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Kenning Magic

$ 14.95 USD

Noni yearns to do magic and finds little consolation in the book of stories her mother left her. She envies her friend Twig’s magical skills. When Saronians steal everyone’s magic, Noni’s reading skill becomes important. She and Twig set off to find the Book of Spells. Eventually they arrive at the castle where the Book is hidden.

Jungle Stalkers

$ 11.95 USD

A few days before basic training ended, a notice posted in the day room caught my eye. It asked for volunteers to sign up for a special unit being formed. The unit was called Long Range Reconnaissance Patrols or L.R.R.P.s. It sounded interesting, so I signed up.

The Spice Trader's Daughter

$ 11.95 USD

In 1685, sixteen-year-old Jean-Claude Dubois and his younger brothers escape from the violent terror against the Huguenots in France, sailing to his uncle, a spice trader in Prussia. On the voyage, Jean-Claude falls in love with Marie and they eventually marry and have a daughter, Katy. At thirteen, fluent in French, Katy is sent away to be the companion of spoiled, aristocratic Charlotte, daughter of the margrave of Königsberg to teach her French for her marriage into French nobility. A frightened Katy must accompany her to France, where she meets the blacksmith’s apprentice, Gilles. Their love appears doomed, when the family takes her to Versailles for the wedding. There, Katy meets her father’s enemy, King Louis IV, who charms her.

Fat Girls from Outer Space

$ 11.95 USD

Frederic (Freddy) Gold is smart, talented, funny and overweight. She hates her name, her body and the school bully. As if that weren’t enough, her parents are newly divorced and her dad has a young girlfriend. Excited about turning twelve and starting middle school, Freddy meets Dolly, an African-American girl and Eva, a Latina, who are also fat. They discover a mutual love and talent for music and form a band. In this coming-of-age story, Freddy learns to cope with adversity by using her  humor, talent and the support of  her friends, her older brother, and a special ‘fat angel’ to earn respect and popularity.

The Last 18

$ 11.95 USD

The Last 18 is a story of a mother and her two sons, and the bonds between a family that cannot be broken, no matter the ailment. It explores the question: What would you do if you had two months left with a loved one? Do you make their final days comfortable, normal, routine? Act like nothing was different or wrong, like so many request? Or do you attempt the fantastic, the amazing, the miraculous?

Snow Moon

$ 11.95 USD

        Jessa, the queen of the Faeries, finds herself in the midst of disappearances. When she investigates those who have vanished, she discovers a rogue Sylph. He is ridding the realm of the ones he believes are diseased with the help of Trolls.

            Together, Micha and Jessa discover their bloodline is more than they thought. They are both descendants of Ancients and Sylphs making them the true Elementals. The very people the Sylph is wanting rid of.

            If it wasn’t enough, trying to protect her people, and the one she loves, Jessa is forced to let Micha go. She pushes him to go to the Ancients where he will be safe from the Sylph’s wrath.

            When Jessa is convicted of meddling in the Sylph’s business, she is sentenced to death. Micha, accepting his new role as the Ancient king, wields their power and frees Jessa from the clutches of the Executioners.

            Will Micha and Jessa save the Elementals, and themselves, or will the Sylph take control of the realms?

Emma's Gossip Column

$ 11.95 USD

Emma Sawyer earned her fame in middle school as author of Emma’s Gossip Column. Being a star should have brought bliss, yet she’s grown tired of raging rumors and gritty gossip. Instead of enjoying eighth grade year at Riverside Middle School, she finds herself avoiding her bossy editor while attempting to hide a secret she’s promised to keep. So when Emma stumbles upon a mystery blanketing her town, she gladly shifts her calling from gossip columnist to case decoder. Only problem is, her fame begins to dwindle as she struggles to uncover a secret someone else is trying to keep.

The Fence Mender

$ 11.95 USD

Fourteen-year-old Blue MacGregor has been wheeled into the Raven Hills Regional ER. Why is he so badly hurt, barely clinging to life? What happened to him? Some of the ER staff dismissively refer to Blue as ‘poor white trash’ from Ergo Estates, a local trailer park. However, Dr. Vera Drake, the ER physician in charge, is intrigued. Blue reminds her of Marshal, her grandson. Dr. Vera learns that Blue is one of the last purveyors of a dying art –he is a fence mender. She vows to find out how Blue ended up in the ER and to do whatever it takes to ensure that Blue recovers. Will Dr. Vera’s determination to help Blue lead to the truth or place her life as well as his in jeopardy?

