• clara

    Huntsville, 1892: Clara

    1892: Huntsville, Alabama: Exciting things are happening that May, but what excites Clara Landers the most are the bicycles she sees around town. After riding double with her bicycle racing hero, Clara is determined to have one of her own. But a girl, riding a bicycle…shocking! And they are expensive!

    That doesn’t stop Clara. She tackles some unusual jobs to earn money. But it could take years…

  • flying_boats_spies

    Flying Boats & Spies – A Nick Grant Adventure

    1935! The winds of war have begun to fan the flames of conflict across the Pacific.  As sixteen year old Nick Grant tries to support his mother and sister during the Great Depression, he‘s swept into a deadly contest between spies struggling to control the Pacific Ocean.

    Nick’s life changes abruptly the moment world famous…

  • a_nose_for_crime

    The Adventures of Tooten and Ter: A Nose for Crime

    Thirteen-year-old Terrance O’Connell thought his life was over when he met his foster father, Captain Leroy Gonzalez. Although growing up in a family of small-time criminals had its drawbacks, this placement with an old, retired police captain seemed like an unendurable situation. Then Ter met Tooten, Cap’s service-dog-in-training. They formed a partnership, sharing the qualities of curiosity, trust…

  • alice

    Birmingham, 1933: Alice

    It’s May of 1933 and twelve-year-old Alice O’Mara’s world has been blown apart. First the tornado injured her sister and destroyed their home in Helena. Then, when the family goes to Birmingham to be close to the hospital, her brother Albert gets lured into working with the local moonshiner for easy money and a flashy car.

    Alice helps out in her aunt’s Magic City Diner, and she has worries. Will her little sister recover? Will her Daddy…

  • a_nose_for_st_patricks_day

    The Adventures of Tooten and Ter: A Nose for St. Patrick’s Day

    Meet Tooten and Ter, an unlikely crime-busting duo. Terrance has been dropped into the Colorado foster system and is lucky enough to find a great foster dad. He also gets the best companion ever in Tooten, a small mixed breed dog who is in training to be a service animal. Together, Tooten and Ter stumble into shady dealings and manage to solve the cases…

  • saving_davinci

    Saving Da Vinci

    Sixteen-year-old Stefano Cavadoni’s job can get him killed. It is 1944 and Stefano is an Italian Partisan, living and working in Rome. Living a “double-life” because his mother does not have a “need to know,” Stefano risks his life to hinder the German army. He helps save Italian artwork. He works a rescue to a downed American airman. He helps the orphans of Rome reach shelter. If he can avoid the Gestapo, he might be able…

  • dorkman

    Dorkman

    The last thing Cole Erickson needs right now is a distraction. Improving his swing before baseball season and steeling his nerve to talk to the ravishing Ashley Knutson are all that matters. Unfortunately, he’s just made the cataclysmic mistake of speaking to a stranger-than-strange kid that everyone at Jackson Middle School calls:

    Dorkman.

  • will_paris_burn

    Will Paris Burn?

    On August 23, 1944, Adolf Hitler issued an order to the new commanding General of Paris, Dietrich von Choltitz.  This order set forth Hitler’s final decision on the fate of Paris.

    Paris must not fall into the hands of the enemy, or it if does, he must find there nothing but a field of ruins.

    For the last four years, Pierre Dumay has…

  • finders_magic

    Finder’s Magic

    1911. Atlanta, Georgia

    Murder!

    Hank McCord accidentally witnesses his best friend’s murder by two mill supervisors. There’s another witness, Calvin Yates, is a Negro boy about Hank’s age but the problem is that the murderers are adults in positions of authority and, as Calvin asks Hank, “Who’s goin’ to believe us?” The murderers…

  • a_nose_for_trouble

    The Adventures of Tooten and Ter: A Nose for Trouble

    Terrance O’Connell is still teaching Tooten, a small service dog, new tricks. When fate closed the door on Tooten getting into Service Dog Academy, it opened another door to Tooten becoming a Canine Ambassador in the Helping Paws Progam. It also allowed Tooten and Ter to continue helping people find missing items. Captain Leroy Gonzalez, Ter’s foster dad, warns Ter about his occasional…

  • mission-shaghai

    Mission: Shanghai – A Nick Grant Adventure

    It’s 1936 and Lieutenant Commander Toshio Miyazaki of the Imperial Japanese Naval Intelligence Directorate and member of the secret Black Dragon Society receives a new mission. He is to steal the secret US Naval radio codes that keep American communications secure. Miyazaki is pleased as the mission…

  • bad_news_cruise

    Bad News Cruise

    Izzy and Deanie are going on a five-day cruise with their high school Spanish club to Mexico. Even Angela, Izzy’s older sister, is going so Izzy’s parents don’t worry that the girls could get into trouble.

