Award-Winning Books

At Pierce Press, we pride ourselves on the quality of each book we publish. Our authors publish books for children and adults in topics relating to sustainability, peer learning, creativity, diversity, and stewardship of the Earth.

Who's Hiding in this Book? By Sheila Cordner

Who’s Hiding In This Book?

By Sheila Cordner
Illustrated by Daniel Fiore

1st Place Winner of the 2020 Purple Dragonfly Award for Children’s Books

About

Who’s Hiding In This Book? introduces young readers to great works of literature and the authors who created them.

By celebrating a diverse group of voices, the book paves the way for a lifetime of appreciating classic books.

The book includes a “Become An Author” activity page for children and a bonus section for parents and educators with background information for each author as well as suggested topics to spark discussion with children. To learn more about Who’s Hiding In This Book? and to purchase click on the Visit the Book Page button below.

The Mystical Magical Abracadabracal Daniel McDougal McDouglas McFly by Sheryl Davis

The Mystical Magical Abracadabracal Daniel McDougal McDouglas McFly

By Sheryl Rene Davis
Illustrated by Eric Summers & Daniel Fiore

Winner of two Purple Dragonfly book awards, 2019

1st Place Winner of the 2020 Purple Dragonfly Award for Children’s Books

About

Who’s Hiding In This Book? introduces young readers to great works of literature and the authors who created them.

By celebrating a diverse group of voices, the book paves the way for a lifetime of appreciating classic books.

The book includes a “Become An Author” activity page for children and a bonus section for parents and educators with background information for each author as well as suggested topics to spark discussion with children. To learn more about Who’s Hiding In This Book? and to purchase click on the Visit the Book Page button below.

HOMENEWSAUTHORSBOOKSTOREEVENTSABOUTCONTACT The Doggie Investigation Gang Series

The Doggie Investigation Gang (DIG), Series

By Shara Theresa Katsos
Illustrated by John Bulens & Karen Talbott

About

“The Case of the Missing Canine” is the first story in The Doggie Investigation Gang, DIG™ series of children’s books. The intended audience is second to fourth-grade students.

This book is an elementary school teacher’s learning manual for the endearing book titled Doggie Investigation Gang, (DIG): The Case of the Missing Canine. The learning guide is meant to compliment a young reader’s experience as they navigate their way through the text. By Shara Puglisi Katsos & Kara Lynch Tirimacco with Illustrations by John Bulens.

The Doggie Investigation Gang works to solve The Case of the Missing Pendant. Since they solved their first mystery, The Case of the Missing Canine, the news about their skills and teamwork had spread quickly among all the dogs at Bow Wow Park. 

Sky Cloud City by Maria Kamoulakou-Marangoudakis

The Adventures of Hope & Trusty: Sky Cloud City

By Maria Kamoulakou-Marangoudakis
Illustrated by Aspasia Arvanitis

About

In this delightful tale, two best friends rescue a pair of crows and are swept away to the Land of the Birds.

Maria Kamoulakou-Marangoudakis was born in Athens, Greece, and spent her childhood steeped in the city’s ancient art and architecture. Using her background as a Greek archaeologist, Maria turned to her favorite ancient Greek playwright, Aristophanes, for inspiration. The Adventures of Hope & Trusty: Sky Cloud City is a free adaptation of the most fairytale-like of his comedies, The Birds (Ornithes). 

To learn more about The Adventures of Hope & Trusty: Sky Cloud City and to purchase click on the Visit the Book Page button below.

Peeragogy Handbook

The Peeragogy
Handbook

The no-longer missing guide for peer production & peer learning

About

The Peeragogy Handbook is a distillation of practical, effective strategies, patterns and case studies you can use for your collaborative learning and work projects.

Until the advent of the web and widespread access to digital media, traditional systems effectively monopolized the pursuit of learning. Now, with access to open educational resources and free or inexpensive communication platforms, groups of people can more easily learn together outside as well as inside formal institutions.

To learn more about The Peeragogy Handbook and to purchase click on the Visit the Book Page button below.