Duck and Cover

$ 11.95 USD

After his dad dies in an accident at work, twelve-year-old Teddy Haynes and his mom come back to live with family in rural West Virginia. They hope to start over, but some people say the Russians are going to blow up the United States. How can they start over, if the world comes to an end?

He finds his life filled with talk of bomb shelters, a cat and dog that don't get along, clinging two-year-old twin nephews and a pretty girl he's too shy to talk to. To help cope with their fears, Teddy and his friends convert an old cave in the woods into a bomb shelter. Will they be able to work together and pull through the tense-filled months during the Cuban Missile Crisis in the fall of 1962? And will Teddy be able to overcome his grief from the loss of his dad?

He Fell from the Sky

$ 11.95 USD

Until now there has been no magic, no adventure in Mary Bell’s life. Her small community in northern Saskatchewan is not a place where anything ever happens. Other than a heinous murder some thirty years ago, Buffalo Narrows has remained unscathed by notoriety. The population of Aboriginal people and of ancestors of European settlers, cohabit the tiny remote town and together they enjoy a peaceful, harmonious and simple but difficult existence. 
But then on a beautiful summer day, in 2000, life as Mary Bell knows it, comes to a sudden halt.  
A small Cessna hydroplane with five passengers on board crashes in the fields near Mary’s town and she is the only witness to a bloody and fatal tragedy. 
Jack Holden, a lawyer and human rights activist enters the scene and turns Mary’s dreary life upside down. Not only does she fall in love, but a truth about her community, an ugly truth is revealed. An adventure which she dared only to dream about, is presented to her. 
A gripping tale of romance and self-discovery mixed in with a relevant social issue.

Dark Curses, Faerie Dreams

$ 11.95 USD

Would you risk everything just to be cool? 
 
Young Duggan McDuggan really has no choice. Her habit of talking to trees has made her the most teased kid in her village. Duggan would love to stop the teasing but there’s no way she’s going to give up her tree friends. And so she’s worked out a daring plan to journey with her two best friends to Eshmagick, ancient realm of the Faeries. This will certainly stop the teasing. No one in five hundred years has made it there and back again. 
 
For their dangerous journey, Duggan and her friends will need a Faerie guide. Unfortunately, legend says harming a Faerie will bring down a terrible curse and it’s hard to catch a Faerie without hurting it. But when you’re as desperate as Duggan, no curse is too scary to stop you.

Mom's Story

$ 9.95 USD

Readers of all ages will find comfort in this compelling story of a family forced to confront a chronic disease. They will gain an understanding of Multiple Sclerosis, who gets it, and how the disease is diagnosed. Parents will find the resource list very helpful.

Free Runner

$ 11.95 USD

A fourteen-year-old surfer, forced to exchange his Southern California home for a dismal city halfway around the world, steps off the plane in London and steps into the pages of a crime novel. His dad—the only link to his past life—disappears, and a mysterious package—his only link to finding his father—vanishes. The only person capable of discovering both missing pieces of the puzzle and living to tell about is the FREE RUNNER.

The Calling of the Flute

$ 11.95 USD

Set in Lithuania in 1897, this historical romance is the tale of a young woman conflicted by the traditions and laws of her religion and a need for her own identity. Along the way, she meets Eli, a young flute player, also running away from Russian conscription. Hannah’s dream of love and life in a safe, free land, may at last be within her grasp if they survive the voyage and get through immigration.

The Last Summer in the Old Bazaar

$ 11.95 USD

The Last Summer in the Old Bazaar -A powerful autobiographical story of the author’s childhoodand her home town Bitola, Macedonia in the period before and during the Second World War.

Paul Filev, Translator

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Mystery of the Green Goblin

$ 11.95 USD

Huby as in the red ruby, the strange boy who sees the future, mysteriously materializes out of nowhere to return in this exciting sequel to The Mystery Under Third Base. It’s Halloween and Alex Cooper, age 11, is wearing a green goblin costume. On mischief night, Alex’s hated math teacher falls down the stairs and suffers a fatal head injury when his mailbox blows up. A green goblin was seen near the teacher’s house that night, and by the next day everyone believes that Alex Cooper murdered his teacher, including the police. Join Huby, Alex, and his schoolmates as they set out to prove that Alex did not commit the crime. Is there really a nasty green goblin in town, and what part do Alex’s sometimes friends, Trash and Mungo, the town’s bad boys, have to do with it?

