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By Laura Scott. 2021
With her K-9 partner&’s help,can they protect her infant niece? Positive her sister isn&’t involved in a theft ring as…the police believe, State Trooper Helena Maddox and her K-9 partner must find her twin before local cop Everett Brand does. But when the niece Helena didn&’t know existed is left on Everett&’s doorstep, they all become targets. Now, working with Everett is Helena&’s only option to keep the baby safe and prove her sister&’s innocence…ALASKA K-9 UNITFrom Love Inspired Suspense: Courage. Danger. Faith.Alaska K-9 UnitBook 1: Alaskan Rescue by Terri ReedBook 2: Wilderness Defender by Maggie K. BlackBook 3: Undercover Mission by Sharon DunnBook 4: Tracking Stolen Secrets by Laura ScottBook 5: Deadly Cargo by Jodie BaileyBook 6: Arctic Witness by Heather WoodhavenBook 7: Yukon Justice by Dana Mentink
By Cam Higgins. 2021
In the charming fifth book of the Good Dog series, Bo learns to swim with his family!One hot summer day,…Bo and his family decide to cool off. They take Bo to a swimming hole on their farm. But Bo hasn&’t gone swimming before. Can he learn how in time to join in on the fun? With easy-to-read language and illustrations on almost every page, the Good Dog chapter books are perfect for beginning readers.
By Julia London. 2020
An accidental dog swap unleashes an unexpected love match in this new romantic comedy from New York Times bestselling author Julia London.…Carly Kennedy's life is in a spiral. She is drowning in work, her divorced parents are going through their midlife crises, and somehow Carly's sister convinces her to foster Baxter--a basset hound rescue with a bad case of the blues. When Carly comes home late from work one day to discover that the dog walker has accidentally switched out Baxter for another perkier, friendlier basset hound, she has reached the end of her leash. When Max Sheffington finds a depressed male basset hound in place of his cheerful Hazel, he is bewildered. But when cute, fiery Carly arrives on his doorstep, he is intrigued. He was expecting the dog walker, not a pretty woman with firm ideas about dog discipline. And Carly was not expecting a handsome, bespectacled man to be feeding her dog mac and cheese. Baxter is besotted with Hazel, and Carly realizes she may have found the key to her puppy&’s happiness. For his sake, she starts to spend more time with Hazel and Max, until she begins to understand the appeal of falling for your polar opposite.
By Ross Burach. 2020
Pick a book. Grow a Reader!This series is part of Scholastic's early reader line, Acorn, aimed at children who are…learning to read. With easy-to-read text, a short-story format, plenty of humor, and full-color artwork on every page, these books will boost reading confidence and fluency. Acorn books plant a love of reading and help readers grow!Autumn leaves are falling, and that means it's time for Bumble and Bee to paint pumpkins and help Froggy make a special apple pie. But when the air turns frosty, Froggy decides it's time to find a quiet place to settle in for the winter. Can Bumble and Bee and their zany antics tempt Froggy into one more cozy adventure?
By Jennifer Swender, Paul DuBois Jacobs. 2020
Mack Rhino is a private detective—who just so happens to be a rhinoceros—in this silly, fun-to-read Aladdin QUIX chapter book…that&’s perfect for emerging readers!Mack Rhino is a private eye who has just finished solving his 99th case. With his trusty sidekick, Redd Oxpeck by his side (or on his back) he&’s about to embark on his 100th. There&’s a big race in town, but all the runners are missing the laces to their sneakers! Who&’s run off with the goods, and why?
By Jennifer Swender, Paul DuBois Jacobs. 2020
Mack Rhino—a private detective, who just happens to be a rhinoceros—uncovers sugary secrets in this second mystery of this silly,…fun-to-read Aladdin QUIX chapter book series that&’s perfect for emerging readers!Mack Rhino is a private eye who has just finished solving his 100th case and is ready to embark on his 101st with his trusty sidekick, Redd Oxpeck. A new candy cart in town is stealing business from other sweets shops, and surrounding establishments have had their alarms go off, only for nothing to appear to be missing. Does Mack have a new case on his hands or just a bunch of false alarms?
