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General Fiction (including literary and historical)

  • The Uninvited Visitors (Starfoot and Brown Books) (Volume 2)

    by Rhoda Canter
    Back on mysterious Bald Head Island, North Carolina, a teenage girl and eleven-year-old boy are in trouble, and Chihuahua detectives Starfoot and Brown are on the case. Isabel is a gifted, fifteen-year-old saxophone player, whose scientist father is in danger on the other side of the world. He texts Isabel a frightening message that sends her into hiding on Bald Head Island. Jordy is a boy unlike other boys. On a school trip to the island, he follows his curiosity into the woods and fi... more
  • The Adventures of Starfoot and Brown

    by Rhoda Canter
    Cora Howder didn’t know what she was in for when she adopted a second Chihuahua. Nor did she know that her trip to write a book while staying in a Bald Head Island beach house would set off a series of hair-raising, tail wagging events that could put her pooches in harm’s way. But we’re getting ahead of ourselves, aren’t we? Let’s begin at the beginning. Cora first adopted Bennett and then Lola. After a bit of jealousy and pretending to ignore Lola on the part of Bennett, the two join ... more
  • A Huntsman Spider in My House

    by Michelle K Ray
  • Jaden Toussaint, the Greatest Episode 1: The Quest for Screen Time (Volume 1)

    by Marti Dumas
    Jaden Toussaint is a five year old with a giant afro and an even bigger brain. In this illustrated chapter book Jaden Toussaint uses all his super-powered brain power to convince the grown-ups to let him have more screen time.
  • 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 here, 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 sparkling ne... more

  • Saving Annie's Mountain

    by Cold Run Books
    A protest in West Virginia coal country takes on new meaning when four children meet a feisty old woman who witnessed the original battle for miners’ rights in 1921.
  • THE MASTER WEAVER

    by Tetteh J. Zutah
    The animal kingdom needs to outdoor its princess; she must wear a new smock, but they need Ananse—the banished weaver.... Inspired by Ghanaian folklore.
  • WHEN NIGHT FELL IN THE DAY

    by Tetteh J. Zutah

    In the Twifo kingdom, a solar eclipse invades the ritual cleansing of the king’s stool—the one thing that must never happen! The sun oracle is furious and so demands royal blood as appeasement. The palace is in anguish as everyone looks to Oti, the king’s only son—the prince—as the atoner. Esi, the prince’s wife, eventually gives herself up to salvage the future of the kingdom on the pact that Oti marry Abeberese, her only sister, after her death.

    The... more

  • The Age of Amy: Behind the Fun Zone

    by Bruce Edwards
    A teenage girl takes on Silicon Valley when device-addicted teens start disappearing. Are you a Jimmiehead, or are you still using one of those old-fashioned smartphones? JIMMIES are tiny microchips, that when painlessly implanted into your brain, magically transform your eyes and ears into the ultimate hands-free device. Every teen wants one—except 16-year-old Amy, who detests technology in any form. But when thousands of Jimmieheads mysteriously vanish, only she can save them. Immune to ... more
  • Space Creatures

    by Barbara Weisberg
    What does it mean to be an Earthling in a vast universe? In this children's picture book, a brother and sister - Earthlings - introduce you to their world.
  • The Summer the World Ended

    by Matthew S. Cox
    As far as Riley McCullough is concerned, her best friend getting ‘dragged’ off to Puerto Vallarta for the first two weeks of summer vacation was the end of the world―at least until the bombs fell. Life in suburban New Jersey with her mother has been comfortable, not to mention boring, to an introverted fourteen year old. As if her friend’s surprise trip wasn’t bad enough, her expectations for the ‘best summer ever’ disintegrate when she gets sent across the country to stay with a father she h... more
  • Lucky Rocks

    by Murray Richter

    Led by a one-legged World War II vet, three boys experience a summer filled with fishing, pranks, and a secret that could change their lives forever.

  • The Wealth of Virginia

    by Barbara McLennan
    The Wealth of Virginia tells about the development of a new and powerful colony, rich on the basis of its own resources and activities. Colonial Jamestown was where streets were actually (not proverbially) paved with gold (tobacco). Those who worked hard and avoided early death could have families and build great estates. Sarah Blair, daughter of one of Virginia’s wealthiest planters, and William Roscoe, young Virginia planter and sheriff of Yorktown and Gloucester, continue their relationsh... more
  • The Wealth of Jamestown

    by Barbara N. McLennan
    The Wealth of Jamestown follows the development of a new people and the birth of a nation. William Roscoe, a young Virginia planter and sheriff of Yorktown and Gloucester, and Sarah Harrison, seventeen-year-old daughter of one of Virginia’s wealthiest planters, are in love and engaged to be married. But Sarah’s father, Benjamin Harrison II, forces Sarah to break the engagement and marry James Blair, lobbyist, church bureaucrat and Commissary of the Church of England, with connections to the Boar... more
  • Gobbles: Troubles with Turkeys

    by Naomi Lau
    In this light-hearted and silly picture book, a young boy named Jordan discovers that two wild turkeys follow his every step to school. Jordan is rightfully annoyed by the unrelenting gobbling, as he already has a lot on his mind. He attempts to lose and tolerate them, but then begins to understand this pair of turkeys in a different way, helping him overcome his day's troubles.

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