Book List in Order: 44 titles

  • Peg Kehret includes humor, animal rescue, and heart-pounding suspense in this story about good intentions gone wrong. Sixth-grader Emmy Rushford decides to provide food for a needy family, but the project turns perilous when Emmy must deal with a car...


  • In a riveting story of courage and hope, Peg Kehret writes about months spent in a hospital when she was twelve, first struggling to survive a severe case of polio, then slowly learning to walk again....


  • A moving memoir from an award-winning author A mother cat and her kittens, shot with a pellet gun. A poacher illegally stalking a bear. Peg Kehret tells these true stories and more as she invites readers into her life on a small wildlife sanctuary...


  • Each day, Rusty feeds a dog that's left chained in the frigid weather with no shelter and no food or water. When he realizes that the dog's been injured, Rusty and his friend Andrew unchain the dog and take it. Are they stealing, or are they rescuing...


  • in Fear: 13 Stories of Suspense and Horror

    Don't turn out the lights. Don't go out alone. And whatever you do, don't let down your guard. Because your neighbors might seem normal, but why do they collect knives and eat their steaks so bloody? And when the boy of your dreams finally asks you o...


  • Amy learned a lot in her babysitting course, but not what to do if two thugs show up, intent on kidnapping. Armed with misinformation and a weapon, the men take Amy and little Kendra to a remote cabin in the woods. There they make videos of the girls...


  • Sunny Skyland longs to be reunited with her twin sister, Starr. With only an old photograph, taken a few days before the girls were separated at age three, to guide her, Sunny begins the cross-country journey that she has dreamed of during her ten ye...


  • Enjoying the antique doll display at the museum, Kayo Benton and Rosie Saunders are amazed when they encounter a ghost with a tragic secret just before they are trapped among the exhibits by a pair of ruthless thieves....


  • Mountain terror! Rosie Saunders and Kayo Benton were in the woods, watching bald eagles through their binoculars, when they saw the red-jacketed man climbing below the nest. Suddenly he reached up, snatched an eaglet and scrambled down the mountain a...






  • Pete the Cat's second adventure is full of wild antics and mystery-solving fun!A series of burglaries in their quiet community upsets Alex's family, particularly his younger brother Benjie. What would they do if their house were robbed? Pete is confi...


  • If there’s a mystery to be solved, Pete’s your man. Er, your cat. Pete’s a cat, specifically, Alex’s cat. And since Alex and his family moved into a new housing development, Pete is Alex’s only friend. Things start looking up for Alex when ...


  • A new Pete the Cat mystery in paperback for the first time! Alex and his friends witness a pig falling from a speeding red truck. Working with the police and an animal rescue group, the kids get permission to keep the pig. But after a local TV statio...


  • What Josh thought would be the dullest summer of his life, spent with his eccentric aunt, turns chilling when he meets the ghost of a coal miner killed in a mine explosion. Willie has been waiting years for some kind soul to dig up his leg and rebury...


  • DON'T TALK TO STRANGERS... When Matt leaves his kindergarten class for a quick trip to the bathroom, he never imagines what will happen next. He suddenly finds himself in a stranger's car traveling to an unfamiliar place. But who is this man, and is...


  • The worst vacation ever! Thirteen-year old Kyle thought spending a vacation on the Oregon coast with his family would be great. He'd never flown before, and he'd never seen the Pacific Ocean. Kyle's perfect vacation becomes a nightmare while he's b...


  • AGAINST All ODDS Erin Wrenn and her friend David are in big trouble because they refuse to go on a field trip to the Glitter Tent Circus. They wrote a report on the sad lives of circus animals and discovered that the Glitter Tent Circus is one of th...


  • In a moment of madness, Jeremy Holland's parents were killed by a gunman in a Seattle mall. Now he faces a new life with his uncle Ed, a man with a vastly different lifestyle from the one Jeremy is used to. As he sits on the train hurtling toward Ch...


  • Megan makes daily visits to a vacant field to feed a group of feral cats. Then she learns that an apartment complex will be built on the property soon. Can Megan rescue the cats before the bulldozer levels their home? And is the man who offers to hel...


  • Oh, BRRRRROTHER! Hi. I'm Julie Welsh. My nine-year-old brother is always cooking up schemes...and I get blamed. Because I'm older. Eleven, to be exact. But Frankie has his good points too, as I told Mrs. Kaplan, my 89-year-ald pen pal, who lives in ...


  • After accidentally stowing away aboard a slave ship bound for Africa, twelve-year-old Emma Bolton is shipwrecked and left stranded on the African coast, where she survives with the help of chimpanzees and lizards. Reprint....


