Book List in Order:50 titles

  • When a distant storm knocks out the power at his high school, Cam and his friends head out for burgers. On their way back to pick up Cam's little brother, Peter, at the bus stop, they are caught up in the middle of a deadly tornado. Cam manages to su...


  • Priscilla lives in an alley behind a restaurant. Her best friend, Rosy, lives across the gutter near an ice cream store. One Sunday evening, Priscilla promises Rosy to visit her first thing in the morning to work on a new puzzle. Then, Prisilla is in...


  • Priscilla is an alley rat who just wants to dance but her home is too small. She needs space! One day, while searching for a new home, she hears music and follows the sound of Tchaikovsky to Madame Genevieve's dance studio where children are taking a...


  • Cassandra Jovanovich has finally found a home where she feels she belongs. All she wants to do is forget her past and pursue her dream of becoming an actress. But her new friend, Leanna Mets, “the most annoying person she has ever met,” wants to ...


  • The Cuddles Club series of books revolve around a group of children who live on Willow Lane. Alli, Ella, Harley, Manik and Giarldo are all going to kindergarten together and sharing the usual ups and downs of childhood. Each of them have their favori...


  • The Cuddles Club series of books revolve around a group of children who live on Willow Lane. Alli, Ella, Harley, Manik and Giarldo are all going to kindergarten together and sharing the usual ups and downs of childhood. Each of them have their favori...


  • When Charlotte and her family move to France, there is a lot to adjust to. Because she can't speak French, Charlotte is put in the lowest grade, which she doesn't like. And what she dislikes the most is when Colette, a girl in her class, calls her a ...


  • Dog wants his very own boy. Though Mama warns him that a boy takes a lot of work, Dog is determined to find the perfect boy for him. Dog's search takes him from the pooch spa to the mall to the park, but none of the boys smell quite right. Finally, i...


  • Growing up in the 1960s, Lee Mets knows that it's not easy for a girl to be anything she wants. But she won't let that stop her from her dream of being a writer. Lee's favorite story of all time is Anne of Green Gables, so Lee is thrilled when a real...






  • Bearcub follows his mama wherever she goes. By Mama's side, he discovers how to catch a fish and dig for grubs. With Mama's help, he learns to climb a tree and find honey. One day, Bearcub is exploring the high country when the sky darkens and a stor...


  • A Canadian Children's Book Centre Our Choice 2005 It's bedtime. This little boy is ready to climb the stairs and say goodnight. But Father isn't ready at all. He's afraid of monsters; he doesn't want to be left alone downstairs. This brave lad kno...


  • Sometimes Franklin eats his meals a little too fast. Finding himself with a persistent case of hiccups, Franklin tries every cure to get rid of them. Longer stories, varied sentences, increased vocabulary, more difficult visual clues and some repetit...


  • Franklin is dismayed to discover that his Woodland friends don't like flies, his favorite picnic lunch. This Level 2 first reader contains longer stories, varied sentences, increased vocabulary, more difficult visual clues and some repetition....


  • Storybook fancy meets real experience in a young boy's mischief. Once upon a time there was a room full of treasure guarded by ferocious dragons... or so a young boy pretends as his parents prepare his birthday party. The "treasure" is really a tab...


  • Franklin and his friends are determined to watch and wait for the Pond Phantom to appear. Will they ever get to the bottom of the mystery? This Level 2 first reader contains longer stories, varied sentences, increased vocabulary, more difficult visua...


  • When Franklin trades an old tin flute he found in the basement for a marble, he discovers that the flute was never his to trade.This Level 2 first reader contains longer stories, varied sentences, increased vocabulary, more difficult visual clues and...


  • Sometimes even Franklin can have too many cookies! Includes an easy recipe. This Level 2 first reader contains longer stories, varied sentences, increased vocabulary, more difficult visual clues and some repetition....


  • When Franklin loses a library book, he dons a disguise to hide from Mrs. Goose, and then retraces his steps. This Level 2 first reader contains longer stories, varied sentences, increased vocabulary, more difficult visual clues and some repetition....



  • Franklin is thrilled when he finds a giant pumpkin in his backyard, until he discovers that the competition at this year's fall fair is for the biggest zucchini!...


  • After recovering his mother's lost purse, Franklin decides to put his newfound detective skills to work for his friends. Can he solve the mysterious case of the missing baseball? This Level 2 first reader contains longer stories, varied sentences, in...


  • In this Franklin TV Storybook, Harriet accidentally knocks Goldie's bowl into the river, and the fish swims away. Franklin is unable to forgive Harriet at first, but comes to learn that Harriet misses the fish as much as he does. Franklin learns how ...


  • Franklin wants to enter a contest. Trouble is, he has to find something he can do for five hours without stopping! Bear, Rabbit and Beaver have no trouble finding activities to occupy them, but Franklin's at a loss. He tries jumping up and down, stan...


