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by Jane Powell
Frankie’s life began in an Irish pub in Montreal’s French east end. As she listened to her dad’s band jam to the beats of life, the most unfortunate of coincidences happened that changed her life forever.
Being a girl in the 80s isn’t easy. Frankie soon comes to see it as an impromptu jam session filled with unexpected beats. The beats she experiences in high school are filled with laughter, tears, love, anger and hope. Dealing with bullies becomes a daily nightm... more
by Nancy TerrellA bedtime party like no other... After suffering a terrible nightmare, Luna awakes frightened by the thought of monsters. What follows is a grand tea party at midnight where Luna learns her monster guests are not scary at all but offer courage, comfort and laughter to put her at ease and make sweet dreams come true. The rhythmic text is charming to read aloud and enjoyed by children and grown-ups alike.
by Bruce BernsteinOrphaned at a young age, all Alan Michaels wants is a place to belong. But the independent, street–smart kid, who lacks self-confidence, has no clue how to deal with disappointment – or a formidable bully who won’t back down. And New York City is a tough town to grow up in if you are a kid who doesn’t have much. But when he starts training at Sensei Hideki’s School of Karate, he hopes his life will change forever.\t \tDetermined to prove he’s got what it takes to become a true warrior, he pushe... more
by Elanora BrownThinking about enrolling in a good school to give you some leverage on the competitive world is a very enviable mindset. It’s great that you’re putting a lot of time and effort into choosing a school that would be the best avenue for you to showcase and develop your knowledge and skills. So, you’ve already have quite a few in mind. That’s great. But now, you are having a hard time deciding which one would truly be the best choice. Well, don’t fret. We’ve made a list to help you out on one of the... more
by Brock HeasleyAt the same moment he catches his teacher giving illegal drugs to a student, Redmond Fairweather loses his friggin’ mind and steals Mr. Street’s prized possession—a stupid wooden sword with round edges that will never, ever cut through anything—“The Whomper.” Redmond has no idea why he stole the Whomper. He guesses his extreme dislike (okay, hate… so much hate) of the school’s most popular teacher probably has something to do with it. To his surprise and delight, the hottest girl in school, Elo... more
by Susan McCormickGranny Can’t Remember Me is a lighthearted picture book about Alzheimer’s disease and dementia told from the perspective of a six-year-old boy, appropriate for preschool and early elementary school children, ages 3 – 8. Granny can’t remember that Joey likes soccer and rockets and dogs. Granny can’t remember much of anything. But with Granny’s stories of her Three Best Days, Joey knows she loves him just the same. Alzheimer’s disease is more and more common, and many young children experience ... more
by Janet R. Macreery
Stranded in the wilds of 1694 Scotland, 13-year-old Mercy must rely on Calum, a duty-bound Highland lad. As they trek through the rough terrain they need Calum's knowledge of the Scottish Highlands and Mercy's skills with nature to finish Mercy's mission by midsummer. She must deliver a cryptic message to a Scottish nobleman and secretly hopes she will learn about the family she never knew. Their journey takes Mercy places she had never imagined and Calum back to the one place he ... more
by Norman Whaler
*** WINNER BEVERLY HILLS BOOK AWARD, GOLD HR INDIE BOOK AWARD, GLOBAL EBOOK AWARD ***
Tara's mother was Black and her father was White. But, she didn't look Black or White! Some kids didn't like that and made Tara cry. So, what does God say about it?
(Racism, Bi-racial, Being Different, Multiculturalism, Peer Pressure, Bullying, Christian Perspective).
by Norman Whaler
*** Award Winner ***
Jack had the measles and had to stay home. But, no TV or video games? Now, what was he going to do? (Imagination, Children's Book Classics, Early Reading)
by Norman Whaler
*** ERIC HOFFER BOOK AWARD, WINNER BEVERLY HILLS BOOK AWARD, SILVER HR INDIE BOOK AWARD ***
The Tiny Tree was brand new to the forest and wanted to be friends with everyone! But, why didn't the Big Trees like her? All the trees find out that being different can sometimes be a GOOD thing!
(Being Different, Racism, Bullying, Christian Perspective)
by Julian Hilton
What would you do if you came face to face with a real dinosaur?
When Bradley is sent into the garden by his Mum to get flowers, he encounters the biggest creature he's ever seen. Bradley's bravery and kindness makes them instant friends and the Dinosaur takes him to Dinoland where he encounters all sorts of dinosaurs. He even flies on a Pterasaur. But will they get back in time for dinner, and what is Bradley's favourit... more
by Kirsten UsmanA lawsuit declaring a new construction project threatens the endangered Amur leopards just landed on Judge Birdie Barringer’s desk. She and the members of the jury hold the fate of the leopards in their hands. One wrong decision and the leopards could disappear from the face of the earth – forever!
by Cathy WitbeckAlena is a young girl who discovers her grandmother’s hands have grown too shaky to make pysanky (Ukrainian Easter eggs). She decides that learning the art of pysanky and making a pysanka for her grandmother could be a way to heal her heart. Alena offers to do spring cleaning for her aunt in exchange for pysanky lessons. Her aunt teaches her about the history, symbolism, and method for making pysanky – peh san kee. When Alena becomes frustrated because a drip of wax messes up her first egg, she ... more
by Katina Rankin
"Up North, Down South: City Folk Meet Country Folk" Coloring and Activity Book is an educational aid to the book "Up North, Down South: City Folk Meet Country Folk" to help children with their learning journey from New York to Mississippi. The coloring and activitiy book is packed with puzzles, mazes, color pages, word searches, crosswords, and connect the dot activities to stimulate student's minds and help them retain what they've learned on their scho... more
by Katina Rankin"Many children anticipate and even long for a summer vacation to an exciting destination that they have never visited. This book takes children on a journey across Mississippi, while addressing still-to-common misconceptions about the state in an age-appropriate manner. This book entertains the reader while showing Mississippi is a wonderful state with wonderful people. I believe this book will instill pride in Mississippi's children, as well as help the children outside of our state gain an app... more
by Trish DulkaGennie Harrison grew up in the world of horse racing where odds make or break you. But when tragedy hits her family, chance is no longer a choice. She has to make her own life decisions ... but will she make the right ones?