Book List:17 titles
  • What do you do with a gentle Great Dane who's the size of a cow but acts like he's no bigger than a mini dachshund? If you're eight-year-old Kaita Takano and her animal-fostering family, you shower the dog with love and do everything you can to find ...


  • Since the Takano family's new foster pet, Murray the ferret, arrived at their house, all sorts of things have gone missing: shoes, jewelry, keys, coins . . . Although eight-year-old Kaita enjoys solving the mysteries, she worries that finding a forev...


  • A new foster pet, someBUNNY special, has arrived at the Takano house, and eight-year-old Kaita is over the moon! But Roo isn't lick-your-face friendly like the dogs Kaita's used to fostering, and she soon wonders if she'll ever be able to break the i...


  • Tiki the cockatoo is the Takano family's newest foster pet and thanks to her ear-splitting screeching, the entire neighborhood knows it! Eight-year-old Kaita has to pull out all the tricks to keep the feathered squawker calm and content and find Tiki...


  • Fans of Lauren Myracle and Wendy Mass are sure to fall head-over-heels for this sweet story about first crushes, friendship drama, and finding the courage to stand up for yourself.Seventh grade is supposed to be a game changer. And Keiko thinks she's...


  • Annie and Apple are a pair of chatty, restless dwarf hamsters from the animal shelter who are being fostered by eight-year-old Kaita Takano and her family. Kaita can't wait to find forever homes for the inquisitive furballs―but first, she has to fi...


  • Eight-year-old Kaita Takano and her family are old pros at fostering rescued dogs and cats from the local animal shelter. But they've got their work cut out for them when a beautiful bearded dragon with plenty of attitude arrives at their doorstep. E...


  • All of Razor's playful, super-friendly littermates are being adopted, one right after the other. But not Razor. How do you find THE shyest kitten in the world his forever home? That's the big question eight-year-old Kaita Takano and her animal-foster...


  • "T" is for Truman, tricks, and TROUBLE! Truman the black lab might be an older rescue dog, but he's still got enough mischief beneath his collar to keep eight-year-old Kaita Takano and her animal-fostering family on their toes from morning till night...






  • Jasmine's best friend, Linnie, has just gotten a puppy. And now Jasmine wants a pet of her own―a flamingo! So when her grandmother sends Jasmine a daruma doll as a surprise gift, Jasmine colors in one doll eye and wishes for a flamingo to keep. ...


  • It’s talent show time at school, and eight-year-old Jasmine Toguchi is excited to show her stuff. But as she thinks about her strengths―tree-climbing, mochi making, collage―none of them feel quite right to perform on-stage. Jasmine’s friends ...


  • Eight-year-old Jasmine Toguchi is a flamingo fan, tree climber, and top-notch mess-maker! She's also tired of her big sister, Sophie, always getting to do things first. For once, Jasmine wishes SHE could do something before Sophie -- something sp...


  • The second heartfelt story of friendship and sisterhood in this charming new chapter book series, starring a Japanese-American girl! It's a big weekend for Jasmine Toguchi! She's excited to celebrate Girl's Day―a Japanese holiday honoring women ...


  • Dorothy and Toto have found the perfect picnic spot. But each time Dorothy removes food from the picnic basket, it disappears! Time for sleuthing young readers to investigate: Is Toto a sneaky little dog with a big appetite? Or is some Land-of-Oz mag...


  • Dorothy's in a pickle. It's her Munchkin friend Milton's birthday, and she has no present for him. He's such a new friend, she doesn't know what he likes. With the help of Scarecrow, Tin Man, and the Cowardly Lion, young chapter book readers will hav...


  • What do you do when your best furry friend is missing? Like Dorothy, you gather all of your OTHER friends to help find him. A testament to cooperation and true-blue friendships, this sweet story is full of adventure and heart. ...


  • Dorothy's made a new friend in the Land of Oz. But every time he sees her and her little dog, Toto, he calls her by a nickname, much to Dorothy's dismay. With its sweet, gentle tone, this title is a reminder that the best friendships are built on hon...