Book List:35 titles
  • Kit is in Kentucky to visit her brother, Charlie, and her Aunt Millie. She's looking forward to riding horses and touring Mammoth Cave. But trouble has come to the quiet Kentucky hill country, and with locals blaming the CCC workers, Kit fears that C...


  • Rebecca and Ana take jobs at a Broadway theater, where Rebecca hopes to use her acting skills. She's thrilled to meet Ollie, a beautiful actress working at the theater across the street. But when a series of mysterious accidents befall the young star...


  • Walking on thin ice: on Rainy Lake, in the northern reaches of Minnesota, it’s more than a saying. And for Owen Jensen, nineteen and suddenly responsible for keeping his mother and five brothers alive, the ice is thin indeed.Ice-Out returns to the ...


  • Wake up, little one, a soft voice beckons, the world around you is already stirring. As Wake Up, Island gently rouses the sleepy child, it summons a world of nature coming to life on a summer island in the magical North Woods. Sunlit fingers touch th...


  • When Grace learns that her grandparents' bakery might be closing after 30 years, she's crushed. She can't imagine her life, or her hometown, without the bakery. And how can her own business survive if the one that inspired her cannot? Grace wonders i...


  • Nine-year-old Grace Thomas is always thinking up big ideas, like starting a business with her friends over the summer! When her mom announces a trip to Paris instead, Grace gets on board, but it quickly seems as if none of her plans are working out t...


  • In this second book in her series, Grace is excited to start a new French baking business with her friends, and to have an adorable new dog to train, too! But she quickly learns that both the business and the dog are big responsibilities, especially ...


  • Libby wants a horse more than anything in the world. Since she is unable to have one of her own, she’s been doing stable chores for her neighbors, the Porters, for the past three years in exchange for riding lessons from Jolene Porter. Libby forms ...


  • Things have not been easy for thirteen-year-old Alex lately. Recent events have taken their toll on her family, and when drinking at a party lands her in the hospital, things only get worse. Her mother decides to send her away to spend the summer wor...






  • Six years ago, twelve-year-old Marius lost his mother during the birth of his brother, Jean-Pierre, and her dying wish was that he watch over his brother. But because Jean-Pierre was born on Christmas Eve, villagers believe he is marked with the curs...


  • Based on actual events from 1989 in International Falls, Minnesota, Riot tells the story of sixth-grader Bryan, whose family becomes stressed when nonunion labor “rats” are hired by the local paper mill, leaving his father, a union worker, angry ...


  • I hitched up my pony to my little red sleigh. My dog pranced and danced. “I want to play!” “You bet,” I said, “just me and you in a one-dog sleigh.” Harness bells jing-jing-jingle under branches frosted white, but is there enough room...


  • Sixteen-year-old Sadie Rose hasn’t said a word in eleven years—ever since the day she was found lying in a snowbank during a howling storm. Like her voice, her memories of her mother and what happened that night were frozen. Set during the roarin...


  • Violet has always imagined ruling a kingdom with sharp claws and velvet paws, so when she is adopted and goes to live with two dogs, she immediately takes over with a Meowww! Hisssss! and Spat! Poor George and Zippity try to befriend Violet, but they...


  • Meet McKenna Brooks McKenna has always done well in school and in gymnastics, but when she starts fourth grade, school suddenly feels really hard. When her teacher suggests she get a tutor, McKenna is horrified -- until she gets to know her tutor,...


  • McKenna's cast is coming off soon, but she still has to get through tryouts for the Shooting Star competitive gymnastics team. She's finally doing better in school, thanks to Josie's tutoring. When Josie needs help facing her fear of horseback riding...


  • Little Otter is ready for some action! Rustling leaves call to him. Sweet, spicy air beckons. The moon is as huge and golden as Owl’s eyes. So Little Otter sets off for some fun. But with wolves on the prowl, Little Otter’s adventures are a serie...


