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  • And Alex Still Has Acne

    by Margaret Egrot
    Life for fourteen year old Alex is OK most of the time. He enjoys school, has a best friend Sam, and a pretty and only mildly irritating younger sister, Nicky. But then Sam starts acting strangely, and so does Nicky – and both insist on sharing secrets with him and making him promise not to tell anyone. Then Nicky goes missing and only Alex feels he knows where to find her. But is Sam anywhere around to help?
  • Steele Secrets

    by Andi Cumbo-Floyd
    When Mary Steele mysteriously finds herself in an old cemetery down the road from her house in a tiny mountain town, she's not concerned. She's not even frightened when a ghost named Moses approaches her or when she has to stand-off against a bulldozer. But when her inquiries into the history of the cemetery and the people buried there begin to draw out the worst in the members of her community, Mary begins to be afraid. Will she be able to recover history while keeping the people she loves safe... more
  • The Magic Straw Hat

    by karen bricker
    A story of a little girl, named Caitie, and her magical journey with her great grandmother's straw hat. A captivating children's adventure that tells of how Caitie faces her challenges, and discovers a new friend along the way. .
  • UNDER AN EAGLE'S WING, The Story Of An Orphaned Vermont Boy

    by Barbara Williams Sheperd
    Set in Bethel, Vermont during the 1920s, Under An Eagle’s Wing is a humorous and poignant story of Arthur King, a young boy who is left at a Montpelier orphanage, and later taken by a farmer and his wife to their home on Camp Brook and raised with other orphaned boys. Killing Mrs. Rogers’ prize rooster with a sling-shot is the first of many adventures and pranks. But, it is a barn fire that breaks out after Arthur is smoking in the hayloft that shows him the true meaning of family.
  • How To Be A Chameleon

    by Michelle Leigh
    Savannah Baxter’s first day at a new school in a new town isn’t unlike any of the other first days in new towns that she’s experienced before, until her mission to remain in the shadows, unnoticed and undisturbed, literally runs right into her in the form of Jesse Gainer. A loner by any standard, Jesse is exactly the type of person Savannah tries to shy away from. Despite his outward appearance and penchant for brooding, Jesse harbors secrets that will pull at Savannah’s heart strings. Soon,... more
  • Tyler's TALL Tales: Chasing The Moon

    by Ashley Richer

    Tyler's TALL Tales 'CHASING The MOON' is the first children's book of the series Tyler's TALL Tales. Original story written by author Ashley Richer and illustrated by Ryan Maguire. The story is about a boy and pet bassett hound who go on a nighttime adventure to catch the moon.

    To learn more visit: *Each book includes 3 activities and the Chasing The Moon Adventure Map of the Narragansett Bay.

    The author, Ashley Richer, has been... more

  • Katy Rose Likes to Say No

    by Delin Colon
    Katy Rose Likes to Say No is about a child, like most, who is just learning to assert her independence and discovering her power over others, simply by saying “no.” She finds, however, that defying her parents and being rude to her friend only make herself feel bad. Katy Rose eventually discovers that cooperation and kindness make others happy and that they, in turn, are more nurturing toward her. This book is for every parent who, while realizing the importance of this developmental stage, suff... more
  • The Improbable Rise of Paco Jones

    by Dominic Carrillo

    The hero is Paco Jones, a quirky Mexican kid with few friends. He’s recently transferred from his old junior high to a private school, and because he’s the poor, new arrival, he soon finds himself an outcast. It doesn’t help that he sports “a big nose, an unflattering birthmark, pigeon-toed feet and hairy arms,” all of them fodder for teasing. He’s jeered at during lunch, called Paco Taco, and ridiculed for being different. So what hope is there f... more

  • Gertrude and Toby's Friday Adventure

    by Shari Tharp
    Gertrude the goat and her best friend Toby the tortoise are adventurers. No sitting around on the boring farm for them! They love to explore, and every Friday they sneak off the farm for some extra fun. One Friday, Gertrude and Toby decide to visit the local candy store in town. They discover yummy goodies and treats, but soon find that the treats are not free!? Uh oh! The market owner grabs Toby. He demands money for the candy that Gertrude and Toby have taken by mistake. Gertrude must find a w... more
  • Lois and the Red Balloon

    by troy brown
    Lois is a bright and inquisitive little girl. Smart and sensible Lois was quietly her dad’s favorite. She had a simple life with few pleasures but was surrounded with love in her small neighborhood. What Lois does not know is that life is full of unpleasant surprises just around the corner.
  • Destination Adventure

    by karen jonice bricker
    When young Kit's spontaneous father takes the family on vacation, they never know where they might end up or what might happen. Discover the challenge Kit and her two brothers face on the rocky coast of Maine and how Kit and a new friend help save the day and bring inspiration to one unforgettable summer adventure.
  • A Day in the Life of a Squirrel

    by Alexandria J. Snowdon
    A Day in the Life Of A Squirrel is an interesting story about two fascinating friends, one name Greenlee, and the other name Amber. Join in the excitement by reading about them.
  • The Epic of Dexter The War Dog: Getting Out of Afghanistan Was Just The Beginning

    by Jean Vives

    Dexter the war dog searches for his master Marc after a deadly ambush tears them apart in Afghanistan.  Once stateside, Dexter must cross 1,500 miles of dangerous wilderness in his quest to find his lost master.     The story begins when Marc. Sergeant Marc Majors, a trainer of military dogs meets the street dog Dexter while having coffee at an outdoor café. The dog enters Marc’s world of intrigue and stealth. Dexter becomes a Special Ops dog. In Afghanistan, Dexte... more

  • Tyler's TALL Tales Chasing the Moon

    by Ashley Richer
    Tyler's TALL Tales 'Chasing the Moon' is the first children's book in a series. The story is about a boy and his dog who go on a nighttime adventure to catch the moon. See what animals come along to help the duo on their adventure! The story takes place in Narragansett, RI! To learn more visit: - See more at:
  • The Magic Rock

    by Rochelle Shamaley
    The Magic Rock is a rhyming children's picture book. Chuck, the main character, is a young boy with a run of bad luck. One day Chuck is given a magic rock that changes his belief in himself and the outcome of his misfortunes. The Magic Rock illustrates the how a child can change his bad luck through the power of positive thinking in a fun and creative way. Is it magic or is it believing in yourself?
  • Sons of the Sphinx

    by Cheryl Carpinello

    Travel back to 1330 BC Egypt--When15-year-old Rosa agrees to help the ghost of King Tut find his lost queen Hesena, she doesn't count on falling for him. Once back in Ancient Egypt, Rosa discovers that finding Hesena is not all she must do and is not as easy as she thought it would be, even though she carries part of that lost queen in her soul. She must also keep out of the reach of the living Horemheb--who crosses mortal boundaries using Seth's evil magic--if she is... more