    But there’s mystery aboard The Gulf Seas and Izzy and Deanie get right in the middle of it. From the first “Man Overboard” to the talent show on the last night, the girls…

  • china_clipper

    China Clipper – A Nick Grant Adventure

    It’s September, 1935, and senior year is tough for Nick Grant.  He’d spent months building Pacific island bases for Pan Am’s great flying boats, the Clippers.  Life aboard the supply ship, piloting the Clipper, and fighting Japanese spies makes life at Alameda High School dull.  At least his part-time job at Pan Am’s Clipper base provides some relief from the monotonous routine…

  • legacy_bletchley_park

    The Legacy of Bletchley Park

    Mathematicians, linguists, crossword experts and chess champions all worked at Bletchley Park in England to crack the secrets of Germany’s Enigma code during World War II and hastened the end of the war.  Historically, there is no record of a twelve-year-old British girl, fluent in German, translating decoded messages….But what if all secrets have not yet been revealed?  What if it had happened?

  • lies_guys_alibis

    Lies, Guys, and Alibis

    It’s murder! The cute, new guy in town is found at the bottom of the community swimming pool. Angela’s alibi is weak and someone is threatening the kids who were at that pool party.

    Izzy and her best friend, Deanie, must help Angela prove that she did not kill the cute new guy. Angela’s boyfriend Ross was so mad about the new guy’s flirting with Angela that there was a fist fight. Did Ross kill the new guy? Or maybe it was the mysterious girl who watched…

  • too_many_maybes

    Too Many Maybes…

    Maybe Mrs. Mitchell had been kidnapped, maybe killed, or maybe she had just run away from her husband. Maybe someone had dug up Mr. Haymer’s prize-winning tulips, just before Beautification Week out of jealousy, or maybe there was a body buried there. Maybe the man in the green car was a police stakeout, or maybe he was a bad guy casing the Mitchell house or worse, maybe he was…

  • will_paris_burn

    Will Paris Burn?

    On August 23, 1944, Adolf Hitler issued an order to the new commanding General of Paris, Dietrich von Choltitz.  This order set forth Hitler’s final decision on the fate of Paris.

    Paris must not fall into the hands of the enemy, or it if does, he must find there nothing but a field of ruins.

    For the last four years, Pierre Dumay has…

  • finders_magic

    Finder’s Magic

    1911. Atlanta, Georgia

    Murder!

    Hank McCord accidentally witnesses his best friend’s murder by two mill supervisors. There’s another witness, Calvin Yates, is a Negro boy about Hank’s age but the problem is that the murderers are adults in positions of authority and, as Calvin asks Hank, “Who’s goin’ to believe us?” The murderers…

  • flying_boats_spies

    Flying Boats & Spies – A Nick Grant Adventure

    1935! The winds of war have begun to fan the flames of conflict across the Pacific.  As sixteen year old Nick Grant tries to support his mother and sister during the Great Depression, he‘s swept into a deadly contest between spies struggling to control the Pacific Ocean.

    Nick’s life changes abruptly the moment world famous…

  • dorkman

    Dorkman

    The last thing Cole Erickson needs right now is a distraction. Improving his swing before baseball season and steeling his nerve to talk to the ravishing Ashley Knutson are all that matters. Unfortunately, he’s just made the cataclysmic mistake of speaking to a stranger-than-strange kid that everyone at Jackson Middle School calls:

    Dorkman.

  • china_clipper

    China Clipper – A Nick Grant Adventure

    It’s September, 1935, and senior year is tough for Nick Grant.  He’d spent months building Pacific island bases for Pan Am’s great flying boats, the Clippers.  Life aboard the supply ship, piloting the Clipper, and fighting Japanese spies makes life at Alameda High School dull.  At least his part-time job at Pan Am’s Clipper base provides some relief from the monotonous routine…

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