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So this is the story of the story of how the Animal Rescue Team series came about. In the summer of 2007, my editor at Knopf and Crown Books for Young Readers, Nancy Hinkel, asked me if I’d like to propose a series idea. Before this, I had written what we call “‘stand alone”’ novels. A series—as I’m sure you know—is multiple books involving the same characters. Well, gee, that was like asking me if I wanted a frozen Snickers bar. (I love frozen Snickers’ bars.).

Years ago, I had written a book called “The Kids’ Guide to Wildlife Rehabilitation.&rdquo... Read More

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Donuthead
Written by Sue Stauffacher
Trade Paperback

Franklin Delano Donuthead is a fifth grader with a lot of problems: For starters, his last name is Donuthead. He considers himself handicapped because one arm and leg are shorter than the other (by less than half an inch), his mother is trying to poison him with non-organic foods (like salami)... Read More
 





Donuthead
Written by Sue Stauffacher
eBook

Franklin Delano Donuthead is a fifth grader with a lot of problems: For starters, his last name is Donuthead. He considers himself handicapped because one arm and leg are shorter than the other (by less than half an inch), his mother is trying to poison him with non-organic foods (like salami)... Read More
 





Donutheart
Written by Sue Stauffacher
Trade Paperback

Franklin Delano Donuthead, star of Sue Stauffacher's Donuthead, is back and life continues to throw him lots of curveballs: he's now in sixth grade which means it's time for middle school, with all of its related terrors. He has to avoid whipping pony tails in the hallways, he's forced to use... Read More
 





Donutheart
Written by Sue Stauffacher
eBook

Franklin Delano Donuthead, star of Sue Stauffacher's Donuthead, is back and life continues to throw him lots of curveballs: he's now in sixth grade which means it's time for middle school, with all of its related terrors. He has to avoid whipping pony tails in the hallways, he's forced to use... Read More
 





Animal Rescue Team: Gator on the Loose!
Written by Sue Stauffacher
Illustrated by Priscilla Lamont
Trade Paperback

Meet the Carters: Mr. and Mrs. Carter, 10-year-old daughter Keisha, five-year-old Razi, baby Paolo, and Grandma Alice. Together, they run Carters' Urban Rescue, the place you call when you've got an animal where it shouldn't be. In their first adventure, there's a baby alligator at the city pool, which will seriously... Read More
 





Animal Rescue Team: Gator on the Loose!
Written by Sue Stauffacher
Illustrated by Priscilla Lamont
Hardcover

Meet the Carters: Mr. and Mrs. Carter, 10-year-old daughter Keisha, five-year-old Razi, baby Paolo, and Grandma Alice. Together, they run Carters' Urban Rescue, the place you call when you've got an animal where it shouldn't be. In their first adventure, there's a baby alligator at the city pool, which will seriously... Read More
 





Animal Rescue Team: Gator on the Loose!
Written by Sue Stauffacher
Illustrated by Priscilla Lamont
eBook

Meet the Carters: Mr. and Mrs. Carter, 10-year-old daughter Keisha, five-year-old Razi, baby Paolo, and Grandma Alice. Together, they run Carters' Urban Rescue, the place you call when you've got an animal where it shouldn't be. In their first adventure, there's a baby alligator at the city pool, which will seriously... Read More
 





Harry Sue
Written by Sue Stauffacher
eBook

Harry Sue Clotkin is tough. Her mom's in the slammer and she wants to get there too, as fast as possible, so they can be together. But it's not so easy to become a juvenile delinquent when you've got a tender heart.

