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General Fiction (including literary and historical)

  • Pride

    by Kosta D. Rosvoglou
    Jason Young grew up watching his father play basketball and hearing about his legacy. In high school, Robert Young led the Oak Lake Lions to victory in the North Carolina state championship. An injury in college kept him from playing professionally, but he never stopped loving the game. Jason has inherited that same love—and he feels driven to succeed where his father couldn’t. By the time he’s a senior at Oak Lake High School, he has his entire life mapped out. He plans to win the state cham... more
  • My Afrikah Hair

    by Melanie L. Houston
    Ancient shores. Nostalgic memories. The gifts of praise and prayer. A tug of the hair that becomes an enduring love, and Grandma’s history. Using hair as a model and a metaphor, "My Afrikah Hair" is a journey and a movement of a rich and beautiful heritage. For the young of heart and young at heart, this book speaks to children of all ages. It’s a young child’s bedtime reading, a historical commentary, and a timeless collector’s edition to be treasured for generations to come. Embrace each page,... more
  • 9781684014675

    by Melissa B. Rooney
    This Dr. Seuss-inspired tale by Melissa Rooney follows one frog's plight to escape its evaporating birth puddle in a setting plagued by drought. Richly illustrated and written with lyrical mastery, this heartfelt story emphasizes the importance of water resources and is sure to capture the imaginations of children and adults, alike. The Fate of the Frog is the perfect supplement for required Kindergarten through fifth-grade science curricula: dpi.state.nc.us/docs/curriculum/science/scos/suppo... more
  • 9781944995140

    by Melissa B. Rooney
    In this sequel to Eddie the Electron, Eddie is free from the balloon which held his Helium atom, and he’s off on a new adventure, as his lighter-than-air atom rises above the houses and trees… All the way to the upper reaches of Earth’s atmosphere, where sky and space meet. Along the way, Eddie will teach young readers atomic concepts as he reminisces about the creation of his Helium atom, and how it and other Helium atoms are harvested and used. Eddie will also teach readers about the Earth'... more
  • 9780692467435

    by Melissa Rooney, Ph.D.
    Eddie the Electron wants to educate kids everywhere about what it’s like to be an electron! He’s cute, super enthusiastic, ambitious, smaller than the tip of a pencil and he doesn’t want to be confused with a proton or an atom. Feeling stuck with his unexciting fellow electron Erwin, Eddie finds himself with way too much spare time on his hands and longing for adventure outside of the helium balloon where he lives. Just what lengths will he go to be free? There’s only one way to find out! Come a... more
  • In Passing

    by J.R. Wirth
    In Passing is a dark, yet romantic, paranormal tale, which thrusts two adolescent, suicide victims into a haunting afterlife odyssey where they find love and meaning. The journey leads them to intervene in the lives of other distressed young people, all the while amorous feelings grow. The two are then reunited with their lifeless bodies to search for the truth and their lost love. In Passing, has been awarded the Golden Box Books--Readers' Choice Award for Young Adult;Predators and Editors--Rea... more
  • Sam Needs to Go

    by Manley Peterson

    Sam Needs to Go is a funny, rhyming poem about a boy who really needs to use the bathroom but finds trouble at every turn. 700 word poem with simple pictures for kids and adults.

  • Petro and the Flea King

    by Kenneth Lamug
    From an award-winning children's book author and illustrator comes a graphic novel full of whimsy, tradition, and fun for all ages. Petro the lazy boy, goes on an out-of-this-world adventure as he tries to save a small town from the torments of the Flea King and his minions. The characters which are based on traditional Filipino folk stories are imaginatively recreated and given a unique spin by the author. This wordless picture book is perfect for that reluctant reader as each beautifully rend... more
  • Bumbino, The Italian Bumble Bee

    by Art Manno
    Bumbino goes on an exciting trip through the beautiful forest of Abruzzi, Italy to make friends to play with.
  • Quackling: A Very Loud Fairy Tale

    by Aaron Shepard
    Quackling was proud when the King came to him to borrow money. But years passed, and the King never paid him back! So, he takes his sack and starts for the castle. But a very small duck will need very good friends when he gets there! Will Quackling get what he wants, or something even better? Find out in this lively, rhythmic retelling of a favorite European folk tale.
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    by Shelley Admont
  • Not for me, please!: I choose to act green

    by Maria Godsey
    Luke is a wise, confident, and caring young boy. After seeing first-hand the damage caused to the environment and animals due to trash and waste, he’s changed his ways and now thinks and acts green. He believes he can have a big impact on the world around him and protecting the planet has become his new passion. Using his helpful phrase, “Not for me, please!”, he shares examples of how he chooses differently than others to act green. Luke hopes he can teach you why plastic, not recycling, an... more
  • A Daffodil for Angie

    by Connie Lacy
    Set against a backdrop of the tumultuous 1960s, "A Daffodil for Angie" is a vivid coming-of-age novel about a teenager grappling with the kind of person she wants to be. Should she trust the adults who sent her father to Vietnam? Should she try to do something about attacks on the first black student in her class? Should she let her sexy boyfriend score a touchdown?
  • Captain Plop and the tour de recycle

    by Hayley Morton
    Dust off your pushbikes and don your purple lycra for a water recycling adventure like no other. Join Captain Plop as he races through three stages of water use and treatment- from the home to the treatment plant and back to the house and garden for reuse. This book uses a bicycle race theme to introduce primary students to the concept of treating wastewater for the purpose of reuse.
  • Captain Plop: the desalination adventure

    by Hayley Morton
    Ahoy me hearties! Come aboard for more swashbuckling Captain Plop adventures as he journeys through a desalination plant. From the intake pipe in the ocean to your tap at home, learn how Captain Plop transforms from Salt water to drinking water. This book assists young children to grasp the complex process of desalination by providing simplified explanations in the context of a fun, pirate-themed story.
  • Captain Plop's water-saving mission

    by Hayley Morton

    Join Captain Plop, water-saver extraordinaire, on a flushingly wet adventure through the underworld of Emily and Luke's home! This book teaches young children simple concepts for saving water at home, while entertaining them with a fun and engaging tale set within a household plumbing system.

    Available in print within South Australia. It has been converted to an apple and android 'app' format for global distribution.

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