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Awards and Honors:

Best Children's Books of the Year 
Bank Street College of Education

Best Books of the Year
Nebraska Library Association

Best Children's Books of the Year
Barnes & Noble Review

Walter Williams Major Work Award
Missouri Writers' Guild 

Best Childrens Nonfiction Award
Society of Midland Authors

Children's Magazines and Parent Guides (preK through elementary)

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GO! Magazine
National Governor's Association

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Scholastic's Read and Rise Magazine
Free Interactive Stories and games

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Early Elementary Reading Levels (Preschool through 3rd Grade)
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First Readers for Preschool and Kindergarten
Achoo!
I Am Smart
Step by Step
Who Needs Friends!
Water Everywhere / Agua, Agua Y Mas Agua / De L'Eau Tout Partout
Rain Falls
What Time Is It?

"These simply written titles will appeal to newly independent readers" ~ School and Library Journal

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Picture Books and Early Readers
A Pony To Love
Little Lamb's Easter Surprise
No Boys Allowed
A Mom Like No Other

Think Green! (OWL series)

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Animals and Habitats
A Home in the Rainforest
A Home In the Coral Reef

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Biographies
Thurgood Marshall
Booker T. Washington

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Geography/States
Missouri
Missouri River
Kansas
Hawaii
Ohio
Vermont

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Science/Biology
Tiny Life On The Body
Tiny Life In The Air

Vividly illustrated with photographs, the simple texts introduce readers to helpful and harmful bacteria. Good introductions for budding scientists." ~ School and Library Journal

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Planets/Solar System
Earth
Jupiter
Mercury
Saturn
Uranus
Pluto: Dwarf Planet

(note: purchase only the "updated" series)

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Science Experiments for Early Elementary
Jr. Explorer Series

Think Like A Scientist in the Gym

Upper Elementary Reading Levels (4th through 6th grade)
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 Upper Elementary Science Experiments
Magnets
Plants
Rocks
Soil
Solar Energy
Solids, Liquids And Gases
Sound


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True Books: The Human Body
The Circulatory System
The Digestive System
The Nervous System
The Respiratory System

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True Books: Health Series
The Food Pyramid
Food Allergies
Food Safety

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American History and Government
The Constitution
The Bill Of Rights
The Supreme Court
The Presidency
The Congress
Explorers of North America

Fiction for young readers

Magazines and other periodicals:

1. Contributing author/researcher
    Read and Rise Magazine, Vol 1, Issue 1
    Scholastic, Inc. - Fall 2003

2. "Sunday Dinner"
    Read and Rise Magazine, Vol. 1, issue 2
    Scholastic, Inc. - Spring 2004

3. "Look Out Preschool! Here I Come!"
    Read and Rise Magazine, Vol. 1, issue 3
    Scholastic, Inc. - Fall 2004

4. "Marvin's Big Day"
    Read and Rise Magazine, Vol. 1, issue 4
    Scholastic, Inc. - Winter 2004

5. "Sea Babies"
    Read and Rise Magazine, Vol. 2, Issue 1
    Scholastic, Inc. - Spring 2005

6. "To Great Grandmother's House We Go!"
    Read and Rise Magazine, Vol. 2, Issue 2
    Scholastic, Inc. - Summer 2005
    Scholastic, Inc. - Fall 2008 -- Online Issue #1

7. "Percy's Perfect Pumpkin"
    Read and Rise Magazine, Vol. 2, Issue 3
    Scholastic, Inc. - Fall 2005

8. "Under The Big Top"
    Read and Rise Magazine, Vol. 2, Issue 4
    Scholastic, Inc. - Spring 2006

9. "A Winning Combination"
    Go Magazine, Vol. 1, Issue 1
    Scholastic, Inc. - Fall 2006

10. "A Trip to the Museum" 
      Read and Rise Magazine,  
      Scholastic, Inc. - Spring 2007

11. "Right On Time!"
       Read and Rise Magazine, 
       Scholastic, Inc. - Fall 2008

12. "Earning Petals"
       Read and Rise Magazine, 
       Scholastic, Inc. - Fall 2008

13. "September Weather" 
       Young Explorer Magazine
       National Geographic,  TBD

14.  Title Pending (Invention Hunt)
Read and Rise Magazine
Scholastic, Inc.

Books in Print

Scholastic, Inc. 

