Learn More About Me

  • I love getting kisses from Sweet Pea, my kitty.
  • Splashing in puddles always puts a smile on my face.
  • When I ride the bus, I like to draw faces in the steam on the windows.
  • I love picking out clothes that are just like me: bright, fun, and a little crazy!

My Favorite Things:
Favorite foods: Olives, spaghetti, ice cream and birthday cake.
Favorite sport: Soccer.

Pets: I have a little gray cat named Sweet Pea, who I like to cuddle up with.
I also had a dog, Goldie, who died.
I will always love and remember Goldie.

Learn About My Friends and Family

Pedro, JoJo and I enjoy riding on the school bus, playing in the park, and going camping. Like any friends, we sometimes argue, but we always make up.

Downloadables

Beach Trip
Coloring Page
Favorites
Scrapbook
Stationery
Pilgrim Cookies
Get Well Card
Party Invites
Valentines Day Card
Valentines Day Stickers

Learn About My Books

book cover A Happy Day

Katie Woo has a wonderful life. From morning to night, lots of things make her feel good. Katie loves having a happy day!

book cover A Nervous Night

Katie Woo is so excited to spend the night at her grandparents’ house. But once she gets to their house, she feels a little nervous. How will she ever spend a whole night in the strange house?

book cover Best Season Ever

Pedro says winter is the best. JoJo thinks summer is number one. For Katie Woo, spring is tops! So who is right? Which is the best season ever?

book cover Boo, Katie Woo!

Katie Woo is dressing up like a monster for Halloween. She plans on scaring everyone in the neighborhood. But she is disappointed when everyone knows it is her. Katie can’t seem to trick anyone, and that is the only treat she is interested in.

book cover Boss of the World

It was supposed to be a fun day at the beach, but Katie Woo is being bossy. Can she stop being bossy and have fun with her friends?

book cover Goodbye to Goldie

Katie Woo’s dog, Goldie, was very old. Goldie became sick and died. Katie will miss her friend. She is glad that she has lots of happy memories of Goldie.

book cover Katie and the Class Pet

Katie is so excited when her name is drawn to take the class pet, Binky, home for the weekend. Things start off great, and Katie takes good care of Binky. But when she loses him, she dreads telling her teacher and classmates.

book cover Katie Finds a Job

Career day is coming up at school, and Katie has to pick a job and present it to her class. Katie likes doing so many things, it is hard to decide. How will she ever choose the perfect career?

book cover Katie Goes Camping

Katie Woo loves camping with Pedro and JoJo. Cooking with a campfire and sleeping under the stars are fun! But when it gets dark and the shadows come out, camping can get a little scary.

book cover Katie in the Kitchen

Katie Woo wanted to help her mom, so she started dinner on her own. She was enjoying her time in the kitchen when she heard a strange noise. Was there a ghost cooking up something too?

book cover Katie Saves Thanksgiving

Pedro’s and JoJo’s families are on their way to Katie’s house for Thanksgiving dinner. But they get stuck in a snowstorm, and the Woos’ oven suddenly breaks. Katie wonders what kind of Thanksgiving it will be without sweet potatoes, pie, and most of all, friends.

book cover Katie Woo Has the Flu

It all starts with a sneeze! Katie Woo catches the flu. She feels yucky and has to miss a few days of school. Will she ever feel like herself again?

book cover Katie Woo, Where Are You?

Katie and her parents are off to the mall for a day of shopping. While her mom looks for a new dress, her dad is checking out the lawn mowers and televisions. And Katie is nowhere to be found. Does Katie even know that she’s lost?

book cover Katie’s Lucky Birthday

Katie is happy to be the person of the day when she celebrates her birthday at school. But when she realizes that her friend Pedro’s birthday is in August, she wants to find a way to share her birthday with him. Come celebrate with the lucky birthday girl, Katie Woo!

book cover Katie’s New Shoes

Katie’s toes are feeling very squished in her old shoes. It’s time to shop for some new ones! She’s looking for just the right pair. They must have lots of pizzazz to be perfect for Katie.

book cover Make-Believe Class

Katie Woo’s teacher, Miss Winkle, is the best teacher around. One day, it was cold and gloomy. But Miss Winkle showed her students how to warm up the day by using their imaginations. Who knew a gray day could be so fun?

book cover Moving Day

Katie Woo’s family is moving to a new house. Katie will miss her old room, and she thinks her new house seems a little weird. Her parents say it will feel like home soon enough, but she’s just not sure.

book cover No More Teasing

A mean boy always teases Katie Woo. It makes Katie sad and mad. How can she make the bully stop teasing her?

book cover No Valentines for Katie

Katie Woo’s class had a special celebration for Valentine’s Day. Katie had lots of fun reading the little candy hearts that her teacher handed out. But when everyone got a special valentine except her, she felt terrible. Could it be that nobody likes Katie Woo?

book cover Red, White, and Blue
and Katie Woo!

