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by Beth RevisThe future world is at peace. Ella Shepherd has dedicated her life to using her unique gift--the ability to enter people's dreams and memories using technology developed by her mother--to help others relive their happy memories. But not all is at it seems. Ella starts seeing impossible things--images of her dead father, warnings of who she cannot trust. Her government recruits her to spy on a rebel group, using her ability to experience--and influence--the memories of traitors. But the leader... more
by Don M. WinnIn the medieval land of Knox, 12-year-old Kaye dreams of becoming a knight like his father. When the new queen knights Kaye for doing a brave deed, he gets his wish a lot sooner than he expected—but he’s got a lot to live up to. Can he hold his own against all the other knights who hate him? Can he outwit the terrible Sir Melchor and defeat him in the tournament?
by Mark Van Steenwyk
The Blood Wolf prowls near the village of Stonebriar at night. She devours chickens and goats and cows and cats. Some say children are missing. But this murderous wolf isn’t the villain of our story; she’s the hero!
The Blood Wolf hates humankind for destroying the forest, but an encounter with a beggar teaches her a better way to confront injustice. How will she react when those she loves are threatened?
This imaginative retelling of the legend of Saint Francis and Wolf explores ... more
by JC Thomas
The shadows are his comrades.
He wants nothing. He needs nothing.
He is free.
He is Ninja Mouse.
A collection of haiku poetry with themes of martial arts philosophy and nature. Japanese translations included.
by Eve S. GendronA picture book for age 4 and up, The Angels on My Tree is the story of the author's first Christmas without her father. It is a story of healing and triumphant new beginnings. Inspired by a trip to the Metropolitan Museum of Art, her mother changed the focus of the season from getting to giving. By thinking of ways to make the miracle of Christmas visible to all, they started a tradition that has passed down to the next generation.
by Daniel LandinA little manta ray of the open ocean dreams of visiting “the land outside of the water”; a place of strange creatures and mythic landscapes. For this little ray, the Land Outside (as it is called) is filled with unimaginable wonders. Join the Little Ray on his adventure as he travels from his home in the sea to the place of his dreams, and encounters a slew of animals including monkeys, giraffes, a rhino, and many more.
by Suzee RamirezA bright, soul-filled photography book of global children that appeals to all ages. The stunning photos were carefully compiled to represent children from all around the world including Russia, France, Canada, Taiwan, Australia, India, Libya, Japan, the UK and more. This book has a simple yet profound truth to share ~ we are all truly amazing ~ each person, just as we are. The song download, "Beautiful Rainbow World" by world-renowned children's folk singer, Daria, is included. Sing-along and sm... more
by Olivia A. ColePanther in the Hive is at once an unforgettable coming-of-age story and a captivating vision of an unsettling future. Tasha Lockett, orphan, oddball, and former fashion addict, is alone in a Chicago overrun with citizens-turned-weapons, the result of the cybertronic disaster that brought the country to its knees four days ago. When Tasha receives a letter from her estranged sister warning her of the catastrophe and urging her to travel to the South Side where there is rumored to be a safe zone, ... more
by Sherrie PetersenMarten doesn't believe in the power of wishes. None of his have ever come true. So when he makes an impulsive wish during a meteor shower, he doesn't expect it to make any difference. Until his annoying little brother disappears. With the present uncertain and his brother’s future in limbo, Marten finds himself stuck in his past. And if he runs out of time, even wishes might not be enough to save the ones he loves.
by Paige CrutcherMeet Odd. Audrey “Odd” Ashworth is an exceptionally bright girl with a sympathetic heart. She’s in the top 4% of her class. She’s obsessed with getting into Manhattan School of Music, committed to following the “signs” the universe delivers, and infatuated with the boyfriend of her recently deceased best friend. Life is a little strange for Odd. Until she finds her best friend’s diary in her crush’s car, and decides to do the bucket list tucked inside the pages. As Odd seeks closure and a way ... more
by Barbara Benson KeithI Love You to Pieces! is a love story between animal parents and their babies. Owls, deer, pigs, rabbits, ducks and even whales express their love for each other in this happy mosaic-illustrated book. Includes a page at the end about the mosaic process.
by Will Ottley
This uplifting book of love, personal power and intuition is part fairy tale, part self-actualisation. Buckan, a brave young stag, embarks on a journey to find a mythical garden in order to gain the strength to save his fellow deer from the attacking wolves. The journey tests his faith and courage, and forces him to overcome his deepest fears. A tale of trust and bravery of heart, this compelling and poetic fable shows the importance of intuition and love.
by Daniel Z. LiebermanTales from the Palace of the Fairy King is a book of new fairy tales from a time long ago, told in classic style. In seven interwoven stories princes do battle for honor and for love, princesses seek their destinies, and farmers' sons discover the world in an age of fairies and imps and real magic.
by Janet R. MacreeryIn A Little Wicked, after her Scottish village is attacked, 12-year-old Dory must flee her home without her family. Once the granddaughter of the chief, now branded a fugitive, Dory begins a dangerous journey trekking through the Scottish wilderness and crossing the Atlantic in disguise in order to reach the distant and unfamiliar Massachusetts Bay Colony in the New World. There she must survive a crisis that is quite different from the one in Scotland but no less fatal. The year is 1692 and ... more
by The SpygirlsCamp International looks normal. But looks can be deceiving. Deep beneath the cover of a summer camp is a secret training center for Junior Spies. Thirteen-year-old Lee Wong along with teammates Tex Shaker, Audrey Rochais and Ria Santos undergo weeks of training, tests, and mind games designed to weed out the wannabe spies before the final exercise. Each recruit is determined to make the final cut and be certified as a professional spy. But not everything is as it should be. The team finds it mu... more
by Walter Renfry13-year-old Corbin endures school bullying, low self-esteem and âbeing differentâ. To make things worse, he accidentally causes his widowed mother to be sucked into the Dreamstone, a crystal with power over peopleâs nightmares. Terror strikes when Gol is invaded, the Dreamstone is seized, and Golâs children are kidnapped as ransom against an uprising. Forced into the wilderness, the scared city kid stumbles across the very capable 13-year-old Bridie. Together, they may have what it take... more