Book List:54 titles
  • Orphan Marny babysits for the perfect family: Tippy and Peter Jordon, and their son and daughter. When the Jordans are transferred to NY, she realizes how much she will miss them - and then impulsive Tippy decides to bring Marny with them. Will the s...


  • At seventeen, Josie Campbell feels everything in her life is moving too fast for her. Unsure of what to do, Josie leaves Indiana to travel to Sea Haven Island to stay with a friend of her older sister Sandra. There she writes the story of her family'...


  • In her sophomore year at Claybourne High, Sugar Bradley becomes even more involved in her reporting for the school newspaper. In addition, Sugar and Glen Dixon launch a campaign to welcome the hundred new students to their class after a neighboring h...


  • Sixteen year old Parri refuses to accompany her parents to Hollywood unless they agree to her hiring an agent and breaking into a film career. When Penny and Josh tell her she is too young to begin a career in acting, Parri turns to her visiting cous...


  • Cinda Hollister is ready for a fun summer, yet has a more serious perspective on life since her freshman year in college. Although she accepts a job as secretary in her father's office, she also finds time for pleasure as she prepares for her bro...


  • Sugar Bradley thinks the latest rock 'n 'roll group, the Doodlebugs are pretty much the best thing going until she enters the freshman class at Claybourne High. There she sees Glen Dixon as an entirely new person! It's a busy and complicated year for...


  • osie Campbell's freshman year at Wardham College was quite unlike anything she had experienced in all her sixteen years. Josie plunges into the busy life of the college campus, attempting to make decisions between the security of sorority living ...



  • Bitsy finds happiness in New York away from her large family, but when tragedy strikes she realizes the importance of people depending upon one another. The Jordons are a large military family. General Jordon, a widower with two childrenâ€"Jenifer an...






  • The moment Cinda hears that her brother War-Horse and Melody Ayer are planning to elope, she knows that it won't be a dull summer after all. Little did she know that her own romantic difficulties would keep her occupied throughout the summer. Then th...


  • Ginger Johnston loves her parents' beautiful new home in Vienna, Virginia and is looking forward to the first day of her senior year in high school at the exclusive Paxton Hill. But Paxton Hill is quite a change from her big, bustling high school bac...


  • As Parri attempts to help Davy with his problems, the West Point plebe rebuffs his teenaged cousin's efforts. When his roommate, John, goes AWOL Davy realizes that Parri may be the only person who can help....


  • Ginger is just sure that her move from Cheltham, Pennsylvania to Vienna, Virginia will be an utter catastrophe. Not only will she be far away from Spark Plug Blake, Patty and Mary Lou, but there will not be a single familiar face in town - a big chan...


  • After an eventful year of school and college - a new experience for Josie and Sandra Campbell - the girls find themselves on their way to Haiti, where they are to join their parents and sail the Pakhoi, the family's Chinese junk, to New York. ...


  • Fourteen year old Parri MacDonald, daughter of Penny Parrish and Josh MacDonald, attends private school and is quite lonely. After going to New York and charging an expensive coat to her mother's account, and auditioning for a Broadway show, Parr...


  • As her junior year comes to a close, Ginger Johnston is uneasy about the coming summer. Will Spark Plug be different now that he's a college man? And what about the college girl back at the university? As Ginger worries over her campaign to combat Sp...


  • The irrepressible, unpredictable Campbell family returns to the United States to live in Wallaceville, the college town where Dr. Campbell had been a professor. Eighteen year old Sandra and fifteen year old Josie find small town life a fascinating no...


  • ”You can’t keep me a prisoner in my own home -- afraid to go to see my own sister, or to have her family come to see me. If I marry you, Bobby, trust has to work both ways!” It’s only a week till the wedding. And it looks as if Susan Jorda...


  • Ginger Johnston took a dim view of the approaching summer. First, "Spark Plug" Blake planned to sell his antique car and accept a job at the shore. Then, her friend Patty Palmer was spoiling everyone's fun by behaving like a self-centered...


  • Bitsy must prove that she can make it on her own while Susan must choose between Bobby Parrish and Keith Drayton. The Jordons are a large military family. General Jordon, a widower with two childrenâ€"Jenifer and Peterâ€"marries a woman who has two d...


  • Patty Palmer and Ginger Johnston are high school sophomores and rather unlikely best friends. Cheerful and congenial Ginger is happy to play second-fiddle to self-centered and demanding Patty. But what might happen when the boys prefer Ginger to the ...


  • The unconventional Campbell family manage to weather a double-barreled revolt in Haiti. The good-natured fifteen-year-old Josie meets a slightly timid and unenthusiastic Scott Maitland who holds up surprisingly well through a series of disturbing eve...


  • The moment Cinda Hollister sees her parents in earnest conversation, she senses impending disaster! She is almost relieved when she learns that the problem involves a move to a new neighborhood. Cinda turns what could be a difficult summer into a fun...


  • Patty Palmer thinks she has found an instant solution to having a date for every occasion: going steady with Steve Harding! Patty's parents, on the other hand, are none too certain that a high school freshman is a suitable candidate for steady dating...


  • usan Jordon, now eighteen, is determined to find herself. The Jordons are a large military family. General Jordon, a widower with two childrenâ€"Jenifer and Peterâ€"marries a woman who has two daughtersâ€"Gwenn and Alice. From this marriage, an ad...


