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Janet Halfmann

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St. Johns, MI, The United States
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Janet Halfmann is a multi-award-winning children’s author who strives to make her books come alive for young readers and listeners. Many of her picture books are about animals and nature. She also writes picture book biographies about little-known people of achievement. Recent titles by Janet include A Bobby-Dazzler of a Pouch!; The Story of Civil War Hero Robert Smalls (Chapter Book for Grades 3-7); Midnight Teacher: Lilly Ann Granderson and Her Secret School; Grandma Is a Slowpoke; Animal Teachers; A Rainbow of Birds; Eggs 1, 2, 3: Who Will the Babies Be?; Home in the Cave; Star of the Sea: A Day in the Life of a Starfish; Good Night, Little Sea Otter; Fur and Feathers; Little Skink's Tail; and Seven Miles to Freedom: The Robert Smalls St ...more

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Eggs, 1, 2, 3: Who Will The...

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Midnight Teacher: Lilly Ann...

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Good Night, Little Sea Otter

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Home in the Cave

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Little Skink's Tail

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Grandma Is a Slowpoke

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Red Bat At Sleepy Hollow Lane Canada Goose at Cattail Lane Garter Snake at Willow Cree... Little Black Ant on Park St...
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"I really like Lee and Low's "The Story of..." series: for me, it's easily a companion series to the more well-known "Who Was...?" series from Penguin Random House, and the subjects of the "Story of" books shine spotlights on people of color that we m" Read more of this review »
The Story of Civil War Hero Robert Smalls by Janet Halfmann
"Robert Smalls was born into slavery in 1839. He was a favored slave when he was young, but when he was older, he still dreamed of freedom. When he was twelve, he was sent to Charleston to work and that is where he learned about the free slaves in the" Read more of this review »
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"Good early-reader biography of a pilot in the Civil War (a boat pilot, I guess I should say, in these times of Presidents with poor history comprehension). We start with his childhood, with his kind owners who kindly make him work and take all his wa" Read more of this review »
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In her lyrical picture book, My Grandma's Pink House, Penelope Anne Cole perfectly captures the loving relationship between a grandma and her grandchildren. Readers and listeners will wish they were at the "pink house," helping bake a cake, jumping i ...more
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