The Gardenia Curse

$ 11.95 USD

Thirteen-year-old Eva Thomas finds herself in a life threatening mystery when her dreams become real. Night after night, she is transported to Dreamland, where an evil being, the Shadow, wants her dead. Exhausted from her troubled sleep, Eva stumbles through her days in a new town where her grandmother is known as an eccentric and in a new school where a bully has decided Eva needs to be put in her place.Can Eva save herself and her dreams before it’s too late?

 

 

The Travelers

$ 14.99 USD

Dagny lives a dangerous life. Pursued by an unknown enemy, Dagny and her family are always on the run and must use magic to stay hidden and safe. When Dagny meets Marc, everything changes. For the first time, she can imagine a future that doesn’t involve constantly changing her life. Despite the risk, Dagny vows to stop running. But as their enemies start closing in, Dagny wonders if she can ever really live a normal life and if she can actually trust Marc.

Pink Moon

$ 11.95 USD

Cast from her home, Jessa struggles to find a place among the realms. With the loss of power, her premonitions are vague and tormenting. However with Micha at her side, she has hope for the future.

Micha has found his stride as the Ancient King. Nevertheless, the Shadows refuse to allow a Faerie sit on the Ancient's throne, keeping them apart.
Instead of fighting against the Shadows, he focuses his rage on the one who stole Jessa's powers, a hidden heir herself. When he thinks he has everything under control, he is pulled into a dire situation that will force Jessa's hand.

Accepting what needs to be done, Jessa takes a risk to save Micha - a choice that may be her last. Who will be standing when the smoke clears?

Starface

$ 11.95 USD

Starface, a Native-American prodigy, knew of the bellicose, potent spirit that possessed him since infancy—a life force gifting him with unfathomable running power. Breaking loose from his father’s discipline to be undistinguished, Starface sets out to continue his spirit’s unfinished past. The mystery of a four-hundred-year-old bullet rendering him paralyzed confounded detectives of law enforcement units. The sudden encounter with a balancing spirit of love and serenity taught Starface to be pragmatic but now, his biggest challenge is yet to come—a double down rematch with Zolton, his previous life’s rival, for Melanie—the love of his life.

The Bartleby Brothers and the Seal of Solomon

$ 14.95 USD

In a world molded by commonality, the Bartleby brothers have always found themselves lost, but when a man from The Agency tests their analytical skills it becomes obvious what their function is.

Gibson “Gib” Bartleby is a fourteen-year-old kid with a genius intellect, and he’s smart enough to acknowledge that he might as well be a single-celled organism next to his autistic brother, Jack, who is literally addicted to reading. Struggling to find the place where he and his brother can thrive, or even function for that matter, Gib has become so cynical that he can barely stand himself. When a government agent walks into his brother’s classroom posing questions and riddles that no one should be able to answer, Gib takes the opportunity to show off what he and his brother can do. Whether a twist of fate or something planned from the beginning, Gib and Jack Bartleby become important liaisons to the mysterious government agency trying to stop a serial killer. This 84,000 word novel follows the first person perspective of Gib as he tries to hold the family he has left together for long enough to stop a killer who wants to challenge his brother’s abilities.

Secrets of the Pyramid

$ 11.95 USD

Something is making twelve-year-old Violet psychic. Is it the secret diary she found in her orphanage or the mysterious mountains of Vermont? She’ll soon discover supernatural power she didn’t know she had and learn secrets that adults don't know—especially about children, America and the pyramid on the dollar bill.

 

Quagmire's Test

$ 11.95 USD

While on a journey to find the final ingredient for her Practically Perfect Parsley Potion, Quagmire Pinch, has a misstep and tumbles down a cliff drawing the attention of a group of  gnomes and discovers that in the past their king has killed any and all witches who have stumbled upon his hidden kingdom.

