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Give Friendship a Chance by Lisa Arnold

Polly is happy to begin school in a new town. She can’t wait to meet everyone and make some friends. Her first day gets a little rough when she meets Melissa, a girl with a chip on her shoulder. She teases her in class and yells at her. Does she really need Melissa’s friendship at all? Polly would rather be friends than enemies, but how can she convince Melissa to give friendship a chance? Written and illustrated by Lisa Arnold. 4 Oak...
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Problem with Facebook by Jessica Arnold

Problem with Facebook by Jessica Arnold In this story, Sunny hears about Facebook, a website that her friend wants her to join. Lilly makes it sound like so much fun, and Sunny doesn’t want to miss a thing! After she joins Facebook, she finds it to be not what she was expecting. Her world gets a little strange when many confusing issues arise.This is Sunny’s Facebook story, just one experience with the popular social networking website from the perspective of a young user.Written and Illustrated by Jessica Arnold, author of “Nobody Can Take My Happy...
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Post Valentine’s Day Projects

Just after Valentine’s Day, we feel the urge to pay attention to some of our holiday projects. Since the beginning, Marquette Press has worked on many different projects – juggling them all at once with a staff of three! Yet, we have warm feelings for the holidays. Though there is a short window to complete these projects, we can’t resist the allure of working on the holiday projects and putting a few of our older projects on the back burner! On the horizon, we will have interactive books, an improved Easter Puzzle release, audio books, applications, a...
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Looking Towards 2013

As we celebrate Christmas and look towards a new year in publishing, we can’t help but consider how far we’ve come. 2012 has been a positive year for the growth of our company. We salute the hard work of our authors, editors and designers. The manuscript of my newest book for young adults and teens, “The Illuminiers” was completed during NaNoWriMo and is undergoing editing and preparation for release in January. This is always a painstaking process, yet so far, it has gone through some “test marketing” with great success!  My daughter...