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O’Shaughnessy Chronicles

O’Shaughnessy Chronicles

 

Based on Harold Thorpe’s own family history, the O’Shaughnessy Chronicles are a series of novels set in Iowa County, Wisconsin in the early-to-mid 20th Century.

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The epic story follows Will and Mary O’Shaughnessy from 1913 to the 1940s, as they raise a family, start an auto dealership and manage a farm.

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Good Friends Storybooks

Good Friends Storybooks

The Good Friends Storybooks are chapter books for middle school children that mix adventure, quirky talking animals, gentle lessons about friendship, and Wisconsin history.

Wyatt’s Woods, published by Little Creek Press in 2013, was the first of Harold Thorpe’s gifts to his four grandchildren – “A Good Friends Storybook” for each of them.

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