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General Fiction (including literary and historical)

  • Jenny Wade: A Girl From Gettysburg

    by Tecla Emerson
    It had been foolish to stay but now there was no choice. It was anyone’s guess what the outcome would be. Nothing was as it should be. Oddly, the Confederate troops were pouring in from the north and Union troops were marching in from the south. They arrived in droves. The town was not prepared for what happened during the early days of the summer, 1863. Jennie, a young local girl, did her best to keep up with the demand for bread and water and medical care for the troops. Her brothers were scat... more
  • The Letter

    by Tecla Emerson
    "My being for ever banished from your sight..." Who was this "...undutiful and Disobedient Child" who in 1756 penned a letter to her father in England? What had she done to so offend him? Why, as a well educated young girl, had she become an indentured servant? Why was she alone? In her letter, she pleads with her father to forgive her and to at least send her a bit of clothing. "...almost naked, no shoes nor stockings to wear." Here, within these pages, the mystery of Elizabeth Sprigs is reveal... more
  • Gift of the Winds

    by Tecla Emerson
    It was a lonely lighthouse, tucked far out on a peninsula. Its function was to protect the ships at sea from the treacherous shoals of coastal Maine. Jacob and Sarah had done their job well all these years: keeping the lamp lit and sounding the warning horn whenever necessary. And now, unable to help, they watched as the violence of a late winter storm took out its fury on a helpless schooner. Sailing from distant Ireland, the ship held many of the Irish immigrants who were escaping from the lin... more
  • The Oregon Trail - Pathway to the West

    by Tecla Emerson
    Maddie knew the trip wouldn't be easy. Her mother and older brother were no longer with them and Hannah, her little sister, was hers alone to care for. And Hannah was mute. Mute for reasons no one knew. It would take months to arrive at their destination. Months that would include accidents, floods, Indian attacks and disease. The losses along the trail were both huge and unexpected. Would they ever reach the West, the land of their new home? It was 1845. A small group of daring an brave pione... more
  • Wembly

    by Gayle Siebert
    It's tough being a tomboyish seventeen year old girl. Even worse when your friends have moved on to other interests and you're still horse crazy. When Lisa Rogney becomes the target of bullies and her once-friends not only don't help but are part of the problem, she realizes she has to change at least some of her ways in order to fit in. Can she do that? Should she?
  • Merry Christmas Tabitha Tinker

    by Daniel Fleischhacker

    Tabitha Tinker is ten yrs old and loves Christmas except for the annual visit of her cousin, Melvin. He is a spoiled brat. He has no boundaries and seemingly no regrets for the damage he does. He pours perfume on Tabitha's cat, he gets his head stuck in the railings of the stairway, he breaks an expensive Swiss music box clock, and destroys precious ornaments on the Tinker's tree. When Tabitha finds out he has a terminal disease, her attitude toward him changes. It's very funny. a... more

  • Wembly

    by Gayle Siebert
    Being a teenager can be difficult. It's even more difficult when you're a tomboyish seventeen-year-old who loves horses and your friends have gone on to other interests. When Lisa becomes the target of bullies and her once-friends not only won't help but are part of the problem, it seems she will have to change to fit in. Even if it means becoming someone she isn't. Can she do that? Should she do that?
  • Ammora

    by Cachline Etienne
    Ammora’s one goal for the year is to keep her scholarship. To her this means no partying, dating and definitely, no drinking. With her head stuck deep in her books, Ammora is closer than ever to accomplishing her goal, that is, until she meets Brooke. A devilish stranger who sucks Ammora into his world of glamour, Brooke teaches Ammora one important lesson: “Everything that glitters isn't gold.
  • The Zodiac Son

    by huy nguyen
    The Zodiac Son In a small village in ancient Indochina where things were uncertain, Song Huy, a mischievous boy, lived with his Godparents. He always felt like there was one thing he was missing, his parents. As the new Dynasty takes over his village, Song receives, a pouch, fit for the wooden box, inside jade ornaments of the 12 Chinese zodiac animals. His Godparents gives Song a letter written by his parents. Song reads the letter out loud; it said: We miss you very much and think about you... more
  • Tilly and Torg: New Kids at School

    by Connie Goyette Crawley
    Tilly and Torg are off to their first day of school! And whether it's reading, math, art, or even recess, one thing is for sure! These two hilarious monsters have a lot to learn! An Easy-As-Pie Chapter Book with sight word list and book quiz included. Lexile 480L.
  • The Magic Pebble Volume Five: The Old Man and His Donkey

    by Maisie Smikle
    A faithful donkey got too old to carry its load and a wandering stranger stepped up, to save the day!
  • The Magic Pebble Volume Four: The Mean Giant and the Four Dwarves

    by Maisie Smikle
    The giant, Megabud became a huge menace to the four little dwarves. The dwarves were at their wits end, until the prairie fairy came along.
  • The Magic Pebble Volume Three: Little Johnny

    by Maisie Smikle
    Little Johnny was pranked and teased by the students at his school. But Little Johnny never missed a day of class. Little Johnny loved to play baseball and so he practiced diligently and never gave up on his dream of playing on the big team.
  • The Magic Pebble Volume Two: The Christmas It Rained Presents

    by Maisie Smikle
    It was Christmas, the joyous season of sharing gifts and the birth of Christ Jesus. However, Santa will not be able to make his usual gift deliveries before Christmas! Oh, what will Santa do?
  • The Magic Pebble: The Woodcutter and His Wife

    by Maisie Smikle
    Grumpley, Jagga and Putta thought they could escape with the woodcutter's treasure. But, they were in for the surprise of their lives!
  • The Pigs of Hilltop Manor

    by Maisie Smikle
    The pigs of Hilltop Manor knew that they were no clown pigs. Papa Pig made certain his little piglets knew that. How will the circus master, Mr. Quackatoo, get the piglets to perform in his show?

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