1. No Boys Allowed
    November 2003

2. A Mom Like No Other
    February 2004

Sterling Publishing Co.,

1. Little Lamb's Easter Surprise
    Spring 2005

2. A Pony to Love
    Spring 2005

Childrens Press/ Scholastic Library 

1. Water Everywhere! - Rookie Reader
    Spring 2005

2. Ah-Choo! - My First Reader
    Spring 2005

3. I am Smart! - My First Reader
    Fall 2005

4. Step by Step - My First Reader
    Fall 2005

5. Who Needs Friends! - Rookie Reader
    Spring 2006

6. Aqua, Aqua Y Mas Aqua! (Water Everywhere) - 
    Rookie Readers Espanol 
    September 2006

7. De L'eau Tout Partout (Water Everywhere)
    Apprentis Lecteurs
    September 2006

Nonfiction books and articles
(Written for adults)

1. Getting It Right! - Guide to Planning and 
    Building a Public Works Yard
    American Public Works Association
    Fall 2003

2. "A Rehearsal for Life"
    Girl Scouts Midcontinent Council
    Summer 2003  

3. "The Truth About POD Publishing"
    Children's Writer Guide to 2007
    Writers Institute Publications
    Susan M. Tierney, Editor

4. Read and Rise Parent Guide
    Stories and Literacy tips for Birth through Third Grade
    Scholastic, Inc. 2008

Non-fiction for young readers

Lee and Low Books,

1. Sacred Mountain: Everest 
    Spring 2009 

2.  What Time Is It?
      Spring 2011 (for BeBop Books)

3.  Rain Falls
     Spring 2011 (for BeBop Books)

Pearson,

1. Think Green!
    (Opening the World Of Learning (OWL) series)
    Fall 2010

Heinemann Publishing,

My Science Investigations series:
    Fall 2011 (Available in US and UK editions)

1. Experiments with Plants

2.  Experiments with Soil
  
3.  Experiments with Liquids

4. Experiments with Rocks

5. Experiments with Magnets and Metals.

Cherry Lake Publishing,

1. Super Cool Science Experiments: Solar Energy  
    Fall 2009 

2. Super Cool Science Experiments: Sound  
    Fall 2009

3. Super Cool Science Experiments: Magnets  
    Fall 2009

4. Think Like A Scientist 
    (release date pending)

Children's Press/Scholastic Library
(Early elementary non-fiction series)

1. Missouri
    Rookie Read-about Geography
    September 2005

2. Tiny Life in the Body
    Rookie Read-about Science
    September 2005

3. Tiny Life in the Air
    Rookie Read-about Science
    September 2005

4.  Earth  - Updated edition
     (also available in Spanish)
     Scholastic News - Sept. 2008.

5. Mercury  - Updated edition
    (also available in Spanish)
    Scholastic News - Sept. 2008. 

6. Saturn  - Updated edition
    (also available in Spanish)
    Scholastic News - Sept. 2008. 

7. Pluto  - Updated edition
    (also available in Spanish)
    Scholastic News - Sept. 2008. 

8. Jupiter  - Updated edition
    (also available in Spanish)
    Scholastic News - Sept. 2008. 

9. Uranus  - Updated edition
    (also available in Spanish)
    Scholastic News - Sept. 2008. 

10. Kansas
      A Rookie Read-about Geography
      February 2006.

11. The Missouri River
      Rookie Read-about Geography
      February 2006.

12. Thurgood Marshall
      Rookie Read-about Biography
      February 2006

13. Booker T. Washington
      Rookie Read-about Biography
      September 2006

14. A Home in the Coral Reefs 
      (also available in Spanish)
      Scholastic News -Sept. 2006


15. A Home in the Rain Forest 
      (also available in Spanish)
      Scholastic News - Sept. 2006

16. Hawaii
      Rookie Read-about Geography
      Children's Press 2007

17. Vermont
      Rookie Read-about Geography
      Children's Press 2007

18. Ohio
      Rookie Read-about Geography
      Children's Press 2007

19. The Congress
      True Book Series
      Scholastic 2007

20. The Presidency
      True Book Series
      Scholastic 2007

21. The Supreme Court
      True Book Series
      Scholastic 2007

22. The Constitution
      True Book Series
      Scholastic 2007

23. The Bill of Rights
      True Book Series
      Scholastic 2007

24.  Explorers of North America
      True Book Series
      Scholastic 2007

25. The Circulatory System
      True Book Series
      Scholastic 2008

26. The Digestive System
      True Book Series
      Scholastic 2008

27. Food Allergies
      True Book Series
      Scholastic 2008

28. The Food Pyramid
      True Book Series
      Scholastic 2008

29. Food Safety
      True Book Series
      Scholastic 2008

30. The Nervous System
      True Book Series
      Scholastic 2008

31. The Respiratory System
      True Book Series
      Scholastic 2008

32. Solids, Liquids and Gases
      True Books Series
       Scholastic 2011

33. Plants
      True Book Series
      Scholastic 2011
 
Writing for children is a joyful endeavor.
It takes heart, passion, and one endearing story that yearns to be told. As with all things, commit to putting your own ideas on paper. A story left untold will never blossom or touch the heart of a reader.

Now start writing. Thinking about it is not the same as doing it!

copyright 2004 by Christine Taylor-Butler