  • Franklin wants a shiny, red scooter just like his friend Rabbit's, but Franklin doesn't have enough money to buy one. To raise funds, Franklin sets up a lemonade stand and a yard sale --- but still falls short. Then he discovers that Rabbit wants a b...




  • In this Franklin TV Storybook, when his friend Beaver gets a new video game, Franklin becomes addicted. He stops going to soccer practice and he no longer wants to play with his friends. Will Franklin realize that winning points isn't worth losing hi...


  • The two charter members of the Bat Club (Bats and Burglars and Bats out the Window) have to make some money fast. Sam and Simon aren't about to walk dogs or put up a lemonade stand. So the two friends embark on a unique enterprise instead - compost ...


  • In this Franklin TV Storybook, Otter is coming to visit, and Franklin can hardly wait! They are going to slide down the riverbank, race in the pond and play blocks together -- just like old times. But when Otter shows up, Franklin realizes they have ...







  • In this Franklin TV Storybook, our hero loves playing hockey, and he especially loves winning. But when Skunk joins his team, Franklin stops having fun. She can't skate fast or pass the puck. Franklin doesn't want to lose tomorrow's game, but he does...


  • In this Franklin TV Storybook, Franklin can't wait to grow up. He wants to do all the things the big kids do. So when Jack Rabbit invites him along on his paper route, Franklin is thrilled. But working a paper route proves to be a lot harder than Fra...


  • Franklin wants to play "Row, Row, Row Your Boat" on the piano, so he begins taking lessons. He learns the scales, but he would rather play baseball than practice. Will Franklin ever master the song? This Level 2 first reader contains longer stories, ...


  • Franklin has a hat, a cape, a wand and a book of magic tricks. But Franklin cannot disappear. This is a problem because Franklin wants to be a magician. Will Franklin's friends believe he is a real magician? This Level 2 first reader contains longer ...


  • In this Franklin TV Storybook, Franklin and Bear are thrilled to be heading out on a canoe trip with their fathers. They're going to be just like real explorers! But the trek is harder than Franklin expects, and after hours of canoeing and portaging ...



  • In this Franklin TV Storybook, Franklin's parents are going to a party, and Franklin is looking forward to spending time with Granny. Unfortunately, at the last minute, Granny comes down with a cold and isn't well enough to baby-sit. So Franklin's mo...


  • Sam and Simon are saved from the most boring summer ever when a movie crew comes to town! Sam and Simon, intrepid heroes and charter members of The Bat Club (Bats and Burglars, 2000), are back with another hilarious adventure. This time Sam's street ...


  • In this Franklin TV Storybook, our hero's birthday is only a week away and this year he wants to have the best party ever. When he asks his friends what they'd like to do, they all have different ideas. Beaver suggests going to a theme park. Franklin...


  • In this Franklin TV Storybook, it's Earth Day and Mr. Heron is giving away free trees. Franklin can hardly wait to plant a big climbing tree in his backyard. But when Franklin gets to the village square, Mr. Heron hands him a tiny sapling. Disappoint...


  • Sam is not looking forward to the upcoming summer vacation until he meets Simon, the new boy at school. Together they form a club, The Bats, and work together to create secret signals, rituals and everything else a proper secret society requires. Th...


  • In this Franklin TV Storybook, Franklin asks to tend Mr. Mole's garden for a few days, convincing Mr. Mole that he's grown up enough to handle the job. But Franklin forgets, and by the time he remembers, the garden is almost ruined. Franklin feels te...


  • A child describes the circle of her day, allowing us a glimpse into the loving and accepting bond that exists between a mother and child. Starting with breakfast together and followed by grocery shopping and a visit to the park, this lovely picture b...


  • In this Franklin TV Storybook, Bear is upset when Franklin tells a secret that was supposed to be between just the two of them. Franklin feels awful, but no matter how hard he tries to mend their friendship, nothing works --- until Franklin realizes ...


  • When Grandma announces that she is going to Greenland for a year, her family plans a surprise party. Joey confidently helps out cooking, cleaning, and making gifts. "You're too little to help," he tells his brother Alfie. But it is Alfie who comes t...



  • The much-anticipated third and final book in the Jeremiah and Mrs. Ming series is just as captivating and humorous as its predecessors. Mrs. Ming is having a hard time getting to sleep. Each time she begins to relax she hears a cry from Jeremiah's ...


  • This is the sequel to the popular and celebrated Jeremiah and Mrs. Ming, which won several international awards for illustration. Jeremiah now visits Mrs. Ming, his erstwhile babysitter, as she works through her household chores. Jeremiah wants to ...







  • Mrs. Ming, the baby-sitter, is repeatedly confronted by a wide-awake Jeremiah, who explains in imaginative terms his familiar dilemma of not being able to get to sleep. Mrs. Ming, who is interrupted reading the Financial News, practising her ballet ...