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  • Odus and the Long Way Home

    by Dare DeLano

    Odus and the Long Way Home is the first of the Book Keeper books, a series that retells the classics of literature for lower middle grade readers.    

    When Liz’s eccentric Aunt Gertrude comes to visit, she warns Liz and her little brother Charlie not to touch any of her things.  But Charlie picks up a mysterious looking book, and the children are magically transported inside its pages.  To get home, they must travel through the book, The Odyss... more

  • Emily's Room: Creating Spaces that Unlock Your Potential

    by Katherine Allen

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    Emily’s Room is a charming story of a bright and unique little girl who transforms an empty bedroom into a beautiful space of her own. Emily begins to understand more about herself as she explores how she wants her room to look, feel and function. By incorporating her favorite colors, textures, and elements of nature, she is able to create an environment where she can thrive.

    Tap into your highest potential by ... more

  • Amelia's Dream - A Colonial Girl's Adventures

    by Jami Borek
    As an orphan, a servant, and worst of all, a girl, Amelia’s dreams weren’t very realistic for 1771 Virginia, but that wasn’t going to stop her. A sudden move from Fredericksburg to Colonial Williamsburg, however, brings drastic changes that upset her hopes and plans. Amelia’s Dream: A Colonial Girl’s Adventures, the sequel to Amanda’s Secret, likewise tells an engrossing tale in an authentically detailed historic context, appealing to readers of all ages but especially suitable for ages 8 –... more
  • Beethoven's Encore in the 21st Century

    by C C. Vaughan

    A companion piano CD with relevant music is available on Amazon. It's titled Beethoven's Encore in the 21st Century.

    My life, that is this life now, began some time after my death in 1827. I don’t know how long I slept. The only thing I remember was that I was walking with Wolfgang Mozart in a beautiful green meadow studded with fragrant white flowers. That was where I decided my future, for better or worse. 

    “Wolfgang, how long ... more

  • Amanda's Secret - A Colonial Girl's Story

    by Jami Borek
    The heartwarming story of Amanda, a twelve-year old colonial girl, whose comfortable life is turned upside down by the revelation of a long-hidden secret about her past. Amanda's Secret is set in and around Colonial Williamsburg, Virginia in 1771-1772 and is full of authentic historical detail. 127 pages with 28 color illustrations.
  • Box Camera Chronicles

    by Pearl Atkins Schwartz
    The characters in BOX CAMERA CHRONICLES reflect the noble dreams of people who confront the conflicts between the old and the new worlds. The stories take place in the 20th century. Several are about immigrants who arrived in New York City around the turn of the century; others are set in such diverse places as Mexico and Egypt and capture the allure of different cultures.
  • The Boy Who Spoke To The Earth

    by Chris Burkard
    The Boy Who Spoke to the Earth is a tale about a young boy who asks the Earth where he can find happiness. The Earth responds and sends the boy on a journey to some of the landscapes that make the Earth most proud. In the end, the boy learns that happiness is harder to find than he expected. This children’s book is written by surf and adventure photographer Chris Burkard, and illustrated by Disney Interactive artist David McClellan.
  • Sons of Fate Origins

    by Jean-Paul Deshong
    Entitled ‘Sons of Fate’, the story takes place in Japan, deep in the throes of the Tokugawa era. Having suppressed the rebellions of their people, the Shogunate have set their sights on expanding their dominance throughout the globe. General Daiki Jinjaku is commissioned to lead a small fleet seaward in order to seek out new trade routes and chart waterways to distant lands. Proud and courageous, the General leaves behind his wife and son and sets off on a journey that will change his life – ... more
  • Champion Bubbler

    by Jules Mitchell Bailey
    Mercedes Ford, affectionately called Bubbler, left the inner-city ghetto of Kingston to dance in a club in the tourist resort area of Montego Bay. She caught the attention of the club owner, Danny, who sought her help in managing the club. He was busy with an undercover business and did not have the time to manage both businesses. An incident at the club brought Bubbler and Danny closer and a romance developed. At the same time, she was also in love with Greg, a German tourist, whom she first me... more
  • Heart Picked: Elizabeth's Adoption Tale

    by Sara Crutcher
    Six-year-old Elizabeth is excited to have her dad visit school for “Family Week” but worries some of her classmates might notice they don’t look alike. How will Elizabeth respond when her friend says, “That’s your dad? You don’t look like him.”
  • The Narrow Gate

    by Janet Roberts
    “Elise Delcroix was coming home after eleven years for the recognition and retribution she knew she deserved.” When family suspicions turned toward her, rather than her brother, after he denied embezzling money from the bank where their father, Emil, is a vice president, Elise left her small hometown in Western Pennsylvania for New York City, furious, unforgiving, and vowing never to return. Now, after the death of her father (and in hopes of sharing in his fortune), Elise has finally returne... more
  • My Pal Buddee:

    by Vivienne K Munn

    Buddee, an active six year old, who just wants to be outside, running and playing. When his friend, Kyle shows up with a board game, Buddee isn't sure he wants to try it; this isn't his idea of fun. But Kyle is set on showing him his own version of fun. Buddee is always eager to learn new things, two young boys disagree about what to play, whether indoors or outdoors, will there be a clash, conflict or will the two play together?

    Join Buddee and Kyle in this unique picture and a... more

  • Aiden Pike: On the Sourdough Trail

    by Mary C. Ryan

    The first book in the Dewey Decimal Adventures chapter book series. Fourth grader Aiden Pike has a school research project. When his parents give him permission to use the library resources by himself after school, he learns about his topic using the Dewey Decimal System in a way that he never anticipated.

  • He Knew a Firefly

    by Smita Bhattacharya
    Six-year-old Akshara watches her mother die. At thirteen, she watches her best friend die. She’s heartbroken, but their deaths don’t surprise her. She has a secret ─ she can glimpse into the future of those she loves. For her it’s not a blessing, but a curse; every life she touches is thrown into turmoil, friends abandon her, and she is overwhelmed by more guilt than she can bear. Then, one day, she sees her own unhappy fate. Does Akshara bring upon her loved ones the misfortunes they blame ... more
  • Just One More Game

    by Martha Hamlett

    "Just One More Game" is about a young boy named, Corey, who won't eat, sleep, or play with his friends because he is so obsessed with playing his video game. He is determined to get to Level 10 and beat the Black Knight so he can be in the Video Game Hall of Fame. His sister, parents and friends are upset with him. His mother finally makes him go to bed where he dreams of facing the Black Knight one more time. This time, however, he skips over the stones and past the cross-bones... more

  • The Prophet of Marathon

    by Bob Waldner
    James Bennett didn’t come to the Florida Keys to find a new father. As the rebellious, serially underemployed scion of an old-money New York family, he’d spent years disappointing the one he already had. But when smooth-talking ex-televangelist John Wainwright takes an interest in him, he spurns an invitation to grow up and finally join his family’s business on Wall Street in favor of staying in Marathon to help Wainwright rebuild his church. When James’ faith in his new mentor and his infat... more