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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Janie Lynn Panagopoulos  

Pen Name: None


Audience: Young Adult; Children; Children;

Born: N/A

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Biographical and Professional Information


Published Works

    For a complete listing of Janie's books, please go to her website!
  • Little Ship Under Full Sail, River Road, 1997
  • Train To Midnight, A Dream-Quest Adventure, River Road, 1999
  • The Runes of Isle Royale, River Road, 2000
  • Calling the Griffin, River Road, 2000
  • A Place Called Home, River Road, 2001
  • Erie Trail West, A Dream-Quest Adventure, River Road, 2003
  • Teacher`s Guide, River Road, 2003
  • North to Iron Country, River Road, 2003
  • Madame Cadillac`s Ghost, River Road, 2003

Selected Titles At Your Library

Little ship under full sail :
ISBN: 0938682466. OCLC Number:

River Road Publications,. Spring Lake, Mich. :. ©1997.

When her grandchildren arrive at her home, Grandmother Kinzie tells Eleanor and Juliette the story of their great-grandmother's capture by the Seneca Indians in 1779.

The runes of Isle Royale :
ISBN: 0938682636. OCLC Number:

River Road Publications,. Spring Lake, Mich. :. ©2000.

While on a family camping trip to Isle Royale, Allie and Shoo meet Bloodaxe, a Viking who has come back through time by the beam of the island lighthouse. In search of his stolen runestones that tell of possible Viking exploration in the area over a thousand years ago, he is sure that Allie and Shoo know where the stones are.

Calling the Griffin :
ISBN: 0938682644. OCLC Number:

River Road Publications,. Spring Lake, Mich. :. ©2001.

While on vacation with their parents, Allie and Shoo Spywell witness one of the most shocking mysteries of the Great Lakes and together the brother and sister team set out to discover the truth behind it.

The story of Michigan's Mill Creek /
ISBN: 1585360546. OCLC Number:

Sleeping Bear Press,. Chelsea, MI :. ©2001.

This book, a blend of fact and fiction, tells of the Campbell family that built a sawmill to furnish lumber to Fort Mackinac and the people of Mackinac Island.

Erie Trail West :
ISBN: 0938682350. OCLC Number:

River Road Publications,. Spring Lake, MI :. ©1995.

An eleven-year-old New York farm girl travels with her parents to the Michigan Territory in 1836 by way of the Erie Canal, encountering unknown dangers and incredible hardships.

Linking fact and fiction in the Great Lakes lumbering past :
ISBN: 0938682288. OCLC Number:

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Madame Cadillac's ghost :
ISBN: 0938682679. OCLC Number:

River Road Pub.,. Spring Lake, Mich. :. ©2002.

Allie and Shoo Spywell are looking forward to spending some quality time with their parents on their family vacation, but when Allie becomes involved in the stories of a mysterious woman, strange things begin to happen, and the brother and sister duo realize they've stumbled onto another puzzling case.


Michigan Author Award, 2000

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