Tuesday, July 7, 2009


You will LOVE Mary Casanova’s books!
Mary Casanova is an award-winning children's author of novels and picture books. Many of her books stem from her life on the Minnesota-Canadian border; yet some of her stories have taken her as far away as France, Norway, and Belize for research. Whatever the setting for her books, Casanova writes stories that kids can't put down.

Included in this lot are:
The Klipfish Code, autographed copy
Reading level: Ages 9-12
Follow the courageous adventures of 12-year-old Marit and her younger brother Lars as they become entangled in the Norwegian Resistance's fight against the Nazi occupation of Norway during WWII.
The Klipfish Code received a 2008 Horace Mann Upstanders Award!

Utterly Otterly Day, autographed copy
Reading level: Ages 4-8
Little Otter likes to play in a carefree, unabashed, utterly otterly way. Mom warns Little Otter, “Be careful!” Dad says, “Stay close!” But does Little Otter listen? Oh, no! No. No. No. Little Otter thinks he’s a big otter now, big enough to take care of himself. But watch out, Little Otter, because no matter how big you get, it’s good to have loved ones looking out for you.

Some Dog!, autographed copy
Reading level: Ages 4-8
Some Dog! is the story of George and Zippity—two unlikely dogs with temperaments different as night and day. Zippity is the dog that does tricks and lives to please his new family but his Artwork copyright Ard Hoythigh-strung nature sends him running outside during a storm, George finds that his special skill, the ability to follow a scent, saves the day!

Donated by:
Mary Casanova
Estimated value: $50.00
Website: http://marycasanova.com/


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