Katie Marsico

Katie Marsico worked as an editor in children’s publishing before she began writing her own reference books. She lives with her husband, Carl, daughter, Maria, and son, C. J., in a suburb of Chicago, Illinois. Ms. Marsico is grateful to her friends and colleagues E. Russell Primm and Pam Rosenberg for helping her get her start as a children’s author and for giving her the opportunity to write this book.


Title   ATOS Format Qty
Madame C. J. Walker 8.1
Racism 7.8
Tennis 5.2
Speed Skating 4.9
Trains 6.7
Working at a Grocery Store
Working at a School
Working at a Park
Working at a Factory
Working at a Restaurant
Working at a Bank
Working on a Farm
Football 5.1
Working at a Computer Store
Working at the Library
Working at the Airport
Working at the Post Office
Mountains 5.4
How Do We Live Together? Coyotes
How Do We Live Together? Hawks
How Do We Live Together? Rabbits
How Do We Live Together? Turtles
It's Cool to Learn About Countries: United States 5.9
It's Cool to Learn About Countries: Russia 5.7
Auto Technician 5.9
Farm Animals: Turkey 2.9
Farm Animals: Llama 2.8
It's Cool to Learn About Countries: Egypt 5.8
Dancer 6.1
Choreographer 6.1
It's Cool to Learn About the United States: Southeast 6.8
Your Healthy Plate: Dairy
Your Healthy Plate: Vegetables
Your Healthy Plate: Fruits
Your Healthy Plate: Grains
Your Healthy Plate: Oils and Fats
Your Healthy Plate: Protein
Running 5.4
Taking Turns! 2.0
Please and Thank You! 2.1
Speak Up! 2.1
Be on Time! 2.2
Plan Ahead! 2.4
Use Your Indoor Voice! 2.2
Play Fair! 2.3
Put Your Stuff Away! 2.3
Cheetahs 2.0
Jaguars 2.1
Chimpanzees 2.2
Koala Bears 2.0
Hippopotamuses 2.1
The Missouri River 6.2
The Mississippi River 6.3
The Rio Grande 6.1
The Chesapeake Bay 6.4
The Colorado River 6.1
Puget Sound 6.2
The Gulf of Mexico 6.4
The Everglades 6.3
Levels 3.7
Tape Measures
Pliers 3.2
Pronouns 4.3
Conjunctions 4.6
Prepositions 4.3
Interjections 3.9
What's It Like to Live Here? City 3.2
What's It Like to Live Here? Fishing Village 3.3
What's It Like to Live Here? Mining Town 3.3
What's It Like to Live Here? Small Town 3.3
What's It Like to Live Here? Suburb 3.5
What's It Like to Live Here? Farm 3.1
Elephants Have Trunks 4.0
Giraffes Have Long Necks 3.8
I Cry 3.8
I Throw Up 4.3
Doctors Without Borders 4.7
The Red Cross 4.3
The Salvation Army 4.4
The World Health Organization 4.8
The United Nations 4.7
Eat a Balanced Diet! 3.7
Exercise! 4.0
Visit the Doctor! 3.7
Visit the Dentist! 3.8
Practice Good Hygiene! 3.7
Get a Good Night's Sleep! 3.5
I Burp 4.0
I Can't Eat Peanuts 4.6
I Get Hungry 4.2
I Get Sunburned 4.2
What We Get From Celtic Mythology 6.1
What We Get From Chinese Mythology 6.0
Investing 5.7
Using Credit Wisely 5.7
What Is Money? 5.3
Honey Bee 3.9
Scorpion 4.0
Chameleons Change Color 4.6
Spiders Weave Webs 4.4
Greenpeace Fund 5.4
Humane Society 4.8
The Nature Conservancy 5.5
Oxfam International 5.2
Rotary Clubs 5.3
United Way 5.1
World Wildlife Fund 5.1
YMCA 4.9
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