Maggie M. Larche

Biography

Maggie M. Larche loves to sing, read, and swing right alongside her kids. All of her stories feature courageous, smart, funny kids, because that's who her readers are!

She is the author of the award-winning Striker Jones series, a groundbreaking approach to teach economics to children through mystery stories. She lives on the beautiful Gulf Coast with her family.

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Books

Stepping Up
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,610. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Performing Arts / Dance
Surrounded by good friends and able to indulge her passion for dance, Jenna’s life seems perfect. But when her dad loses his job, everything changes. Rather than quit dancing, Jenna scrambles to find a way to pay her own tuition. Unfortunately, she soon finds that starting her own business is more than she bargained for.
The Ghost with the Green Thumb
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,920. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Paranormal
A spirit from the past. A love for all time. Six months after her grandmother passed away, Beth feels like she’s moved on. But when she’s asked to spend the summer with her grandfather, she realizes her next job is to help him do the same. It seems an impossible task until Beth starts to receive help, both in the form of a cute boy named Billy and a ghostly visitor that she can hardly believe.
Charlie Bingham Gets Clocked
Price: Free! Words: 10,880. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Readers / Chapter Books
Featherbrained, lovable Charlie Bingham just wants a peaceful day at school with Miss Walker, the teacher he loves. But when his best pal Brad accidentally steals Miss Walker's prize possession, an antique alarm clock, things get messy. Pretty soon, Charlie, Brad, and their friend Alyssa are racing to return the clock without being caught in a madcap adventure that's full of laughs. Ages 8-12.
Charlie Bingham Gets Serious
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,520. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Readers / Chapter Books, Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
Hilarious Charlie Bingham is back, and this time, he's got his sights set on joining the elite hall monitor squad. But Owen, head hall monitor, tells him he's not serious enough for the job! Charlie sets out to prove that he can handle the responsibility and only runs into more trouble than ever.
Striker Jones and the Midnight Archer Teacher's Companion
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 29,200. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Curricula
Come see why the Midwest Book Review calls Striker Jones a "fun and rollicking series" with "effortless teaching of both cooperation values and basic economics." The Striker Jones and the Midnight Archer Teacher's Companion is the guide to the second book of the Striker Jones economics series for kids. Use this self-contained economics curriculum to enrich your social studies units for kids 8-12.
Striker Jones and the Midnight Archer
Series: Striker Jones, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,870. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Business, Careers, Occupations, Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
The most original kid detective since Encyclopedia Brown! After an exciting year of solving mysteries, Striker and his friends are off to summer camp. But all is not as it seems throughout their summer adventure, and new puzzles continue to pile up. Like the first Striker Jones novel, this delightful and humorous sequel will teach young readers new economic concepts in each mystery.
Striker Jones Teacher's Companion
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 23,950. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Elementary, Fiction » Children’s books » Business, Careers, Occupations
Teach real-life economics with stories that your kids will love! Economics doesn't have to be a difficult topic to teach to elementary students. Using the Striker Jones mystery series, you can introduce the topics to your kids in a unique story-based format. It's reading and social studies, all rolled into one.
Striker Jones: Elementary Economics for Elementary Detectives
Series: Striker Jones, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,430. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Who left the footprints in the wet concrete? Why does the kid that no one likes win the election? Who is Ms. Harper's secret admirer? Only one person knows -- Striker Jones, the most original kid detective since Encyclopedia Brown!

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