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Mitten Press Children’s Books
It’s the Great Depression, and times are hard. Children are starving. Families are scraping by on government handouts and the kindness of strangers. There is no work to be had and no money to be earned. Teenager Jarek Sokolowski and his brother take action to save their loved ones—they apply for jobs in the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC). Read the rest of this entry »
Gerdie, a Swedish woman living in northern Minnesota, discovers Minn in a bushel of cherries from Michigan and invites the little mouse to share the comfort of her cozy cabin in the woods. A series of events separate the pair, and Minn embarks on a journey around the state, trying all the while to find her way home to Gerdie and the cabin. Read the rest of this entry »
Mister Rabbit has taken the same long journey at the beginning of winter each year since he was just a small bunny. Though it is much harder for him to make the walk now, he wouldn’t miss visiting the Wishing Tree on this special evening. Read the rest of this entry »
What could convince two young mice to journey to a Cheese Jamboree in Wisconsin? Why CHEESE, of course! In their latest adventure, our favorite midwestern mice head off in search of delicious Swiss cheese and to find their way back home—Mitt to his mitten and Minn to the cabin she shares with Gerdie. Unfortunately, each contest can have only one winner! Read the rest of this entry »
After exploring their respective home states, Mitt and Minn meet in Book Three at the Wisconsin Cheese Jamboree. At the conclusion of the exciting cheese-eating contest, they discover that they are indeed brother and sister. A Jersey cow from Illinois shares the news with them and tells them that she can help them reunite with their parents. Read the rest of this entry »
Mitt, as young white-footed mouse, lives happily in a wool mitten deep in the forest until a boy happens by with his rather large dog who snatches Mitt’s beloved home. Mitt embarks on a journey across Michigan to retrieve his warm and cozy mitten, seeing many sights and having many adventures. Read the rest of this entry »
To Nicholas, a small field mouse from Massachusetts, family is everything! A lovely leather journal chronicles all the important events of Nicholas’s family history. When it is destroyed in a flood, Nicholas will set off on a journey in search of his uncle and a copy of the precious journal. Read the rest of this entry »
To a small field mouse from Massachusetts, family is everything! A lovely leather journal chronicles all the important events of his family’s history. When it is destroyed in a flood, Nicholas will set off across the state of Massachusetts in search of his uncle and a copy of the precious journal. Read the rest of this entry »
After traveling across his home state of Massachusetts (Book One) and Maine (Book Two), Nicholas learns that his cousin Francis has taken the precious copy of his family journal to New Hampshire. Nicholas knows that he must continue his journey to search for Francis and the journal, but how will one little mouse find them in the vast mountains of New Hampshire? Read the rest of this entry »
After traveling across his home state of Massachusetts (Book One), Maine (Book Two), and New Hampshire (Book Three), Nicholas and his friend Edward the chipmunk cross into Vermont, still in pursuit of the family journal. Read the rest of this entry »
Just imagine arriving in a classroom and speaking a different language than everyone else around you! All new student Blanca can do is sit and draw pictures as the class works on their lessons, but Diane becomes determined that she will communicate with Blanca. Read the rest of this entry »
Miss Pepper’s class is going on a field trip to the local university. Once there, they meet the curious Professor Tuesday, the inventor of the Tuesday Teleporter and an expert on the famous Native American war chief Pontiac.
The oddball professor’s teleporter takes Miss Pepper’s class back in time to learn about Chief Pontiac and his rebellion of 1763. Read the rest of this entry »
In this third book in the Professor Tuesday’s Awesome Adventures in History series, Jesse and Tamika want to learn about how slaves escaped to freedom along the western route of the Underground Railroad. However, there is sometimes danger in the past! Read the rest of this entry »
Returning safely from their adventures through time to learn about Chief Pontiac’s rebellion (Book One), several members of Miss Pepper’s class again need Professor Tuesday’s help with their studies of Michigan history.
In Book Two of the Professor Tuesday’s Awesome Adventures in History series, readers will travel with several of Miss Pepper’s students and Professor Tuesday as they Read the rest of this entry »
This Brothers Grimm tale of a spoiled princess finding her handsome prince by breaking a witch’s spell has enchanted readers since it was written in the early 1800s. Read the rest of this entry »
When faced with chores we hate, we all may contemplate just running away, but Grandpa tells a cautionary tale about the night the vegetables did just that. Read the rest of this entry »
At the J. R. Brand Ranch, springtime sees the birth of many new thoroughbred foals. Each horse holds the promise that it may someday become a championship racehorse. A special mix of training, physical strength, and desire will be needed to realize that dream. Read the rest of this entry »