  • The day Dirk Yeller came to town, the wind curled its lip, cattle quit lowin’, and tumbleweeds stopped tumblin’ along. Townsfolk whispered. “He starts stampedes!” “He holds up trains!” “He’s trouble!” When Dirk Yeller scours the...


  • Chrissa Maxwell moves to a new school in the middle of the year, and the girls in her fourth-grade class are decidedly unfriendly. On the advice of her grandmother, Chrissa tries first to be nice, and then to ignore the mean girls. But they just won'...


  • Chrissa's had a good summer, practicing for swim team tryouts. Then her world is shaken when she and her friends get mean text messages and there's an accident at the pool. Can one girl put an end to the bullying?...


  • Little Otter likes to play in a carefree, unabashed, utterly otterly way. Mom warns Little Otter, "Be careful " Dad says, "Stay close " But does Little Otter listen? Oh, no No. No. No. Little Otter thinks he's a big otter now, big enough to take ...


  • Someone's stealing sea turtle eggs! When Kito, Chester, and Schmitty go on a Mexican vacation with their owners, they plan on relaxing on the quiet beach. But when the sea turtle nests are disturbed and the eggs are stolen, the dogs use their Dog W...


  • Is Dog Watch ready for Hollywood? Canine celebrities - or dogs in trouble? When a super-size truck carrying the stars of Hollywood's Amazing Extreme Stunt Dogs shows up in Pembrook, Kito thinks there's something really weird about the owner. Ca...


  • The year is 1942, and Norway is under Nazi occupation. Despite her grandfather's warnings, twelve-year-old Marit has decided to take action. Through her eyes, readers experience the untold story of Norwegians' resistance and their response to the arr...


  • There's trouble in town! A thief has struck Pembrook! Dog Watch is on the case, but they're running out of clues. Kito and the gang set a trap, but when it goes awry, they realize they're dealing with a professional. So Kito and Chester try again...


  • George was once a bouncy pup; now his pace is steady and slow. Still, he feels special. Then ""Ya-yippity, yappity, yeep-yeep-yeep" " a stray dog bristling with energy lands on George's doorstep and wiggles himself right into George's family. Full of...


  • Something is lurking in the woods! Is it a dog? A wolf? Or maybe even a bear? Whatever it is, it's causing a lot of trouble in Pembrook -- scaring kids and getting into the garbage. Dog Watch is on the case, but it has to work fast. A new person...


  • Dogs have gone missing! Fall is not Kito's favorite time of year -- too many strange smells and spooky sightings. All of it makes Kito nervous: Something bad is going to happen. At the fire hydrant his fears are confirmed. Missy and Muffin are ...


  • When ten-year-old Jess McConnell meets a new friend on her trip to the ancient Maya ruins in Belize, she is invited on an eco-adventure and makes some real discoveries--about the dangers in the Belizean jungle, about the people who have lived there s...






  • Pembrook dogs are on the case! A ripped down sign, a broken fire hydrant, and now Tundra, the alpha dog of Pembrook, is missing! There's trouble brewing in this quiet Minnesota town, and none of the humans seem to notice. But the dogs do! They can...


  • Sometimes the more the merrierI set off one morning in my little red canoe.My dog wagged his tail."Can I come, too?""You bet," I said."A trip for two just me and you."But when "with a slap and a swim" Beaver scrambles in, and then "with a woo-hooo ' ...


  • Girls of Many Lands Versailles, 1711 Madame stepped forward from the crowd. Knowing that I was in her service, I took a step in her direction but was stopped short. Francoise held me by my elbow. "Wait!" she whispered in my ear. "The first thin...


  • Marius's deathbed promise to care for his six-year-old brother, Jean Pierre, is challenged one Christmas Eve when superstitious members of their sixteenth-century village target the younger boy, believing him to be a werewolf....


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    HUNTING TROUBLE Seth's stepfather, a game warden, warned him about an international gang of poachers, but Seth never expected to encounter them in the woods near his house. When Seth witnesses the poachers slaughter a moose cow, they warn him not to...


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