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  • A Vulture Came to Town

    by Bdice
    When Vulture arrives in town, the feathers start flying... and not just because he's molting. The other animals think he's weird. He thinks they're even weirder. Claws are unfurled. Teeth are bared. Then their anger at Vulture turns toward each other. Suddenly everyone is mad that Wolf eats meat, Donkey is loud, and that Duck makes a muck. If only a brave voice in the crowd could turn this zoo back into a village and help them to see the beauty in being different.
  • The Summer Between

    by Amanda Linton

    Naïve, seventeen year old CLEO PORTER lives in a small town in Mississippi in 2004. She attends a private Baptist high school and is a member of a mega-church, even though she’s not entirely sure she believes what’s being preached. She takes a Polaroid camera with her everywhere she goes. Cleo’s mother FAYNE is emotionally abusive toward her daughter, and even slaps her once in the heat of an argument. Cleo can never seem to please Fayne, a point that shapes Cleo’... more

  • Leah is Seen

    by Claudette Esmerelda

    "Leah Is Seen" is about a little girl who is unsure of herself. Did someone tell Leah that she is not smart or talented or did she imagine this all on her own? No matter how Leah came to this conclusion, it is real to her now, and that's why this book was written; to dispel all untruths that not only Leah but all children are smart, talented and purely unique. Each child born is a gift to the world because their contribution to humanity is priceless. Every child needs to know th... more

  • 5A Goes to Overlook Park

    by Terry Markoff
    This story is about how the students of 2 fifth grade classes help the police apprehend the members of the notorious JSV gang of thieves. The main action occurs while they are on a 3 day field trip at Overlook Park.
  • The Treehouse Treasury, Spoiled Pink

    by Laura Sidsworth
    Spoiled Pink: Young Princess finally falls out of love with only the color pink The Treehouse Treasury: A collection of Prose/Poetry about seasonal and special happenings with beautiful paintings/illustrations
  • Risking Exposure

    by Jeanne Moran
    Munich, 1938. A timid 14-year-old Hitler Youth member contracts polio. Photographs she takes of fellow polio patients are twisted, turned into propaganda which mocks people with disabilities. That's when she realizes - her new disability has made her an outsider in her own country, a target of Nazi scorn and possible persecution. Her only weapon is her camera.
  • The Adventures of Fawn Book 1 'Til the Last Snowflake Falls

    by Al E. Boy
    The Adventures of Fawn is a ‘coming of age’ series set in the year 1849. It tells of the exciting exploits of Fawn, the precocious young daughter of legendary reindeer, Comet and Vixen. Initially, the young reindeer has no friends and spends her days alone in the stable at Santa’s Village. She argues with her parents…wanting the freedom to go outside the Village to explore. But her parents caution she’s too young, naïve, and inexperienced to go outside by herself. Declaring, “I don’t... more
  • Bluff

    by Mr. Kind

    "There once was a man named Bluff who thought himself great at all stuff..."

    Mr. Kind uses lyrical rhyme coupled with the marvelous graphic imagery of Zacc Pollitt to weave the tale of the once pompous Bluff who steals fun only to be brought down by the virtuous message delivered via a contest with a cryptic stranger and the light words of an earth angel, thus allowing the children to play and laugh again. These are the stories that last for generations.

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  • What Animals Do

    by Beatriz Rare
    “What Animals Do” is a hysterical adventure with animals around the world performing a set of silly activities. The book contains cute and factual rhymes that will help children learn and exercise their imagination.Guaranteed laughs for every kid and parent.
  • The Incredible Adventures of the Awesome and Amazing Margaux, Waggy Tail One: Yay Margaux!

    by Scott Jordan and Laura Jordan
    Meet Margaux, a thirteen year old blind and deaf standard poodle. Margaux lives at the magical Poodle Resort & Spa with her four poodle sisters. When Margaux crashes into a sand castle, we see the difference between how Margaux's older and younger sisters understand her disabilities. Everything changes when a thunderstorm scares all of the poodles except Margaux, who braves the storm to save the day for her younger sisters. Waggy Tails are based on the real life adventures of Margaux Jordan. ... more
  • The Truest Heart: A Story to Share to Overcome Bullying, Build Self-Esteem and Create Confidence

    by JAYNE SBARBORO
    "When a classmate hurts a little girl’s feelings, her teacher puts things in perspective in this debut picture book. Ze, a cheerful brown-skinned girl, loves soccer, art, and math. But one day, a classmate says something mean to Ze, “the worst thing ever,” leaving the girl curled up on the floor, crying. Her teacher, Miss Work, comforts her; she acknowledges Ze’s wounded feelings, saying they’re part of life, although you don’t have to let people hurt you either. Writing down positive stateme... more
  • LaLa's Angry Pizza

    by Tela Kayne
    LaLa has a very bad day and is mad, mad, mad! She discovers a way to get her anger through self-regulation and creativity. The idea of LaLa’s World was born soon after the arrival of my second daughter. From birth, she had a hard time adjusting to her environment and could not self soothe. As she grew into a young girl, her frustration with lights that were too bright or food with funny textures grew into arguments with her sisters over things that simply could not be controlled. That coupled... more
  • York the Yowie

    by David Goff
    York the Yowie is a big friendly Yowie who lives in the woods, and he has a big dream. But following your dream isn’t always easy. To realize his dream, York must move to the big city and work hard to make his dream come true. Does he have what it takes to make his big juicy dream a reality? York won’t give up because like he always says, “Gorfy gone groombow, slippery sap, agnot to agnot, blitherty blat.”
  • Timothy Mean and the Time Machine

    by William AE Ford
    With Timothy Mean’s amazing imagination and time machine, anything and anywhere is possible! Join Timothy on a magical rhyming adventure as he skips through time and pranks with pirates, gets daring with dragons, and even teases a T-Rex! “It’s Monday. Hip hip hooray! Where shall we travel in time today? With Timothy Mean, every day is a rhyme in time!
  • A Tribute to Tulipia

    by Chiara Talluto

    Sometimes you have to stand up for what is right. What do a hare, a tulip, a blossom, and a wolf share in common?

    A wild forest is no place for a pretty young orphaned tulip to live in. However, Tulipia didn’t have a choice; she is often despised and ridiculed. Was it fate or a blessing to be spared when her parents were plucked from the Jade Oasis?

    One terrifying evening Tulipia’s future is jeopardized, and all the wisdom taught to her by her mother and father is test... more

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