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General Fiction (including literary and historical)

  • The Wish Carvers

    by Kathleen Gauer

    When two sibling elves, Fay and Eddie, come across an old carving knife with the words "what's carved with me will come to be" on the handle, they decide to carve and paint a pot of gold, a large stone cottage and finally a fairytale castle.  But with each wish granted comes more and more complications.

    Can they find a way to return to their peaceful life?  Find out in this charmingly illustrated whimsical tale that will delight young and old alike!

  • The Adventures of Leonardo the Drone: Book 1: Photos from the Sky

    by John A. Purdy
    Leah loves to take photos, but the views of her neighborhood are frustrating. Until... Leonardo the Drone comes into her life! Despite some anxious moments, Leah learns to be a good drone pilot. Together she and Leonardo see the world from a whole new angle, taking amazing photos and videos from the sky. She can't wait for the next photo contest!
  • Doomy Prepper's Complete Guide: How to Survive Fifth Grade and the Apocalypse

    by Amie Borst
    The Prepper family is prepared for the end of the world. Or, at the very least, the end of toilet paper. Doomy Prepper knows the rules. Never trade sandwiches with Mikey Fuller. He always has tuna fish. Don’t stare at Mrs. Nebula’s mole. You’ll turn into stone. And never, ever talk about the lights. When 11-year-old Doomy notices the mysterious lights above his town have changed color, he makes the mistake of telling his best friend, Peter. Now four other kids want to tag along and solve ... more
  • What Color Is Your Day? (The Color, Feel, Play Series)

    by Camryn Wells
    Understanding emotions is a tricky business, and not just for kids! What Color is Your Day? artistically pairs expressive poetry and vibrant illustrations to explore a relationship between colors and emotions. More importantly, it supports the lines of communication between children and adults. This well-loved book will be a resource for children to identify and cope with the complexity of emotions, and for the adults in their lives to more easily connect with them.
  • The Little White Wolf

    by Lee Allen
    The Little White Wolf is the story of Leesu, born smaller than his siblings and different in color. The wolf pack laughs at him and rejects him. But nature has a place for all of us, and Leesu learns how to use his differences to succeed and help others.
  • Low Hanging Branches

    by Cee McAdams
    You may find that this collection of short stories tend more toward the real than the unimaginable. These stories are meant to entertain as well as stimulate the imagination, but some may give you the feeling that you have been there before or something similar happened to you, or you may have known someone just like that. As you read each story, you may want to stifle a giggle or you may want to laugh out loud, but hopefully one or more of the stories will speak to you and you will know the ver... more
  • Flutterby, the Fantabulous Butterfly

    by Rebecca Marriott Stout

    "Flutterby" is a delightful conversation between a boy and a butterfly about the life cycle of butterflies.  Mispronunciations and misconceptions are corrected in a humorous manner in which listeners and readers are encouraged to interact with the text.  Science ocabulary and concepts are subtly taught.  Themes of self-acceptance, friendship, kindness, the wonder of creation, and acceptance of others' mistakes shine through.  "Flutterby" is perfect ... more

  • Big Bear fair

    by Grandma Krazy
    This is a book to make both children and adults smile as they read it. The story has fun with words by using rhyme and homophones like bare and bear and pair and pear. Mom is busy on her computer while her son is seeing some amazing things out his window. He tells mom what he sees but mom is so busy she is not really hearing him. He sees bears in pairs and bears that should share their pears. There is a bare bear and a debonair bear. There is even a rare bear playing solitaire. Eventu... more
  • Different and the Same

    by Adijah and Atiya Brabham
    In this vivid picture book, twin sisters Nia and Nori explore their individuality and celebrate their sameness. They invite readers into their lives, demonstrating how they enjoy doing things alone and together through activities that help children develop self-awareness.
  • Little Moss, Big Tree

    by M. Yap-Stewart
    Little Moss and Little Tree are the best of friends. They do everything together. One day, Little Tree grows into Big Tree. Can the two remain friends? And what will they do when a winter storm comes their way? Little Moss, Big Tree is a celebration of the friendships that leave lasting impressions, the moments in life that cause us to pause and reflect, and the enduring magic of the natural world.
  • A Game with Cooper

    by Debbie Gonzalez
    Cooper's adventure continues in this delightfully illustrated picture book. Join the fun of this adorable dog and his daddy. Cooper is very excited to get started. He can almost taste the treats. In this story, he engages his senses and draws on his imagination for his favorite game. Daddy joins the fun. Cooper loves to play with him. Daddy happily humors him by creatively setting the stage. Children of all ages, who appreciated his energy and enthusiasm in A Walk with Cooper, will surely fal... more
  • The Unexpected Adventures of Remi: Pet life doesn't meet a canine's expectations. She teams up with a few pet friends from her n

    by Shweta Roy
    Pet life doesn't meet Remi's expectations. The little canine finds out that humans are more technology-obsessed with barely any time for their pets. She teams up with a few friends from the Creature-World and leads a movement called ‘The Petinists’ to conquer back human affection. Will she succeed or an unexpected twist will change her life completely?
  • The Candy Corn Cloak

    by Courtney Caswell-Peyton
    Jill and Zoe have a slumber party the night before Halloween to plan for fun festivities the next day, but when Zoe’s growling stomach ruins the Candy corn piñata centerpiece, will their plans be whited out?
  • Wiseguy Butterfly and His Speckly, Speckly, Dusty, Dusty Dots

    by Courtney Caswell-Peyton
    A bright and colorful folklore story about how a butterfly gets his spots.
  • Mama's Illness

    by Jack A. Ori
    Mama's Illness, a short prequel to Reinventing Hannah, tells the story of Hannah's attempt to understand and cope with her mother's hospitalization for mental health reasons when she was only six years old. After Mama goes to the hospital, Hannah's world is turned upside down, especially because Grandma insists on keeping her in the dark to protect her. Hannah is a bright, resilient child, but is that enough to allow her to cope with her mother's mysterious illness and the steps Grandma takes to... more
  • Reinventing Hannah

    by Jack Ori

    NOTE FOR READERS: This novel contains content about a fictional 16-year-old dealing with having been raped. It may be uncomfortable for you to read if you are a real-life survivor.


    16-year-old Hannah longs to be someone bold and fearless, but her fear of rocking the boat gets in the way. That's why she turns down a date with Brad, the guy she secretly likes but her friends have labeled as a loser, to keep her promise to watch her friend Sierra&#... more