The Michigan Counting Book
by Kathy-jo Wargin
Students who have learned their ABC's will now have even more fun learning to count with this delightful addition to their library. Michigan flora and fauna take a starring role in this new title, taking students from "one Karner Blue butterfly" to "twelve jugs of maple syrup." Teachers and parents alike will find themseleves reading and counting over and over again while everyone learns fun Michigan facts. This is a wonderful companion book to M is for Mitten: The Michigan Alphabet Book.
- Dewey: 513.2
- Graphics: Full-color illustrations
- Hardcover (9781585360031): 40 pages, 11 (w) x 9 (h), © 2002, 11/03/2000
- Paperback (9781585362455): 40 pages, 11 (w) x 9 (h), © 2005, 08/24/2004 OP
- Subject: Geography, Math & Science
- Series: America by the Numbers
- Suggested Interest Level: Age 6 - Age 8
- ATOS Reading Level: 5.6
- ATOS Interest Level: MG
- Accelerated Reader® Quiz: 105057
- Accelerated Reader® Points: 0.5
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Author: Kathy-jo Wargin
Kathy-jo Wargin is the author of more than 45 books and has earned national acclaim through award-winning children’s classics such as Michigan’s official state book, The Legend of Sleeping Bear, Children’s Choice Award winner The Legend of the Loon, The Edmund Fitzgerald: Song of the Bell, and many others. Kathy-jo enjoys writing about nature, folklore, and its effect on all our lives. She is a frequent guest speaker and presenter for associations, school districts, and conferences throughout the country. She lives in Minnetonka, Minnesota.
Illustrator: Michael Glenn Monroe
Award-winning wildlife artist Michael Glenn Monroe began his career at a very young age. A self-taught painter, Michael spends his time meticulously honing his craft, often teaching himself many new and unique techniques to add to his paintings.
Michael began his publishing career with Sleeping Bear Press in 1999 when both Buzzy the Bumblebee and M is for Mitten: A Michigan Alphabet were released. His knowledge and experience with landscapes and wildlife were a perfect match for Mitten, as well as subsequent state alphabet titles (S is for Sunshine: A Florida Alphabet and L is for Last Frontier: An Alaska Alphabet).
Michael and his wife, Colleen, share a home in Brighton, Michigan, with their three children, twins Matthew and Natalie and John, born in May 2001.
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