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General Fiction (including literary and historical)

  • What Color Is Today?

    by Alison Stephen
    A colorful look at the ways COVID-19 can affect us menatlly, physically, and financially.
  • Gizmo 4 President!

    by Suzanne Kline
    Gizmo is a surfer pup who is running for president to save his sea buddies. Gizmo makes it his mission to bring awareness for coastal conservation, soon realizing he can't run a campaign without his friends and supporters. The fun and engaging story creates a colossal wave of awareness about the importance of an election. Gizmo's presidential leadership campaign invites children and grown-ups to get on board and become ambassadors for marine life.
  • Gizmo 4 President!

    by Suzanne Kline and Dulce Da Costa
    Gizmo 4 President! is a summer-fun picture book packed with surfing action, doggy pals, messages of eco-conservation, and even includes a lesson in civics! The book aims to empower children by sharing innovative ideas about recycling, protecting our oceans, kindness, compassion for others, and sea life. Join Gizmo in his quest to help his sea buddies by running for canine president.
  • Me Ki Gai

    Ikigai or the flow is discussed as a zone of effortless energy and productivity for an individual. It combines purpose, passion, vocation and profession. While ikigai may be presented as a philosophical concept, its discovery is unique to every person. This discovery makes life worthwhile and rewarding to live. Me Ki Gai (Simply Me (i)ki Gai) is a young man’s journey to discover his own ikigai zone when guided by a mystic character saving him from a life ending situation. Parth, a young adult di... more
  • Auntie I Don't Want You To Get Married: Danielle The Girl From NY

    by Clarence Coggins
    This is the first installment of the new multicultural Illustrated Children’s Book written by Clarence Coggins. Danielle is a young girl who travels from New York City to Georgetown Guyana to visit family for the first time. When she gets there she has all types of adventures. This is the tale of when her Auntie Julia is trying to find out why Danielle doesn't want her to get married.
  • Double Team

    by James W. Bennett
    Double Team is a novel that works as a traditional Young Adult. Its protagonist is a high school sophomore striving to make his school basketball team and then excelling All the while, his small community is traumatized by a pair of heinous crimes. The protagonist’s father is the newly-hired police chief, so Gary is drawn in substantially to the hysteria and vigilantism consuming a town beleaguered by brutal murders and a long-term strike at the community’s largest employer. While all this i... more
  • Fresh Killed

    by James W. Bennett
    Fresh Killed is a mature YA novel. Its protagonist is a teenage boy who is a polio victim. Set in 1952, the story follows the protagonist and his dysfunctional family; eventually he lives with his poverty-stricken grandparents on a struggling peninsula along the Mississippi. His grandfather is a retired Protestant minister who provides some interesting and compelling religious views. There is a love interest in the book, as the young man tries to get next to a very attractive, popular girl. ... more
  • Better Than A Bully: Carrot Top's Surprise

    by Tina Levine
    MOM'S CHOICE AWARDS HONORING EXCELLENCE, GOLD LEVEL 2020, PURPLE DRAGONFLY HONORABLE MENTION FOR EXCELLENCE 2020 Meet Annie (aka Carrot Top), a girl bullied at school, in real-time, as we watch her dealing with a bully and bystanders. What is it about this girl that makes her so resilient? Tina Levine designed this fictional chapter book to include humor and a mystery in both school and neighborhood settings. Overall, readers will find themselves laughing, tearing up, and excited to read each... more
  • The Story of Color

    by Joan Perez
    Rain and Wind team up to bring color to a woefully uncolored world. The results are astounding to both nature and people.
  • The Adventures of Captain Polo: Polo in East Africa

    by Alan J. Hesse
    Travelling the world to learn about climate change is dangerous work: Captain Polo dodges bullets in East Africa, gets chased by furious, knife-wielding market sellers in the streets of Cairo, narrowly escapes getting arrested by Italian coastguards in the Mediterranean Sea, and gets captured in London Zoo! Today's climate crisis may be the most serious environmental issue in human history.Understanding the causes and effects of climate change can be complicated and confusing. This funny advent... more
  • An Unacceptable Christmas

    by Bruce Edwards

    Teen activism is on the march! Socially conscious young adults are speaking out. AN UNACCEPTABLE CHRISTMAS celebrates the courage it takes to stand up to authority. Call it a political It's a Wonderful Life for a new generation. 

    Six-year-old MICHAEL has only one Christmas wish: that his military father—who is missing in action in a far-off war—will be found safe. He states his request in a heartfelt letter to Santa. Sadly, the boy's prayer for his dad&... more

  • Adventures in Xenia-Pterodactyl Island

    by Richard Hansen
    Four young boys travel to a new world where dinosaurs roam free. There, they meet a young girl and together, the five must save Xenia from certain doom as dinosaurs ravage the land after stealing the jewel that powers the village and controls the life guarding shields. On land, in the sea and in the air, they face overwhelming odds as they race to save Xenia!
  • Catching Fireflies

    by Celina Lagnado
    A moving story about a little monster that loved nature. So much so that he wants it all for himself. But he is in for a surprise! Lovingly written and illustrated, this is the author's original debut for all kids who are fascinated by every little rock and leaf they find. This is a short story for toddlers and small kids about a cute monster who likes to venture out into nature and collect items in jars. Eventually he has a change of heart and discovers the importance of appreciating and respe... more
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  • Bob E. Bear Goes Fishing

    by A.J. Sullivan
    Bob E. (pronounced Bobby) Bear is anxious to go fishing with his father and grandfather. His parents have been waiting for him to be old enough to manage the ride, the worms, and the fish. He's five now and Gram P. says that's when Daddy first fished. Now we'll see if he catches anything! Bob E. Bear was born one night when I was putting my sons to bed. They always wanted a story. On a whim I just started talking about a little bear named Bob E. From there, the stories just kept coming. Bob E... more
  • The Monster Dog - Tasse's Diary of Secrets

    Secrets, secrets, secrets! So many of them! In the third book of The Monster Dog series, Tasse shares her private thoughts and stories with her best friend, ‘Dear Diary.’ Sometimes a little bit naughty, this slightly high-maintenance Shih Tzu spends her time and energy fooling her person, Carmen. “Ha, Ha, Ha,” she says, “I have fooled her again.” She confesses “I often pretend I cannot hear Carmen when she calls me!” When she is found in her secret hiding place she admits, “I smile to mysel... more