Everyone knows that the Fourth of July is our country’s birthday. So after a fun parade, Pedro and JoJo join Katie for a party. It turns into a red, white, and blue day as Katie and her friends celebrate.

book cover Star of the Show

Katie can’t believe that she has been cast as a worm in the school play. How can a worm ever be a star? But even a terrible part can’t stop this star from shining! Bravo, Katie Woo!

book cover The Big Lie

Jake’s new toy plane is missing. No one knows where it is, except Katie Woo. But Katie wants to keep the plane. What should she do?

book cover The Tricky Tooth

Everyone in Katie Woo’s class has lost a tooth, except her! She tries everything she can think of to make her wiggly tooth fall out, but nothing works. Will she ever lose her tricky tooth?

book cover Too Much Rain

One day it rains so much that Katie Woo and her family have to take shelter at the high school gym. Katie feels strange sleeping in the gym, and she is worried about her house. Will it ever stop raining?

book cover Katie Woo Rules the School

For Katie Woo, school is one big adventure. Join the stylish schoolgirl as she learns how to be a great classmate and friend. From the school play to the class pet, Katie knows how to rule the school! 4 books in one! Katie Woo Rules the School includes Katie and the Class Pet, No More Teasing, The Big Lie, and Star of the Show

book cover Katie Woo Don’t Be Blue

Even Katie Woo has a bad day once in a while. Whether it’s a big rain storm or a nasty case of the flu, things happen that make Katie scared, nervous, or just plain sad. But don’t worry! With her friends and parents by her side, she won’t be blue for long. 4 books in one! Katie Woo Don't Be Blue includes A Nervous Night, Too Much Rain, Moving Day, and Katie Woo has the Flu

book cover Katie Woo Celebrates

It’s hard for Katie Woo to choose her favorite holiday. Valentine’s Day means cards and candy. The Fourth of July means fun and fireworks. She loves dressing up for Halloween, and Thanksgiving is a time to gather with family and friends. 4 books in one! Katie Woo Celebrates includes No Valentines for Katie, Red, White, and Blue, and Katie Woo!, Boo, Katie Woo!, and Katie Saves Thanksgiving

book cover Katie Woo and Friends

Katie Woo loves playing with her friends JoJo and Pedro. They do everything together, from losing teeth to looking for ghosts. Even when they argue, they always make up in the end. After all, there's nothing like a good friend. 4 books in one! Katie Woo and Friends includes Boss of the World, The Tricky Tooth, Goodbye to Goldie, and Katie Goes Camping

book cover Katie Woo and Her Big Ideas

Katie Woo has big ideas about everything! From how to help at dinner to how to save the Earth, she always knows what to do. Sometimes things don't quite go according to plan. But that's no problem. Katie has big ideas of how to fix things, too! 4 books in one! Katie Woo and Her Big Ideas includes Katie Saves the Earth, Katie’s Lucky Birthday, Katie’s New Shoes,  and Katie in the Kitchen

book cover Katie Woo Loves School

For Katie Woo, school is one big adventure after another. Her teacher, Miss Winkle, makes every day special. She takes the class on exciting field trips and gives them fun, special projects. Katie and her classmates can't help but love school! 4 books in one! Katie Woo Loves School includes Moo, Katie Woo!, Make Believe Class, Katie Finds a Job, and Who Needs Glasses?   

book cover Look at You, Katie Woo!

