Books by Joyce Slayton Mitchell

CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 17, 2003

"Includes a glossary, 'forest facts,' and an industry-sponsored 'conservation' website. (Nonfiction. 10-14)"
A celebration of the giant machines and specialized jobs required to turn a tree from the Vermont forest into usable lumber. Read full book review >
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2001

"Junkyards have always been as much a kind of rusty Magic Kingdom as a source of cut-rate car parts; children will want to take this memorable tour more than once. (Picture book/nonfiction. 5-8)"
Junkyards in the US and Canada receive 12 million vehicles a year, and here the creators of Tractor Trailer Trucker: A Powerful Truck Book (2000) follow one typical junker from its arrival on a big flatbed to its eventual rendezvous with a truly humongous car shredder. Read full book review >