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windsun

Wind and Sun

A new take on a very old tale of Aesop.

Written by Jym Kruse
Illustrated by Jym Kruse, Juliana Kruse and August Kruse 

Copyright 2017     Available in paperback at Amazon 

Stories

Daydreams:  A Narrative Memoir

Stories of looking back in order to find the future.

 

By Jym Kruse

Copyright 2017     Available in paperback at Amazon 

 

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The following books by Jym Kruse are available for free download.
Some of the titles are also available in hardbound upon request.
To download a PDF version of one of the books, click [or right click] the desired cover photo.

 

Stories

Stories and Songs of Simple Living  Edited by Jym Kruse

An anthology of stories and songs by some the the country's best-loved storytellers.

Dad Threw the TV Out the Window - [Bill Harley]
The First Fire - [Gayle Ross]
The Tear - [Dan Keding]
Ninety-Five and Counting - [Jym Kruse]
It's How You Say It - [Len Cabral]
Song for the Whales - [Tom & Chris Kastle]
The Bronco - [Michael Cotter]
The Spirit of the River - [Susan Klein]
Enough Is as Good as a Feast - [Joyce Johnson Rouse]

Copyright 1997     Also available in paperback at Amazon 

Wilhelm

Wilhelm and Abel:  A Family Portrait

A visual chronicle of the Wilhelm and Abel Kruse family in Bennington, NE. The history includes the brothers and sisters of Henry and Chris Kruse.

Copyright 2010

WalnutGrove

Walnut Grove Farm:  The Lamp - Petersen Homestead In Washington County, Nebraska

Through stories of a sod house, an Easter tornado, a devastating fire and the Great Depression, this is the journey of the parents and grand parents of Helen and Rose Petersen Kruse. It encompasses homesteading in Nebraska in 1865, carving out a piece of their land to create the German Cemetery, and the eventual fate of the fields they called the Walnut Grove Farm.

Copyright 2017

Henry

Henry and Helen:  Remember when ...

A remembrance of Henry Kruse and Helen Petersen Kruse. Follow Henry's travels from the wheat fields of Canada to the oil fields of Texas and his marriage to Helen only months before the start of the Great Depression. The births of their children (Don, Bill and Jym Kruse) and the many memories of those children highlight their story.

Copyright 2017

Juliana

Juliana:  A Year to Remember

A photo essay of Juliana Avery Kruse's first year.

Copyright 2010

August

August James:  Becoming One

A portrait of Augustus James Kruse as he wiggles, rolls and crawls his way to his first birthday.

Copyright 2012

   

 


 

 

• Audio

 

The following Audio CDs by Jym Kruse are available for free download.
Some of the titles are also available as a packaged CD upon request.
To download a ZIP file of a CD (in mp3 format), click [or right click] the desired album photo.

 

 

seeds

Well Traveled Seeds  Planted in New Places

The Sultan
The Stonecutter
The Magic City
The Fly
The Treasure
The Old Woman
The Peddler and the Ghost
The Preacher

four coners

Stories from the Four Corners of the World

The Wind and the Sun
The Slop Bucket
Gold in the Chimney
The Tug of War
Ducktail
Ms. Lady Bug
The Sparrow
The Chili Patch

 

Truth

Telling the Truth:  Stories to bring us together

The Cemetery
The Mother Bird
A Great Big Smile
The Wooden Sword
The Great Black Bear

 

 

SimpleLiving

Stories and Songs of Simple Living  Edited by Jym Kruse

Dad Threw the TV Out the Window - [Bill Harley]
The First Fire - [Gayle Ross]
The Tear - [Dan Keding]
Ninety-Five and Counting - [Jym Kruse]
It's How You Say It - [Len Cabral]
Song for the Whales - [Tom & Chris Kastle]
The Bronco - [Michael Cotter]
The Spirit of the River - [Susan Klein]
Enough Is as Good as a Feast - [Joyce Johnson Rouse]

   

 

 

 

 


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