Book List in Order: 11 titles

  • Figgy loves his family, especially George, but dogs can't go everywhere little boys go, so Figgy stays home and waits. But waiting is hard! When he can't wait any longer, Figgy falls asleep and in his dreams becomes ... a rock star, a pizza chef, and...


  • Before a weekend visit to his grandparents' farm, a little boy discovers that his grandpa has a secret waiting for him. ''Grampa, what's the secret,'' he asks, but all Grampa will say is, ''Finders keepers.''Is the secret in the barn? With the chicke...


  • Today is the day that Sam picks a pup! But how will he ever decide which one? He and his gram take a trip to the city animal shelter, greeting their neighbors' dogs as they go. There are sleepy pups, hyper pups, glamorous pups--and some that are a mi...


  • When one pup’s up, the other nine are sure to follow! Young readers will love counting along as ten pups gradually wake up to nuzzle, wiggle, dine, and play. Count back down as the puppies fall asleep again, all in a fuzzy doggy jumble. This fun an...


  • For one young girl, a ride on the Great Northern Railroad from her small country town to her grandmother’s home in the big city of St. Paul in the early 20th century was an event that would be cherished forever....



  • A family reunion, a parade, a Jell-O mold in the shape of the United States, fireworks-- it must be the Fourth of July! From picnic preparations to the final starburst floating down through a midnight blue sky, Marsha Wilson Chall and Guy Porfirio se...


  • In the month of the Maple Sugar Moon, the snow's too wet for angel making, icicles rain from Grandpa's porch roof, and something is stirring in the woods. It's sugarbush spring--time to tap the trees, prepare the bottles, then gather round the cook f...


  • For twenty-one thousand nine hundred and fifty-four mornings, old Rupa has risen from bed to bring up the sun, but when Rupa develops a blister and asks for time off, the elders hold try-outs for a replacement and no one on earth can do Rupa's job....







  • Up north ath the cabin,I am a great gray dolphin.The lake is my ocean...Up north at the cabin,I am a fearless voyageur,guiding our canoe through the wilderness...Up north at the cabinI am always brave --even in the dark woods,when blood thumps throug...