Janet Piehl

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General Information

Name: Janet Piehl

Pen Name: None

Genres: Non-Fiction


Website: N/A

Email: jpiehl@wilmettelibrary.info

Illinois Connection

The author lives in Evanston, Illinois.

Biographical and Professional Information

Piehl grew up in Shorewood, Wisconsin, and attended Macalester College. She got her start as a writer working in the editorial department of Lerner. Janet liked the research aspect of writing and editing so much that she became a librarian. She has worked at the Wilmette, Illinois and Kenosha, Wisconsin public libraries and has written several children's books.

Published Works

Harry Houdini (History Maker), Lerner, 2009

Humvees (Pull Ahead Books), Lerner, 2005

Let's Look At Sloth's (Lightning Bolt Books), Lerner, 2010

Indy Race Cars (Motor Mania), Lerner, 2007

Formula One Race Cars on the Move, Lerner, 2010

Chattering Chipmunks , Lerner, 2005

Let's look at Pigeons, Lerner, 2009

Sanitation Workers (Pull Ahead Books), Lerner, 2006

Forest Fires (Pull Ahead Books), Lerner, 2007

Northern Lights, Lerner, 2008

Titles for Purchase and at Your Library

Harry Houdini (History Maker Bios (Lerner))

ISBN: 1580137059
Release Date: 2009-03-01

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Humvees (Pull Ahead Books) (Pull Ahead Books (Paperback))

ISBN: 0822528746
Release Date: 2005-08-01

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Let's Look at Sloths (Lightning Bolt Books: Animal Close-Ups (Paperback))

ISBN: 0761360425
Release Date: 2010-08-01

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Indy Race Cars (Motor Mania)

ISBN: 0822568705
Release Date: 2007-01-01

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Formula One Race Cars on the Move (Lightning Bolt Books: Vroom-Vroom (Paperback))

ISBN: 0761361170
Release Date: 2010-08-01

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Let's Look at Pigeons (Lightning Bolt Books: Animal Close-Ups (Paperback))

ISBN: 1580138632
Release Date: 2009-09-01

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Sanitation Workers (Pull Ahead Books-Community Helpers)

ISBN: 0822558092
Release Date: 2006-01-01

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Northern Lights (Pull Ahead Books-Forces of Nature)

ISBN: 1580138705
Release Date: 2008-09-01

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Literary Awards

Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances

Speaking Engagement Availability: (Yes)


External Links

Janet Piehl on WorldCat

Janet Piehl on Amazon


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