• Mims House

      Mims House’s award winning children's books share common themes of family, environment or language arts. They publish fantasy, science fiction, or contemporary stories and nonfiction picture books.

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    • Children's & YA
      February 2015

      I Want a Dog

      My Opinion Essay

      by Darcy Pattison

      I Want a Dog: My Opinion Essay By Darcy Pattison, Illustrated by Ewa O’Neill Hurrah for Essays! All writing lessons should be this much fun. When cousins Dennis and Mellie decide to get a dog, they consider carefully

    • Children's & YA
      February 2017

      My STEAM Notebook

      150 Years of Primary Srouce Documents from American Scientists

      by Darcy Pattison

      My STEAM Notebook is an elementary science interactive workbook that brings the past into the future in a powerful way. Primary source documents from 150 years of American scientists provide an amazing look into the practice of keeping a scien

    • Children's & YA
      July 2017

      SLEEPERS

      by Darcy Pattison

      THE BLUE PLANETS WORLD SERIES - trilogy Earth finally receives a message from space: “You only live on land. Allow us to live in the seas.” Rison will implode soon. T

    • Children's & YA
      March 2019

      Rosie the Ribeter

      The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County

      by Darcy Pattison

      Rosie was an astounding female bullfrog who came out of the wild for a single week, and set a record that still amazes us today, and then jumped back into the water. This illustrated children’s book tells the story of her record-breaking jumps.</

    • Children's & YA
      March 2014

      Abayomi, the Brazilian Puma

      The True Story of an Orphaned Cub

      by Darcy Pattison

      ABAYOMI, THE BRAZILIAN PUMA: The True Story of an Orphaned Cub by Darcy Pattison, illustrated by Kitty Harvill ***NSTA Outstanding Science Trade Book 2015*** When a mother puma, an attempt to steal a chicken, she is caught

    • Children's & YA
      February 2015

      I Want a Cat

      My Opinion Essay

      by DarcyPattison

      I Want a Cat: My Opinion Essay By Darcy Pattison, Illustrated by Ewa O’Neill Hurrah for Essays! All writing lessons should be this much fun. When cousins Mellie and Dennis decide to get a cat, they consider carefully

    • Children's & YA
      March 2015

      Kell and the Detectives

      by Darcy Pattison

      Kell and the Detectives by Darcy Pattison, illustrated by Rich Davis ALIENS FOR KIDS! Chapter Book Series for Boys and Girls: Book 4 Fun and Humor: Detectives are at Work! Kell makes a startling discovery: he has

    • Children's & YA
      July 2014

      Kell and the Giants

      by Darcy Pattison

      Kell and the Giants by Darcy Pattison, illustrated by Rich Davis ALIENS FOR KIDS! Chapter Book Series for Boys and Girls: Book 3 Fun and Humor: Giants Stomp Through this Story! If you’re an alien on Earth,

    • Children's & YA
      July 2014

      Kell and the Horse Apple Parade

      by Darcy Pattison

      Kell and the Horse Apple Parade by Darcy Pattison, illustrated by Rich Davis ALIENS FOR KIDS! Chapter Book Series for Boys and Girls: Book 2 Fun and Humor: Super Heroes, Super Heroines, and a Parade! For Kell, th

    • Children's & YA
      July 2014

      Kell, the Alien

      by Darcy Pattison

      Kell, the Alien by Darcy Pattison, illustrated by Rich Davis Aliens for Kids! Chapter Book Series for Boys and Girls: Book 1 Fun and Humor: Can an alien family find a way to make a living on Earth? Shipwrecked on

    • Children's & YA
      March 2015

      Longing for Normal

      by Darcy Pattison

      Longing for Normal by Darcy Pattison A boy unites an immigrant community and rebuilds his family–using a simple sourdough bread recipe. Eliot Winston, a grieving son, must convince his new step-mother – now Griff

    • Children's & YA
      March 2014

      Saucy and Bubba

      A Hansel and Gretel Tale

      by Darcy Pattison

      Saucy and Bubba: A Hansel and Gretel Tale by Darcy Pattison In this modern-day Hansel and Gretel story, Saucy and Bubba struggle to get along with Krissy, their alcoholic stepmother. One freezing cold night, Krissy locks Saucy out o

    • Children's & YA
      March 2014

      The Girl, the Gypsy & the Gargoyle

      by Darcy Pattison

      The Girl, the Gypsy and the Gargoyle by Darcy Pattison “Every block of stone has a statue inside it and it is the task of the sculptor to discover it.” —Michelangelo But what if an unscrupulous sculp

    • Children's & YA
      April 2014

      Vagabonds

      by Darcy Pattison

      “Watership Down” with armadillos VAGABONDS by Darcy Pattison An Immigrant’s Tale For decades, the southern states of the Unitied States have witnessed the relentless migration of vagabonds from

    • Children's & YA
      February 2012

      Wisdom, the Midway Albatross

      Surviving the Japanese Tsunami and Other Dangers for Over 60 Yeard

      by Darcy Pattison

      WISDOM, THE MIDWAY ALBATROSS: Surviving the Japanese Tsunami and Other Dangers for Over 60 Years by Darcy Pattison, illustrated by Kitty Harvill ***Starred Review in Publisher's Weekly*** Wisdom, the Midway Albatross&mdash

    • Children's & YA
      August 2015

      My Crazy Dog

      My Narrative Essay

      by Darcy Pattison

      Writing Prompts and Writing Inspiration for Kids A romp with his best friend, a Bernese Mountain Dog, inspires Dennis to write a narrative essay. Recently, Mom asked Dennis to put a leash on Clark Kent so they could take the dog to the veteri

    • February 2016

      Burn

      Michael Faraday's Candle

      by Darcy Pattison

      WHAT MAKES A CANDLE BURN? Solid wax is somehow changed into light and heat. But how? Travel back in time to December 28, 1848 in London, England to one of the most famous juvenile science Christmas lectures at the Royal Institution. British s

    • Children's & YA
      July 2016

      Rowdy

      The Pirate Who Could Not Sleep

      by Darcy Pattison

      What Happens When a Pirate Captain Can’t Sleep? Captain Whitney Black McKee is a rowdy pirate! After traveling the seven seas and fighting sea monsters, it’s time to come back to homeport for a rest. But the Captain’

    • Children's & YA
      September 2016

      Nefertiti, the Spidernaut

      The Jumping Spider Who Learned to Hunt in Space

      by Darcy Pattison

      Hunger! How does a jumping spider hunt in space? What if you could send an exciting experiment to the International Space Station? In 2011, 18-year-old Amr Mohamed of Alexandria, Egypt got to do just that. He suggested sending a jumping spide

    • Children's & young adult fiction & true stories
      February 2018

      My Dirty Dog

      by Darcy Pattison

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