Book List in Order:12 titles

  • A very strange looking animal hatches in the thick brush in Emmy Budd's back yard. The animal becomes too large for Emmy or T.J. to handle and somewhat vicious as T.J. soon learns. Emmy's father takes the animal to a laboratory that studies...



  • Young Brady Johnson, called the Downtown Cowboy by his friends, lives with his widowed mother in the tenement district of a mid-western city. A favorite haunt of Brady's is the city dump, one block away, where he spends most of his time rummaging thr...


  • It started as a wicked summer storm and became a flood that found Emmy and T. J. traveling by boat and helicopter to help save the town, its inhabitants, its pets and some unusual guests swept downstream by raging waters....


  • A bizarre turn of events lands Emmy and T. J. at the police station as suspects in an armed robbery. Released into the custody of their parents, the young sleuths unwisely attempt to find the real culprits in order to prove their innocence. Emmy and ...


  • What starts out as a mystery and a funny story about Mrs. Budd's "forgetfulness" turns into an alarming sequence of events which nearly destroy the Budd family. Is Mrs. Budd really losing her mind or is there another unfortunate explanation? Emmy sol...


  • How many teens have their poetry adapted to music by today’s rock star? Every teen’s dream, but actually a nightmare for Rich Cameron. Despite his mother’s divorce, another broken home, his friend’s ruined Olympic dreams and his own major hea...


  • In volume 3 of the Tween series, Emmy Budd and T.J. are joined by a scruffy dog who appears at strange times and places. The dog, whom T.J. names 'Harry' leads the kids to a nefarious plot, and together, the three detectives struggle to thwart a gree...


  • Volumes 1 and 2 of the award winning tween series. Emmy Budd and the Hijacked Train Emmy Budd is a twelve-year-old tomboy who finds her adventurer's match in the new boy in town, Thomas John Blake, T.J. It is a hot summer in the small Mid-Western t...






  • Asthmatic, reclusive genius Rich Cameron has grown content with his sheltered life until one day the allergies that have plagued him since childhood suddenly disappear. With the help of a caring psychiatrist and an irreverent parrot named U2, Rich se...


  • Teen detectives Emmy Budd and her friend, T.J. Blake can't help but notice the ominous, black sedan rolling down main-street on a Sunday afternoon. When the drug store blows up in the middle of the night, Emmy and T.J. suspect foul play. Working toge...


  • Emmy Budd is a twelve-year-old tomboy who finds her adventurer's match in the new boy in town, T.J. Blake. It is a hot summer day in the small Mid-Western hamlet of Jerseyville, Ohio. With no money and lots of time on their hands, Emmy and T.J. ferre...