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General Fiction (including literary and historical)

  • The Kindly Caveman

    by John M. Broadhead
    Three caveman brothers live a simple life in their cave. The two older brothers enjoy crafting, inventing and building, but the youngest brother just wants to spend his time being kind to others. One day the cavemen meet a saber-tooth tiger. The older two brothers rush to build a civilization full of inventions to keep themselves safe from the cat. But it is the kindly caveman who proves once and for all that a simple act of kindness is the most powerful thing of all. "The Kindly Caveman" ... more
  • Crossing Charry Ridge: A Novel

    by Suzann Albright
    Four young friends are forever changed when one of them brings home a fledgeling crow he found in the woods. Set in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia, this is a story of humans and animals growing in a changing world. Through an entertaining magical element and some observational humor, the novel introduces research-based information about the wildlife, history and contemporary culture of Southern Appalachia.
  • Bibi Saves the Honey Bees

    by Judith A. Ewa
    Bibi notices the honey bees near her house are becoming less and less, and becomes concerned about their plight. She wants to ensure that kids have honey at breakfast for years to come. Bibi and her friends embark on an adventure to save the honey bees, navigating through a maze of obstacles Mother Nature throws in their path. Will they be able to overcome all the obstacles, so they can help the honey bees? Entertaining, touching and educational, Bibi Saves the Honey Bees will help childre... more
  • Take Me Back to Cairo

    by Pamela Paterson and Tarek Hussein
    Yousef's aspiration to fit into his new country of Canada is upended by the lies he hears from both sides-his traditional family trying to keep him entrenched in Egyptian Muslim culture and his new motorcycle-riding girlfriend Janelle, who disguises her fear of commitment as a freewheeling lifestyle. Yoga-pant-and-flipflop-wearing Janelle is the living embodiment of the adventurous life that camel-hair-coat-and-shiny-shoes Yousef has long craved. Yet his desire to enjoy life with her can only be... more
  • Avocado’s Surprise Birthday Party! (Avocado the Turtle Book 2)

    by Kiara Shankar
    Avocado and her friends Lemon, Bacon, and Honey are having a fun picnic. There, her friends find out that Avocado's birthday is coming up soon. They decide to plan a surprise party for her. But keeping it a secret is hard. Can they pull off the perfect birthday party for Avocado? Find out in this heartwarming book about the power of friendship and the joy of special occasions. "True friendship brings joyfulness to one's life." -Kiara Shankar & Vinay Shankar
  • Spots In Your Love Feasts

    by Dawn N. Evans
  • Plowman: Harvest of Grain and Innocence

    by Charles Bruckerhoff

    At 12, Stella Young and Hana Sanada enrolled in the Stanton Academy for Humanity, where learning was hard, imparted truth, justice, morality, and built character. Students retitled the school Sustainable Farming on Steroids. One day, the girls discovered the wartime journals of their two great-grandfathers, who served in WWII. And a wartime journal of Stella’s grandfather, who served in Vietnam. Now, many years after the wars ended, the girls began turning the journals into a book-lengt... more

  • Creative Creatures

    by Heather Christian Iglesias
    Flawless art does not exist! Imperfect art is how creatures are created. Many children at the pre-school and elementary school age are discouraged from drawing or creating art. Most children believe their subject should be enthusiastic and evenly proportioned. Creative Creatures will leave your children inspired to create. In this mysterious but interesting world, the reader becomes part of the author's journey of creating unproportioned creatures with silly oddities. Though not an activity b... more
  • Alice's War


    Weymouth, England 1939

    War changes everything. For grandson Martin, coming of age under the backdrop of World War II. For Sonja, the Jewish refugee he’s drawn to, who left her family in Germany only to face new dangers in England. And for Martin’s friend, Ellis, confronting a war similar to the one that drove his father to alcoholism. Recently widowed, Alice must set aside her long-awaited chance to recreate her life on her own terms when the war places her two grandchildren... more

  • The Twelve Days of Christmas in Indiana

    by Donna Griffin
    Come join cousins Noah and Darcy for Christmas in Indiana, where everything's on the move—especially race cars on the Indianapolis Motor Speedway! Stand under the worlds largest Christmas tree, sail over Lake Michigan in a hot-air balloon, and see amazing ice sculptures. From a cardinal in a tulip tree to the twinkle of Santa Claus, Indiana, its a visit Noah—and readers—won't forget.
  • Old Whiskers Escapes!

    by Donna Griffin
    Old Whiskers' Escape tells the true story of President Benjamin Harrison's pet goat that lived on the White House grounds. The goat often was spotted taking the president's grandchildren on wagon rides on the lawn but one day escaped with Grandson Baby McKee in tow. President Harrison, upon discovering the goat was missing, went running down Pennsylvania Avenue in hot pursuit, his top hat in one hand and cane in the other. The story, delightful in its own right, will offer readers surprising ins... more
  • Kindred Spirits: J Whit and The Spirit Rap Poetry Slam

    by Donna Griffin
    J Whit just wants to escape - from his father’s disappointment and the confines of school. He wants to burst through these restrictions and launch his career. In a chance connection, he befriends a new kid from the Dayton, Ohio, Paul Dunbar, and as outsiders, they bond over a love of poetry. Along with J Whit’s childhood friend, Allie, they plan a special show to celebrate Riley’s mother and her love of spirit raps, and introduce Dunbar to a new audience. Racial division threatens their plans, b... more
  • The End of Everything

    by Jimi Fritz
    It is midnight at the Winterbourne Psychiatric Institution. The only sound is the staccato hammering of a Smith-Corona Silent-Super typewriter. The crack of its Bakelite keys ricochet through the corridors like six-inch nails pounded into a solid mahogany plank. Known only as Fritz, the man at the typewriter rails against the world while plotting his own suicide. So begins a dark, comedic romp through the complex mind of a man on the edge. \tFritz takes great pleasure in his above-average IQ an... more
  • Dodo's Secret Friend, Mykayla

    by Nana Banafo
    In a small village, a young boy named Dodo begins a life changing friendship with a mosquito named Mykayla. Dodo accidentally reveals their secret friendship to his mom, Mama Dodo, setting off a malaria discovery journey into the opposing worlds of mosquitoes and humans. At the request of Papa Dodo, Dodo invites Mykayla home for dinner. Is the dinner a trap? Will Dodo lose his friendship with Mykayla or will their friendship secure a page in history books? The debut novel by Nana Banafo.
  • This Egg Won't Hatch

    by Lois Wickstrom
    All but one of Mama Warbler's eggs have hatched. The Cuckoo, who hatched first, keeps telling the reluctant baby warbler it's no fun outside. Stay in your shell where it's safe. What will the baby warbler do?

    by gerard germain
    This is a summary of pertinent information in the author's previous publication that the New York Times echoed. It is also an uplifting book for the desperate and forgotten Haitian people.