Book List in Order:43 titles

  • Morgan's friend Curtis is throwing the birthday party to end all birthday parties. Everyone in third grade will be there. But when Curtis announces that he's going to show Brain Eater, the scariest movie EVER, Morgan is nervous―he doesn't like scar...


  • When first-year film student Spencer O'Toole is asked to make a music video for a band, he leaps at the chance. But Jerry, Spencer's dad, shows up, and somehow the band assumes he's in charge, despite the fact that he has zero background in film. And...


  • Move over, Max and Ruby. Harry and Clare are here to steal the sibling spotlight! Harry and Clare are stuck at home for their spring break. No exotic locations, no plane trips, no exciting plans. So they make their own fun: the living room becomes Ma...


  • A detective story with as many laughs as there are twists and turns, from award-winning author Ted Staunton! In the beginning, it was simple: I wanted to be a detective, and I needed something to detect. Thirteen-year-old Duncan lives with his unconv...


  • How can you liven up a boring camping trip with your grandpa and your younger brother? Spencer has the answer: lose the new cell phone you weren't supposed to bring with you. Add a War of 1812 reenactment, a student film crew, an old flame of Grandpa...


  • Morgan is left out of the loop when everyone at school begins bringing their M8Y Game Wizards to school, linking up online with one another and playing at recess and lunch. Charlie lets Morgan use his M8Y every now and then, but clearly you''re not c...


  • When his brother Bunny vanishes from the Toronto City Hall skating rink, Spencer, a budding filmmaker, finds himself plunged into the stuff of movie thrillers: kidnapping, terrorists, intrigue, a missing document, a world-famous pop star, disguises, ...


  • Morgan doesn't like to skate, and he's determined not to learn. What he really wants to do is go to see Monster Truck-A-Rama with Charlie. Aldeen is not impressed since Morgan already agreed to go to Princesses on Ice with her. Can Morgan keep everyo...


  • Following the demise of his first band, Ace has started a duo called Two with Lisa, a girl he has a huge crush on. As Ace and Lisa get serious about their music, Denny, Ace's hapless friend, tries to help out by filming their every move so that he ca...






  • Danny has survived everything life has thrown at him: being abandoned at birth, multiple abusive foster homes, life as a con man in training. But when his latest "protector" dies suddenly, Danny has to think fast or he'll be back in foster care again...


  • When Morgan meets his friend Charlie's golden retriever pup, he is a little envious and a little allergic. But he would really like a pet. Finally Morgan and his parents come home with an albino rat. Morgan doesn't really like Snowdrop, but his pesky...


  • Spencer loves movies, but real life is boring, right? When his late grandfather's will reveals the tasks he wants his grandsons to undertake, Spencer thinks he got screwed. He's not going to France or Spain or Africa. He's not even getting a cool tat...


  • Morgan doesn't like the new kid, Curtis, who can juggle, do karate and play guitar, and loves to brag about it. But some of the kids in his class are impressed, especially when Curtis teases Aldeen, the Queen of Mean—who isn't even mean back! Does ...


  • At a Battle of the Bands event, Ace and his best friend Denny notice that girls like musicians, no matter how dorky the dudes might be. Having, so far, been severely challenged when it comes to meeting girls, they decide to start a band. Ace discover...


  • p>It's Morgan's birthday, and all he wants is Charlie's Thunderbolt Dune Racer. Aldeen snags it first from a yard sale, and Morgan gets mad. Really mad. Morgan's birthday brings him a surprise gift, and a lesson in friendship. Morgan and the Dune Rac...


  • Morgan is not pleased when his parents sign him up to play floor hockey at the community center; he stinks at hockey and it's no fun. So when Aldeen Hummel, the Godzilla of Grade Three and a good hockey player, is unhappily signed up for piano lesson...


  • Sam Foster is the hero of this YA comic novel by Ted Staunton. He's six foot four, and over his high school years has adopted the Slouch - an attempt to draw less attention to himself in crucial situations. In school, for example, or when walking wi...


  • Morgan's best friend Charlie urges him to try the GraviTwirl ride at the Fall Fair. But Morgan is focused on the huge contender he has grown for the Perfect Pumpkin contest. That is, until Aldeen Hummel, the Godzilla of Grade Three, drops it!Morgan c...


  • Morgan's keen to play when he signs up for the soccer team-but unfortunately so is Aldeen Hummel, the Godzilla of Grade Three. Morgan takes it easy on the field, but Aldeen is a maniac, playing hard and dirty and getting way too many penalties. To ma...


  • Morgan is delighted to have the lead role in The Frog Prince even if he has to kiss Aldeen, the Godzilla of Grade Three, to turn into a prince. They both agree smooching is gross. Despite Aldeen's threats and Morgan's overreacting they manage to crea...


