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General Fiction (including literary and historical)

  • Zoo Day

    by Tina Marie Kaht

    Come with us to the zoo. Check out Zebra’s hairdo. Discover Flamingo’s favorite food. Meet Lion, Bat, and Kangaroo, and visit all the others too! Frog likes the zoo, and he likes you, so he’ll pop in a time or two. Win his game of hide and seek. You can find that little sneak!

  • Inventionare: Inventionare

    by Hyrum F. Jones
    A delightful book about an under-appreciated inventor who refuses to fail, instead, coming up with humorous solutions to some of our most pressing and, sometimes, least acknowledged problems.
  • Thank You, Shadow

    by Terri Kelley
    Death is a difficult thing for adults to handle and to discuss; it's even harder for young children to understand what death means. In this story, a little boy's beloved pet dog Shadow isn't at his side when he wakes up one morning. When he rushes around to find Shadow, the boy discovers his parents in the kitchen; they look sad and tired. The dad lovingly explains that Shadow became ill during the night and had to be taken to the veterinarian's office where he died. The boy is very upset and be... more
  • Chase Bartholomew Hastings

    by Ehren Achenbach
    Chase Bartholomew Hastings—an inquisitive 10-year old with a love of physics—lives in a time after what is known as “The War.” Growing up without the modern electronic comforts his mother speaks of fondly from her own childhood, Chase and his two best friends must create their own fun—usually by exploring the limits of their town while being careful not to go beyond the safe zone. When Chase and his friends find a hungry and frightened family hiding in the woods nearby, they decide to take actio... more
  • What Are We Gonna Do Today?

    by Naeem K. Turner-Bandele
    “I’m bored, what are we gonna do today?” Has your child ever asked you this question? Are you in need of fun things to do? Is there a life lesson you’d like to teach your child but don’t know how to approach it? Well, worry no more! Author Naeem Turner-Bandele helps you turn a plain old day with your child into a new and exciting adventure with his simply illustrated and clever book, What Are We Gonna Do Today? What Are We Gonna Do Today? is filled with 52 opportunities for engagement, one... more
  • Polly Wants to Be a Writer: The Junior Authors Guide to Writing and Getting Published

    by Laura Michelle Thomas
    From the creator of the International Junior Authors Contests and Conferences comes a 5-star, imaginative urban fantasy that does the impossible: encourages and trains young writers to create better fiction through an action-packed narrative. Polly, a fifteen-year-old wannabe writer, comes face to face with her inner dragon, a truculent, impatient creature who is a talented but frightful critic of her writing. With the help of Ms. Patience Whitford, a literary dragon trainer and leader of a g... more
  • Super Mom

    by Zarinah Curry
    Super Mom! A charming book told from a kid's perspective. This delightful story has rhyming text that highlights the many roles a mom plays to encourage and show love to her children throughout the day. "Oh, the multiple roles a mom plays to ensure her kiddos have a good day! She's a bus driver, chef, doctor and referee...at the end of the day she's a 'Super' mom to me!"
  • The Adventures of Scratch and Hedgy - Sausages

    by Meg Hawkins
    The adventures of Scratch and Hedgy are a collection of short illustrated stories, written to en-capture the hearts and imaginations of 3 - 8 year old's, embracing friendship, exploration and learning through adventure, set in the beautiful English countryside, Meg's home and inspiration. Having drawn pictures for her 4 children and watching them grow up with the characters that her pencils, imagination and talent had bought to life gave her the passion to make a hobby into something she coul... more
  • Scarlet Winters: The Berona Chronicles

    by J. Kwong
    Welcome to the city of Berona - a city governed by four Superheroes with great superpowers. Thanks to the Superheroes, Berona is mostly crime-free, and is touted as one of the best cities in the world. However, there are some people who aren't so sure about Berona's greatness... Meet Terry Landers - a genius inventor who can create anything out of nothing. But Terry knows that she's unpleasant and rude. which is why she's surprised when she's asked to become a Superhero's sidekick. Terry is ... more
  • What If?- Talking with Trees Book 3

    by Colleen Doyle Bryant

    When he climbed a massive mulberry tree, this young boy didn’t know he was in for a big surprise. The wise, old mulberry has seen too many twisted ankles and broken arms to let the boy leap from a high branch without thinking. Instead, she helps the boy and his sister learn to think before they act.

    With real life examples all children can relate to, the tree shows the siblings how to ask “What if I do this, what could happen?”. The tree’s memorable stories help ... more

  • Be Bigger- Talking with Trees Book 2

    by Colleen Doyle Bryant

    A story about treating friends with respect and kindness, even when your feelings are hurt.

    When a girl feels hurt by her friend, all she can think to do is hurt her friend right back. Girls can be pretty mean to each other, and the wise old tree at this playground has seen this cycle of nastiness before. As a frustrated, upset young girl thinks about how she’ll get even with her friend, the wise tree speaks up to help the girl find a more kind, respectful way to work out her frie... more

  • Be Proud: Talking with Trees Book 1

    by Colleen Doyle Bryant

    A story about honesty, being proud of your choices, and growing from your mistakes.

    A wise, old tree has been watching over this yard for a long, long time. So when she finds a young boy hiding behind her to secretly use his game player, the tree surprises him by striking up a conversation. Through a suprising story, the boy figures out, "Oh no! I have a conscience!" 

    With the help of the tree's ages old wisdom, the boy learns how to listen to his hear... more

  • The Trials of Job

    by Douglas Lafountain
    Loosely based on the book from the Old Testament. Job, is a wealthy, white, widow stuck in Mississippi during hurricane Katrina. Much like the biblical Job, she loses everything-except for her faith. Like the biblical Job's unshakeable faith in God, she too has an unshakeable faith-in the government. But the government it seems(Not unlike Job's God), is not coming to her rescue.
  • The Secret of the Hanged Man

    by Douglas Lafountain
    A short story set in another time and place, about a hanging man, a beggar, and an undertaker.
  • Snippy the Square Backed Snail: The Playground Hero

    by David Paul
    Snippy’s having a bad day at the playground. He is bullied, teased and almost eaten by a huge beetle! In this adventure he gains self confidence and courage by facing his fears. Includes hidden characters on each colorful page. Educational snail facts included.
  • Elephant Summer

    by Douglas Channell
    Only three weeks had passed since I had arrived in Africa with my two best friends, Jackie Cooper and Smiley O'Dell. We had left our small town of GeorgeAnn, Texas, to spend the summer with my Uncle Keeno in the jungles of Kenya. As an archeologist, it was his job to explore the region for clues of pre-historic man. For Jackie, Smiley, and me, it was just supposed to be a lot of fun. Now, we were running for our very lives! With others from the camp, we hung to the trail as it wound along the ri... more

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