In this collection of stories, stylish and sassy schoolgirl, Katie Woo, tackles the trials of growing up — everything from being too bossy to feeling nervous about spending the night at Grandma and Grandpa's. Also included are five fun activities. Readers will love jumping into the world of chapter books with these four easy-to-read stories by award-winning author Fran Manushkin. 4 books in one! Look at You, Katie Woo! includes The Big Lie, Boss of the World, A Nervous Night, and No More Teasing.   

book cover Katie Finds a Job

Career day is coming up at school, and Katie has to pick a job and present it to her class. Katie likes doing so many things, it is hard to decide. How will she ever choose the perfect career?

book cover Katie's Lucky Birthday

Katie is happy to be the person of the day when she celebrates her birthday at school. But when she realizes that her friend Pedro's birthday is in August, she wants to find a way to share her birthday with him. Come celebrate with the lucky birthday girl, Katie Woo!

book cover Star of the Show

Katie can't believe that she has been cast as a worm in the school play. How can a worm ever be a star? But even a terrible part can't stop this star from shining! Bravo, Katie Woo! 

book cover The Tricky Tooth

Everyone in Katie Woo's class has lost a tooth, except her! She tries everything she can think of to make her wiggly tooth fall out, but nothing works. Will she ever lose her tricky tooth?

book cover Katie Woo, Where Are You?

Katie and her parents are off to the mall for a day of shopping. While her mom looks for a new dress, her dad is checking out the lawn mowers and televisions. And Katie is nowhere to be found. Does Katie even know that she's lost?

book cover Katie Woo Has the Flu

It all starts with a sneeze! Katie Woo catches the flu. She feels yucky and has to miss a few days of school. Will she ever feel like herself again?

book cover Katie's New Shoes

Katie's toes are feeling very squished in her old shoes. It's time to shop for some new ones! She's looking for just the right pair. They must have lots of pizzazz to be perfect for Katie.

book cover Katie and the Class Pet

Katie is so excited when her name is drawn to take the class pet, Binky, home for the weekend. Things start off great, and Katie takes good care of Binky. But when she loses him, she dreads telling her teacher and classmates.

book cover Katie Saves the Earth

It is almost Earth Day, and Katie and her friends all want to keep the Earth green. To do her part, Katie organizes a yard sale.

book cover Moo, Katie Woo!

When Katie gets lost on a field trip to a farm, her classmates help her find her way.

book cover Piggy Bank Problems

Even though Katie's dad works at a bank, she prefers to keep her money in her piggy bank. But what happens when she drops her piggy and it breaks?

book cover Who Needs Glasses?

Pedro has new glasses, but he does not like them. When he pretends to lose them, Katie shows him why glasses are important.

book cover Cowgirl Katie

Katie is crazy for horses! She pretends her bike is a horse, but its missing a mane and tail. She rides a horse on a merry-go-round, but its mane and tail were just made of wood. But one day, her dad surprises her with a trip to a ranch, where she'll get to ride a real horse. Finally Katie's horse dreams are coming true!

book cover Fly High, Katie

Katie's going to Florida to her grandma, and she gets to take an airplane to get there! She's never flown before, but JoJo says it is fun. But after waiting in long lines, losing her teddy bear, and having juice spill on her lap, Katie wonders if flying isn't just for the birds!

book cover It Doesn't Need to Rhyme, Katie

Hi! I'm Katie Woo. I thought poems needed to rhyme, but my friend JoJo told me that they didn't. Now I'm having so much fun painting pictures with words. From beards to bath time, you can write a poem about anything. Best of all, anyone can write poems, even you!

book coverSincerely, Katie

Hi! I'm Katie Woo. My teacher Miss Winkle asked us to write a thank you letter to a special classroom visitor. Well, once I got started writing letters, I didn't want to stop. From the greeting to the signature, writing letters is the best. Write your own and brighten someone's day. I’ll show you how!

book cover Stick to the Facts, Katie

Hi! I'm Katie Woo. I decided to write a research paper about butterflies for school. You won't believe all the things I learned when I started reading about butterflies. My report was full of facts. Maybe you want to write your own research paper. Follow my steps and you're on your way!

book cover What Do You Think, Katie?

Hi! I'm Katie Woo. I am writing an opinion piece for my school paper. I wasn't sure what to write about until JoJo and Pedro made me mad. Now I'm going to tell everyone just what rotten friends they can be. While I'm at it, I'll teach you how to write an opinion piece, too.

book cover What Happens Next, Katie?

Hi I'm Katie Woo. Did you know that narrative is another word for story? I just love writing narratives and sharing them with my friends. There are all kinds of narratives: scary, sad, adventurous, and my favorite, funny! If you've never written one yourself, read my tips and give it a try.

book cover What's in Your Heart, Katie?

Hi! I'm Katie Woo. When I was upset about losing my lucky charm, my mom gave me a journal. She said that writing down my feelings would make me feel better. And she was right! If you've never kept a journal, you should try. Your journal is a special place, just for you.