Category Archives: Alaska Books for Children

These are my Alaska kids’ books.

One Fine Dog

I had heard of “devoted dog” stories, but when I delved into the history of a certain collie mix named Bobbie, I could only repeat what hundreds of thousands had already uttered: “Are you kidding? Really?” That’s because this dog, having become … Continue reading

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School’s Almost Over

TRAVELIN’ TRISH I’ve had the busiest school year to date, with trips to the Midwest, the Pacific Northwest, and to Alaska. I visited public and private schools, as well as libraries and bookstores. Here’s where I’ve been this year: MIDWEST: Winslow … Continue reading

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Spectacular Southeast Alaska!

Flying from Ketchikan to Prince of Wales Island

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Touring Southeast Alaska

I’m traveling to Ketchikan, Prince of Wales Island, and onward to Juneau in the coming weeks, with a full schedule that includes visits to a dozen schools and libraries. I’m sure looking forward to it! Check “The Places I’m Headed” … Continue reading

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Here Comes Kate!

Rudolph’s nose light is worn out, and Nome, Alaska, the last stop on Santa’s round-the-world delivery run, is socked in with a bad snowstorm. The good children of Nome must have their toys. But who will deliver? Santa remembers a … Continue reading

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Kotzebue the Caribou learns a lesson about keeping the spirit of Christmas!

A Brand New Book! HI EVERYBODY! “Alaskan Night Before Christmas” is a fun story that’s beautifully illustrated by Alan F. Stacy. It’s the tale of Santa’s team of caribou, and one particularly vain and selfish animal at the head of the … Continue reading

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