Author & Illustrator

Kate Messner


Kate Messner is the award-winning author of Over and Under the Snow, Up in the Garden and Down in the Dirt, Over and Under the Pond, Tree of Wonder, and How to Read a Story, as well as more than a dozen other books for young readers. Kate lives on Lake Champlain in New York

Christopher Columbus and the Taino People
Over and Under the Waves
The Underground Railroad
Fergus and Zeke and the 100th Day of School
Plagues and Pandemics
Over and Under the Canyon
The American Revolution
The Titanic

Most Popular Kate Messner Books

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    Rescue on the Oregon Trail
    #1 in Series
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    Over and Under the Snow
    Kate Messner, Christopher Silas Neal
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    The American Revolution
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    picture • 48 Pages
    Over and Under the Pond
    Kate Messner, Christopher Silas Neal
    chapter • 56 Pages
    Over and Under the Waves
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    chapter • 224 Pages
    The Titanic
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Book Stats


All Kate Messner Books

2023Christopher Columbus and the Taino PeopleKate MessnerFalynn Koch208
2022Over and Under the WavesKate MessnerChristopher Silas Neal56
2022The Underground RailroadKate Messner, Gwendolyn Hooks224
2021Fergus and Zeke and the 100th Day of SchoolKate MessnerHeather Ross56
2021Plagues and PandemicsKate MessnerFalynn Koch240
2021Over and Under the CanyonKate MessnerChristopher Silas Neal56
2021The American RevolutionKate Messner224
2021The TitanicKate Messner224
2020Pearl HarborKate Messner224
2020Over and Under the RainforestKate MessnerChristopher Silas Neal48
2020Attack on Pearl HarborKate Messner144
2020Women's Right to VoteKate Messner224
2020The MayflowerKate Messner224
2020Fergus and Zeke and the Field Day ChallengeKate MessnerHeather Ross56
2020The Next President: The Unexpected Beginnings and Unwritten Future of America’s PresidentsKate Messner, Adam Rex48
2020ChirpKate Messner240
2020Escape from the Twin TowersKate Messner144
2019Insect Superpowers: 18 Real Bugs that Smash, Zap, Hypnotize, Sting, and Devour!Kate MessnerJillian Nickell80
2019Night of Soldiers and SpiesKate Messner160
2019BreakoutKate MessnerKate Messner448
2019Disaster on the TitanicKate Messner144
2018Fergus and Zeke at the Science FairKate MessnerHeather Ross48
2018The Exact Location of HomeKate Messner272
2018Hurricane Katrina RescueKate Messner160
2018The Brilliant Deep: Rebuilding the World's Coral ReefsKate MessnerMatthew Forsythe48
2018D-Day: Battle on the BeachKate Messner160
2017Brilliant Fall of Gianna Z.Kate Messner224
2017Escape from the Great EarthquakeKate Messner160
2017The Seventh WishKate Messner256
2017Fergus and ZekeKate MessnerHeather Ross56
2017Rolling ThunderKate MessnerGreg Ruth32
2017Over and Under the PondKate MessnerChristopher Silas Neal48
2017Journey Through Ash and SmokeKate Messner160
2016Race to the South PoleKate Messner160
2016All the AnswersKate Messner272
2015Long Road to FreedomKate Messner160
2015Danger in Ancient RomeKate Messner160
2015How to Read a StoryKate MessnerMark Siegel32
2015Up in the Garden and Down in the DirtKate MessnerChristopher Silas Neal52
2015Rescue on the Oregon TrailKate Messner144
2013Capture the FlagKate Messner240
2011Over and Under the SnowKate MessnerChristopher Silas Neal36
2011Marty McGuireKate MessnerBrian Floca160


Christopher Silas Neal
Falynn Koch
Gwendolyn Hooks
Matthew Forsythe
Mark Siegel
Jillian Nickell
Adam Rex
Heather Ross
Greg Ruth
Brian Floca


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