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by Robin ReardonIf only Taylor Adams had kept on lying to his parents, none of this would have happened. He wouldn’t have been shipped off to Straight to God, an institution devoted to “deprogramming” troubled teenagers and ridding them of their vices—whether those vices are drugs, violence, or—in Taylor’s case—other boys. At Straight to God, such thoughts—along with all other reminders of Taylor’s former “sinful” life—are forbidden. Every movement is monitored, privacy is impossible, and no one—from staff t... more
by Mike Ryan382 days…that’s how long Jewel’s dad has been serving overseas in the war. She loves her dad dearly and has counted the days until his homecoming. But, the dad that came back from the war is not the same dad who left. Why is Jewel’s dad so different? Why are the students at Jewel’s new school so cruel? Why is Jewel’s dad standing on the school’s stage? This heart felt story brings to light what military families know all too well…the “war” does not end when America’s servicemen and women are luc... more
by Jean M CogdellThe parents of Benjamin Wade Marshall are worried he spends too much time alone and way too much time playing video games. They want him to try out for a sport. But Ben is convinced he is terrible at all sports. He would rather cheer on his big brother, a star athlete than tryout for a team. With his parent's encouragement, Ben discovers all it takes is a little perseverance and hard work and anything is possible. A story for young readers, between the ages of 6-9 years old who are bridging the ... more
by C. M. HuddlestonArchaeology, time travel, and a moose hunt combine to force 12-year-old Greg to face his fears and find his strengths. Greg explores a world that existed more than 3,000 years ago with his new Native American friend Hopelf. While Greg learns about Native American ways of life, how to hunt and fish, and just to survive, he is always searching for a way back home. This new book for young readers allows your child to travel in time with Greg to 1,000 B.C. Greg’s wild adventures will excite... more
by Liz LordOne day, in his otherwise humdrum life, Oscar encounters a barrage of sea debris. He decides he has to know and understand where it comes from. It turns out, his tentacles can do more than just let him move around the ocean floor. They can help him to fly! With his imagination in overdrive, Oscar takes off! This first eco-adventure as "Oscocopter" is just one of many he will have around the world, making a difference wherever he goes.
by Dare DeLanoTwo Cities -- An Adventure through a Dickens Classic Liz and Charlie are in for another big adventure as they journey inside one of their Aunt Gertrude’s magical books. When the two children are whisked into the pages of A Tale of Two Cities, they encounter spies, the most dreaded prison in the world, and a revolutionary war that’s exploding all around them. They must fight their fears, dig deep and be brave. It is in Paris during the French Revolution where they face their toughest challenge... more
by Craig Vroom
A Nasty old zookeeper, shifty and mean.
Sea serpent monsters, longish and green
Vanishing — gone — without leaving a trace.
Yes, this would be a most difficult case!
Olivia and “Jenny the Great” team up with Scotland Yard when Nessie, the Loch Ness Monster, goes missing. Using their Super Transducer Blaster to search for underwater clues, t... more
by Dare DeLano
Odus and the Long Way Home is the first of the Book Keeper books, a series that retells the classics of literature for lower middle grade readers.
When Liz’s eccentric Aunt Gertrude comes to visit, she warns Liz and her little brother Charlie not to touch any of her things. But Charlie picks up a mysterious looking book, and the children are magically transported inside its pages. To get home, they must travel through the book, The Odyss... more
by Katherine Allen
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Emily’s Room is a charming story of a bright and unique little girl who transforms an empty bedroom into a beautiful space of her own. Emily begins to understand more about herself as she explores how she wants her room to look, feel and function. By incorporating her favorite colors, textures, and elements of nature, she is able to create an environment where she can thrive.
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by Jami BorekAs an orphan, a servant, and worst of all, a girl, Amelia’s dreams weren’t very realistic for 1771 Virginia, but that wasn’t going to stop her. A sudden move from Fredericksburg to Colonial Williamsburg, however, brings drastic changes that upset her hopes and plans. Amelia’s Dream: A Colonial Girl’s Adventures, the sequel to Amanda’s Secret, likewise tells an engrossing tale in an authentically detailed historic context, appealing to readers of all ages but especially suitable for ages 8 –... more
by Jami BorekThe heartwarming story of Amanda, a twelve-year old colonial girl, whose comfortable life is turned upside down by the revelation of a long-hidden secret about her past. Amanda's Secret is set in and around Colonial Williamsburg, Virginia in 1771-1772 and is full of authentic historical detail. 127 pages with 28 color illustrations.
by Chris BurkardThe Boy Who Spoke to the Earth is a tale about a young boy who asks the Earth where he can find happiness. The Earth responds and sends the boy on a journey to some of the landscapes that make the Earth most proud. In the end, the boy learns that happiness is harder to find than he expected. This children’s book is written by surf and adventure photographer Chris Burkard, and illustrated by Disney Interactive artist David McClellan.
by Sara CrutcherSix-year-old Elizabeth is excited to have her dad visit school for “Family Week” but worries some of her classmates might notice they don’t look alike. How will Elizabeth respond when her friend says, “That’s your dad? You don’t look like him.”
by Vivienne K Munn
Buddee, an active six year old, who just wants to be outside, running and playing. When his friend, Kyle shows up with a board game, Buddee isn't sure he wants to try it; this isn't his idea of fun. But Kyle is set on showing him his own version of fun. Buddee is always eager to learn new things, two young boys disagree about what to play, whether indoors or outdoors, will there be a clash, conflict or will the two play together?
Join Buddee and Kyle in this unique picture and a... more
by Mary C. Ryan
The first book in the Dewey Decimal Adventures chapter book series. Fourth grader Aiden Pike has a school research project. When his parents give him permission to use the library resources by himself after school, he learns about his topic using the Dewey Decimal System in a way that he never anticipated.
by Martha Hamlett
"Just One More Game" is about a young boy named, Corey, who won't eat, sleep, or play with his friends because he is so obsessed with playing his video game. He is determined to get to Level 10 and beat the Black Knight so he can be in the Video Game Hall of Fame. His sister, parents and friends are upset with him. His mother finally makes him go to bed where he dreams of facing the Black Knight one more time. This time, however, he skips over the stones and past the cross-bones... more