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General Fiction (including literary and historical)

  • Titch the Itch

    by BCR Fegan
    When Titch discovers that no one in his family wants him, he sets off on a journey to find someone – anyone – who would be willing to live with an itch. With every step he grows less hopeful. That is, until he meets an old friend. Sometimes in life we come up against big problems. At other times, they are only Titch problems. Titch the Itch gently explores the idea that living with small problems is a reality of life. Whether we sustain an injury, lose our homework or have an itch that just w... more
  • Keman's First Carnival

    by Yolanda T. Marshall
    This was Keman's first experience of Toronto's annual Caribbean Carnival. The excited 8 year old and his Mother enjoyed the rituals at the Caribbean celebration, such as picking a flag to wave, the Caribbean influenced foods, dancing, costumes and music
  • Blowback '63

    by Brian Meehl

    The battle between teenage twins, Arky and Iris, is about to explode into war—the Civil War.

    Arky is ready to give up on rescuing their mother, Dr. Octavia Jongler, who is lost in the past. Iris refuses to give up hope, and playing the Jongler cor anglais to reawaken its powers of time travel. When Arky’s buddy, Danny, a pitching ace, throws his baseball future away, Iris and the cor anglais perform a shocking double blowback. Danny and Arky are blown to a time and place, 18... more

  • The Cookie That Saved Christmas

    by William Baldwin
    This beautifully illustrated book takes you back in time to experience a heartwarming christmas full of magical holiday spirit! THE COOKIE THAT SAVED CHRISTMAS is a delightful story for children and adults who yearn to be captivated anew by the simple joys of the Holiday season. Delightful illustrations by award winning illustrator Liesl Bell bring to life beloved Children's author Billy Baldwin's uplifting tale about courageous children overcoming adversity through a combination of clever think... more
  • Brandon Makes Jiǎo Zi (餃子)

    by Eugenia Chu
    Brandon Makes Jiǎo Zi (餃子) is about a little Chinese-American boy named Brandon who gets a surprise visit from his grandma from China, Pó Po (婆婆). While Brandon and Pó Po (婆婆) are making Chinese dumplings, called jiǎo zi (餃子), Brandon makes a mess and he and Pó Po (婆婆) have a good laugh!  They chat and bond over the experience.  Then Brandon eats and eats and eats and makes a surprise at the end that delights the whole family! This story includes some conversational Mandarin Chinese (including... more
  • Birthday at the Museum

    by Brittany Reiher
    Lily is celebrating her birthday and she is having her birthday party at the Museum of Natural History. She invites her three friends Carter, Michael, and Mia along to celebrate her special day. Lily is overwhelmed with joy when she arrives at the museum. As Lily and her friends make their way around the museum, they will encounter many pleasant surprises that will make Lily’s day even more special.
  • A COLLECTION OF SHORT STORIES AND ESSAYS: FOR MIDDLE AND HIGH SCHOOL

    by Hammad Farooqui
    Looking for imaginative short stories on topics like ‘Meeting With An Alien’, ‘A Robbery On A Running Train’, ‘Imagine If You Had Wings’? Then do not look any further! Our short stories are quick and easy to read, write and relate. The captivating stories are sure to enthrall and fascinate readers of all age groups. The short stories which are available in the eBook and paperback format will not only improve the imagination of young readers but may also fetch good marks in their examinations. Si... more
  • Where A Booger Goes

    by Baker Andrews
    New Children’s Book About Boogers Poised to Reduce Germs, Save Desks and Sleeves. Kids put boogers everywhere. It’s disgusting. Author Baker Andrews and Illustrator Sean Long tackle this sticky topic in the new children’s book Where A Booger Goes. With catchy rhymes and beautiful, colorful, hilarious illustrations, Andrews’ book aims to educate and delight with equal parts laughter and gross-outs. “When I worked with kids, I saw a lot of…interesting habits as far as booger disposal goes.... more
  • The Unusual Suspects

    by Dominic Carrillo
    When fourteen-year-old Nia ditched her elite international school and jumped on a train from Sofia, Bulgaria to Berlin, Germany, she didn't expect to cross paths with elderly Kurt Chavez. But once they meet, and become unlikely murder suspects, a new and unexpected adventure begins.
  • Decades of Deception

    by Patrick J. Callahan
    Patrick Callahan receives shocking news. His late parents concealed a dark family secret from him for forty years. Repressed memories of childhood trauma flood his mind, forcing Patrick to open an obsessive investigation into his unknown past. An incredibly convoluted tale of deceit, extortion, abuse, and police corruption unfolds before Patrick learns the truth about his early life.
  • Corey's Peaceful Heart

    by Judy Henry
    When Corey wakes, he knows something is missing. Uh Oh! He has to have it in time for school. Is it a buzzy bee or a big brown bear? Will he find it in the bathtub or under the bed? In this engaging story for 3-7-year-olds, readers search with Corey until he discovers what makes his heart smile. Corey’s discovery will make readers’ hearts smile, too. Corey’s Peaceful Heart follows HeartMath’s Shift and Shine Technique® for strengthening positive feelings and coping skills in children.
  • Hogarth's Reign of Terror

    by James Delaney

    Hogarth's Reign of Terror is the first chapter of a four-part series called The Hogarth Saga. The Hogarth Saga follows the exploits of Hogarth, a 12-year old boy (in the first three books-he's a young man in the fourth), who does some very bad things. In Hogarth's Reign of Terror, he begins by building a guillotine and uses it to dispatch the cats, then the dogs, and then other animals in the neighborhood. But why he does it is a mystery.

  • South of Main Street

    by robert gately
    The mother dies, the dad’s emotionally challenged, and one of the two daughters is suing her father for financial control of the multi-million dollar estate. That’s the setup of South of Main Street, a heartwarming story named for the dividing line that exists between the ‘haves’ and the ‘have-nots’ in a fictitious town of Coalsville, Pennsylvania. The story centers on Henry who most believe is a simpleton by nature, or suffers from Post-Traumatic Stress from a war long forgotten. Sharon, the y... more
  • Elephant Dreams

    by Martha Deeringer
    Desperate to escape her squalid life on the streets of New York City, sixteen year-old Fiona Finn seeks help at the magnificent Church of the Ascension where Charles Loring Brace, a social reformer horrified by the plight of New York City’s street children, arranges for her to go west aboard an Orphan Train.. Fiona’s homeless, alcoholic father has other plans, however. He wants Fiona to “work” the streets to support his drinking and pursues her across the midwest until she is forced to abando... more
  • Behind Mount Rushmore

    by Darlene P. Campos
    Nimo is a Lakota boy seeking to fulfill his dream of being a writer. He keeps close track of his day to day life on Pine Ridge. He watches his parents wade through unemployment and piles of unpaid bills. He witnesses racism for the first time during a family vacation. His grandmother dies suddenly and he is unsure how to mourn her death. John David, Nimo’s best friend, is a hate crime victim because of his sexuality. As a college student, Nimo is hit by a car and loses partial mobility in his le... more
  • Baby Chomper's Bath Time

    by Jeff Minich

    A bubbly and buoyant tale about a puppy named Chomper who loves to get dirty, but really dislikes getting freshened up. Stuck taking a bath, he imagines himself diving in the deep sea, being the captain of a ship, and surfing to a faraway shore. Baby Chomper's Bath Time is a playful story that encourages children to see the bright side of every situation.

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