Sam, a seven-year-old boy, is devastated when his mother leaves him for two weeks on his grandfather's ranch. Grandpa has a lot of rules, and Sam isn't happy about having to stay with him. But Sam's time on the ranch isn't all bad. He learns to ride a horse and also discovers some surprising things about his father, who died when Sam was a baby. When Sam is forced to overcome his fear of riding in order to help rescue Grandpa, Sam grows to appreciate both his grandpa and life on the ranch.
With the help of Justine, Jimmy Blatzo sets out to protect birds from flying into the windows at school and the town hall.
A young Cree boy learns about soapstone carving from a master carver.
DJ mistakenly sells the wrong jewelry box to his friend at his grandma's garage sale and has to sacrifice his beloved skateboard to make things right.
Miranda can't seem to get a handle on the mess in her desk, until she finds a magical solution to her problem.
Jake and Tommy are about to learn why their grandparents' farm is called Thunder Creek Ranch.
Charlotte and her brother, Jacob, are thrilled to head off on an adventure in their grandpa's boat, The Seawind. As they set sail for Pirate Island, they look forward to a day of beachcombing, playing pirates and storytelling. There are plenty of great treasures to be found, but Charlotte, who can be very bossy, is having trouble sharing with Jacob. When Charlotte accidentally loses one of Jacob's best finds, a piece of driftwood that looks just like a pirate's cutlass, it's the final straw. Feeling horrible for upsetting her brother, Charlotte is determined to set things right.