Outskirts Press Announces the Green School Caper, the Latest Highly-Anticipated Children's Literature - General Book from Netarts, OR Author Lynn Tragesser Mccollum

Eugene, OR, June 02, 2008 --(PR.com)-- Outskirts Press, Inc. has published The Green School Caper: The Adventures of the Five Amigos by Lynn Tragesser McCollum, which is the author’s most recent book to date. The 5.5 x 8.5 Paperback in the Children's Literature - General category is available worldwide on book retailer websites such as Amazon and Barnes & Noble for a suggested retail price of $9.95. The webpage at
www.outskirtspress.com/theadventuresofthefiveamigos was launched simultaneously with the book’s publication.

About the Book (Excerpts & Info)

Fifth Grader, Allison and the Five Amigos think it just might. The Five Amigos… who are Allison and her four BFs; Melanie, Tyler, Tally and Chello…all feel it might be a stinky caper, yet they find themselves following the aroma filled clues to solve it.

Allison decides to help her Iowa elementary school to become a Green School. She got the idea when she made a summer visit to her grandparents’ who live on the Oregon Coast. She learned a lot about taking care of the Earth from them, and wants to be part of keeping the Earth green. So... back home and back in school, Allison brings her excitement to The Five Amigos. Allison tells them about Green Schools, and with their help, as well as their teacher, fifth grade class, and eventually the entire school, they all set out to become Green by Earth Day. A school Green Team is formed with Allison leading it. As the team is working on becoming Green, they are slowed down when cans, the team recycles and gets money for, go missing. The Amigos follow clues and leads to solve the mystery... Along the way there are many LOL moments and fun... as well as lessons learned.

Deftly constructed at 164 pages, The Green School Caper: The Adventures of the Five Amigos is being aggressively promoted to appropriate markets with a focus on the Children's Literature - General category. With U.S. wholesale distribution through Ingram and Baker & Taylor, and pervasive online availability through Amazon, Barnes & Noble and elsewhere, The Green School Caper meets consumer demand through both retail and library markets with a suggested retail price of $9.95.

Additionally, The Green School Caper can be ordered by retailers or wholesalers for the maximum trade discount price set by the author in quantities of ten or more from the Outskirts Press wholesale online bookstore at www.outskirtspress.com/buybooks

ISBN: 9781432725648 Format: 5.5 x 8.5 Paperback SRP: $9.95

For more information or to contact the author, visit www.outskirtspress.com/theadventuresofthefiveamigos

About the Author

Lynn McCollum is retired from 30 years of teaching. She brings to her books an understanding of young people and what they enjoy reading. Young readers can see themselves and their peers in each character, as well as identify with their everyday worlds. She also understands their sense of humor, bringing many LOL moments to the story, and the love of solving a mystery. Her characters come alive and young readers want to know more. Their curiosity will be satisfied because The Green School Caper is just the first in the Five Amigos Adventures. Lynn’s own work to help save our environment, and helping the world keep Green is a big part of her stories. She lives and writes in the great Northwest, with her husband and two dogs.

About Outskirts Press, Inc.

Outskirts Press, Inc. offers turn-key, full-service, custom self-publishing for authors seeking a cost-effective, fast, and flexible way to publish and distribute their books worldwide while retaining all their rights and full creative control. In 2007, the Denver Business Journal recognized Outskirts Press as the 3rd fastest-growing privately-held company in Colorado, with a growth rate of 1,560% since 2004. Available for authors globally at www.outskirtspress.com and located on the outskirts of Denver, Colorado, Outskirts Press represents the future of book publishing, today.


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