Books by Jerri Garretson

Kansas Katie – A Sunflower Tale

Look out Johnny Kaw. Move over Paul Bunyan. There’s a new gal in town and she’s not pleased with what those guys have done to the prairie. Kansas Katie sets out to spruce things up a bit. When Katie finds her big yellow cat, Buttercup, hiding in some “weeds,” she discovers the way to make […]

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Four Generations of the Best Baking & Desserts: Goodies From Two Centuries

ISBN: 979-8663980074

A mouth-watering collection of the best beloved family recipes from Jerri, her mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother spanning over 170 years. Includes pies, cakes, cookies, breads, fudge, and refrigerator desserts.

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No Place Like Home – Growing Up in Manhattan, Kansas 1948-1964

June 2021

ISBN: 979-8525259720

Jerri Garretson lived a total of 33 years in Manhattan, Kansas, in three periods. This book features 55 topics about life in the years she was growing up there, plus 13 mini-biographies of teachers and neighbors that were important in her life. It is illustrated with over 800 photos of people, places, and events, and […]

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Johnny Kaw: 1997 Coloring Book Edition, Updated

ISBN: 978-1500688059

Who could lop the funnel off a tornado with one mighty whack? Who used Paul Bunyan’s nose to dig the Mississippi and gave him his big blue ox? Who flattened out Kansas and piled up the Rocky Mountains? Who was the Pioneer Spirit of Kansas? — Johnny Kaw, that’s who! This rollicking tall tale features […]

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Johnny Kaw – The Pioneer Spirit of Kansas

ISBN: 978-1466350380

Who could lop the funnel off a tornado with one mighty whack? Who used Paul Bunyan’s nose to dig the Mississippi and gave him his big blue ox? Who flattened out Kansas and piled up the Rocky Mountains? Who was the Pioneer Spirit of Kansas? — Johnny Kaw, that’s who! This rollicking tall tale features […]

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Twister Twya – The Kansas Cowgirl

ISBN: 978-1460964811

Kansas cowgirl Twyla loves the wind and rides tornadoes in the Flint Hills Rodeo in this 32-page picture book illustrated with black-and-white line drawings. Extras include information on tornadoes, dust devils and rodeos, and a resource list of books and websites.

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The Secret of Whispering Springs

ISBN: 979-8664638332

When fourteen-year-old Cassie’s family buys a grand old mansion on the prairie, she is caught in a frightening web of intrigue. Her parents don’t believe her visions of the past or her stories of the mysterious cold presence that whispers to her, nor to they heed her warnings about the dangerous stranger she knows is […]

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Griselda

ISBN: B00EV24XZQ

When Amy moves into a cozy country house with Ryan, she discovers a mysterious presence and finds the man she loves has an ugly and dangerous side. This short story combines paranormal elements of horror and ghost stories and delivers a gripping and frightening tale of a woman struggling to survive.

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Five Tall Tales From the Prairie

Five rollicking tall tales of men and women of the prairie, from Johnny Kaw who shaped that land and trails of Kansas to Kansas Katie who made it the sunflower state; from Cottonwood Clyde whose fiddle music transformed a town to Fireball Faye who charmed a young newcomer into playing with fire and Twister Twyla […]

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Imagicat

Jeffrey Holiwell, eleven years old and always in trouble with his sixth grade teacher for playing the class clown and failing to do his assignments, dreams of becoming a writer. Unfortunately, Jeff has an uncanny knack of creating obstacles between himself and his dream. Enter his alter ego, a cheeky black and white cat, a […]

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