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General Fiction (including literary and historical)

  • Fracture

    by Melanie Hooyenga
    When seventeen-year old Biz wakes up from surgery after helping catch a kidnapper, she thinks she’s lost her ability to flicker—travel back in time eighteen hours—but she soon discovers her ability is stronger than ever. And so are the mind-blowing headaches. But flickering isn’t the only thing giving Biz headaches. Her newly shaved head brings out the bullies, her boyfriend Cameron is getting a little too chummy with a girl from the kidnap support group, and Cameron’s formerly kidnapped sister ... more
  • Flicker

    by Melanie Hooyenga
    Biz is a perfectly normal teenager except for one minor detail: she uses sunlight to flicker back to yesterday. She takes advantage of flickering by retaking Trig tests, fixing fights with her boyfriend (or reliving the making up), and repeating pretty much anything that could be done better. Trouble is, flickering makes her head explode from the inside. Or feel like it anyway. No one knows about her freakish ability and she's content to keep it that way. Guys don't stick around because she ... more
  • Twelve Days to Save Christmas

    by Jane Finch
    Magical Mary arrives in Berryfield with with two missions. The first is to bring Christmas back to the town, and the second is to help Esme, a Foundling and a child who does not speak, to achieve her destiny and save Christmas for the town. Mary has to enlist the help of the mysterious Jane and convince her of the role she needs to play to ensure Mary’s missions are fulfilled. The town Mayor has nothing but bad memories of Christmas and has kept the Christmas spirit from the town for so long tha... more
  • The Pillow Fairy

    by Marcia Gale Riley
    Three-year-old Matt doesn’t want to sleep alone in his own bed. One night he is visited by a magical fairy and everything changes. After her frequent visits, he realizes that sleeping in his own bed—all by himself can be a fun and rewarding experience. This is the creative way that the author used to entice her two boys to sleep and wake up in their own beds-all by themselves. This has worked for thousands of families, and it will work for you too. The Pillow Fairy has become a beloved cla... more
  • Lilly & Lila

    by Danielle Creighan
    Lilly & Lila tells the story of two best friends, Lilly and Lila, who attend a school for the deaf. One day they and the other children are outside playing as the sun sets; Lila starts to feel nervous because she also has trouble seeing in low light. Lilly creates a new game to play with Lila that also engages their classmates.
  • The Perfectly Purple Sneakers

    by Kathy Goosev Howell
    Juliette LOVES purple, especially her NEW perfectly purple sneakers. She eagerly wears her sneakers to school. As the day goes by, her sneakers become not so new and not so purple. They get dirty, painted, torn, and even jellied. It's not easy to look on the bright side of unexpected and unhappy events. But Juliette's upbeat attitude, along with the encouragement of the people around her, give her the confidence she needs to see that those not so new and not so purple sneakers are, in every othe... more
  • Capture the Moon

    by Jaye Alison Moscariello
    Written in gender free, race free language and images, Capture the Moon is a simple tale about a monkey named Chase, finding its way in the world. Through discoveries, ups and downs, Chase finds its way out of confusion through learning to listen within.
  • Tyrabbisaurus Rex

    by A.J. Culey
    Tyrabbisaurus Rex doesn't appreciate being locked in a cage. Sure it has three levels and is full of scrumptious veggies, but that doesn't mean he's willing to accept his fate as a classroom pet. Ginger's not happy about the always escaping, poopy rabbit. First, he chewed the dress her mom gave her. Now he keeps staring at her favorite hat. The demon bunny has got to go!
  • Alycat and the Thursday Dessert Day!

    by Alysson Foti Bourque
    When Alycat's daydreaming causes her to miss out on Dessert Day at school, she will need to rely on her imagination to satisfy her sweet tooth! With the help of her best friend Spotty, she discovers that trying new things can lead to fun adventures and tasty inventions!
  • It's Just So

    by Peter Trimarco
    It’s Lizzy’s first day in a brand new school! At first things feel “just so” scary and “just so” hard, but in the end, they’re “just so”.... not what she thought they would be! From waking up early and boarding the bus for the very first time to meeting new friends and painting outside the lines, it’s a day of discovery and perspective for a little girl named Lizzy. "Perfect for children in transitional stages, Lizzy’s story of adapting to a new school is charming and hopeful. Vibrant illustrat... more
  • The Afterlife Chronicles

    by James Paradie
    Luke Hawkins is not a popular teenager. His parents think he's an odd one; he has no friends and has seen many shrinks. When his parents go on vacation, they leave him with his estranged sister, Samantha. What looks to be a terrible week turns out quite differently than expected. Luke never knew that he and his sister share a passionate interest in the paranormal, specifically in spirits. Luke finds an old book that gives instructions on how to get to the other side--the Afterlife ... and Luke a... more
  • Two Boys, Two Planets

    by Stuart J. Whitmore
    This is a short and easy-to-read story for beginning readers, accompanied by richly colored illustrations. In this star-gazing tale, a boy on Earth finds out he's not the only one in the solar system with a desire to visit other planets. Earth and Mars are presented in a way that highlights how different they are without presenting either planet in a negative manner. The vocabulary and sentence structure were designed to enhance reading confidence while still making the story fun to read. Resour... more
  • Josef, the Indy Car Driver

    by Chris Workman
    Apex Legends author / illustrator Chris Workman and Verizon IndyCar Series star Josef Newgarden have teamed up to create a unique racing-themed children's picture book unlike any other. "Josef, The Indy Car Driver" mixes Indy car racing education with entertaining on-track action that is sure to please kids who are interested in cars or racing fans and their parents! Set at iconic Road America, the content is designed to provide an authentic glimpse into the world of Indy car through Josef's ... more
  • For Her Courage

    by Andria M. Redlin
    A teenage girl growing up in Edwardian America sacrifices her most prized possessions to restore her grandfather's greatest treasure, and ultimately save his life.
  • When Hen Was on Her Way to Market

    by Irena Stanic Rasin
    Will imperious Hen get the help she demands to clean her muddy foot? Not unless she learns courtesy and respect. Irena Stanic Rasin’s Croatian-based cumulative folktale in which the local flora, fauna and villagers respond “No way!” to Hen’s commands, will ring true to young children on their way to understanding cooperation and perhaps a bit of humility. Color illustrations by Ivana Rasin.
  • Ghosts in Trouble

    by Joan Slowey
    Ghosts, Cormac and Lizzie, were burglars all their lives and now they can't get into heaven until the stolen goods have all been given back. But a silver tea-set is buried in the garden and no one else knows it's there. Cormac's cousin inherits the house so they ask his children, twins David and Dora, to do the digging. They don't realise that they were seen stealing the silver by John the Pots, a man of the roads, who wants the tea-set himself so he can claim a reward . . .

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