Archive

{Race to the South Pole: Kate Messner}

{Synopsis} – Ranger, the time-traveling golden retriever with search-and-rescue training, is back! This time, he joins a dangerous expedition to the South Pole! Ranger, the time-traveling golden retriever with search-and-rescue training, joins an early twentieth-century expedition journeying from New Zealand to Antarctica. He befriends Jack Nin, the stowaway turned cabin boy of Captain Robert FalconContinue Reading

{Long Road to Freedom: Kate Messner}

{Synopsis} – Ranger is a time-traveling golden retriever with search-and-rescue training. In this adventure, he goes to a Maryland plantation during the days of American slavery, where he meets a young girl named Sarah. When she learns that the owner has plans to sell her little brother, Jesse, to a plantation in the Deep South,Continue Reading

{The Last Present: Wendy Mass}

{Synopsis} – Amanda and Leo have a history with birthdays. Now their friend’s little sister, Grace, has fallen into a strange frozen state on her birthday, and Amanda and Leo must travel in time in order to fix whatever’s wrong. As they journey back to each of Grace’s birthdays, they start seeing all sorts ofContinue Reading

{Pugs in a Blanket: J. J. Howard}

{Synopsis} – Sam’s parents run a catering company, which doesn’t leave them much time for Sam. Though she has begged for a dog, her parents say they are just too busy. But when she finds two pugs wrapped up in a blanket on her back porch, Sam can’t not take in the abandoned pups. TryingContinue Reading

{Shake it Off: Suzanne Nelson}

{Synopsis} – Bria is used to city life in Chicago, but is headed to her aunt and uncle’s Iowa creamery for the summer. Their dairy operation offers a taste of country living to passersby, who can stop in for a milkshake, a wagon ride, and a trip through the corn maze. Bria is definitely outContinue Reading

{Pug Blasts Off: Sonia Sander}

{Synopsis} – The first book in a sweet and funny new Branches series about a pug and his human, told from the pug’s POV! Pick a book. Grow a Reader! This series is part of Scholastic’s early chapter book line, Branches, aimed at newly independent readers. With easy-to-read text, high-interest content, fast-paced plots, and illustrationsContinue Reading

{Sit, Stay, Love: J. J. Howard}

{Synopsis} – Cecilia Murray has been wishing for a dog for as long as she can remember. And when a cute pug named Potato is brought in to Orphan Paws, the shelter where she volunteers, she knows he is the dog she’s been waiting for. There’s just one problem: Eric Chung — a popular, arrogantContinue Reading