Award-winning, bestselling chapter books for ages 8–11. Titles in this series include historical and contemporary stories with age-appropriate plots.
The Great Bike Rescue
Levi and Riley are determined to find out who's behind a recent string of bicycle thefts after their own bikes are stolen.
When Molly breaks a long-held promise to herself, she finds her singing voice and reconnects with her mother, who left Molly when she was a baby.
Bree tries to stop a highway development in rural Ontario, but her own family stands in her way.
I Owe You One
After an old lady rescues him from drowning, Wes considers how to honor his dead father's wishes while repaying what his friend Zach calls a life debt.
Martha knows she is adopted, but when her mother becomes pregnant, she worries about no longer being number one in her parents' hearts.
Trouble in the Trees
When tree-climbing is banned at her townhouse complex, Bree assumes a new role in her community: activist and advocate.
Chance and the Butterfly
Chance has problems fitting in at school and in his new foster home, but watching a caterpillar become a butterfly helps him let go of some of his anger.
Jane is the quiet, fearful one in a family of extroverts—at least until the Spirit Man in her grandmother's bathroom starts messing with her family.
Colette and the Silver Samovar
Colette's family is torn apart by events and attitudes she cannot control, but she is determined to find a way to mend the rifts that threaten to destroy the people she loves.
A Different Game
In this sequel to Murphy and Mousetrap, Murphy and his three friends are nervous about trying out for the soccer team at their new school, but a diagnosis of leukemia proves more challenging than anything they encounter on the field.
The Ballad of Knuckles McGraw
After Kevin's mother abandons him, he takes refuge in his fantasy of becoming a cowboy, but his reality is a foster home and grandparents he doesn't know.
Against all odds, Nick and Kia set out to pursuade the Toronto Raptors' community relations department to send players to visit their school.
Jake Reynolds: Chicken or Eagle?
Jake dreams of being a superhero, but he's not exactly brave, especially when it comes to the wolves on the island where he and his family are staying.
On the Trail of the Bushman
Junior Canadian Ranger Tommy Toner has a secret, and his guilt is eating away at him and putting his friends in danger.
Poachers in the Pingos
In this sequel to Racing for Diamonds, Colly and Jaz travel to Tuktoyaktuk and come face-to-face with a poaching operation involving protected birds.
Meeting Miss 405
Tansy's mother is at a clinic being treated for depression, her father is busy at work and her new babysitter is old, wrinkly and meditates while she does calligraphy.
Lucas gets more than he bargained for when he orders a dinosaur-making kit off the Internet.
Addison Addley and the Things That Aren't There
Addison has to give a speech at school, but he'd rather be fishing or playing baseball that writing.
Ten Thumb Sam
Sam is way too clumsy to perform in his family's circus acts, but he discovers that he has other important talents.
TJ and the Quiz Kids
When master fact-gatherers TJ and Seymour are asked to join the school Quiz Kids team, TJ once again downplays his own abilities.
Forced to leave the only home she has ever known, Maggie must also find a good home for her beloved dog, Lucky.
Nick and Kia learn that teamwork can be more important than talent.