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General Fiction (including literary and historical)

  • Fred & Red Say Goodbye

    by Austin Schlichtman
    Fred & Red Say Goodbye is a touching story about the emotions associated with the loss of a loved one. The story follows Fred the penguin as he begins to process the news his beloved Red is sick and unable to be cured. Created to help children understand emotions associated with loss. While providing adults with valuable insight into the developmental understanding of grief in children. The simple narrative allows readers to connect with Fred & Red without competing with the reader's own... more
  • Correlation

    by Mia Grace
    Hailey's summer plans are shattered when a car accident puts her brother into a coma. Knowing she could have stopped him from going out that night, Hailey is plagued by guilt. She takes refuge in a magical old abandoned house with a story of its own to share, and there she meets a young man she knows will die in the Vietnam War if she doesn't stop him from going. But why would he believe her, and what must she do to convince him to listen? And what happens when you attempt to mess with history?
  • Brendan of Kilrush

    by Michael J. Schneider
    The year is 812 A.D. Vikings have invaded Ireland, burned and pillaged the village of Kilrush. Among their booty is Kaileen, a pretty 16-year-old colleen. Can Brendan, a lame teenage shepherd boy, save her? In this Dark Age saga, Brendan and Kaileen, along with Brendan's mute friend, Dungal, are relentlessly pursued by the vicious Norse barbarians across the Irish countryside and on the high seas. The trio seek the protection of King Finian, a powerful Irish monarch. His beautiful daughter, ... more
  • Grandma's Thanksgiving Dinner

    by Maria Hoskins
    Grandma's Thanksgiving Dinner is a special treat for children with no experience of farm life. They will be drawn into a world filled with love, doting parents, guardians and community members, and lively farm animals. Hoskins aptly shares a brief history lesson with her young readers about rural America and the age-old traditions of farm living.
  • We Are the Warriors

    by Theresa Nichols Schuster
    How did Blake Newman end up on a Montana Indian reservation? There is no snowboarding on this flat prairie, all his friends are back in Bozeman for their junior year, and his dad's the school principal. Could it get much worse?Blake's fears, hopes and new-found love all come to the forefront within a culture so different from what he has known.
  • Firebrand

    by Sarah MacTavish

    In the summer of 1860, when slavery ruled the heart of America, two young abolitionists discover how dangerous it can be to believe in freedom for all.

    Saoirse Callahan’s family is broken. Hunger forced them out of Ireland and they still struggle to survive in their new home, where scorching Texas droughts threaten their small farm. Then, on one blazing Sunday afternoon, a series of mysterious fires devastates the region. Whispered rumors of a slave rebellion soon flame into a sta... more

  • Mrs. McGillicutty's Last Sunflower

    by Chip Womick
    What happens when an old woman does not plant her flower garden as usual and the scale tips so that there is more ugliness than beauty in the world? Mrs. McGillicutty's Last Sunflower tells the story. Trolls go to work planting more weed seeds. An elf named Berk, who is Keeper of Beauty among the little people, scrambles to save the day. Along the way, he gets helps from fellow elves and a pair of neighborhood children.
  • Hey Ugly

    by Alicia J Turner
    Who is Ugly? Ugly never seemed to fit in. Ugly felt she was ugly, and because she believed it, it was true. One kind word changed everything, and Ugly realized she was Pretty all along.
  • A Bitter Pill to Swallow

    by Tiffany Gholar
    On the edge of the Chicago medical district, the Harrison School for Exceptional Youth looks like a castle in a snow globe. Janina has been there since she was ten years old, and now she’s fourteen. She feels so safe inside its walls that she’s afraid to leave. Devante’s parents bring him there after a tragedy leaves him depressed and suicidal. Even though he’s in a different place, he can’t escape the memories that come flooding back when he least expects them. Dr. Gail Thomas comes to ... more
  • Doggerland (Volume 1)

    by Ted Garvin
    Deccan had always wondered what had happened to his father. When he learns that he was killed by a neighboring tribe, he longs for revenge, even though it is forbidden by the rules of his tribe.
  • Too Hot To Moo

    by Karyn Henwood

    Gracie the cow lives in a hot and steamy field. One particular day, when the heat has all but overwhelmed her, she notices activity close to the farmhouse beside her field. She slowly creeps closer to the fence to see what all the noise is about — oh my! A swimming pool is being installed! Gracie dreams of taking a dip in that cool water, and she’s driven crazy by the possibility of cooling down her hot, leathery skin. She eventually manages to take an udder flop right into the sp... more

  • A Superpower For Me

    by Mariana Llanos
    What happens when a young girl discovers her parents have a superpower? Wait! There's more: She'll have it too when she turns eighteen! But... what is this special power that will make her country and city a better place to live? Read this fun and imaginative story and guess what makes grownups super-special! A superpower for me is a book to talk about government and civics in the classroom or at home. A nonfiction section follows the story, with interesting facts about American government. Dari... more
  • Dinosaurs Living in My Hair

    by Jayne M. Rose-Vallee
    In this debut multi award winning picture book, Sabrina has masses of wild, curly blonde hair, and worries there may be animals ~ like dinosaurs ~ living in there. "This charming, engaging story offers a funny look at what happens when a child's imagination unfurls."~Kirkus Reviews Anni Matsick's watercolor illustrations combined with Rose-Vallee's whimsical rhymes make this a great addition to any child's book collection. Loved by girls and boys alike!
  • Oliver Poons and the Bright Yellow Hat

    by Lauryn Alyssa Wendus
    Written and created by a mother-daughter team, Oliver Poons and the Bright Yellow Hat is a beautifully illustrated children’s book that will delight babies, preschoolers, and primary grade students. In this happy, whimsical story, Oliver wonders how he will be able to keep his hat and turns to his friends for advice. A wonderful book to read to children who will be drawn to the poetry and bright, bold characters that fill the pages.
  • KRA

    by Aguidon

    KRA is a tale about a young rook that is found by a boy, who encounters a girl and a dog, as well as the son of a sultan and his mother, the eldest son of a fallen tribal chief, and even a king.

    KRA is a speechless fantasy adventure about giants and about a mysterious, shiny black marble.

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