Category Archives: Alaska Books for Children

These are my Alaska kids’ books.

Season of Cheer

I know, I know, it’s not even Halloween yet! We’re talking back to the early Christmas ads at my house, too. But I’ve already been invited to Holiday Bazaars and craft shows that start in late October. And besides, I’m … Continue reading

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Something Old, Something New

Remember the mid-1990s? Cell phones really were the size of bricks, and selfies required a tripod and a timer. My first personal email address was newly minted, and I was trying to conceive just how the Worldwide Web might be … Continue reading

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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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