By Joan Holub, Suzanne Williams. 2020
Join little Artemis for a sweet, Wizard of Oz–inspired adventure in this fourth Little Goddess Girls story—part of the Aladdin…QUIX line!All Artemis wants is the gift of courage. There are a lot of scary things out there! With the help of her new friends—Athena, Persephone, and Aphrodite—Artemis hopes she can ask the super-duper-powerful Zeus to help her be a little less afraid. But the mean green girl, Medusa, has other plans. Can Artemis dig deep, be brave, and help her friends find their way to Sparkle City? With the help of some animals who aren&’t what they seem, Artemis just might end up being an unexpected hero!
By Lyla Lee. 2020
Fresh off the Boat meets Junie B. Jones in this third novel in an adorable chapter book series about Mindy…Kim, a young Asian American girl who wants a puppy for her birthday!All Mindy Kim has ever wanted is a puppy of her very own. After all, having all the toy dog plushies in the world isn&’t quite the same thing as a real one! She wants a dog to take on walks, teach tricks, and cuddle with. She knows she has what it takes to be the perfect pet owner, and she thinks a dog would be a perfect gift for her upcoming birthday. But her dad isn&’t so sure she&’s ready for the big responsibility. Can Mindy prove to her dad that she can handle a new addition to the Kim household?
By Lyla Lee. 2020
Fresh Off the Boat meets Junie B. Jones in this first novel in an adorable new chapter book series about…Mindy Kim, a young Asian American girl who is starting a snack business! <P><P>Mindy Kim just wants three things: 1. A puppy! 2. To fit in at her new school 3. For her dad to be happy again <P><P>But, getting all three of the things on her list is a lot trickier than she thought it would be. On her first day of school, Mindy’s school snack of dried seaweed isn’t exactly popular at the lunch table. Luckily, her new friend, Sally, makes the snacks seem totally delicious to Mindy’s new classmates, so they decide to start the Yummy Seaweed Business to try and raise money for that puppy! <P><P>When another student decides to try and sabotage their business, Mindy loses more than she bargained for—and wonders if she’ll ever fit in. Will Mindy be able to overcome her uncertainty and find the courage to be herself?
By Emily Ecton. 2020
Ocean’s Eleven meets The Secret Life of Pets in this hilarious and delightfully illustrated novel following a ragtag group of…pets who will do whatever it takes to avoid being sent to the pound. <p><p> Butterbean knew she wasn’t always a good dog. Still, she’d never considered herself a BAD dog—until the morning that her owner, Mrs. Food, fell in the hallway. Admittedly the tile was slipperier than usual, mostly because Butterbean had just thrown up on it. Now Butterbean and her fellow pets have to come up with a grand plan to support themselves in case Mrs. Food is unable to keep taking care of them. When they discover a mysterious man in their building who seems to have lots of loot, they plan a heist. Oscar the mynah bird is the brains of the operation. Walt the cat has the necessary slyness and slink. Marco and Polo are the reconnaissance rats. And Butterbean...well, no one would ever suspect a cute little wiener dog, right? Can these animal friends can pull off the heist of the century?
By Robert Quackenbush. 2020
World-famous duck-tective Miss Mallard&’s trip to Paris gets complicated in this engaging Aladdin QUIX mystery.Miss Mallard is in Paris to…visit an old friend and becomes involved in one of the most terrifying cases of her career: the disappearance of a star performer and the long-ago theft of a fabulous jewel!
By Robert Quackenbush. 2019
World-famous duck-tective Miss Mallard’s ski vacation is a bust when she finds herself on the tail of a bundled-up bandit…in this engaging Aladdin QUIX mystery.When the police are baffled by an eerie robbery, Miss Mallard interrupts her ski vacation in the Alps to track down a burglar who has been stealing all the ski masks!
