Below are audio excerpts from each book:

Ten-year-old AJ has always loved animals. She enjoys playing with her grandma's pets and the pets of her friends. Her greatest wish is to have a pet of her own. After she and her family watch a program about animals in shelters, she asks her parents for a pet. When they say no, she sets out to prove to them she is responsible enough to care for a pet.

Pepper, recently adopted by ten-year-old AJ and her family, is on her way to the veterinarian when her family is in an auto accident. AJ takes Pepper out of the car to check on her. Pepper is frightened by a dog, jumps out of AJ's arms and runs away. Follow AJ, her friends Cory, Su Li, and her parents as they look for Pepper.

Meet the Characters in the AJ Series

Amelia Jae

Nickname AJ.  Named for Amelia Earhart.  AJ loves animals. She s a real tomboy.  She is determined, fearless and can be stubborn.
Cory

Cory is a fun loving extrovert.  He wants to be a fire fighter.  He is an inventor.  He loves his cat Newton.
​Su Li

Su Li is friendly and smart.   She likes to write and wants to writer. She has a dog named Bailey.

Pepper

Pepper is four years old.  She is very friendly and very curious.  Adopted by AJ and her family.