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General Fiction (including literary and historical)

  • Thomas and the Tiger-Turtle

    by Jonathan Gould
    When Thomas finds a talking turtle in his yard, he’s amazed and surprised—especially when the turtle insists, “I’m not a turtle. I’m a tiger!” After a visit to the zoo and a fun chase, the turtle—or is it a tiger?—discovers an important truth and makes a fast friend.
  • The Magic Star

    by Bruce Oatway
    Follow the Magic Star on it's colorful journey through magical lands meeting magical characters on the way to your heart. Children and adults with 'the heart of a child" will be enchanted by the original works of art and taken in by the lilting poetic rhyme. A true keepsake treasure with an eternal message of joy.
  • Sons of the Sphinx

    by Cheryl Carpinello
    Sons of the Sphinx is based on the schism that shot through ancient Egypt when, according to historians, the Pharaoh Akhenaten turned his back on Thebes and the gods of Egypt. Although his son Tutankhamen reverses Akhenaten's proclamations, the damage has been done, and his entire family is dishonored. Armed with what she considers her grandmother’s curse, 15-year-old Rosa agrees to help the ghost of King Tut find his lost queen Hesena. Though Hesena’s ba inhabits part of Rosa, finding the whole... more
  • Fortune's Detour

    by Abigail Schwaig
    Meet Natalie Pryce- an artist at heart, constantly misunderstood by most of the people she knows. She has changed her career aspirations more times than she can count and feels like a grand failure at life. She is directionless until accidentally falling into an exciting relationship with David, a charming and expressive young man who is more than willing to live moment to moment with her. Life starts looking up, until, just her luck, disaster strikes, secrets are revealed, and Natalie is for... more
  • Jack's Tales

    by jim Westcott


    Meet Jack!

    He;s afraid that his basement is haunted. He's scared that there is a monster in the bay. He's nervous about the championship soccer game. But he's also determined to overcome his fears, even if it means serving pizza to a ghost.

    Jack's Tales isn't quite a chapter book. It's not exactly a short story collection either. It's Jack's Monster when Jack is age 8. It's Jack's Pizza Ghost when he's 9.. Then it's Jack... more

  • Kibble Talk

    by Cynthia Port
    Once Tawny decides to do something, there’s no holding her back. So when her best friend dares her to eat dog kibble, down it goes. Little does she know how that dusty, tasteless lump will change her life. Suddenly she can hear what dogs have to say and talk back to them too! This might not be such a big deal, except that her own dog, an enormous and cantankerous Great Dane, has a LOT to say. He lets her know right away that his fondest wish is to be a teeny tiny lap dog with all the accessories... more
  • Lexi Goes on Vacation to the Outer Banks

    by Janice Wills Kingsbury
    Ms. Janice and Mr. Rob have vacationed in the seashore town of Duck in North Carolina for 10 years. Duck is a friendly place with sandy beaches where children and dogs romp to their hearts content. This year Lexi, a new addition to their dog family, will come too. But the vacation will be like no other and as the sun sets on the beach it promises to be a long night, one the family will never forget!
  • Act Normal - And Don't Tell Anyone About The Dinosaur In The Garden: Read it yourself chapter books

    by Christian Darkin
    Jenny’s latest experiment has accidentally turned her chickens into dinosaurs. Her brother, Adam thinks this is great. He decides to feed the same experiment to some ostriches at a local farm. This isn’t going to end well, but Jenny is used to strange things happening in her life, and thinks the best move is to just ACT NORMAL...
  • Kidwise: the world according to Benjamin

    by Daniel Rosales
    These are the things my son Ben has said, since learning he could say things. Benjamin was diagnosed with Neuroblastoma 4-s at 2 months old; he spent his entire first year of life fighting this rare form of cancer. He didn't have the strength to talk until he was well into his 2nd year and walking came soon after. I do my best to listen to my son, as it was made clear to me there's no guarantee he'll be here tomorrow, or neither may I for that matter. We live life now, creating memories fo... more
  • Isecas The Dream Cat

    by Preston Squire
    Feeling out of place, bullied and alone, Sahar doesn't want to go to school anymore. When she's given an ancient Dream Cat, it shows her she's capable of more than she'd ever dreamed possible. Isecas The Dream Cat is a heart-warming tale about a young girl's struggle to adjust to life in a new school, in a new country. She's guided through a process of self-discovery, learning confidence and self-reliance by the mysterious and mystical Dream Cat known only as Isecas. An inspiring confide... more
  • Absolute Mayhem

    by Kelly Suellentrop
    Lulu and Milo do their chores and follow the rules all week long. But what happens when Absolute Mayhem comes to play on the weekend? This rhyming read-a-loud children's book celebrates the fantasy and fun of imagination with vivid illustrations, while also subtly encouraging the need for order and balance. Children will love the adventurous mayhem Lulu and Milo find themselves in. And parents will appreciate the reminder of all things in moderation.
  • A Grandfather's Blessing

    by John Alexander
    In this second chapter book Amber and Autumn go to an estate sale in an old home and discover a secret room in the library. They purchase an ornate chest they find in the room and later uncover its hidden mysteries that lead them on an adventure they won't soon forget.
  • The Christmas Garden

    by John Alexander
    In this first in a series debut chapter book, elementary school sisters Amber and Autumn investigate wild rumors of a witch in a haunted house. Enjoy their exploits as they discover the truth and bring the whole town together in the process.
  • Rosabelle

    by Linda Harrington
    Jane Williams is an 11-year-old girl growing up in 1970s New Zealand, a farming nation at the bottom of the world. Living on the outskirts of a small rural town, her family have no telephone, no fridge, and use an outside toilet. However, Jane's family does own a promising racehorse, Jane’s pride and joy — Rosabelle. When the family falls on tough times, Jane finds out that all is not as it seems in Woodville. With the help of her Italian best-friend and Scottish teacher, will Jane b... more
  • Heaven Has No Regrets

    by Tessa Shaffer
    *Based on a TRUE STORY* Faith and Makenzie weren’t just cousins, they were best friends. And no matter what life threw at them, no matter what they lost, they would always have each other . . . until Faith got sick, and time was like its own disease. Hear each girl’s struggle and survival from their own point of view as they tell their story of life, love, and letting go. Walk with the narrator as she moves through an unwanted end, to a new beginning. Keep moving through the emotional journey to... more
  • Victorianne Phoenix is a Real Princess

    by Kinya Shakur Travis
    Victorianne Phoenix loves Princess Kristy! She has the entire collection of books, movies and dolls. Today, Victorianne wants to dress up and look just like Kristy. Simple, or so she thinks….when Mommy attempts to recreate the Princess’ look, the results are not as Victorianne expected. Disappointed and confused, Victorianne wonders if this means she’ll never look like, or be a real Princess like the one in her doll collection. Well, her Mommy knows a thing or two about Princesses from fara... more