Darcy Pattison
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Darcy Pattison

Darcy Pattison is an Arkansas (US) children's book author and writing teacher.
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WRITING TEACHER:
In 1999, she created the Novel Revision Retreat, which she now teaches across the nation. For more, see http://www.darcypattison.com/speaking/ Books about how-to write include:

START YOUR NOVEL: Six Winning Steps Toward a Compelling Opening Line, Scene and Chapter
NOVEL METAMORPHOSIS: Uncommon Ways to Revise
THE BOOK TRAILER MANUAL
HOW TO WRITE A CHILDREN'S PICTURE BOOK
30 DAYS TO A STRONGER NOVEL

CHILDREN'S BOOK AUTHOR:
Translated into nine languages, her books have been recognized for excellence by starred reviews, Book of the Year awards, state award lists and more. She is the 2007 recipient of the Arkansas Governor's Arts Award for Individual Artist for her work in children's literature. Titles include:

NONFICTION
THE NANTUCKET SEA MONSTER: A Fake News Story (9/12/17) **Fall 2017 Junior Library Guild selection**
NEFERTITI, THE SPIDERNAUT: The Jumping Spider Who Learned to Hunt in Space **2017 NSTA Oustanding Science Trade Book**
BURN: MICHAEL FARADAY'S CANDLE
ABAYOMI, THE BRAZILIAN PUMA: The True Story of an Orphaned Cub **2015 NSTA
Outstanding Science Trade Book**
DESERT BATHS **2013 NSTA Outstanding Science Trade Book**
WISDOM THE ALBATROSS: SURVIVING THE JAPANESE TSUNAMI **Starred PW Review**
KENTUCKY BASKETBALL (America's Winningest Teams)
PRAIRIE STORMS

FICTION
THE BLUE PLANETS WORLD SERIES
ENVOYS (short story prequel)
SLEEPERS
SIRENS
PILGRIMS
LIBERTY (novel)
ROWDY: THE PIRATE WHO COULD NOT SLEEP, illustrated by Ewa O'Neill
LONGING FOR NORMAL (novel)
I WANT A DOG: My Argument Essay, illustrated by Ewa O'Neill
I WANT A CAT: My Argument Essay, illustrated by Ewa O'Neill
MY CRAZY DOG: My Narrative Essay, illustrated by Ewa O'Neill
THE JOURNEY OF OLIVER K. WOODMAN **Starred Kirkus, BCCB Reviews**
SEARCHING FOR OLIVER K. WOODMAN
19 GIRLS AND ME
THE RIVER DRAGON
THE WAYFINDER (novel)
THE SCARY SLOPES
11 WAYS TO RUIN A PHOTOGRAPH
SAUCY AND BUBBA: A Hansel and Gretel Tale (novel)
VAGABONDS (novel)
THE GIRL, THE GYPSY, AND THE GARGOYLE (novel)
THE ALIENS INC. SERIES CHAPTER BOOKS, pictures by Rich Davis
ALIENS, INC. SERIES: Book 1 - KELL, THE ALIEN
ALIENS, INC. SERIES: Book 2 - KELL AND THE HORSE APPLE PARADE,
ALIENS, INC. SERIES: Book 3 - KELL AND THE GIANTS
ALIENC, INC. SERIES: Book 4 - KELL AND THE DETECTIVES

FOR EDUCATORS
MY STE(a)M NOTEBOOK: 150 YEARS OF PRIMARY SOURCES FROM AMERICAN SCIENTISTS
COMMON CORE ELA ACTIVITIES: Month by Month Writing, Speaking & Listening Activities Aligned with the Common Core
WRITING FOR THE COMMON CORE: Writing, Language, Reading, and Speaking & Listening Activities Aligned to the Common Core

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    • The Girl, the Gypsy, and the Gargoyle

    • By: Darcy Pattison
    • Narrated by: Paula Bodin
    • Length: 4 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 6
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    Master Gimpel, a deformed stone carver, intrigues Laurel and Jassy, her gypsy friend, when he offers a path to untold riches....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
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    • By Myztikal on 10-24-17

    Regular price: $14.95

    • Kell, the Alien

    • Aliens, Inc Series, Book 1
    • By: Darcy Pattison
    • Narrated by: Josiah John Bildner
    • Length: 1 hr and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4
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    Shipwrecked on Earth and desperate to make money, an alien family decides to make a living by opening Aliens, Inc., an intergalactic event-planning business....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great story for the whole family

    • By Dmcmanus on 01-27-15

    Regular price: $6.95

    • Las tormentas de la pradera [Prairie Storms]

    • By: Darcy Pattison
    • Narrated by: Rosalyna Toth
    • Length: 4 mins
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    Acurrúcate en un día lluvioso a leer y explorar los ecosistemas de la pradera través de su clima y los cambios por los que atraviesa....

    Regular price: $0.69

    • Las Duchas en el Desierto [The Showers in the Desert]

    • By: Darcy Pattison
    • Narrated by: Rosalyna Toth
    • Length: 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
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      5 out of 5 stars 1

    Observa en este libro al zopilote deleitarse con el sol de la mañana, el correcaminos hace una nube de polvo, el jabalí se revuelca, y el gato montés le da a su cría una lamida....

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    • Kell and the Detectives

    • The Aliens, Inc., Book 4
    • By: Darcy Pattison
    • Narrated by: Josiah John Bildner
    • Length: 1 hr and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 1
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      4 out of 5 stars 1

    Kell makes a startling discovery: He has zigzag fingerprints. Worse, Mrs. Lynx and the Society of Alien Chasers know about the fingerprints, and they are on the hunt....

    Regular price: $6.95

    • Kell and the Horse Apple Parade

    • The Aliens, Inc. Series, Book 2
    • By: Darcy Pattison, Rich Davis
    • Narrated by: Josiah John Bildner
    • Length: 1 hr and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    For Kell, the Friends of Police Parade is a big deal, his first Earthling parade.

    Regular price: $6.95

    • Kell and the Giants

    • Aliens Inc. Series, Volume 3
    • By: Darcy Pattison
    • Narrated by: Josiah John Bildner
    • Length: 1 hr and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 1
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      4 out of 5 stars 1

    If you're an alien on Earth, you have one giant secret to keep....

    Regular price: $6.95

    • Saucy and Bubba

    • A Hansel and Gretel Tale
    • By: Darcy Pattison
    • Narrated by: Monica Clark-Robinson
    • Length: 3 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
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    In this modern-day Hansel and Gretel story, Saucy and Bubba struggle to get along with Krissy, their alcoholic stepmother....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Kids face modern problems in spin on classic tale

    • By Loriee Evans on 09-23-14

    Regular price: $14.95

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