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General Fiction (including literary and historical)

  • A Dog of My Own

    by Richard Clark
    11-year-old Jonas Ridley loves dogs. Unfortunately, his mother won’t let him have one of his own. But one Christmas, Jonas gets the chance to RENT a dog, and not just any dog but Rascal, the famous four-legged star of Jonas’s favorite movie, Canine Commando! Jonas and Rascal have a blast and really bond together, even performing in the school talent show. But when the movie studio has to take Rascal back, Jonas hatches a movie-like plan and becomes a real-life secret agent to rescue Rascal! ... more
  • Three Best Friends

    by Robbin Miller
    Max, Sophia and Xavier are three best friends since preschool. Today, the new playground opens up as they are all excited to play in it. After the ribbon is cut, Max's wheelchair gets stuck in the woodchip flooring as Sophia and Xavier offer to help him. Max declines as he struggles to push his own wheelchair to no avail. With sweat running down his face, tears running down his face, and his arms arching badly, Max asks his father to push him out of the playground to go home. Max is determined t... more
  • Katie Mouse and the Perfect Wedding

    by Anne L Watson
    Katie Mouse's Cousin Matilda is getting married! A big wedding has been planned in Mouse Town's public park, and everyone in town is invited. Best of all, Katie will be Matilda's flower mouse, and her little brother Dylan will be the ring bearer. There's just one problem: The Games Day at Katie's school has been changed to the same day as the wedding! And Katie's the captain of her class's relay race team! Will she really have to miss it? As Katie struggles with her feelings, a mix-up wi... more
  • Reminiscence

    by Amy Marie
    Nora Hutchinson has had feelings of déjà vu throughout her life. After her recent move to Boston for college, these feelings have suddenly become an everyday occurrence, taking on a new form by invading her dreams and nightmares. After chance meetings with two familiar strangers, Nora is lured into a task she never could have imagined. As she tries to sort out her dreams from her memories, she is pulled into the middle of an ancient quest she never dreamed could be possible.
  • Through The Barricades

    by Denise Deegan

    'Make a difference in the world,' are the last words Maggie Gilligan's father ever says to her. They form a legacy that she carries in her heart, years later when, at the age of fifteen, she tries to better the lives of Dublin's largely forgotten poor. 'Don't go getting distracted, now,' is what Daniel Healy's father says to him after seeing him talking to the same Maggie Gilligan. Daniel is more than distracted. He is intrigued. Never has he met anyone as dismissive, argumentative... as down... more

  • For No Reason

    by Kathleen Gauer

    Jamie Higgins has a problem. The new boy in her class, Brad Lugsley, keeps picking on her...FOR NO REASON! Can Jamie solve this problem without getting into trouble? And will she make a new friend in the process? Find out in this animated, heart-warming tale that will delight young readers with its colourful, realistic characters. At the end of the book, there are creative activities to engage readers and get them thinking about their own experiences and how they might handle a bullying situa... more

  • Wipeout the Wave

    by William Baldwin
    Watch out... Here comes Wipeout The Wave! Wipeout wonders why he’s so different from all the other waves on the beach. Lonely and sad, Wipeout decides to travel the Seven Seas looking for waves like him. He nearly gives up hope until he makes a new friend, Surfer Steve, in the North Pacific. Together they travel for a meeting with the Wave Council of the Seven Seas where Wipeout discovers the reassuring answer he’s been searching for.
  • Ship Rats

    by Rhian Waller
    Ship Rats follows the adventures of three sisters who accidentally stow away on a trading ship bound for Jamaica. They must use their wits to survive storms, sailors and the sinister leader of the ship rats. This is a 118 page adventure story for ages five to eight (or for older people with an imagination!). It is available now on Amazon Kindle, through Amazon.com, on Lulu.com as a print and e-version and on Smashwords.com. Prices will vary according to the format. It is also available di... more
  • Amazing You!: A Celebration of Individuality

    by Connie Goyette Crawley
    What happens when an elephant, a zebra, and a giraffe all decide that they want to change the way they look? In this delightful celebration of individuality, Jenna and the animals of the African jungle & savanna discover that they’re amazing just the way they are! Gorgeous illustrations, appealing characters and engaging rhymes will leave children and adults wanting to read this uplifting tale again and again. Printable coloring sheets available from the author’s website! conniecrawley.com
  • Regulus

    by Aaron Ozee
    King among the mice and eater of all the cheese. Regulus, the lord of all squeaking feuds within the wall, is betrayed by those closest to him for the ego he holds so high. Struggles between the just and wicked come to pass in this paramount tale of the darkest and brightest sights in our lives.
  • Buzzy and Thomas Move into the President's House

    by Vicki Tashman
    Buzzy the dog lives a happy life as Thomas Jefferson’s furry best friend — but when Thomas tells her that they’re moving to the White House, her whole world changes! A delightful picture book perfect for teaching children about US history.
  • The Not So Ugly Bug

    by Caroline Winfield
    When a little boy discovers an ugly bug in his room, he is terrified by the talking bug. He tries his best to chase it out. But after several failed attempts using defenses like his water blaster, his shoe and even his old Halloween costume, Fred finally gives Buddy a chance to explain why he's there. The boy finally realizes that he and the bug are Not-So-Different which makes the bug Not-S0-Ugly after all!
  • The Toki-Girl and the Sparrow-Boy Book 4: Uncle Yuta has an Adventure

    by Claire Youmans
    When your closest friend is the Dragon King, your niece, nephew and their friends are dual-natured and your country hurtles towards an uncertain future, your life is bound to be complicated. Azuki and Shota’s Uncle Yuta must keep his household safe and happy while they strive to adapt to the constant change that is Meiji-era Japan. Azuki’s new loom is already obsolete. Renko discovers new draconic abilities, stirring her parents into action as she finds her family expanding. Tsuruko’s husban... more
  • The Toki-Girl and the Sparrow-Boy Book 3 Together

    by Claire Youmans
    Azuki and Shota are finally home! Life in their corner of rural 19th Century Japan is nearly perfect – but Azuki’s sick and Shota doubts his friendship with the Dragon Princess, who is upset because her mother rejects her dual nature. Shota defies his uncle to track down the legendary Crane-girl to help Azuki and impress the Princess. This leads to the discovery of a new and better way to incorporate Azuki’s spectacular feathers in fabrics. When Shota takes his beloved boat to deliver Azuki’... more
  • Pete Goes to School

    by Diana Duncan
    Pete Goes to School is a rhyming tale about a young boy, Tom and his Labrador dog Pete. When Tom goes off to boarding school Pete runs away from home and arrives at Tom?s school late at night. The next day the headmaster says that Pete ?must go? but Tom?s formidable Mum turns up and persuades him, through a mixture of hard talk and flattery, that if Pete were allowed to stay at the school, not only would he make an excellent ?In House? dog but his appointment would also enhance the school?s (and... more
  • Milly's Magical View "Hoppin through the Zoo!"

    by Caroline Winfield
    Milly and her family celebrate a summer day by visiting the Zoo. Milly thrills at seeing the Monkeys, the Hyenas and the Pandas. But once she finds she is unable to play with the animals in their habitats, she hates the zoo. With a little coaching from her family and reflection through her Magical Binoculars, Milly imagines a fun idea and a new way of behaving, and ends up loving the Zoo!

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