Annotation:After Katie adopts a sweet but badly behaved dog named Seamus, she learns that she needs to be the alpha dog to control her new pet. Katie begins to apply the alpha dog concept to the rest of her life, and is surprised at how her world changes.
Annotation:Top notch Boy Scout Max can’t remember how he came to be in a strange forest, but soon he and three talking animals are on the run from the Blue Cutters, hunters who will alter the foursome's very essence if they can catch them.
Annotation:17-year-old Cullen's summer in Lily, Arkansas, is marked by his cousin's death by overdose, an alleged spotting of a woodpecker thought to be extinct, failed romances, and his younger brother's sudden disappearance.
Annotation:Deeply humiliated by the leader of the popular crowd on the second day of eighth grade, Olivia, who has lived with her grandmother since her mother left the family, plots her revenge using dog training techniques.
Annotation:When her father returns from the Iraq War as an amputee with post-traumatic stress disorder, Hannah escapes by volunteering to work with rescued horses, never thinking that the abused horses could also help her father recover.
Annotation:Natalie has always kept secret her talent for talking with cats, but when she learns-- from a cat-- that a celebrity has been replace by an imposter, she and her friends investigate, becoming movie extras to get the scoop.
Annotation:In 1973, when a renowned Canadian behavioral psychologist pursues his latest research project-- an experiment to determine whether chimpanzees can acquire advanced language skills-- he brings home a baby chimp named Zan and asks his 13-year-old son to treat Zan like a little brother.
Annotation:17-year-old Jenna, an ardent vegetarian and environmentalist, is thrilled to be spending the summer communing with nature in rural Canada, until she discovers that not all of the residents there share her beliefs.
Annotation:After getting arrested for protesting animal testing, Robyn is sentenced to volunteering at an animal shelter. There she meets Nick , a boy from her past, with a history of getting in trouble. Sure that he’s not guilty, Robyn sets out to prove Nick’s innocence.
Annotation:Cursed to live the lives of 100 dogs, a 17th-century pirate finally returns to life as a human being and has only one thing on her mind--to recover the treasure she had buried in Jamaica three hundred years before.