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Ereth's Birthday is about a mouse named Poppy who has a porcupine friend named Ereth. It is Ereth's birthday and his favorite thing in the world is salt. But salt is so hard to get! Ereth thinks that Poppy has forgotten about the salt and his birthday because she never mentioned it. But Poppy didn't forget. Poppy goes far away without telling Ereth so she could get salt. But Ereth thinks that she is avoiding her. So Ereth runs away. Will he ever come bac...
Midnight Magic is a thriller and mystery set in 1491 in a mythical Kingdom of Italy called Pergamontio. The story begins on a dark and stormy night when Fabrizio, a scrawny, shaggy-haired, 12 year-old servant boy of Mangus, a great Magician, receives a threatening message from his set of tarot cards. The cards read as follows: THE CASTELLO, THE KING, THE GHOST, THE PRINCESS, THE TUTOR, THE QUEEN and DEATH. His fears are realized when at that very mom...
Poppy is a young deer mouse whose troubles began when she and her mouse mate Ragweed are caught on a hill by Mr. Ocax, the owl. Without his permission, he immediately justifies his rules by killing Ragweed, and Poppy manages to scrape an escape from his deadly talons. After another terrifying encounter with Mr. Ocax to ask permission for her entire family to move into a new farm, she is blamed on all sides by her siblings when their request wa...
Poppy and Rye
Poppy and Rye is about a mouse named Poppy whose boyfriend named Ragweed died. She travels to his family and let them know. As she is about to leave, a most unfortunate problem occurs for the family of Ragweed. Some beavers moved in and created a dam in a nearby river. This caused flooding for Ragweed's family's home. Poppy is the only one with enough sense to help them. But will she be able to convince the beavers to leave?...
Ragweed is a deermouse who goes away from his quiet country home and he travels to the city by train because he wishes to see the world. He meets new mouse friends and they chill at the local Cheese Squeeze club where hundreds of mice come to eat and play and dance. However, two feline cats, who are angry that the city is being trashed with mice, try to kill mice. As the cats plot to ruin the club and to kill the mice, Ragweed is the only one who can sav...
The Escape from Home - Beyond the Western Sea 1
Main characters, Maura and Peter O'Connor lived in poverty in Ireland until they were forced out by the evil landlord. They are trying to escape to America where their father is struggling to make a living. Meanwhile, Laurence, the evil landlord's son, is angry with the family and decides to run away. Will they make it?...
The Good Dog
Jack's malamute, McKinley, is the leader of all of the dogs who live in his home town, Steamboat Springs. McKinley is always worrying about everyone but himself, so when Duchess, a mistreated dog, runs away, he immediately goes to find her and see what is happening. When he finds her, he learns that she is hiding in the wild with a wolf, Lupin, who had came to recruit dogs to join her pack. Later, he meets the Wolf with his “human pup,” Jack, and...
The True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle
This man in this story was Captain Jaggery. He wanted to get on the good side of a girl named Charlotte because her dad owned the company. This was totally twisted when they set sail. Captain Jaggery only used her and got her on the bad side of the crew, so they would hate her and she would never be backed up by the crew. But this plan was partly ruined by a man named Zacheriah. He befriended Charlotte because he wanted to give her a warn...
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