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General Fiction (including literary and historical)

  • Salt and the Sea Venture

    by Melissa L. Gill
    A small cat on a doomed ship sets out to save the New World. In 1609, Salt was a scruffy white alley cat looking for a new life. When he hears the Sea Venture is sailing to the New World he knows this is his chance. Life on the Sea Venture is not what he expected. The other cats want him to walk the plank. But he keeps all four paws on deck until a tempest threatens to sink the ship. The passengers struggle for days to keep the ship afloat and Salt expects the ship to sink at any moment.... more
  • The Book of Charlie ~ Spirit of the Pompey Hollow Book Club

    by Jerome Mark Antil
    In 1944 - Pine Camp (Fort Drum) – two WWII - Nazi POWs escaped farm work-release and fell through the cracks. In 1953 a fourteen year old girl, Mary Crane and her club, discovered the escapees under a bridge down in Pompey Hollow. Imagine their conundrum when it turned out that Mary’s pen pal just happened to be grandson of, Ike, the President of the United States … …it was D Day all over again – in a sleepy little central New York village. A lighthearted nostalgic coming of age story abo... more
  • The Party Line

    by Karen Alkofer
    “Sharing a party line is like living in a small town: everyone knows your business and pretends they don’t know a thing.” In 1977 Lizzie McCall is happily living a fairly typical teenage life, getting ready to start high school. Then her family is transferred to Tehran, Iran, an exotic country thousands of miles away from her American suburban life. This launches an adventure for Lizzie that will shape the rest of her life. In the midst of making friends, going to class, and choosing the r... more
  • Skycastle, the Demon, and Me: Book 1 in the Skycastle series (Volume 1)

    by Andy Mulberry
    Middle Grade. Age Level: 6 - 13 | Grade Level: 3 - 6 If you owe Hell gold but you can't pay, you're about to have a bad day! Jack Harper lives in an old castle turned museum. The day he calls Hell to order a demon is one of his more interesting days of his twelve year old life. One demon delivery later, Hell wants to be paid in gold. Between you and me, Jack can't pay. He's in a bit of a hellish pickle. WARNING...this book contains a scowling demon, bad decisions, a skeleton key, not... more
  • Grinnin' Possum

    by Ray Padgett
    William Bernard Possum, Little Willie, just doesn't quite fit in. With parents that aren't too proud, and brothers and sisters that don't want to play with him, Little Willie must to find a way to accept himself, just the way he is. When the Possum family finds themselves in a real mess with the farmer, it is Willie that saves the day with his unique ability. This book is all about having humor in life and embracing our differences.
  • Olivia's Noggin

    by Daryl Long
    When a little girl, playing with a handful of goo while walking down the street bonks her noggin, whose fault is it? The eyes that are looking at the goo? The hands that are playing with it? The feet who are walking too fast? And what does ice cream have to do with it? Why, everything, of course!
  • Diggin', It

    by Leland Gilsen
    A family of archaeologists working in the Pacific Northwest show their school friends how to excavate archaeological sites. The children suspect nearby campers are stealing artifacts and destroying sites. Spying on them gets them involved in unforeseen and dangerous adventures and tests their survival skills.
  • Letters From Krampus

    by Thomas Raven
    Krampus was once the right hand of the Claus. Now, he’s just a fading memory who’s been banished from the North Pole Corporation and left to rot in his Cave House while the new head of the NPC casts him in the role of the Yuletide villain. When he discovers that the Claus has disappeared, Krampus rallies his forest friends and the children of the world to save him! Told through a series of annual letters written to a young girl named Peregrine, LETTERS FROM KRAMPUS is a slightly different ta... more
  • No More Slooping, Sara Sue!

    by Ali Pfautz
    Sara Sue’s favorite food is soup. The problem is she slurps, no… sloops her soup. The sloppy, slooping sound annoys her friends and family. Can Sara Sue solve her slurping problem? Or, are her soup days done? Find out in this playful story that mixes a dash of silly words with a pinch or two of tongue twisters, creating souper fun for the whole family.
  • The Big Ceremony

    by ozi okaro
    In this lighthearted and fun children’s book, young readers get to join six-year-old Cheta and her best friend, Kosi, as they attend the wedding of Kosi’s cousin. Delighted to each wear her own stunning, specially designed dress, the girls can hardly contain their excitement as they experience the lavish festivities and witness the captivating rituals that are part of both their families’ African heritage.
  • Chronicles from Chateau Moines

    by Evelyne Holingue
    September 1970: Scott’s mother has recently died and his father gets the crazy idea to move his family from California to Normandy. Now Scott has to learn to live without his mom while adjusting to France. In his seventh grade class there is only Ibrahim who comes from another country. Scott doesn’t even want to play his guitar anymore. Why does his father think that life will be better so far from home? Scott has no idea that his arrival is also a challenge to Sylvie. While her best friend is ... more
  • Queen of Someday

    by Sherry Ficklin
    Before she can become the greatest empress in history, fifteen-year-old Sophia will have to survive her social-climbing mother's quest to put her on the throne of Russia - at any cost. Imperial Court holds dangers like nothing Sophia has ever faced before. In the heart of St. Petersburg, surviving means navigating the political, romantic, and religious demands of the bitter Empress Elizabeth and her handsome, but sadistic nephew, Peter. Determined to save her impoverished family - and herself... more
  • Little Bean's Funderwear Day

    by Roni Noone
    Little Bean isn't so little anymore. Now that he can walk and talk, it's time to start using the potty! Join Little Bean as he learns and prepares for Funderwear Day with his family.
  • Monsters In My Yard

    by Cary Robinson
    Cary Robinson debuts his beautifully illustrated children’s picture book. It is perfect for first time and young readers and focuses on using the imagination. With so many distractions and diversions for young children today, learning creative and imaginative ways to think and approach situations is of vital importance. Monsters In My Yard uses simple rhyming text that flows gently and stimulates the use of brain power at an early age – the old fashioned way. Eisner Nominated Cartoonist, Bosc... more
  • Mark Banana and the Broken Bullwhip

    by Marcus MacGregor
    The little boy with the EPIC IMAGINATION is BACK! Whether Mark is pretending to be a cowboy or an adventurer, one accessory is essential: a BULLWHIP! When his mother makes him a whip out of some old, rawhide shoelaces, Mark couldn't be happier. That is, until the day he spies a REAL bullwhip at the mall. With his birthday money he buys it, little suspecting that heartbreak is soon to follow...! This sequel to Mark Banana and the New Red Cape is infused with all the charm, humor, and ten... more
  • Mark Banana and the New Red Cape

    by Marcus MacGregor

    Mark Banana is a little boy with an EPIC IMAGINATION! Sometimes he is a prince, sometimes he is a superhero. Almost always, he needs a CAPE! At Mark's request, his loving mother sews him a new red cape. But when it does not turn out the way Mark had expected, he is torn between his disappointment, his concern for his mother's feelings, and his irrepressible need to Pretend! With hilarious illustrations and easy-to-read print, each Mark Banana book is ideal for read-aloud storytime and... more

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