  • All the kids in Morgan's class are itching to go to the zoo—all except Aldeen Hummel, the Godzilla of Grade Three. Aldeen didn't bring her eight dollars, and now she's not allowed to go. When Morgan sees Aldeen looking in the teacher's desk, he sus...


  • Morgan's not a great camper. But that's not going to stop him from bragging to his friends about his family's upcoming camping trip. Unfortunately, Aldeen Hummel thinks camping sounds great, and she tricks Morgan and his family into taking her along....


  • Morgan has to spend all of one Saturday with Aldeen Hummel, the Godzilla of Grade Three, so they can make a log cabin for their project. Morgan is upset because he is sure she has taken his Commander Crunch action figure and hidden it from him. Once ...


  • Morgan has to spend all of one Saturday with Aldeen Hummel, the Godzilla of Grade Three, so they can make a log cabin for their project. Morgan is upset because he is sure she has taken his Commander Crunch action figure and hidden it from him. Once ...


  • Having a paper route is a lot more work than Morgan cares to take on. His parents helped him into it so he would have some money for a video game that he wants. Things get easier when he persuades Charlie to do some of the delivery, in exchange for c...


  • Sounding Off is award-winning children's author Ted Staunton's 24th book, and his first for a young adult audience. Featuring the town of Hope Springs, home of his popular Monkey Mountain novels and Hope Springs a Leak, Sounding Off is a skillfully w...


  • When Morgan starts swimming lessons, he has lots of problems to deal with. There is the towel flicking and the slimy floor in the change room. There's the jiggles in his tummy he needs to cover up with his t-shirt and the scary possibility that his s...



  • When Morgan meets his friend Charlie's golden retriever pup, he is a little envious and a little allergic. But he would really like a pet. Finally Morgan and his parents come home with an albino rat. Morgan doesn't really like Snowdrop, but his pesky...






  • Second Banana gets under the skin of a kid who isn't always sure of himself and who tries hard to fit in. In the process of admiring other kids' abilities, however, Ryan may discover that he has few of his own to appreciate. ...


  • Janice (who really wants to be known as "Greer") is a little overweight and more than a little bossy when it comes to struggling to be heard at O.P. Doberman School in Hope Springs. Her self-confidence isn't helped by the fact that her parents are s...


  • Jeff quietly does his school work, dresses quietly, has a few strong friendships, and is mostly unobtrusive. So when the Evil Girl Group - or the rotten EGGs - decide to make Jeff a target for their teasing, life takes a decidedly bad turn. Also, th...


  • Travis Bee is the youngest of three sons of Reverend Bee, one of the town's most respected citizens. There are no lengths to which Travis won't go to attract attention to himself whether it's spraying the Sunday morning congregation with his water b...


  • Sam can't help it -- he's in love with his Grade 6 teacher. The trouble is, his friend Darryl is in love with her, too. But Sam's also up to his ears in other worries: how to win the annual Hope Springs a Leak river race and how to get the town's on...


  • The Monkey Mountain Monster finds Lindsey a reluctant day-camper, partly because most of the kids come from another school in her town of Hope Springs, but mostly because of mouthy Mona, who's a put-down artist extraordinaire and who's never without...


  • In Two False Moves Nick can't shake off classroom competition from Lindsey, who soon becomes his arch enemy. For one thing, she hogs all the show-and-tell time. Not only that but she gets to be message monitor and she's chosen to sit with Ralph the b...


  • When Michael fills his sandbox with water one morning and then jumps rights in, Puddleman is born. Puddleman loves playing in the mud-especially after he's scared off the Glassgrinder twins and made the nosy lady next door feel faint. But when Puddl...


  • Morgan loves everything about birthdays-presents, party food, cakes, games-and is sure that nothing can spoil his upcoming birthday. Nothing, that is, but Aldeen Hummel, the Godzilla of Grade Three. When Morgan's mom makes him invite Aldeen to his bi...


  • Morgan is signed up for soccer. His troubles begin when Aldeen Hummel, the Godzilla of Grade Three, finds him practising with a soccer ball. She signs up too and she plays hard, too hard. She gets too many penalties for the team and everyone blames M...


  • When Morgan's best friend Charlie tells him a secret he swears he can keep one. But then Morgan is assigned Aldeen Hummel, the Godzilla of Grade 3, as his science partner and the trouble begins. Aldeen makes everyone nervous and Morgan is no exceptio...


  • On the first day of the new year at Morgan's new school, he wears new everything--even new underwear. He might as well have a sign on his forehead that says "New Kid." So he needs new friends above all, but starts the day by crossing Aldeen Hummel, t...



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    In this hilarious, new series, four ordinary kids are about to learn that they are on deck. . . to save the world!If you could have any superpower, what would you choose? How about the ability to move things with your mind? But what if concentration ...