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General Fiction (including literary and historical)

  • The 'It' Girls of La Sembradora: Bulls, Blood and Brujeria

    by Nancy De La Zerda
    When world famous matador El Victor comes to their dusty village for the most anticipated bullfight ever, two young Mexican girls manage to attend the highly coveted events of the day and even meet the young star! Readers follow the girls' hilarious antics to wrangle glamorous outfits and hairdos for this once-in-a-lifetime event. The story provides a vivid look at the pomp and circumstance of bullfighting (as it used to be) and the festivities that follow at a romantic social with music and dan... more
  • Let's Go on a Letter Hunt: An Alphabet Adventure by Spell-It-Out Photos

    by Sue Tenerowicz and Lynn Champagne
    A “Suessical” adventure that takes your young reader on a marvelous journey of rhyming and hunting for letters from A-Z. The fun loving alphabet guide, Alphie, leads the reader / listener up trees, on beaches, into parks, and many other fun places where the alphabet is hiding, in plain view. The creative letter art photography by Spell-It-Out Photos shows children that if they look past the obvious, they can find letters in everyday objects. Letter hunting is a fun treasure hunt that can be inc... more
  • The Cheese Pirates: Cheddar Island

    by Christina Lewis
    PiRats have invaded Tillamook Bay. Only one mouse can stop them: Captain Pepper Jack. To save a seamouse from certain death, Pepper Jack leaps down a sea monster's throat. But endangering an entire crew and disobeying his captain's orders gets him thrown out of the West Tillamook Trading Company on charges of mutiny. His career is over – until the WTTC desperately needs a hero. PiRats stalk the seaways. Merchant galleons with rich cargoes of cheese and root beer never return from the dread... more
  • Simon

    by Michael Mullin
    His father is dead. His mother has remarried. His uncle is . . . his new stepfather? When the ghost of Simon Elsinore's father returns and claims he was murdered by his own brother, the nineteen-year-old film student must determine what is true and exact the revenge his father demands. A modern-day Hamlet for YA readers.
  • 8: The Untold Story

    by Michael Mullin
    The graphic novel adaptation of the cult-hit story "8: The Previously Untold Story of the Previously Unknown 8th Dwarf," published as one of three stories in "TaleSpins" by Michael Mullin. When their 8th roommate starts acting weird, the seven dwarves nickname him "Creepy" and banish him to the cottage basement. From there he affects the Snow White story we all THOUGHT we knew.
  • TaleSpins

    by Michael Mullin
    A trilogy of alternative fairytales & retellings for YA readers. Meet Creepy the unknown 8th dwarf and learn the truth about Snow White. Discover a teen princess who hires The Frog Prince witch to get revenge on a Mean Girl at school. And learn what happens when a man who lives high above ground encounters a boy thief named Jack!
  • Land of OR

    by Katie Mullaly

    Travel with us through this fine Land of OR and learn how to choose unlike never before!

    Come along on a fantastic adventure where readers of all ages can learn how to make great choices.

    On this journey, you’ll be joined by several exciting characters, including your Guide,a variety of Options, and the mischievous Yabbut. You’ll explore the Canyon of WHY, cross the Stream of IF Then, and take other important steps as you learn to choose the Best Optio... more

  • The Letter

    by N.D. Byma
    The story of a young girl who goes to her favorite park to write a letter to someone very special but cannot find the words. When she goes for a walk, she forgets her letter on the park bench and will soon discover that, with the help of some very unlikely characters, fate has plans to write her letter for her in a way she could never imagine.
  • The Smuggler's Gambit

    by Sara Whitford

    Port Beaufort, North Carolina - May 1765

    Seventeen-year-old Adam Fletcher is no stranger to fist fights, but when he bloodies the nose of the obnoxious son of Port Beaufort's customs agent, the local magistrate offers Adam two choices: jail or an apprenticeship.

    Choosing the latter, he soon finds himself bound apprentice to a reclusive old man with a secret, colorful past.

    Although Adam is less than thrilled about his new situation, when he is asked to spy on hi... more

  • Mighty Jack Climbs Mount Everest

    by Jason Timmerman

    Mighty Jack is a smart, curious, and energetic four-year-old boy. He loves learning about amazing places and animals. Come join him on his many adventures as he explores the world with his friends.

    In this adventure, Jack and his friends Owen and Ethan decide to "climb" Mount Everest, the highest mountain in the world. Will they make it to the top? What dangers await them on the way up the mountain?

  • The Trotters of Tweeville: Zavis Damavis

    by Shirin Zarqa-Lederman

    Zavis DaMavis is a happy young boy and a proud resident of a whimsical town called Tweeville. He’s off to school one morning when his mom—a very wise woman—gives him an important reminder. But what does it mean to treat others the way you’d like to be treated? 
    While Zavis ponders his mother’s advice as he walks to school, he’s distracted by an elderly man who needs a hand getting across the street. When he’s done helping, he finds that he&r... more

  • Chunky and Friends: Chunky and the O-Beast

    by Joseph Vivens
    Chunky is a 10-year-old boy who finds out that he is in danger of becoming obese. With his vivid imagination he confuses what was discussed during his doctor visit and believes he will soon transform into an “O-BEAST.” Can Chunky make sense of it all and stop the O-Beast from taking over? The first book in the series details Charles "Chunky" Spring's visit to the doctor, at which time he is told he is in danger of becoming obese. The story chronicles Chunky’s wild imagination of what it means ... more
  • Is It Time, Yet?

    by Lynn Levine

    "Is it Time, Yet?" is a picture book story for ages  4-10  about, Spot’s (a yellow spotted salamander) early spring journey to a vernal pool to find a mate. On the way, Spot meets with a Leo the wood frog, Blue Speckle (another salamander), Ol’ Uncle Dot, and a young boy who helps him avoid cars and safely cross the road.

  • Jamaal's Journey

    by John McCormack
    Jamaal is an African-American high school student who is experiencing the last two months of his senior year. This major episode in his life is filled with decisions that shape his personality and determine his maturity. They involve friendship, romance, school activities, the Prom, an excursion to the Big Apple and some tense and humorous moments. The novel has none of the typical sadness, tragedy, bloodshed, drug use and foul language that we have come to expect from urban settings. It is ... more
  • Anna's Trip to Savannah (Southern Adventures) (Volume 1)

    by Tara Thompson
    Southern Adventures is a travel fiction children’s book series. In the Southern Adventures series, Anna and her family are Cherokee Indians from North Carolina who spend part of every summer traveling throughout the U.S. South. Eight-year-old Anna finds adventure everywhere she goes, and she loves to try to beat her brother, whatever the game. Ten-year-old Carter is a history buff (and a bit of a know-it-all, according to Anna). Together with their parents, they explore each new city while learn... more
  • The Key A Taylor and Alan Adventure

    by Jackie Mae
    Faction meets Fiction in this thrilling new tale. Meet Taylor and Alan a sister/brother duo, as they embark on their latest mission. It all starts at Big John’s Mall, where they cheerfully wait to see the newest sequel that everyone is talking about. But outside forces will take Taylor and Alan to a different land where their special talents are needed. Can Taylor and Alan help the good people of the Land of Baltimore? The catacombs hold secrets that Taylor and Alan need to discover. Can ... more