Kate Messner

Kate Messner

  • 5 stars across 42 books
Kate Messner is the award-winning author of more than a dozen current and forthcoming books for young readers. Her first novel, The Brilliant Fall of Gianna Z. , won the 2010 E.B. White Read-Aloud Medal for Older Readers, while its follow-up, Sugar and Ice (Walker/Bloomsbury, 2010), was a Junior Library Guild selection. Kate is also the author of the popular Marty McGuire chapter book series and Silver Jaguar Society Mysteries with Scholastic. Kate lives on Lake Champlain, USA.
8th May 2018

The Brilliant Deep: Rebuilding the World's Coral Reefs

The Brilliant Deep is the proud recipient of the ALA Notable Children’s Books Award, the NSTA-CBC Best STEM Trade Books ... MoreThe Brilliant Deep: Rebuilding the World's Coral Reefs

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1st September 2014

Over and Under the Snow

Over the snow, the world is hushed and white. But under the snow lies a secret world of squirrels and snow hares, bears ... MoreOver and Under the Snow

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7th March 2017

Over and Under the Pond

A follow up to Over and Under the Snow and Up in the Garden and Down in the Dirt, this time focusing on the rich, interc... MoreOver and Under the Pond

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14th March 2017

Up in the Garden and Down in the Dirt

A companion to the new Over and Under the Pond and Over and Under the Snow, this sweet book explores the hidden world an... MoreUp in the Garden and Down in the Dirt

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21st September 2015

Tree of Wonder: The Many Marvelous Lives of a Rainforest Tree

Deep in the forest, in the warm-wet green, 1 almendro tree grows, stretching its branches toward the sun. Who makes thei... MoreTree of Wonder: The Many Marvelous Lives of a Rainforest Tree

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16th January 2014

Wake Up Missing

Four kids ...Two weeks in the Florida Everglades ...One top-secret science experiment that could change them and the wor... MoreWake Up Missing

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5th May 2015

How to Read a Story

Step One: Find a story. (A good one.) Step Two: Find a reading buddy. (Someone nice.) Step Three: Find a reading spot. (... MoreHow to Read a Story

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9th July 2013

Sea Monster and the Bossy Fish

A gentle story with a sense of humour about one of the ways in which bullying starts--and can be stopped--early.... MoreSea Monster and the Bossy Fish

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22nd June 2011

Sea Monsters First Day

Sea monster Ernest is starting his first day of school. But starting school is a big job! Fitting in when you're a sea m... MoreSea Monsters First Day

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9th January 2015

59 Reasons to Write: Mini-Lessons, Prompts, and Inspiration for Teachers

In order to teach writing effectively, teachers must be writers themselves. They must experience the same uncertainty of... More59 Reasons to Write: Mini-Lessons, Prompts, and Inspiration for Teachers

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