Book List in Order: 12 titles

  • In early April, as Owen and his sister search the hickories, oaks, and dogwoods for returning birds, a huge group of birds leaves the misty mountain slopes of the Yucatan peninsula for the 600-mile flight across the Gulf of Mexico to their summer nes...


  • A coin.A friendship.A fast car.And a girl with a secret.Author Sneed B. Collard III puts them together to create the heart-pounding sequel to Double Eagle.Two summers after Mike and Kyle uncovered a pair of priceless $20 gold pieces in a Civil War fo...


  • Thanks to a mysterious combination of events, a dog named Sophie travels from the year 1926 to the present, where she follows a boy Sam home from school. Through a bit of sleuthing, Sam and his outspoken grandfather Horace discover the old neighborho...


  • After recovering the governor of Montana’s famous dog, Cat, in The Governor’s Dog is Missing, twelve-year-old sleuths Slate Stephens and Daphne McSweeney head to the infamous Montana ghost town of Bannack. While their geologist dads prospect for ...


  • What do you do when Montana’s biggest mysteries land in your lap? If you’re Slate Stephens and Daphne McSweeney, you get busy solving them. With geologist dads who haul them around the state, the twelve-year-old detectives have a knack for encoun...


  • The year is 1862. The Skink, a Confederate ship, is attacked by Union forces and sinks off the Alabama coast in the Gulf of Mexico. Although the ship was rumored to be carrying newly minted gold coins, no trace of the wreck and not even a single piec...


  • As wildfires threaten his home, his stepfather’s livelihood, and the raptors he has come to love, Luther struggles to resolve the conflicts in his community and the ones inside himself.The town of Heartwood, Montana is burning out of control. Stoke...


  • Thirteen-year-old Guy tries to make the best of a difficult situation with the help of his beloved dog and a new friend.Montana is a long way from California. Guy and his mother have moved in with his grandfather after his father’s “unannounced d...


  • Amy and her mother look for a very special butterfly while attending the annual Fourth of July Butterfly Count at a prairie restoration site, in a story that includes factual information about butterflies and how to attract and watch them....






  • This whimsical and intriguing picture book explores the different roles of fatherhood in the animal kingdom. Readers will learn about various animal dads and their many different parenting skills: baby-sitting - an emperor penguin dad watches over th...



  • Did you know that laughing is the hyena's way of communicating with its family? Or that the bats that inhabit Asia and Africa help rain forests to grow by spreading tree seeds? CREEPY CREATURES explores some of the reasons behind what animals do and ...