Book List:51 titles
  • This chapter book based on PBS's popular TV show "Martha Speaks" features two back-to-school stories, plus a glossary and activities. In the first story, T. D. adds Martha's name to the substitute teacher list at Wagstaff Elementary, but not even...


  • hen Carolina starts Carolina's Town Crier, a newspaper with a kids' (and dogs')-eye view of the goings-on in Wagstaff City, the whole gang wants to be reporters! Read two stories about the ins and outs of news reporting in this book: First, Martha an...


  • When Martha the talking dog learns that her person Helen’s extended family is coming for Thanksgiving, she decides to invite her own long-lost mother and siblings...if she can find them! Each dog was adopted separately and Martha has no idea where ...


  • Rah rah grrr! We're the fighting fur! The Wagstaff Dogs have lost every game this season. Until Martha finds them the perfect coach . . . Carolina! She knows all the plays and can handle a football like a pro. But football just doesn't go with her...


  • Martha the talking dog loves rolling in garbage. Martha's family loves Martha, but they DO NOT like how she smells! Finally, Dad puts his foot down: Until Martha takes a bath, she is not allowed in the house. When will their showdown over the freedom...


  • Nothing turns a backyard camp-out from yawn to "Yowza!" like a few scary stories. When their repertoire of shadow puppets is exhausted, Martha (the talking dog from PBS’s hit TV show Martha Speaks)and her friends decide to share some science-fictio...


  • Hypothesis: "It’s easier being a dog than being a human." This seems pretty safe to say, but the notion is put to the test in this funny, action-packed, full-color chapter book based on the PBS show Martha Speaks. When Carolina is turned into a dog...


  • Wagstaff City’s Go Green Go-Cart Race is one week away, and Martha (the talking dog) and Helen decide to build a solar-powered go-cart. T. D. and Alice build a wind-powered go-cart, and it looks like Ronald and Reginald’s is powered by goldfish -...


  • Martha gets herself into all sorts of sticky situations, from competing with a robot dog to getting zapped into Helen’s computer. The question is, will she always be able to talk her way out of them? These six full-color comic book adventure storie...






  • Wagstaff City is in trouble, and it’s time for Martha to break out her doggie detective skills in this full-color, two-part Martha Speaks chapter book. First, she becomes a patrol dog for a day and exposes some smugglers of infested rutabagas that ...


  • What is Martha’s favorite food? Anything on your plate! One of the best things about being able to talk is telling jokes. Depending on the joke, anyway! This joke book, created with the early reader in mind, is packed with pet-themed humor, fro...


  • Helen is down in the dumps when her drawing doesn't win an art competition, so her mom decides to bake a cake to cheer her up. But when a last-minute order comes in at the flower shop, the family dogs Martha and Skits, decide to take over Mom's dutie...


  • Martha can't believe that Helen and Alice are making such a fuss about the new kitten in the neighborhood. Everyone knows that cats, even kittens, are not to be tolerated. But when the sweet and gentle kitty starts making googly eyes at Martha and fo...


  • Martha takes center stage in these two funny tales about what it means to be in a play! First, Helen must play Halley's Comet in her school's solar system play -- but she has to learn to use her gifts and overcome her stage fright! Then, everyone's...


  • When Helen and Martha help T.D. write a comic book for his science project, they suddenly find themselves written into the story! Spacedog Martha tries to evade the pesky spacecats and their radioactive hairballs, while Commander Helen leads a missio...


  • Martha worries that her recent bouts of bad luck might be contagious! Uh-oh. Martha walked under a ladder -- and then she broke a mirror -- so now she thinks she's jinxed! Helen tries to explain that all the accidents are just coincidence. But whe...


  • Martha learns that thieves are trying to steal Granny's secret alphabet soup recipe, and it's up to her to stop them! Martha -- a.k.a. agent K9-002 -- is on a secret mission to expose the criminals trying to steal Granny Flo's soup formula. But th...


  • Martha and friends must save Skits after he slides onto thin ice during a snow-day hockey game. Skits is terrified of hockey pucks, but why? Helen recounts the unforgettable snowday hockey game at the root of his fear. Back when Skits was just a p...


  • Martha's family and Skits are going out west on vacation, and Martha doesn't want to be left behind. But that cargo hold where dogs have to travel sounds scary. Martha has to prove that she's no scaredydog if she wants to go on the trip. After they a...


  • For Martha and the other dogs in town, Saturday-night fireworks are the worst part of summer -- they are so scary to canines with their sensitive ears! Crabby Mrs. Demson couldn't agree more. In fact, she's collecting signatures for a petition to ban...


  • Alice and Helen plan to go camping to earn their Junior Gophers badges. When Ronald finds out, he warns them about Big Minnie, a mythical monster who lives in the woods. Undeterred, the campers set off. After all, everybody knows Big Minnie’s imagi...


  • It’s the pool party of the season! Every kid in town is going, especially with temperatures at an all-time high. But after Alice mistakes sun bronzer for sun block, Martha, Helen, and friends try to find a way for Alice to still go to the party and...


