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Pat Brisson

Pat Brisson

  • 5 stars across 16 books
Pat Brisson lives in Phillipsburg, New Jersey, where she lives with her husband and their four sons. She is the author of the "Kate" books-- Your Best Friend, Kate ; Kate Heads West ; and Kate on the Coast .

Maryann Cocca-Leffler has illustrated many books for children, including Wednesday is Spaghetti Day and Ice Cold Birthday , which she wrote herself. Ms. Cocca-Leffler and her husband have two daughters and live in Saugus, Massachusetts.

1st July 2019

Before We Eat: From Farm to Table

Before we eat, many people work very hard—planting grain, catching fish, tending farm animals, and filling crates of veg... MoreBefore We Eat: From Farm to Table

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1st July 1995

Benny's Pennies

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1st March 2005

Tap-Dance Fever

From sunrise to sunset, Annabelle can't keep her feet from moving. She's worn out her mother's linoleum. She's danced a ... MoreTap-Dance Fever

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19th May 1994

Wanda's Roses

This book about a child's simple faith is one that children will long remember--and adults will love to share.When Wanda... MoreWanda's Roses

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21st January 2010

Sometimes We Were Brave

Bravery has many meanings. Jerome's mom is a sailor. When her ship is in home port, she and Jerome bake cookies, read bo... MoreSometimes We Were Brave

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1st March 1992

Your Best Friend, Kate

Kate's letters to her best friend back home chart her family's trip through t South and back up through Kentucky, Ohio, ... MoreYour Best Friend, Kate

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1st October 2006

Melissa Parkington's Beautiful, Beautiful Hair

Here is the story of a Melissa Parkington, who longs to do something good -- and whose long and beautiful hair leads t... MoreMelissa Parkington's Beautiful, Beautiful Hair

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1st September 1999

The Summer My Father Was Ten

In this touching book with a moral message, a child retells the story of her father's youth when an impromptu baseball... MoreThe Summer My Father Was Ten

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16th October 2003

Star Blanket

When Laura goes to bed each night, she loves to hear the story of the Star Blanket. The story begins on the day Dad's ba... MoreStar Blanket

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