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General Fiction (including literary and historical)

  • Sacrifice at Shiloh Church

    by Bob Rogers
    James Darby, a nineteen year old Union cavalryman from Springfield, Illinois, enlisted in Company A of the Second Illinois Volunteer Cavalry Regiment during the late summer of 1861 when the Civil War was not going well for the United States Army. From the beginning, James battled his nerves and doubted his courage prior to each engagement. It is through his eyes we see the carnage and horror of the war in West Tennessee. It was there that the misery of men fighting in a cold, wet winter illus... more
  • Hitting Life's Curveballs

    by Bob Rogers
    In his native North Carolina, Will battles America’s baseball apartheid by accepting an invitation in 1943 to play on an all-white team. His high school sweetheart is Dena, whose mother disapproves of their romance. The Ku Klux Klan decides to teach Will a lesson in the status quo and attacks. Will escapes Klan pursuit and hides in the US Army where he keeps the 99th Fighter Squadron (Tuskegee Airmen) safe on the ground.
  • First Dark: A Buffalo Soldier's Story - Sesquicentennial Edition

    by Bob Rogers
    Isaac Rice, a teenager on a South Carolina rice plantation, traveling alone, follows a treacherous waterborne route filled with incredible hardships and danger to escape from slavery. Too young to be a soldier, the Union Army hires him to shovel coal on a gunboat. Thus begins Isaac’s westward journey, in which he encounters storms, stampeding buffalo, and the hate of zealous patriots whose causes are antithetical to the nation he is sworn to defend. Undaunted, he pursues respect and dignity o... more
  • I Feel...Meh

    by DJ Corchin
    Sometimes you just feel...meh. You don't really feel like doing anything or talking to anyone. Is that bad? I Feel...Meh joins the award winning I Feel...Children's Book Series helping to discuss apathy. The I Feel... Children's Series continues to be celebrated by children's therapists, speech pathologists, psychologists, teachers, and parents. They provide meaningful exploration of our dynamic emotional range in various contexts. Not to mention they're fun, witty, and engaging! Check out the e... more
  • I Feel...Awesome

    by DJ Corchin
    I Feel...Awesome adds another wonderful title to the extremely popular I Feel... Children's Book Series. It explores in its signature rhyme style how doing good things can make you feel well...awesome! Sharing, caring, and being responsible are all lessons to be learned. I Feel...Awesome helps the discussion in a fun and witty way with clever, simple illustrations that kids love.
  • I Feel...Sick

    by DJ Corchin
    It happens. Sometimes we just don't feel well. I Feel...Sick joins the popular I Feel... children's book series! Feeling sick isn't fun. In fact, it can be really gross. I Feel...Sick is a humorous and simple discussion starter with the series' signature wit, good mix of vocabulary, and solid colors that makes them fun, easy reads for a child.
  • I Feel...Different

    by DJ Corchin
    I Feel...Different, joins DJ Corchin's popular I Feel... children's book series to help teach kids how our differences are what makes us special. The book explores feeling alone or different because of the way one might act, believe, or look. Like the other books in the series, the simple, silly illustrations help engage a child and start a discussion. The use of solid colors and expressions capture the eye and a mix of vocabulary allows for young readers to be successful.
  • I Feel...Too!

    by DJ Corchin
    From the author of I Feel... comes the exciting follow up, I Feel...Too! Did you ever notice the more you make others feel good, the better you feel yourself? This play on the original I Feel... book helps kids understand the importance of taking time to compliment others and the personal reward for doing so. The more you put into it, the more you get out of it.
  • I Feel...

    by DJ Corchin
    From the author of You Got A Boogie, I Feel... is another simple, silly book that's a great way for kids to talk about and discover it's alright to feel different emotions. The witty and childlike illustrations are easy to have fun with making faces along with the reader! Sometimes wordy descriptions of emotions get in the way of their real meaning. A look can go a long way in teaching children about feelings. Use I Feel... to start a discussion, or just have fun reading with your child!
  • Strings

    by DJ Corchin
    From the author of the celebrated I Feel... Children's Book series comes a heartwarming message about friendship and moving away. Leaving your friends or family is never easy, but that doesn't mean you're alone. STRINGS shares that no matter where you might go, you're always connected.
  • Thunderfeet

    by DJ Corchin
    IMAGINATION IS THE GREATEST SUPERPOWER! Join Thunderfeet, Captain Boogie, Mystic Runner, The Builder, and more as you read this SUPER kid's book! Did you ever dress up and pretend to have superpowers? Of course you did!
  • A Thousand NO's

    by DJ Corchin
    Creating something new isn’t easy. She has a great idea! NO after NO after NO come her way twisting, squishing, and transforming it. By persevering, collaborating, and using a little bit of imagination, the NO’s become building blocks to something better! Even the best ideas are said NO to. In fact, that’s how they become the best ideas! A Thousand NO’s is a story about perseverance and innovation that illustrates what can happen if we don’t let our expectations of what something should be, ge... more
  • You Got a Boogie

    by DJ Corchin
    You Got a Boogie brings to life the little nostril monsters that cause so much mischief. This book provides a hilarious opportunity to speak with your child about telling someone the truth because you care about them. Would you let your sister get married with a boogie? What if your dentist had one dangling above you? The silly full-color illustrations will have you laughing and the light-hearted message is a wonderful lesson for your kids.
  • Sam & the Jungle Band

    by DJ Corchin
    Sam is a monkey who plays the guitar. He's the only monkey who plays the guitar. But why do no other types of animals come to hear him play? Sam sets out to find the answer. Along the way he meets a few new musical friends: a gigantic, yellow, drum set-playing elephant; a ssssnake who sssslaps the basssssss; a macaw who plays the congas; an electric guitar-shredding tiger; and The Professor, a mysterious tarsier rock'n the piano. Join the group as they learn to play together, and Sam learns the ... more
  • Mystical Rules for My Magical Daughter

    by DJ Corchin
    If you come across a troll, give it a cupcake. MYSTICAL RULES FOR MY MAGICAL DAUGHTER is a set of rules for the magically inclined, illustrated with a sense of wonderment by children's author DJ Corchin. These beautiful, metaphorical life lessons are to be passed down from magical generation to magical generation. How else will your grandchild know that if they find a unicorn, it's not theirs to keep?
  • Sommer und noch Mehr

    by Autoren_Netzwerk
    »Sommer und Mehr« - der Titel einmal ausgesprochen, bietet viel Platz für Phantasiereisen, einem jeden Einzelnen ganz nach seiner Facon. Für den Einen ist »Mehr« - DAS Meer, die Assoziation mit Meeresrauschen, sanften Wellenbewegungen und heißem Sand. Dem Anderen fallen hundert Dinge ein, die nahezu unlöslich mit dem Sommergedanken verknüpft sind, während einen Dritten Gerüche oder Geräusche inspirieren, die viel mehr vom »Mehr« als vom Sommer handeln. So unterschiedlich wie die eigenen Gedank... more