Preus, Margi

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Book Category: Childrens Fiction, Nonfiction, Picture Books
Age Group: 4-11



The Clue in the Trees: An Enchantment Lake Mystery. University of Minnesota Press, 2017.

The Bamboo Sword. Harry N. Abrams, 2016.

Storm’s Coming! Minnesota Historical Society Press, 2016.

West of the Moon. Harry N. Abrams, 2015.

Enchantment Lake. University of Minnesota Press, 2015.

Shadow On The Mountain. Harry N. Abrams, 2014.

Heart of a Samurai. Amulet Paperbacks, 2012.

Celebritrees. Henry Holt and Co., 2011.

The Peace Bell. Henry Holt and Co., 2008.

The Legend of the Lady Slipper. HMH Books for Young Readers, 2004.

Margi Preus is a New York Times bestselling author of several books for young readers, including the Newbery Honor book, Heart of a Samurai, the Minnesota Book Award winning West of the Moon, and Shadow on the Mountain, a Notable Book for a Global Society. New in 2015 is Enchantment Lake, a northwoods mystery, and The Bamboo Sword, which Bookpage says is “historical fiction at its best.”

Newbery Honor Book – Heart of a Samurai.
Minnesota Book Award – West of the Moon.
The Peace Bell: 2009 CCBC Choices List; 2009 Kansas State Reading Circle Recommended Reading List, Northeastern Minnesota Book Award finalist.
The Legend of the Ladyslipper: 1999 Great Lakes Book Award Finalist; Notable Social Studies Trade Book for Young People