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General Fiction (including literary and historical)

  • A Flag for the Flying Dragon

    by Carole P. Roman
    It's business as usual on the Flying Dragon. Their mission is to find a flag for the ship. Captain No Beard sighs, "Being a captain is hard work," as he watches the busy crew preparing the vessel for their next adventure. Polly is giving out pretzels; Linus is polishing a lamp. Matie is cracking coconuts, Cayla is stuffing holes, and Hallie is swabbing the deck. High overhead, trouble is brewing, and it is not the weather. Mongo does not want any help from the newest crew member, and i... more
  • Fribbet the Frog and the Tadpoles

    by Carole P. Roman
    Fribbet's gone missing! The crew searches for the excitable frog and finally find him troubled and crying in the stern. Fribbet is very upset, and it's up to Captain No Beard and the crew to find out what's wrong. Fribbet the Frog and the Tadpoles is another great voyage into problem solving and friendship, as well as an adventurous trip into the imagination. Join the Captain No Beard and his friends as they learn the value of sharing our troubles with others and that help is always ther... more
  • Captain No Beard and the Aurora Borealis

    by Carole P. Roman
    Captain No Beard and his crew of loyal pirates heave anchor for another adventure, this time in the icy waters of the Arctic. Captain No Beard's steering a course due north, sailing by the light of the North Star. Everyone on the crew wonders what the captain's up to, especially as he gets embarrassed when they ask. When the captain finally admits his plan, the crew discovers he plans to steal the aurora borealis, the beautiful northern lights that brighten the arctic sky. They're all sh... more
  • The Crew Goes Coconuts

    by Carole P. Roman
    There is a storm brewing on the Flying Dragon, and it's not about the weather. When the crew finds themselves parched and not enough juice to go around, blame falls on Matie the goat, Hallie's friend. Divided, they square off, ready for a fight and Captain No Beard must teach his crew that not only is bullying wrong, they must learn to value and respect each and every member of the crew. Watch the crew of the Flying Dragon learn an important lesson about being a true friend.
  • The Treasure of Snake Island

    by Carole P. Roman
    After a fierce battle with a storm, the crew goes in search of treasure. Alexander, that is, Captain No Beard uses a map to locate it on the ominous sounding Snake Island. Bravely they dig until they find the best treasure ever!
  • Strangers on the High Seas

    by Carole P. Roman
    Captain No Beard and the crew of the Flying Dragon welcome a new crew member, when Cabin Girl Cayla joins the ship. Responsible for his little sister, Captain No Beard is not very happy because he finds his newest charge a distraction. When faced with danger, the captain must find a way to escape. While learning valuable lessons about strangers, the crew realized not to judge somebody because they are young or small. Strength comes in all sizes!
  • Stuck in the Doldrums

    by Carole P. Roman
    When the wind stops blowing, Captain No Beard and his crew, including First Mate Hallie, Linus the Lion, Fribbet the Frog, Mongo the Monkey and Polly the Parrot, are stuck on a desert island. Maroon with nothing to do, they begin to play and enjoy themselves. However, Captain No Beard has other ideas, bossing his crew around and making playtime cheerless for everyone. Soon, Captain No Beard decides he has had enough and storms off. When his ship is attacked by a giant squid, he realizes he needs... more
  • Pepper Parrot's Problem with Patience

    by Carole P. Roman
    The crew of the Flying Dragon are sailing again. This time, new crew member, Pepper Parrot is having a hard time keeping up with the drills. Captain No Beard and his mates join together to help Pepper achieve her goals with patience and tolerance.
  • Captain No Beard An Imaginary Tale of a Pirate's Life

    by Carole P. Roman
    Captain No Beard and his pirate ship The Flying Dragon set sail for a voyage of the imagination with his fearless crew of four: First Mate Hallie, Mongo the Monkey, Linus the loudmouthed lion, and Fribbit the floppy frog. Normally a young boy named Alexander, his cousin Hallie, and three stuffed animals, once they board his bed their world is transformed into a magical vessel, sailing the seven seas on dangerous and exciting adventures! Captain No Beard - An Imaginary Tale of a Pirate's Life nam... more
  • The Secret Drawer Club

    by Barbe Turner
    This is the story of Zim, a fifth grade boy, new to William E. Zane Elementary School, who finds himself embraced by the popular kids in Miss Prudence Poppycock’s class. He was never looking to be popular, but once he is, he finds he likes it. Zim’s life is happy-go-lucky until suddenly, he is confronted with Maralissa Lou, an odd boy with unfortunate physical traits, who is accustomed to being judged by his looks. This does not, however, diminish Maralissa’s resolve to try to make friend... more
  • Kung Fu Kitty: Laying Down the Law

    by Lauri Bortz
    In this sequel to her previous book, the critically acclaimed Kung Fu Kitty, Ms. Bortz completes a poignant yet playful retelling of the Biblical story of Exodus, set in ancient China and featuring animal characters. Kung Fu Kitty: Laying Down the Law begins in Henan Province, the birthplace of Kung Fu and the cradle of Chinese civilization, and continues with madcap adventures in outer space. Like its predecessor, this book is family friendly, suitable for readers of all ages. It is charmingly... more
  • The Samurai Bear And The Ninja Squirrel

    by Ray Khan
    For centuries Samurai and Ninja have been mortal enemies, but when a frozen Ninja Squirrel shows up at the cabin of one retired Samurai Bear in the middle of winter for refuge, what will the Samurai Bear do? Will he help his arch enemy the Ninja Squirrel who though frozen and desperate still carries her deadly swords or will he turn her away? Will the Samurai Bear be able to put aside their differences and help his arch enemy?
  • Spunky The Rabbit

    by Ray Khan
    This is a fictitious account of a true story that happened one summer in Denver Colorado. It illustrates that being kind to injured wildlife is such an important lesson to teach our children as we encroach upon their habitat. In Denver as more of the few natural habitats are destroyed to make the make way for housing, it is important that we exercise consideration for the displaced wildlife that we inadvertently encounter in our daily life.
  • Perky Girl: The Amazing Life of Bienna Molo

    by Vera I. Roberts
    Announcing Perky Girl: bringing you a new children's chapter book by a youth for youth! Written by a 9-year old girl, the book captures an innocence and wholesomeness that would be difficult for an adult to emulate. The novel follows Bienna Molo from preschool through to old age, and is filled with schoolyear fun. Kids know what kids want-- let child author Vera I. Roberts bring the joy of Perky Girl into your life.
  • The Lost Castle Treasure

    by Don M. Winn
    The treasure house of Knox castle is empty! Now conspiracy and war threaten the kingdom while mysterious noises and unexplained events fill the castle. As best friends Kaye, Reggie, and Beau search for the missing treasure, jealous knights plot to get rid of Kaye for good. Can Kaye find the treasure in time to save the kingdom? Or will he risk losing his knighthood forever? Join Kaye, Reggie, and Beau as they search for hidden clues, secret passages, a lost castle treasure, and their place in th... more
  • Samantha and the Legend of the Whispering Trees

    by Judy Kundert
    Twelve year-old Tressi and her friend Ralph Rabbit, a large white rabbit dressed as a medieval prince, open their world to Samantha, a cloistered young violin virtuoso. Tressi’s world consists of trees of all kinds, mythical and real. Forest gnomes help Tressi by transporting a magical chest containing three special volumes of books through the forest. Each book, which she opens for Samantha, contains a story that will inspire and awaken children to enjoy nature and learn to look insid... more

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