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General Fiction (including literary and historical)

  • Rumpelstiltskin's Child

    by Bonnie Ferrante
    Second edition. What if Rumpelstiltskin had a bum rap? Sure, he tried to take the queen's baby, but a deal is a deal. Besides, he even gave her the opportunity to renege on their agreement. Plus, he never sought revenge, but allowed her to live happily ever after. Maybe there's a whole lot more to his story than people know. The elaborate illustrations are inspired by the illuminated manuscripts of medieval times. The reading level is third grade and up but younger children will enjoy hearing th... more
  • The Amida Tree

    by Bonnie Ferrante
    Gordon Korman on The Amida Tree “…This piece works so well… There’s beauty in the simplicity of its telling, and the communication between the woman and the tree is hauntingly believable.” The Amida Tree is this generation's tree. It will appeal to parents interested in a sustainable environment, healthy emotional bonds, and a balanced life. Discussion questions included. Suitable for all ages.
  • Curly Top

    by Michelle Nelson

    Those beautiful, bouncy curls will not relax! They are always bouncing around and getting in her way. What will she do with those tangled curls? Will she learn to like them or will she convince her Nana to get rid of them once and for all? Come visit with Curly and Nana and see what happens.

  • Mistake, Wisconsin

    by Kersti Niebruegge

    Twenty-four musky-shaped mailboxes are missing in the small town of Mistake, Wisconsin. One crooked politician blames the local teenagers, but sophomore Megan Svenson smells something fishy—and it's not just her job at Brabender's Bait, where she runs into three out-of-towners visiting for musky fishing Opening Day. The sheriff is hot on the trail of the mailbox thieves, but Megan suspects she’s the only one who can exonerate her classmates. With a little creative thinking... more

  • The Time Hunters (The Time Hunters Saga Book 1)

    by Carl Ashmore
    Becky is a typical thirteen year old girl. She likes Facebook, gossiping and plenty of sleep. So when she and her brother, Joe, are invited to stay with their 'loony' Uncle Percy at his stately home, she thinks it’ll be the worst summer ever. What she doesn't realise is that Bowen Hall is also home to a baby Triceratops, two Sabre-tooth tigers and the mythic hero, Will Scarlet... 'The Time Hunters' is a thrilling adventure that takes Becky, Joe, Uncle Percy and Will on a quest through time t... more
  • My Dearest One

    by Monisha Vasa, M.D.
    My Dearest One is a non-fiction children’s book that is a timeless book for children of all ages. This book is based on a conversation that occurs between a parent and child, a conversation that serves as a springboard for families to discuss some of the core building blocks of emotional well being. Topics that are introduced include the power of living intentionally, reflection, and gratitude. Reading My Dearest One together facilitates intimacy and closeness between parents and children... more
  • All Hallow's ABC

    by Jenni Kaye
    From Apples to Zombies, the alphabet has never been spookier! Find visual treats and tricky rhymes in this colorful Halloween primer. All Hallow's ABC is a delight to read out loud for kids of all ages. Winner of the Bronze medal, 2013 Moonbeam Children's Book Awards.
  • Kickin' Lenny Saves the Day: Kickin' Lenny #1

    by Michael Stubben
    Lenny, the smallest boy in his kindergarten class, faces challenges with kickball, bullies, and a three-year old ninja in his first week at school. Lenny becomes a kickball hero with his powerful right foot, and Lenny saves his sister from some school bullies. And, the legend of Kickin' Lenny begins.
  • BILINGUAL READERSTM VOLUME 1: SPANISH ENGLISH / ESPAÑOL INGLÉS

    by Rosa Bustillo
    Bilingual Readers™ is the perfect set of starter books for children learning to read in more than one language. Sentences translate word for word in most instances without being confusing. Your child can make proper associations between the words they know, and the words of their target language. ----------------------- Bilingual Readers™ es el conjunto perfecto de libros de iniciación para los niños que están aprendiendo a leer en más de un idioma. Las oraciones se traducen palabra ... more
  • Big Sandy

    by David Reichart
    A century and a half ago, the people of Centre County, Pennsylvania, got fed up with all the cougars roaming the countryside, endangering livestock and terrorizing citizens. They killed more than 600 of the wily predators in a 25-year period and managed to eliminate the entire native species. In my novel, Big Sandy, repopulation begins. Big Sandy is a funny, uplifting, fast-paced story about two 11-year-old boys, a couple of bullies who hound them, and a displaced yearling cougar that faithf... more
  • Jillian McClout, Happy Scout: A Smile Is Born (Volume 1)

    by D.J. Stamper
    Jillian McClout is on a mission. She's determined to bring smiles to the faces of at least three people in one day, and to do it she's created the Happy Scouts. Trouble is, so far her troop has just one member, herself, and Jillian soon finds that the task of getting people to smile is easier pledged than done. From the all-too-happy people in the park to the busy shoppers downtown, Jillian is scouting every face she sees on her quest to turn frowns upside down before the stroke of midnight. Can... more
  • Lil' Scrappy-N-Rail: To Clean or Not Too Clean

    by Robert Crewe
    Scrappy the Squirrel can't wait to meet his best friend Rail's cousin, Chase. Scrappy is so excited that he wants to skip bathing and brushing his teeth so that he can rush to Rail's house. When Scrappy is about to greet Chase, Chase runs away because he can not bare the smell coming from Scrappy. Rail decides to tell him the truth about his odor so Scrappy goes back home to clean up the right way. Scrappy learns that taking care of his hygiene is important and must be taken seriously.
  • The Chocolate Garden: A Magical Tale

    by Ava Miles
    The chocolate fairies are here...and they're bent on saving Molly and Kevin from the scary dog next door! Good thing Molly and Kevin's mom knows the greatest gardening secret in the world. Chocolate fairies live in chocolate-colored plants. They make chocolate in their chocolate garden every night and protect boys and girls from harm with their magical chocolate powder. And of course, Molly and Kevin get to eat the chocolate the chocolate fairies make. Come along with Molly and Kevin on... more
  • Robin Pembroke: Pirates & Winged Horses

    by J.B. Pelts
    The novel begins with Robin Pembroke leading his boringly ordinary life as a 10 year-old in middle England, when his Great Aunt Dorothy dies and leaves Robin her house and cottage on the island of Corentin, off of the southwest coast of England. What ensues is the summer of Robin's life, as he travels to Corentin and makes three best friends in Georgie, Millie, and Olwenn. Stumbling across a pirate mystery that has remained hidden for centuries, the friends chase clues and secrets across the ... more
  • The Dreaming Hour: Stories & Verse to Celebrate the Seasons

    by Morgan Detyens
    Naughty cats, dirty dogs, slimy snails, and sneaky slugs are some of the fun and feisty characters young readers age 8-12 will meet in The Dreaming Hour, an illustrated collection of short stories and verse celebrating ordinary critters trying to something XXXtraordinary in their lives.
  • The Wheelbarrow Puppy Club

    by Christina Valenti
    Millions of homeless, hungry, unloved dogs roam the streets of countries near and far. Street dog overpopulation is a global issue and many countries cannot, or choose not to, provide these dogs the basics of life. Wu, one of eight puppies being sold out of a street corner wheelbarrow on the chaotic streets of Beijing, China, believed that she was destined to a life on the streets. But, just as seasons change, so do circumstances. Join Wu on her journey from an impending life as a street dog, to... more

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