar cane field, within sight of skyscrapers, a mother puma was raising her cubs. Feeding growing cubs is difficult in an urban environment. One night, she found easy prey, chickens. The angry chicken farmer set an illegal trap...
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Categories: All Children's Lit; All Nonfiction
Vagabonds: An Epic Quest for a Home
by Darcy Pattison
STRANGERS IN THE LAND Buy paperback, get the ebook free. Give one, read one! Fourth-born always travels north, it's their curse . But Galen, the nine-banded armadillo, must care for his orphaned sisters. When the clan leader calls for a meeting in the Great Clearing, Galen braves the wilds to travel there with his sisters. A...
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Categories: All Children's Lit; All Fantasy
Desert Baths
by Darcy Pattison
Watch the vulture bask in the morning sun, the roadrunner kick up a cloud of dust, the javelina wallow, and the bobcat give her cub a licking with a rough tongue in Desert Baths. As the sun travels across the sky, learn how twelve different desert animals face the difficulties of staying clean in a dry and parched land. Explore the...
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Prairie Storms
by Darcy Pattison
Cozy up for a rainy day to read and explore the prairie ecosystem through its ever-changing weather. Each month features a storm typical of that season and a prairie animal who must shelter, hide, escape, or endure those storms. Told in lyrical prose, this story is a celebration of the grasslands that dominate the center of American...
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11 WAYS TO RUIN A PHOTOGRAPH: A Military Family Story
by Darcy Pattison
11 WAYS TO RUIN A PHOTOGRAPH: A Military Family Story When her father goes soldiering for a year, a girl decides that without Dad at home, it’s not a family photo album. Though her beloved Nanny is in charge of the album that year, the girl makes sure that photographs of her never turn out well. Photos are blurred, wind blows...
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Las tormentas de la pradera (Spanish Edition)
by Darcy Pattison
Acurrúcate en un día lluvioso a leer y explorar los ecosistemas de la pradera través de su clima y los cambios por los que atraviesa. En cada mes se destaca una tomenta típica de la estación y un animal de la pradera, que debe buscar refugio, esconderse, escapar o aguantar esas tormentas. Narrada en prosa lírica, esta historia es...
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Burn: Michael Faraday's Candle
by Darcy Pattison
WHAT MAKES A CANDLE BURN? Solid wax is somehow changed into light and heat. But how? Travel back in time to December 28, 1848 in London, England to one of the most famous juvenile science Christmas lectures at the Royal Institution. British scientist Michael Faraday (1791-1867) encouraged kids to carefully observe a candle and to try to...
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Novel Metamorphosis: UnCommon Ways to Revise
by Darcy Pattison
Congratulations! You've finished a novel. What an accomplishment! Now what? Now, you need a innovative, in-depth guide to revision. Why Revise? Before revision: Nice Story After revision: Richer, deeper-the novel of your dreams. Novice or Seasoned: For aspiring novelists, mid-list novelists who want to break out, novelists who...
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Villains: How to Develop and Write Evil, Wicked, Awful Villains and Antagonists to Add Depth to Your Novel
by Darcy Pattison
Wicked villains create a worthy opponent for a protagonist, taking your story to a deeper level. Learn how to develop a unique character, and 39 options for developing evil motivations. Roll call of truly great villains to study. This slim 25-page book gives you the down and dirty on developing your own villain.
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Categories: Writing and Publishing
30 Days to a Stronger Novel
by Darcy Pattison
Author and writing teacher Darcy Pattison provides help and inspiration to revise your novel in 30 Days. Each day’s entry includes: Inspirational quotes examples that illustrates the topic Walk the Talk: easy, yet practical tips to immediately improve your novel TABLE OF CONTENTS Watership Down with Armadillos: Titles...
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Kell and the Horse Apple Parade (The Aliens, Inc. Chapter Book series 2)
by Darcy Pattison
ALIENS FOR KIDS! Chapter Book Series for Boys and Girls For Kids who Love Captain Underpants Fun and Humor: Super Heroes, Super Heroines, and a Parade! For Kell, the Friends of Police Parade is a big deal, his first Earthling parade. With Bree's help, he must figure out how to deal with City Hall, figure out fund-raising and find...
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The Book Trailer Manual
by Darcy Pattison
The Book Trailer Manual (booktrailermanual.com) gives you an in-depth look at what's being done now, along with tips on creating your own Word-of-Mouth trailer. By using The Book Trailer Manual you'll learn: * Everything from idea to viral. * 3 Book Trailer Aesthetics * 8 specific ideas on content * 10 options for images and sound * 75...
