Thirteen-year-old Bonnie has a feeling of foreboding on the very day that her six-year-old brother, Matt, and their dog, Pookie, are abducted, and she becomes involved in a major search effort as well as a frightening adventure.
This story revolves around the theme of how Warren and Betsy save themselves and Ellie before the deadly blizzard forever traps all three in ice.
Bone Breath shot out from behind the car where she and Kayo hid and began barking at the vandals who were demolishing the school statue. Rosie tried to rescue Bone Breath, only to be caught by the vandals herself!
Ellen receives a spirit message during a séance at the county fair, warning that her brother Corey is in danger and that she must rescue him.
Katie meets Shannon on her first day of school. The next day, Katie learns that her new friend has been kidnapped! Then Katie is struck by a mysterious hit-and-run driver. Can the girls keep their wits and save themselves from a deadly stranger?
Frantically Rosie threw herself from the moving truck and ran into the desert, chased by the kidnapper who had just snatched her best friend, Kayo Benton. Rosie was running for her life, determined to save herself and rescue Kayo at any cost...
While trying to find a new home for Mrs. Tallie's cat, Care Club members Rosie and Kayo discover that their elderly neighbor may be the victim of a horrifying plot to do her harm.
Twelve-year-old Megan does not realize that feeding a group of feral cats living in a field near her house will involve her as a witness to a traffic accident and in the dangerous plan of an unstable criminal.
When an earthquake hits the isolated island in northern California where his family had been camping, twelve-year-old Jonathan Palmer must find a way to keep himself, his partially paralyzed younger sister, and their dog alive until help arrives.
Kyle and BeeBee are excited about vacationing on the Oregon coast. Though they find a tsunami warning interesting, they don't really believe that they will have to take the steps to protect their lives that it teaches them.
The autobiography of Peg Kehret, the author of numerous books for young people, describing her childhood bout with polio, how she became a writer, family relationships, and the importance of writing in her life.
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 a dog in need? With the dog living in their secret hideout, the boys face multiple challenges, including a mysterious ghost dog that tries to lead them to a startling secret, Andrew's snoopy sister, and the escalating threats of the dog's abusive owner. The fast-paced suspense builds to a surprising conclusion, which will leave young readers cheering for Rusty's compassion and determination.
Doll museum robbed! Kayo Benton and Rosie Saunders race to the museum to check on their favorite dolls. Everything seems okay. But the keys to the display cases are missing. Someone or something is watching them.
Apprehensive about spending the summer in Washington State with his Aunt Ethel when his parents get an overseas job, twelve-year-old Josh soon finds adventure when he meets the ghost of a coal miner.
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 Chicago, he can barely believe the terrible truth. He has no mother, no father, no home. Suddenly the impossible happens -- again -- as the train crashes in a blaze of fire, twisted metal, and screaming people. Jeremy staggers off, wandering aimlessly.He finds a deserted cabin in the woods, which seems to be just waiting for him. He thinks he can hide out and escape form the grief of his past and his future with his uncle. Instead, Jeremy faces more danger than he bargained for when he discovers evidence of bear poachers. When he hears gun shot at night, Jeremy decides to leave his refuge and put his own life at stake in a desperate race to unmask the villains and save the bears.
The Historical Society is raising money to turn the old Clayton House into a museum. Ellen and her brother Corey play parts for Halloween in the Historical Haunted House. But Ellen never expects the ghost of Clayton House to emerge.
Thirteen-year-old Ginger becomes the target of a disturbed woman who believes that Ginger is her dead daughter.
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-old pen pal, who lives in Kansas. I write Mrs. Kaplan about everything. Even my secrets. She was the first one I told about my juvenile arthritis. Mrs. Kaplan understands everything. She has arthritis too. I was feeling tired and achy all the time, and discouraged. Then Mrs. Kaplan gave me ideas about running for student council, and though I could barely lift my legs, Frankie made me want to compete in a fun run. Just when I thought my life was a permanent time-out, you'll never believe what happened. . . .
When a nursing home resident witnesses a murder and is abducted by the killer, Care Club members Rosie and Kayo set out to rescue the old man.
Seeking to raise funds to visit his friend back home, Peter Dodge hooks up with Wishbone Wyoming and formulates such fantastic plans as the Great Rubber Duck Race and a couch potatoes club.
Erin Wrenn and her friend David are in trouble as 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 find that the Glitter Tent Circus is one of the worst animal abusers of all.
Determined to find his father and relive their good times, twelve-year-old Spencer takes his cat, slips away from home in Seattle, and sets out for Candlestick Park.
Twelve-year-old Emma Bolton is determined to join her parents on their voyage to France. She'll do anything to escape Aunt Martha and hateful Cousin Odolf. So she disguises herself as a boy and sneaks aboard a vessel she's told is her parents' ship.
A big, jumpy dog who's "hard to handle," a scared little dog who snarls and snaps at everyone, a blind dog who hasn't been house-trained -- all have come to the shelter. What is going to happen to these abandoned animals? Must they be euthanized? Or can they be adopted and live happily ever after? Award-winning author Peg Kehret tells the true stories of eight amazing shelter dogs and how they have changed the lives of the caring, courageous people who love them.
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