Harry Sue's got her hands full caring for the... Read More
 





Animal Rescue Team: Hide and Seek
Written by Sue Stauffacher
Illustrated by Priscilla Lamont
Trade Paperback

It's autumn in Grand River, and that means getting ready for Halloween. As Keisha and her pals prepare for the school's annual Halloween parade, the Carters are getting ready for trick-or-treaters. Unfortunately, though, the phone rings one morning and a young deer has a plastic pumpkin stuck on his head. He... Read More
 





Animal Rescue Team: Hide and Seek
Written by Sue Stauffacher
Illustrated by Priscilla Lamont
eBook

It’s autumn in Grand River, and as Keisha and her pals prepare for Halloween, a phone call comes in to Carters’ Urban Rescue: a deer has been spotted in the neighborhood . . . with a pumpkin on his head! The deer was enjoying the birdseed treat inside when, somehow, it... Read More
 





Nothing but Trouble: The Story of Althea Gibson
Written by Sue Stauffacher
Illustrated by Greg Couch
Trade Paperback

Althea is nothing but trouble! Everyone agrees: her mama, her daddy, her teacher, even the policeman. But when Buddy Walker, the play leader on Althea's street in Harlem, watches her play paddle tennis, he sees something more: pure possibility. Buddy buys Althea her very own stringed tennis racket, and before long... Read More
 





Animal Rescue Team: Show Time
Written by Sue Stauffacher
Illustrated by Priscilla Lamont
Trade Paperback

The squirrels at Mt. Mercy College are getting too friendly—they're frightening the students, making the nuns jumpy . . . and they're super messy. It's time to call the Animal Rescue Team! 

Meanwhile, Keisha's got a problem of her own. The Grand River Steppers jump rope team has a chance to... Read More
 





Animal Rescue Team: Show Time
Written by Sue Stauffacher
Illustrated by Priscilla Lamont
Hardcover

The squirrels at Mt. Mercy College are getting too friendly—they're frightening the students, making the nuns jumpy . . . and they're super messy. It's time to call the Animal Rescue Team! 

Meanwhile, Keisha's got a problem of her own. The Grand River Steppers jump rope team has a chance to... Read More
 





Animal Rescue Team: Show Time
Written by Sue Stauffacher
Illustrated by Priscilla Lamont
eBook

The squirrels at Mt. Mercy College are getting too friendly—they're frightening the students, making the nuns jumpy . . . and they're super messy. It's time to call the Animal Rescue Team! 

Meanwhile, Keisha's got a problem of her own. The Grand River Steppers jump rope team has a chance to... Read More
 





Animal Rescue Team: Special Delivery!
Written by Sue Stauffacher
Illustrated by Priscilla Lamont
eBook

Keisha and her family are just sitting down to Saturday-morning breakfast when the phone rings. Uh-oh! There seems to be a skunk at the community garden, and it's dug a hole under the shed. At the same time, Mr. Sanders can't deliver the mail to a certain house: crows keep dive-bombing... Read More
 





Animal Rescue Team: Special Delivery!
Written by Sue Stauffacher
Illustrated by Priscilla Lamont
Trade Paperback

Keisha and her family are just sitting down to Saturday-morning breakfast when the phone rings. Uh-oh! There seems to be a skunk at the community garden, and it's dug a hole under the shed. At the same time, Mr. Sanders can't deliver the mail to a certain house: crows keep dive-bombing... Read More
 





Animal Rescue Team: Special Delivery!
Written by Sue Stauffacher
Illustrated by Priscilla Lamont
Hardcover

Keisha and her family are just sitting down to Saturday-morning breakfast when the phone rings. Uh-oh! There seems to be a skunk at the community garden, and it's dug a hole under the shed. At the same time, Mr. Sanders can't deliver the mail to a certain house: crows keep dive-bombing... Read More
 





Tillie the Terrible Swede
Written by Sue Stauffacher
Illustrated by Sarah McMenemy
Hardcover

When Tillie Anderson came to America, all she had was a needle. So she got herself a job in a tailor shop and waited for a dream to find her. One day, a man sped by on a bicycle. She was told "bicycles aren't for ladies," but from then on, Tillie... Read More
 





Tillie the Terrible Swede
Written by Sue Stauffacher
Illustrated by Sarah McMenemy
eBook

When Tillie Anderson came to America, all she had was a needle. So she got herself a job in a tailor shop and waited for a dream to find her. One day, a man sped by on a bicycle. She was told "bicycles aren't for ladies," but from then on, Tillie... Read More
 

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