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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Janet Piehl  

Pen Name: None

Genre: Non-Fiction

Audience: Children;

Born:


-- Janet Piehl on WorldCat -- http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=janet+piehl

E-Mail: -- 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.


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Chattering chipmunks
ISBN: 9780547073422. OCLC Number: 903051390

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Examines chipmunks, including their appearance, eating habits, predators, and habitats.

Chattering chipmunks /
ISBN: 0822524392. OCLC Number: 55700851

Lerner Publications,. .

Examines chipmunks, including their appearance, eating habits, predators, and habitats.

Forest fires
ISBN: 9780761340355. OCLC Number: 229342783

Lerner Publications Co.,. .

How do forest fires start? How do firefighters put out forest fires? How can we prevent forest fires? Read this book to discover the answers!

Formula one race cars :
ISBN: 0761361170. OCLC Number: 458581636

Lerner Publications,. .

Text and photographs describe Formula One automobiles and discuss racing and safety.

Formula One Race Cars on the Move
ISBN: 9781512467260. OCLC Number: 1004954298

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Audisee eBooks with Audio combine professional narration and text highlighting to engage reluctant readers! Its engine roars. Its tires squeal. This Formula One race car is on the move! What are Formula One race cars? And who builds these amazing autos? Read this book to find out! Learn all about mighty machines in the Vroom-Vroom seriespart of the Lightning Bolt Books collection. With high-energy designs, exciting photos, and fun text, Lightning Bolt Books bring nonfiction topics to life!

Harry Houdini /
ISBN: 1580137059. OCLC Number: 231680317

Lerner Publications,. .

Profiles the life and career of the magician Harry Houdini.

Humvees /
ISBN: 0822528746. OCLC Number: 57730803

Lerner Pub. Co.,. .

Simple text and illustrations describe the Humvee and its uses by the United States military.

Indy race cars /
ISBN: 0822568705. OCLC Number: 70114575

Lerner,. .

Discusses the Indy cars used in the largest race at Indianapolis, Indiana every May.

Let's Look at Pigeons
ISBN: 9781512464252. OCLC Number: 1004955432

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Audisee eBooks with Audio combine professional narration and text highlighting to engage reluctant readers! What animal has feathers, a round body, and a head that bobs when it walks? Pigeons! But do you know how fast pigeons fly? Or where pigeons build their nests? Read this book to find out!Learn all about different animals in the Animal Close-Ups seriespart of the Lightning Bolt Books collection. With high-energy designs, exciting photos, and fun text, Lightning Bolt Books bring nonfiction topics to life!

Let's look at pigeons /
ISBN: 1580138632. OCLC Number: 156874755

Lerner Publications Co.,. .

Of the many kinds of pigeons this book focuses on Rock Pigeons.

Let's look at sloths
ISBN: 9780761362821. OCLC Number: 662510686

Lerner,. .

Let's look at sloths /
ISBN: 0761360425. OCLC Number: 439899939

Lerner,. .

Introduces sloths, describing their physical characteristics, habitat, life cycle, and predators.

Northern lights
ISBN: 9780761343929. OCLC Number: 316427308

Lerner,. .

Northern lights /
ISBN: 1580138705. OCLC Number: 173368180

Lerner Publications Co.,. .

Discover the answers to such questions as What causes the northern lights? where the northern lights are seen? and why the northern lights are so colorful?

Sanitation workers
ISBN: 0822528479. OCLC Number: 58478909

Lerner Publications,. .

Describes the duties and responsibilities of sanitation workers, people who pick up trash.