Littsie of Cincinnati is included in the Macmillan/McGraw-Hill 2007 Social Studies Program for Grade 4. The novel is in a bibliographic listing in the Big Book Edition, Pupil's Edition and the Teacher's Edition components of the Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Program. At the Independent Publisher Book Awards, Littsie of Cincinnati received the 2007 Bronze IPPY Award for Best Great Lakes Regional Children's Fiction.

Littsie and the Underground Railroad, is written by Jinny Powers Berten and illustrated by Elizabeth W. Schott. The paperback price is $9.95. Littsie and the Underground Railroad was awarded a bronze medal by the Children's Moonbeam Book Awards.

Downloadable PDF files:
Littsie of Cincinnati - Teachers' Guide
Littsie of Cincinnati - Bibliography
Littsie and the Underground Railroad - Teachers' Guide
Littsie and the Underground Railroad - Bibliography
Littsie of Cincinnati - For Students
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Jake and Sam At The Empty Abbey is historical fiction that blends medieval and modern history. Told with humor and compassion, it brings the history of World War II to life and combines it with medieval history, legend and treasure. In 2007, at the first annual Moonbeam Awards, Jake and Sam At The Empty Abbey received a silver medal. The award celebrates youthful curiosity, discovery and learning through books and reading.