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Aimée Bissonette is a local author of children’s books. She was born in New Kensington, Pennsylvania, the sixth of seven children. She grew up with her suitcase never fully unpacked—her family moved many times and she attended 8 different schools before graduating from high school.

Cover of North Woods Girl by Aimee Bissonette

Aimée earned her Bachelor’s degree from Colorado State University and her Law degree from the University of Minnesota Law School. She has worked as an occupational therapist, teacher, lawyer, and small business owner. In her legal practice, she works with numerous children’s book authors and illustrators. In addition to her books for children, Aimée has published a book for K-12 teachers and administrators on the legal issues associated with technology in the schools. She lives with her husband, family, and dogs in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Books by Aimée Bissonette

Aimée’s books include these titles. (The images are affiliate links to FFTC receives a small commission on sales through these links.):

  • Do Not Rake Your Garden in a Party Dress!
  • Headstrong Hallie!: The Story of Hallie Morse Daggett, the First Female “Fire Guard”
  • Northwoods Girl
  • Miss Colfax’s Light
  • Aim for the Skys: Jerrie Mock and Joan Merriam Smith’s Race to Complete Amelia Earhart’s Quest
  • When Fall Comes: Connecting with Nature as the Days Grow Shorter
  • When Summer Comes: Exploring Nature in Our Warmest Season
  • When Winter Comes: Discovering Wildlife in Our Snowy Woods
  • The Tinaja Tonight
  • Dragonfly
  • The Second Life of Trees
  • Shipwreck Reefs

Interview with Aimée Bissonette, Northwoods Girl and Miss Colfax’s Light

Originally Published on: Mar 31, 2016
by Gianna Kordatzky

Our final pre-launch BookHounds interview was with Aimée Bissonette. She is the author of Northwoods Girl and Miss Colfax’s Light. We had some technical difficulties while recording this interview due to malfunctions of my own. However, I was able to capture the story in full and most of the interview.

Thanks for your understanding and enjoy the show.

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Images and Bio used with permission from Aimée Bissonette

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