Phyllis Root’s Books!

Phyllis Root

Books by the University of Minnesota Press:

The Lost Forest, Published April 2019




One North Star, Published May 2016
Awards for One North Star
John Burroughs Association – Riverby Award for excellent natural history books for young readers
Northeastern Minnesota Book Award – Children’s Literature
Midwest Booksellers Choice Award – Children’s Picture Book


Plant a Pocket Prairie, Published 2014
Awards for Plant a Pocket Prairie
Winner of the 2015 John Burroughs Riverby Award given for outstanding nature books for young readers.


Big Belching Bog, Published 2010
Awards for Big Belching Bog
Honorable mention in Children’s Literature/Northeastern Minnesota Book Awards