By Rachele Alpine. 2021
Lauren and her three BFFs find creative ways to help shelter dogs get adopted in this first installment of the…relatable and empowering The Invincible Girls Club chapter book series—featuring backmatter with profiles on real-life animal activists!Lauren is a huge dog lover and is over-the-moon excited when she gets to go to the local shelter to read to the dogs. While there, she learns that the older dogs are often not adopted, so she and her friends set out to find them homes. Together, Lauren, Ruby, Myka, and Emelyn create a brilliant event, where attendees can eat delicious cupcakes while meeting adoptable dogs. But on the big day, it seems like everything goes upside down. Can the girls save the event and make sure their four-legged friends get a chance at their fur-ever homes?
By Sarah KilBride. 2014
Princess Evie goes to a riding camp in the Cloud Kingdom in this second book in an enchanting new chapter…book series about a princess, her stable full of ponies, and the amazing adventures they share.In this enchanting story Evie and Diamond are invited to take part in a riding camp high up in the Cloud Kingdom. Can Evie and her new friends help a runaway unicorn and its rider find their way home before a storm arrives?
By Allison Gutknecht. 2021
The Critter Club meets Animal Planet&’s Amanda to the Rescue in this tale of three furry friends living at an…animal shelter in this sweet, fun-to-read Aladdin QUIX chapter book that&’s perfect for emerging readers!Mitzy is so excited to have a weekend away from Whiskers Down the Lane Animal Shelter! That is, until she leaves her purple ball behind, and her three best buddies, Luna, Gus, and Buttons, make it their mission to reunite Mitzy with her favorite toy. Will the pet pals succeed in bringing Mitzy and her ball—and their friend group—together again?
By Robert Quackenbush. 2019
World-famous duck-tective Miss Mallard crosses snowy scenery to track down a captured canine in this engaging Aladdin QUIX mystery.Miss Mallard…has been invited to Alaska to launch the annual dogsled races! But the day before the big event, a dognapping takes place. With snowshoes strapped to her flippers, Miss Mallard follows the trail across the frozen glaciers. Will she discover the dognapper in time?
By Sarah KilBride. 2014
Princess Evie and her pony go on a magical journey in this first book in an enchanting new chapter book…series about a princess, her stable full of ponies, and the amazing adventures they share.Princess Evie is worried about making friends as she joins a new class at school. But her mind is soon put to rest with the help of her magic pony, Willow. Evie and Willow go exploring and find an enchanted forest where they meet a group of forest fairies. Evie makes friends with Arwen, who needs her help rescuing a baby hedgehog. Could their act of kindness lead them to discover a secret fairy treasure?
By Cat Min. 2021
Willow is shy. VERY shy.Her home is in an abandoned mailbox, and she'd rather stay put. Outside kids scream and…soccer balls collide, trees look like monsters, and rain is noisy in a scary kind of way. It's much nicer to stay inside, drawing. But then a young boy drops a letter in Willow's mailbox: it's a note to the moon asking for a special favor. Willow knows that if she doesn't brave the world outside, the letter will never be delivered, and the boy will be heartbroken. Should she try? Can she?Cat Min delivers a breathtakingly illustrated story about shyness, the power of empathy, and what it means to make a friend.
By Yoshi Ueno. 2021
Little Mouse and Big Bear live on opposite ends of the same road, and they both would like a friend.…But every morning, Little Mouse and Big Bear pass by each other, unnoticed. Until one day, their eyes meet!It's a little awkward at firs—as most new friendships can be—but soon enough they're sipping warm tea together in Big Bear's cozy home, and making plans to meet again the following Sunday.When a nasty storm blows into town will it wreck everything they've built?This tale of friendship and bravery will warm your heart like a cookie and a warm drink shared with a friend.
By Alexander McCall Smith. 2000
THE SECOND BOOK IN THE BELOVED NO. 1 LADIES' DETECTIVE AGENCY SERIESThe one where Precious gains a new family .…. . Mma Ramotswe of the No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency is hoping to set up home with Mr J.L.B. Maketoni. But first she must deal with his scheming, misbehaving maid. She also has to confront the most difficult case of her career so far: that of an American who went missing ten years ago, and about whom all leads have long since dried up.Then there are not one, but two sudden additions to Mma's family . . .