D. J. Dillon

Adventure, mystery and excitement repeatedly thrust 13-year-old D.J. Dillon into the kinds of trouble that young readers love. This popular series of 10 novels continues to be favorites of beginning readers, families and teachers who follow the boy’s experiences with bears and other animals in California’s Sierra Nevada Mountains. These stories with an evangelistic tone are fun to read while subtly reinforcing traditional family values. These books are suitable for children aged 8 to 12 years.

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Paperback, 128-160 Pages, List Price $7.99

Hair Pulling Bear dog

The Hair Pulling Bear Dog - Book 1

Lonely D.J. Dillon wants a collie as a companion when an outlaw bear attacks the family ranch. DJ unwillingly receives a little mutt that’s supposed to hunt bears, but is afraid of them. Then the bear threatens DJ’s life.

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City Bears

The City Bear’s Adventure - Book 2

Just as everything in D.J. Dillon’s life seems to be going wrong, the bear he had raised from a cub has grown so big that D.J. reluctantly must give up the animal.

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Dooger, the Grasshopper Hound - Book 3

D.J.’s friend Alfred is vainly trying to train a new dog to track people lost in the forest. When Alfred’s little brother is trapped in a forest fire, the dog proves his worth.

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Stoney Ridge

The Ghost Dog of Stoney Ridge - Book 4

D.J and friend Alfred face double mysteries. Why can’t anyone catch a mysterious hound whose beautiful baying voice heard only at night, and what is polluting the lake which supplies the drinking water for Stoney Ridge residents?

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Mad Dog of Lobo Mountain

Mad Dog of Lobo Mountain - Book 5

D.J.’s dog is accused of being rabid and biting a young diabetic boy before both disappear in the wilderness. Without his insulin, the boy faces death. The father seeks to kill Hero. DJ must find boy and dog before it’s too late.

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The Legend of the White Raccoon

The Legend of the White Raccoon - Book 6

When DJ and friend Alfred race to prove a legendary white raccoon is real, they stumble upon a dangerous secret and Alfred is swept away in a wild river.

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Mystery o the Black Hole Mine

The Mystery of the Black Hole Mine - Book 7

DJ gets a bad case of “gold fever” when he and Alfred accidentally discover an abandoned gold mine. A claim jumper desperately tries to seize the mine which holds a silent, invisible danger that can take their lives.

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Ghost of the Moaning Mansion

Ghost of the Moaning Mansion - Book 8

Thirteen-year old D.J. Dillon knows that ghosts don’t exist, but he isn’t so sure when his grandfather vanishes, and DJ must search an old mansion to find him.

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The Hermit of Mad River

The Hermit of Mad River - Book 9

DJ is furious and seeks revenge when a pack of vicious dogs attack his little dog, but an old hermit and a monstrous mud slide unexpectedly make DJ learn a hard lesson about vengeance.


Escape Down the Raging Rapids

Escape Down the Raging Rapids - Book 10

DJ’s and his friend are tapped by a forest fire when Alfred is bitten by a flea that may have infected him with the deadly bubonic plague. To reach a doctor, the inexperienced boys must risk rafting down a white water river..

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