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General Fiction (including literary and historical)

  • Loretta's Pet Caterpillar

    by Lois Wickstrom
    Loretta finds a caterpillar egg on a milkweed plant. She breaks off the leaf and brings it home. Mom won't let Loretta keep it in the house, so she tapes the leaf back on the plant, and watches over the egg. It hatches. It eats the leaf, and more leaves. As the caterpillar grows and molts, Loretta shoos away a bird that wants to eat it. Then a wasp, and even a ladybug. The caterpillar survives. When it forms a chrysalis, a lizard bites it. It heals and eventually a monarch butterfly emerges. In... more
  • "Buster Bunny Does a Dare: He Goes Over Niagara Falls and Disappears!"

    by Robert Feller

    My 6th book,"Heidi the Lamb and Her Adventures," and my 7th book, "Buster Bunny" tell a tale of wonderful, beautifully illustrated stories about animal friends who look out for each other. Every chapter has a lesson to help children of all ages: how to do Life better!

  • The Adventures of Charlie Chameleon: New Beginnings

    by Ellen L. Buikema
    Moving and making new friends is tough! When Charlie Chameleon and his family start their adventure in New Town, Charlie discovers he is braver than he knows. With his bossy pet fish, Frankie, by his side, he faces many challenges, including standing up to the neighborhood bully.
  • Kitty's

    by Samantha Rhymes
    Cat's are amazing creatures who fill our days with love and affection. Each of the lyrical rhyming Kitty books, bring into focus some of the fun loving things cats do each day. The magical illustration which accompany each page enrich the poetic story line. Here is a short example: Kitty Kitty where are you? Kitty Kitty I want you. Kitty Kitty I hear you creep. Kitty Kitty are you asleep? Like all cats, Kitty does her/his own thing.
  • Very, Very, Afraid!

    by Craig Kunce
    Sadie's bedtime is full of unwanted visitors—scary monsters! They sneak around at night and hide in dark places. Tonight, Sadie is tired of being afraid. She sets out to find these monsters and confront them. Sadie is surprised when she learns the real reason these monsters are lurking and hiding in her house. And it leads to an unexpected friendship.
  • My Perfect Friend?

    by Craig Kunce

    A light-hearted, humorous, coming-of-age story about six-year-old Sadie who is trying to find her "perfect" friend.

    Sadie has an idea in her head that her new best friend has to be perfect and live up to her long list of suitable traits. She will meet many interesting and quirky friends during her search. Some won't share, some stretch the truth, some want her to disappear, and some bark out loud!

    As she searches for her new friend she quickly discovers that no one p... more

  • Rosie and Friends Positively Different

    by Helen C. Hipp
    Rosie the Pink Hippo asks readers "What advice would you give your friends who want to feel better about themselves" in this adventure book to help readers see that being different can be positive. Join Rosie the Pink Hippo, Olivia the Ostrich, and many others in this educational and eye-opening 28-page illustrated children's book, Rosie and Friends Positively Different, a creative and fun teaching tool intended for parents, caregivers, teachers, and children who may have felt at some point in t... more
  • The Best Kept Secret

    by Wendi Nunnery
    In high school, everyone has their secrets. Even well-brought-up Emma Fraser. Emma’s sophomore year started out all wrong. First, her best friend Andy confessed to losing his virginity in the back seat of a car, leaving Emma all alone in the V-Club. Then the rest of her friends got weird and, suddenly, Emma found herself feeling like a stranger. Now, struggling to find her new place, Emma wonders if things could get any worse. When Deegan Burke, a rich, gorgeous senior, asks Emma to be his date ... more
  • The Year That Spring Didn't Come

    by Merry Spence
    Charley and Frances are best friends, and always together in the spring. When Frances is badly hurt, Charley cannot imagine the spring without her. Its a story about friendship and loyalty, and the simple joys of childhood.
  • The Adventures of Frank and Mustard: Stuck in the Mud

    by Simon Calcavecchia
    Frank, a dog with wheels for back legs, get's stuck in the mud. Thankfully, his buddy Mustard comes to the rescue by asking for help and using teamwork to get Frank out of the mud..
  • PEE WEE THE CHRISTMAS TREE

    by George Wells

    A little tree grew up on a tree farm and because he was in the shadows of the larger trees, Pee Wee did not grow as big as all his friends. Because of his size the tree cutters laughed at him and gave him the name "Pee Wee".   One day Pee Weee was cut  down and taken to be sold at the Christmas Tree lot.  Why he was chosen we do not know.  But again Pee Wee was overlooked and lhe was sad once more.  When it looked hopeless Pee Wee heard some children sh... more

  • The Friend Garden

    by Kim Black
    The Friend Garden, a Children's Book by Kim Black and Ana Buckmaster and illustrated by Nina Byerly. New town, new school, new friends? this could be a very overwhelming week for one shy girl. And when she tries hiding from the world by staying in her room, her grandma suggests the strangest remedy?gardening.What does gardening have to do with friendship? Find out by taking a stroll in The Friend Garden.
  • The Scrub

    by James Norton
    The Scrub unfolds against the backdrop of a snow-bound Paris in 1888 and tells the story of a dyslexic chimney sweep with an extraordinary gift who risks his sanity, his freedom, and his very life to save his little sister. A thrilling adventure, The Scrub is also a heart-warming tale of self-discovery and friendship, of hatred and of love, a story peopled with vivid characters and pungent rogues, in the classic tradition of Les Misérables and Oliver Twist. It is the first book of the Ringbook T... more
  • Good Morning, Chickalina! (The Chickalina Picture Books Book 1)

    by Sonal Panse
    This charming, illustrated book introduces beginner readers to Chickalina, a good little chick who likes to help her parents, Papa Rooster and Mama Hen, whenever possible. In this story, Papa Rooster has a bad cold and something must be done so that he won't miss the Kuk Kudu Ku when the sun rises.
  • Drop the Puck, It’s Hockey Season

    by Jayne. J. Jones Beehler

    “The Official Adventures” is a new children’s chapter book series that teaches the importance of sportsmanship, persistence, discipline, and most importantly respect – for referees, each other, and individuals with special needs.

    The series tells the tale of two brothers, Blaine and Cullen. On and off the ice, they have deep love for the game and also each other! Cullen is the all-star team captain and Blaine, who has Down syndrome, is th... more

  • Where I Belong: A Story About Family...

    by Ellie Morgan
    Where I Belong celebrates the feeling of belonging, after adoption. Some physical traits are passed down to other family members, like grandpa s big ears and those lovely freckles, but that isn t the only way to feel you belong with your family. The book highlights the importance of embracing our differences, and finding joy and humor in every family member s uniqueness. This book will encourage children to ask questions about their own families, adoption and their own sense of belonging.

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