  • Who is the strange woman in the white car watching Ginger? She appears at Ginger's birthday party, at her school, and in front of her house, but Ginger has never met her before. When she confronts Ginger, she reveals a secret that will change Ginger'...


  • Covering the Johnstown Flood of 1889, Warren and Betsy interview an elderly survivor rather than use their time-travel device, but when they learn of the gentleman's devastating loss during the flood, they attempt to change history...


  • What started as a class assignment turns into much more than Warren Spalding and Betsy Tyler had bargained for? In The Volcano Disaster, Warren and Betsy are assigned a project about Mount Saint Hellions, but Warren ends up testing his grandfather's ...


  • Warren Spaulding and Betsy Tyler have teleported themselves back to Minnesota, 1940, to see the Blizzard of the Century and write an eyewitness class report. But their interest in the storm turns to horror when they realize that the Instant Commuter ...


  • Life has been tough for Spencer since his dad left. His mom complains constantly, they never seem to have enough money, and they're always having to move. He knows his father works for the Giants baseball team and lives somewhere in San Francisco—a...


  • Bright lights and dark deeds! Bone Breath is a star! Rosie Saunders and Kayo Benton are thrilled when their new friend Kyle Guthrie recommends Rosie's dog for a carry-on part in Pirate's Plunder at the Oakwood Community Theatre. The girls are so busy...


  • Bone Breath to the rescue! Bone Breath is now called Dr. Dog! Rosie Saunders' pet has become Oakwood Nursing Center's favorite visitor. But one day when Rosie and her friend Kayo Benton are making a "pet therapy" visit to Oakwood, old Mr. Winters ram...


  • STRANDED! From the beginning, Jonathan is spooked by the deserted island where his family is camping -- and his premonitions come true. After Jonathan's mother breaks her ankle, Jonathan and his younger sister Abby are left alone. Then a devastating...







  • Kidnapped!Recklessly she threw herself from the moving truck and ran into the desert, pursued by the kidnapper who had just snatched her best friend, Kayo Benton. Desperate, Rosie Saunders fled, far from the campground and her unsuspecting parents, i...


  • Hoping to find a new home for a cat when its elderly owner can no longer care for it, Rosie Saunders becomes alarmed when a creepy phone caller warns her to stay away from Mrs. Tallie, who is becoming increasingly--and mysteriously--ill. Original....


  • Pursuing their runaway dog, Bone Breath, when the latter rebels against obedience school, Rosie and Kayo come face-to-face with the Spray Paint Vandals, who promptly kidnap Rosie to keep her quiet, unaware that Bone Breath is a fierce protector. Simu...


  • Ellen and Corey Streater from Terror at the Zoo and Horror at the Haunted House continue their adventures at a county fair. While chasing a pickpocket, Corey and Ellen wander into the River of Fear ride where they soon discover they are the ones bein...


  • Best friends Rosie and Kayo enter their cats in the local show--but someone steals Rosie's cat Webster and some super sleuthing is required. From the author of Nightmare Mountain and Terror at the Zoo. Simultaneous....


  • A GHOST OF A CHANCE It was a job any kid would kill for: to play a role in the Historical Society's Haunted House Halloween fundraising event. Ellen Streater was thrilled to play Joan of Arc, burning at the stake. It was for a good cause -- to ben...



  • Watching over his forgetful Grandma Ruth on the night of a murder and bank robbery, T. J. encounters a menacing stranger whom T. J. convinces to take him hostage in order to protect his grandmother. Reprint....


  • RUN FOR YOUR LIFE! Ellen and Corey Streater couIdn't have asked for a better birthday present -- an overnight camp-out at the zoo. But their dream gift becomes a nightmare when darkness falls. No one comes and they're locked in with the most danger...


  • Run for your life!It should have been a "dream" trip.Instead, Molly Neuman's vacation on her Aunt and Uncle's llama ranch in the wilderness of Washington becomes a nightmare.Cousin Glendon hates her on sight.Then Aunt Karen falls ill and is taken to ...


  • When Kit Hathaway makes a mistake, she doesn't fool around.Upset about losing the lead in the school play and problems with her obnoxious stepfather, Kit impulsively steals a gold bracelet from a fancy department store. And promptly gets caught.Sudde...


  • After nearly drowning in Pinecone Lake, thirteen-year-old Willow begins experiencing strange visions that lead her to believe that she led a former life in Egypt. By the author of Nightmare Mountain. Reprint....




  • When Katie Osborne goes to visit her new friend Shannon Lindstrom, a stranger says Shannon's at her piano lesson. The next day Shannon is reported missing and Katie is the victim of a hit-and-run driver. Katie doesn't realize that she's the only one ...