  • Helen and friends decide to make homemade valentines for each other. But when everybody’s art supplies begin disappearing, they start to suspect each other. Can Martha sniff out the culprit of the stolen supplies before their sweet holiday mood goe...


  • The president and his family are looking for a dog to live in the White House. Martha knows the perfect dog for the job, and makes an informative call to the White House. But when the president finds out about Martha’s speaking ability he wants her...


  • Martha has to make a flower delivery to a supposedly haunted house. But who ordered the flowers? Is someone fixing up the house? Or was it truly a ghost Martha saw in the spooky darkness? Whoever or whatever it was, Martha knows she has to follow and...


  • After being excluded from Helen’s family-tree school project because she isn’t a human family member, Martha decides to get in touch with her own roots. What better way to do that than to live in the wild like her wolf ancestors? Martha succeeds ...


  • When Martha's family brings her home from the pound as a puppy, she barks and woofs like any other dog. But after Helen feeds her a bowl of alphabet soup, Martha begins to speak! As readers meet Martha and her family, they'll soon learn how fun and c...


  • At long last here is the story of how Martha and Helen met, as told by Martha in her own words. Her puppy days included some dark times as a doggy criminal after she was adopted by a sneaky thief and her accomplice. After a series of criminal mishaps...


  • When TD brings Martha and Skits a new chew toy, the two dogs can’t seem to stop fighting over who gets to play with it. Helen soon makes them watch a video (for babies!) about sharing and even threatens to take it away unless they can reach an agre...






  • Two mysteries in one book! At Alice's birthday party, somebody - or some animal - has ruined the birthday cake. Facing accusations from Alice's brother and his cat, Nelson (Martha's nemesis), Martha proclaims her innocence in spite of overwhelming ca...


  • Martha is visiting a farm for the first time. Along with learning new words, Martha loves to learn new skills so she volunteers to help out with the chores. But who knew that would mean rising before the sun? And how was she supposed to know the shee...


  • Martha always seems to do the wrong thing around Grandma Lucille, like saying the wrong thing at the wrong time or treading on her favorite hat! To prove that she really is a considerate dog, Martha decides to find something extra special for Grandma...


  • Martha is suprised when her friend Truman wants to run away and invites her to come along. While Martha is always up for an adventure, she knows there's more to the story. She soon learns he's afraid of going to his softball game the next day because...


  • Bubbles or not, Martha realizes that having to take a bath isn't so bad when compared to losing her collar and ending up at the local animal shelter! After a failed escape attempt and a heartfelt reunion with her family, Martha declares that she won'...


  • In True Magic Families, one person of each generation is born with the gift of real magic. Lulu could never inherit this gift because she was adopted. Then she discovers an old hat in her uncle’s costume trunk, and suddenly finds herself on a magic...


  • Justine is the smallest kid at school. Everyone calls her just Teenie. Nothing seems to fit her, not her clothes, her house, or the rides at the carnival. Then she meets the mysterious Madame Flora and is granted her wish to grow. The surprising resu...


  • Martha’s family has a little surprise for her—a puppy. Martha’s world is turned topsy-turvy as she attempts to adjust to Skits, the exuberant, unabashed addition to the household.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 3/21/2011Pages: 48...


  • Poor Margaret is waking up to another bad day. Ever since her parents died, her brother and sister have made her sweep the floors, chop the wood, cook the meals, feed the pigs, and anything else they can think to demand. Selfish, mean, and twice as b...


  • What do people really want from a dog? When Otis Weaselgraft opens up his Perfect Pup Institute, promising to train even the most drooling, barking, scratching, squirrel-chasing dog to be perfectly obedient in only three steps, Martha smells a rat. S...


  • Martha loves her daily walks. She enjoys sniffing and scratching with her pals down by the hydrant. But today something is different. A house down the street has been sold, the for sale sign replaced by a new sign - Beware of Dog! Always curious, Mar...


  • An afternoon boating excursion goes terribly awry when Harry drops his oars and the tide takes him and his little yellow boat out to sea. A storm washes him ashore on an island with nothing but sand and rocks and one windblown tree. Hungry, Harry hop...


  • Life is full of surprises for the rat who gets turned into a coachman by Cinderella’s fairy godmother. Susan Meddaugh uses her wit and animated artwork to give a hilarious new take on an old tale in this story of an ordinary rat caught in extraordi...


  • "I'm taking you out for Father's Day," Susie tells Dad. "First we'll go for lunch." "Good," Dad says. "May I drive?" "Certainly," Susie says. She chooses the restaurant, and pretty soon Dad can see that she's filled this special day with treats--trea...


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    Something's wrong with Martha, the talking dog! She has eaten her daily bowl of alphabet soup, but when she opens her mouth to speak, strange sounds come out instead of words. Fortunately her nose still works, and she follows it to the source of the ...


  • Martha's back and this time she's talking up a storm on the telephone! When she wins a free weekend for her and her family at the Come-On-Inn, the trouble really begins.Book Details:Format: Publication Date: 8/26/1996Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 4 and...










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    Wolf thinks his porch is the best place in the world until one day his friend Bird says, “How do you know? You’ve never been anyplace else.” This question inspires the wolf to sell his house and travel the world. Eventually his journey bri...