Book List in Order:17 titles

  • It is the summer of 1961, and eleven-year-old Arno Creelman wants nothing more than to be an astronomer. Fortunately, his struggle with claustrophobia has little impact on his one true passion. Unlike his annoying friend Buddy, who wants to become an...


  • “Let’s build a tree fort,” Russell says to his dad when they move into a house with a big maple tree in the backyard. His dad doesn’t know much about building, but he gamely follows Russell’s plan. Several trips to the lumber store later, t...


  • Owen has always done well, even without trying that hard. He gets As in school, is an avid photographer and knows he can count on his family’s support. But then Owen makes a mistake. A big one. And now he must face his fear of disappointing his ent...


  • Trevor Tower doesn’t worry about being short until he is assigned dog-walking duty with Loyola Louden, the tallest person in his class. But the dogs are a wonderful distraction, and even before Trevor and Loyola vow to solve the mystery of a missin...


  • While tracking clues from a secret code penciled in the margins of mystery novels at a public library, Derek Knowles-Collier discovers a time capsule, an unpublished author and a gravestone that may finally put his haunting past to rest. At Queensvie...


  • Ferguson is trying to help his grandfather figure out his legacy. His grandfather doesn't want to have any regrets, like his old friend McDermit, who famously caught a giant lobster but regretted not returning it to sea. So when another giant lobster...


  • Norris is always messing up: he steals from Georgia's lunches, he's an awful speller and, worst of all, he ruined Ms. Penfield's prize cactus. Really, though, he wants nothing more than to be liked. When a giant lobster is up for auction at the annua...


  • Graeme knows every inch of his fishing community. What's left for a future marine biologist to discover? But when Graeme's dad catches a gargantuan lobster with antennae the size of bicycle spokes, Graeme is fascinated. Graeme is even more excited wh...


  • Martin Bridge returns for more slice-of-life adventures in this installment in the widely acclaimed chapter-book series. In "Keyboard," Martin's summer is off to an unharmonious start when his best friends Alex and Stuart are grounded for accidentall...






  • Shhhhhhh! It's not easy for Martin to keep a secret. He's so sure that his cereal-box prize -- a Zip Rideout Space Race Game -- is at the post office that he spills the beans and invites his class over to play. Is there a crash landing in Mart...


  • Martin Bridge returns for more slice-of-life adventures in the sixth book in this widely acclaimed chapter-book series. In the first story, Gibson -- who is a lot luckier than he deserves to be -- is in Martin's group for the science fair project. Ev...


  • Eight-year-old Martin Bridge returns for more slice-of-life adventures in the fifth book in this widely acclaimed chapter-book series. In the first story, Martin fumes every time classmate Harper tells one of his tall tales. Then when the fibber's as...


  • Martin Bridge and his friend Stuart find a full-scale model of their space hero's rocket in the toy store and just have to climb in for a ride. But after landing back on Earth, they find the toy store closed and locked -- with no way out! Then Martin...


  • Martin Bridge returns with more daily slice-of-life adventures. This time, Martin's first overnight camping trip with the Junior Badgers is going to be a weekend with the works! There are badges to earn, gooey campfire treats to eat, hiking trails to...


  • Martin Bridge is back. Martin Bridge: On the Lookout! features three more illustrated stories about Martin's well-laid plans unravelling. This time, he has to entertain an unwanted guest, share lunch with a boy who eats erasers and embark on a madcap...


  • Ka-Boom! It was Martin's idea to decorate the model rocket with flames. So why did his friend steal the idea? Now Martin has to come up with something even better in time for Saturday's launch. But will he lose a friend in the process? Meet Mar...


  • The Lobster Chronicles is a trilogy about how life changes for three boys in a small coastal town when a giant lobster is caught. Each book describes the same events through a different boy's eyes, making for three suspenseful, believable stories and...