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I WANT A CAT: My Opinion Essay (The Read and Write Series Book 2)
by Darcy Pattison
Hurrah for Essays! All writing lessons should be this much fun. When cousins Mellie and Dennis decide to get a cat, they consider carefully what breed would be best for each family. For example, Mellie wants a cat that pounces, but Dennis wants a lazy cat, like his lazy dog, Clark Kent. Mellie wants a lap cat, but Dennis just wants a...
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Kell and the Giants (The Aliens, Inc. Chapter Book series 3)
by Darcy Pattison
ALIENS FOR KIDS! Chapter Book Series for Boys and Girls Fun and Humor: Giants Stop Through this Story! If you’re an alien on Earth, you have one giant secret to keep. After a while, even friends want to tell your secret. Kell and Bree plan a birthday party with giants—Big Foot, Cyclops, Goliath and the Jolly Green...
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Common Core ELA Activities: Month by Month Writing, Speaking and Listening Activities Aligned with the Common Core
by Darcy Pattison
SUBSTITUTE TEACHER PLANS for Language Arts Lesson Plans for Teaching Writing A school year includes many odd sorts of days. You unexpectedly finish a unit on Thursday and don't want to start a new one until Monday. Holidays or special events make regular lessons difficult. Or, you're sick and need a substitute teacher...
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My Crazy Dog: My Narrative Essay (The Read and Write Series Book 3)
by Darcy Pattison
SLJ Review of Books 1 and 2 of The Read and Write Series: “. . .fill(s) a niche for teachers. . .” (5/1/15) When Dennis has to write a narrative essay, he naturally turns to his dog for something to write about. Recently, Mom asked Dennis to put a leash on Clark Kent so they could take the dog to the veterinarian for shots. Clark...
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Writing for the Common Core
by Darcy Pattison
Need to improve your student’s writing under the Common Core? The varied activities in this book stimulate thought, reflection, memories, and research—and great writing. Students try out words and phrases and choose effective language. They learn to organize and structure their work. Students generate material while addressing both...
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Kell and the Detectives (The Aliens, Inc. Chapter Book Series 4)
by Darcy Pattison
Kell and the Detectives by Darcy Pattison, illustrated by Rich Davis ALIENS FOR KIDS! Chapter Book Series for Boys and Girls: Book 4 Fun and Humor: Detectives are at Work! Kell makes a startling discovery: he has zigzag fingerprints. Worse, Mrs. Lynx and the Society of Alien Chasers know about the fingerprints, and they are...
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The Scary Slopes (My First Graphic Novel)
by Darcy Pattison
Brooke and her family are headed to the mountains for vacation. Brooke wants to snowboard, but she is scared. Her sister, Amy, isn't scared at all. Will Brooke be able to face her mountain fears?
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Longing for Normal
by Darcy Pattison
A boy unites an immigrant community and rebuilds his family–using a simple sourdough bread recipe. Eliot Winston, a grieving son, must convince his new step-mother – now Griff Winston’s widow – to adopt him. But when she married Griff Winston, Marj hadn’t bargained on being the single mother of a twelve-year-old boy. Alli...
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The Aliens, Inc. Series Box Set (Books 1, 2, 3)
by Darcy Pattison
Note: 40+ reviews are available on the Amazon pages for Book 1, 2 and 3.  This Special Edition Box Set contains the complete and unabridged versions of Books 1 & 2 & 3. The first three books in The Aliens, Inc. Series, about which School Library Journal says, "VERDICT: This fun chapter book series is out of this world." This omnibus...
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The Journey of Oliver K. Woodman
by Darcy Pattison
How does a wooden man make it all the way across the country? With a lot of help from lots of friendly people! Join him on an unforgettable trip across the USA.
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Categories: All Children's Lit; All Nonfiction
Rowdy: The Pirate Who Could Not Sleep
by Darcy Pattison
A Rowdy Heart Doesn’t Always Know What it Wants or Needs Captain Whitney Black McKee is a rowdy pirate! After traveling the seven seas and fighting sea monsters, it’s time to come back to home port for a rest. But the Captain’s sleep has gone all awry. Sleepless. What’s a rowdy captain to do? She sends her crew a’thievin’...
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Liberty: A Rousing Tale for the Middle Grader with Heart
by Darcy Pattison
Buy paperback, get ebook free. One to keep, one to give away! They had a simple dream - to sail the Seven Seas. Impossible! They were just pigs, after all. But Penelope and Santiago are determined to sail. They make a friend - Cricket, the mysterious map maker, who hoards certain maps. And find an enemy...
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