The Twelve Days of Christmas in Tennessee   Written by Alice Faye Duncan, illustrated by Mary Reaves Uhles  Available September 2018 from Sterling Press,, Picture book 32 pages  The Volunteer state is GREAT! When Carly visits her cousin Teddy in Tennessee for Christmas, she discovers how amazing it is. She hikes the Great Smoky Mountains, dances to bluegrass music, tastes Nashville’s famous hot chicken, and meets more than one Elvis Presley. Every day, Teddy gives her a special Tennessee gift, from 12 rockers rocking and 11 eagles nesting to a mockingbird in a tulip poplar tree.

The Twelve Days of Christmas in Tennessee

Written by Alice Faye Duncan, illustrated by Mary Reaves Uhles

Available September 2018 from Sterling Press,, Picture book 32 pages

The Volunteer state is GREAT! When Carly visits her cousin Teddy in Tennessee for Christmas, she discovers how amazing it is. She hikes the Great Smoky Mountains, dances to bluegrass music, tastes Nashville’s famous hot chicken, and meets more than one Elvis Presley. Every day, Teddy gives her a special Tennessee gift, from 12 rockers rocking and 11 eagles nesting to a mockingbird in a tulip poplar tree.

  A Tuba Christmas   Written by Helen Wilbur illustrated by Mary Reaves Uhles  Available now from Sleeping Bear Press, Picture book 32 pages  With a family that loves music as much as hers does, it was only a matter of time before it was Ava's turn to pick out an instrument. Her mother plays the piano, her father plays the violin, and one brother plays the cello while the other plays the clarinet. As soon as Ava selects an instrument, she will be able to join them as they practice for the annual holiday concert. And her family has definite ideas on what instrument Ava should select, from the piano to the flute to the violin. But Ava isn't interested in any of them. Ava wants to play the tuba. And she gets her wish. But playing the tuba isn't as easy as it seems. And there is no place for a tuba in the annual concert. But with the encouragement of her music teacher, Ava finds a place for her and her tuba in a special holiday celebration.

A Tuba Christmas

Written by Helen Wilbur illustrated by Mary Reaves Uhles

Available now from Sleeping Bear Press, Picture book 32 pages

With a family that loves music as much as hers does, it was only a matter of time before it was Ava's turn to pick out an instrument. Her mother plays the piano, her father plays the violin, and one brother plays the cello while the other plays the clarinet. As soon as Ava selects an instrument, she will be able to join them as they practice for the annual holiday concert. And her family has definite ideas on what instrument Ava should select, from the piano to the flute to the violin. But Ava isn't interested in any of them. Ava wants to play the tuba. And she gets her wish. But playing the tuba isn't as easy as it seems. And there is no place for a tuba in the annual concert. But with the encouragement of her music teacher, Ava finds a place for her and her tuba in a special holiday celebration.

  The Little Kids' Table   Written by Mary Ann McCabe Reihle illustrated by Mary Reaves Uhles  Available now from Sleeping Bear Press, Picture book 32 pages  Everyone knows that the little kids table is the place to be for any holiday or family gathering. They just know how to have fun! This silly, rhyming story follows a group of rambunctious cousins from table setting to dessert. A universal theme, The Little Kids Table will have kids--and parents!--howling with laughter. Support your local bookstore: find it on  Indiebound . No copies nearby? Order it from  my local bookstore .

The Little Kids' Table

Written by Mary Ann McCabe Reihle illustrated by Mary Reaves Uhles

Available now from Sleeping Bear Press, Picture book 32 pages

Everyone knows that the little kids table is the place to be for any holiday or family gathering. They just know how to have fun! This silly, rhyming story follows a group of rambunctious cousins from table setting to dessert. A universal theme, The Little Kids Table will have kids--and parents!--howling with laughter. Support your local bookstore: find it on Indiebound. No copies nearby? Order it from my local bookstore.

 
  Kooky Crumbs, Poems in Praise of Dizzy Days   Written by J. Patrick Lewis illustrated by Mary Reaves Uhles  Available now from Kane Miller Books / Usbourne Books and More  From National Hat Day (January 15th) to National Vinegar Day (November 1st), former Children’s Poet Laureate J. Patrick Lewis rejoices in this calendar of dizzy days, celebrating them all in poetic style.

Kooky Crumbs, Poems in Praise of Dizzy Days

Written by J. Patrick Lewis illustrated by Mary Reaves Uhles

Available now from Kane Miller Books / Usbourne Books and More

From National Hat Day (January 15th) to National Vinegar Day (November 1st), former Children’s Poet Laureate J. Patrick Lewis rejoices in this calendar of dizzy days, celebrating them all in poetic style.

  Beyond The Grave   Written by Dotti Enderle, illustrated by Mary Reaves Uhles   Available from Magic Wagon, a division of ABDO Books , Chapter book 80 pages  Dylan's creepy hobby is getting gravestone rubbings from the old cemetery. He thinks that one from Dr. Naper, Cedarville's own Dr. Frankenstein, would make a perfect addition to his history project. Getting the rubbing is more difficult than Dylan thought! Will he and his history partner uncover the mystery of Dr. Naper? The ending is Up2U, so which ending will you choose? No copies nearby? Order it from  my local bookstore .

Beyond The Grave

Written by Dotti Enderle, illustrated by Mary Reaves Uhles

Available from Magic Wagon, a division of ABDO Books, Chapter book 80 pages

Dylan's creepy hobby is getting gravestone rubbings from the old cemetery. He thinks that one from Dr. Naper, Cedarville's own Dr. Frankenstein, would make a perfect addition to his history project. Getting the rubbing is more difficult than Dylan thought! Will he and his history partner uncover the mystery of Dr. Naper? The ending is Up2U, so which ending will you choose? No copies nearby? Order it from my local bookstore.

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