  • Sandra Campbell's rather brooding shyness is overcome with the help of Jay Stagliano's understanding and light-hearted persistence. Jay helps Sandra to see her slightly unconventional family (who lives aboard the Chinese junk, Pakhoi) through new eye...


  • With her head in the clouds yet her feet on the ground, sixteen year old Cinda Hollister dances through this fast-moving story about a fun group of teenagers. Through good times and serious ones, Cinda and her friends fumble with ideas, attitudes and...


  • While Tippy and Peter Jordon are enjoying a happy marriage, their closest friends, Candy and Barton Reed are struggling with serious problems. Life becomes more complicated for Tippy and Peter as the nurse leaves them with their new baby....


  • A Dria Meredith Story. Dria could hardly wait for the first day of her senior year in high school. Rob Wayne, the boy next door, was also anticipating a fun year with Dria. Plans change when Dria's wealthy grandmother decides to enter Star Dream in t...






  • Susan spends her summer working in the Parrish home, and romantic questions ensue. Bitsy returns home from England a different girl, having lived with older sister Jenifer for some years. The Jordon family copes with family problems...and love....


  • Fourteen year old Cinda Hollister sets out to help her third cousin Paula Marsh. Paula is deeply troubled by her mother's plans to re-marry and Cinda tries to persuade her to accept her new stepfather, Frederick Aldrich. As she plots and plans her st...


  • Susan Jordon could not believe her ears! For years she had dreamed of having a home and for her family to all be together. Going to Turkey with her father and keeping house with him had seemed like a dream come true. But now General Jordon was callin...




  • As Tippy and her fiance, Army Lieutenant Kenneth Prescott are envisioning their being married, Ken is ordered to Korea. Peter Jordon occupies Tippy's time as she awaits Ken's return. When tragedy strikes, Tippy's hopes and dreams are shat...


  • Dria returns to Gran's Virginia farm along with her friends, dubbed "Gran's troupe:" Holly, Bob, Joey, the Beckworth twins, Willie and Millie and her friend Chads from the adjoining farm. The group of teens have great fun at Lane Acre...


  • When Tippy returns to America after a year in war ravaged Germany she finds that time has been moving along quickly in the United States. Cadet Peter Jordon, whom she had looked forward so to seeing, keeps getting lost in Tippy's memories of winsome ...


  • A Dria Meredith Story. Although Dria hadn't initially wanted to spend her summer vacation at Great-Grandmother's farm in Virginia, she ends up having the happiest summer ever! First, meeting the beautiful colt, Star Dream and learning to ride! Then, ...



  • Penny pulled a battered leather footstool to her and sat down on it as close to Josh as she could manage. “Josh,” she said softly, “I just found out tonight that I have to be in the play. I want to be,” she said. “I want to be with you, and...


  • As part of the post-World War II occupation of Germany, Tippy accompanies her father, a high ranking army officer, and mother, and has a hard time adjusting. This causes her to focus her attention on Ken Prescott, an attractive young lieutenant stati...


  • Christy tries to discover who could have taken the treasure map from the book where she had hidden it. Who was the mysterious person seen dodging in and out among the shrubs of the garden? Was the treasure really worth the searching?...


  • Going on sixteen year old Tippy Parrish is devastated when her father is ordered to Germany. Tippy earnestly attempts to gain the title of Miss Tippy in the eyes of the Parrishes beloved cook, Trudy. Tragedy in the Parrish household contributes to th...




  • Penny Parrish shook her head in dismay. “It’s a mess, isn’t it?” she asked, “I don’t see why love doesn’t do what people want it to do.” Penny had told Carrol, her best friend, what she sought in a man -- “someone I could respect...


  • Candy Kane again, and this time in California. Barton, who in Whoa, Matilda! Shared ownership with Candy in their battered jeep, is now on his way home from the war in the Pacific. When he arrives he finds Candy completely absorbed in the career of a...


  • After working hard in a summer stock company, Penny Parrish is cast in a Broadway show where she meets stage manager, Josh MacDonald. Penny learns more about life in the theatre and how it feels to wait for the curtain to go up on opening night....


  • Jenifer, sixteen and pretty, takes charge of her eight younger brothers and sisters when their father, General Jordan, leaves for overseas duty. Rising gallantly to the challenge, Jenifer moves her more than slightly rambunctious brood to a huge, ...






  • Candy Kane is 16 and still in the shadow of her impatient mother and whiny sister, and even her best friend Barton is quite unreliable. The family is living in a crowded DC hotel while Colonel Kane works for the government. Barton turns up with an ol...


  • Candy Kane and her older sister Leigh are the daughters of Major Grant Kane and his social butterfly wife, Marcia. Leigh is a beautiful blonde- called Sugar as a child -- and Candace Victoria, fourteen at the opening of the series, is skinny and plai...


  • Penny and Carrol begin to face more grown up problems in this Penny Parrish story yet never lose sight of their excitement and fun for life. Penny celebrates her eighteenth birthday with her friends and continues her celebration with a New York shopp...


  • Penny and Carrol are reunited in this wonderful story taking place at West Point where the Parrishes have moved. Penny's brother, David, attends West Point Academy and Carrol and Penny spend most of their time together between Carrol's New Yo...


  • Carrol Houghton spends the summer with Penny Parrish and her warm and happy family at Fort Arden in Kansas. Never has Carrol enjoyed herself so! Penny shows Carrol the fun and adventures of life on a military base during a star-spangled summer....