Get Organized Without Losing It: Middle Grade Non-fiction

Free Spirit Publishing, 2017. Illustrated by Steve Mark
ISBN 978-1631981739 / ISBN-10: 1631981730
Grades 3-6 112 pages
Includes pages that may be photocopied for individual use.

New & Updated 2017 Edition!! Fun new details, with the same humor and practical ideas.

Kids: If your desk is a disaster, and your locker is a shocker, this book is for you! Full of you-can-do-it ways to manage the major messes in your life, “Get Organized” will help you put your stuff in order, manage your time, plan your work and work your plan. It’s a sure-fire way to turn stress into more free time!

Parents and teachers: One of the books in Free Spirit’s Laugh and Learn series, “Get Organized” will help the kids you know who have issues with their stuff, or with time management.

  • National Association of Parent Publications Awards (NAPPA): 2006 award-winner.
  • Midwest Independent Publisher’s Association (MIPA) Midwest Book Awards: 2007 merit award.

Voice of Youth Advocates (VOYA) Magazine: “Fox uses humor to provide practical, easy-to-follow ideas for organizing desks, backpacks, and lockers; managing time for homework and after school activities; planning long-term projects; and taking better notes…a great book for middle school and junior high teens when they have more subjects and activities to manage.”

Jamie Novak, professional organizer: “Well-written, easy ideas, and simple techniques. You’ll refer to this book often!”

Watermark Books (review by Elizabeth Golay, age 10): “Now this really helps. I am a kid and I can get messy, trust me. This book already helped me.”

Additude Magazine: “I wish I’d found a book like this years ago. Author Janet Fox provides easy-to-follow strategies for organization…I was amazed to find that so much useful information could be packed into 100 pages.”