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Lori Haskins Houran


Lori Haskins Houran

Lori Haskins Houran has published 14 books for young readers, including Too Many Dogs, Too Many Cats, and Ducks in Muck (all Random House), which was an ALA/Booklist Top Ten Easy Reader. Her two most recent books came out in Spring 2013, I Will Keep You Safe and Sound (Scholastic) and Dig Those Dinosaurs (Whitman). A Dozen Cousins is autobiographical—Lori grew up with tons of cousins, and her kids have too. Lori lives in Palm Beach, FL. Visit her online at 

Lori Haskins Houran

Books by Lori Haskins Houran

Written by Lori Haskins Houran and illustrated by Viviana Garofoli. - Biography, Children's 2-4, Nonfiction

Bright, appealing artwork and simple text introduces the youngest readers to our first president with engaging anecdotes, beginning with how young George liked to study and ride his horse. Fun facts at the end --- such as that Washington’s image can be found on our dollar bill, our postage stamps, and on Mount Rushmore --- round out this charming Little Golden Book.

by Lori Haskins Houran and Sam Usher - Picture

What's life like for one little girl with TWELVE male cousins? Not easy! "They read her secret diary. They used up all her paint. They put a lizard in her hat to see if she would faint." Loaded with infectious humor, this rollicking, rhyming picture book features a happy heroine who adores her big, boisterous boy family.

written by Lori Haskins Houran with illustrations by Wesley Lowe - Children's, Nonfiction, Technology

A $25,000 prize for the first flight from New York to Paris went unclaimed for years. Many teams tried. And many teams failed. Still, Charles Lindbergh felt he had a shot at the prize. He wasn’t famous. He wasn’t rich. But he was determined. He’d cross the ocean in a tiny plane...and he’d do it all by himself!