Nickel Ice

$ 11.95 USD

As young Petros maneuvers the hallways of the Hellenic American School for the Arts, it’s the ice cream man who stops by at recess whom he learns the most from. Just one year shy of making it into high school, Petros challenges the strict rules of his school while also trying to follow the strict rules of his traditional Greek home in a tough neighborhood in the New York City borough of Queens.When he finally gets the chance to go to the specialized high school his brother now attends, his hopes and efforts are challenged by all the authority figures around him, except for his newfound friend, Mulvaney.

Harvest Moon

$ 11.95 USD

Seventeen-year-old Jessa lives in the remote mountains of Kentucky and has always found peace in the forest. Close to her eighteenth birthday, her dad buys her a book and things begin to happen. With her dreams leading her, she uncovers a world within her own with Faeries. They look and act like people she grew up with but she quickly finds she is the one who is different. She is the hidden heir to the throne and the Faeries need her to come home and save them from the Trolls.

Fat Girls from Outer Space, a Graphic Novel

$ 11.95 USD

Frederic (Freddy) Gold is smart, talented, funny and overweight. She hates her name, her body and the school bully. As if that weren’t enough, her parents are newly divorced and her dad has a young girlfriend. Excited about turning twelve and starting middle school, Freddy meets Dolly,and African-American girl and Eva, a Latina, who are also fat. They discover a mutual love and talent for music and form a band. In this coming-of-age story, Freddy learns to cope with adversity by using her  humor, talent and the support of  her friends, her older brother, and a special ‘fat angel’ to earn respect and popularity.

Mystery under Third Base

$ 11.95 USD

Eleven-year-old Willie, always the smartest kid in town, skips two grades, doesn’t have any friends, and spends his days reading in an abandoned old cellar. Suddenly, a boy who calls himself Huby as in the red ruby, appears out of nowhere and becomes Willie’s new friend. Who is this weird new boy who knows things he shouldn't, and might not be what he seems to be? Together they explore Willie’s favorite hideout where mysterious noises and dots of light could mean a ghost. When Willie wins a school contest with a proposal to build a baseball field, the project may fall apart because third base will be over Willie’s cellar hideout and whatever may be down there. With the help of new friends and the town witch, Willie solves the ghostly mystery under third base.

Mystery of the Stolen Painting

$ 11.95 USD

 Meet Danny West, a talented young artist who has trouble reading, especially aloud when he starts to stammer. Kids laugh at him, and bullies sometimes beat him up after school, so he has to cut through the desert to get home. Danny’s dad was a police detective who died trying to stop a robbery at an art gallery. Danny was only two-year-old, but nobody will talk about it.  There is the art teacher, Mr. Lewis who has his own secrets and may be more than just a middle-school art teacher, but he won’t talk about it. Danny’s best friend forever is Amy Crowe who thinks he’s great and tries to help him read. Then one day Huby as in red ruby, appears in Danny’s yard. Is Mr. Lewis linked to the art gallery robbery where Danny’s father died? Danny, Amy and Huby set out to solve the mystery of the stolen painting and Danny’s father’s death.

Mystery in Gram's Attic

$ 14.95 USD

A mysterious lost land deed and a missing map hidden somewhere in Grandma’s attic can save Ellen and Troy Baron. The twelve-year-old twins live with their mother in a falling-down house with no hot water or a working toilet, and most nights they all go to bed hungry and dirty. Troy is bullied by the boys in gym and Ellen faces the “snoots” every day, girls who make fun of her. Their father may be hiding from the police and their grandmother who can help them can’t get in touch because they don’t have a telephone. Their mother has Cerebral Palsy and walks with a jerky limp, but everyone thinks she is drunk. Ellen and Troy are afraid something will happen to her and they will be alone with no-one to help them. Huby returns to Arizona in book four of The Shadow Boy Mysteries in his hardest quest yet, to save the twins and their family before it’s too late.

Always, Jessie

$ 11.95 USD

Jessie is an ambitious but lonely high school junior struggling with EDNOS (Eating Disorder Not Otherwise Specified), a disorder which takes on various features of anorexia, bulimia, and exercise addiction. Burdened with pressures from school, peers, and the responsibility of caring for two younger sisters, Jessie tries to control the chaos through her disorder, but finds herself becoming even more isolated and depressed. After a life-threatening incident sends her to the hospital, Jessie’s family confronts her; she admits she has a problem and agrees to enter a residential treatment facility.

The Whiskers Gang

$ 9.95 USD

It all starts one sunny morning as Mermilo, a purebred Golden Retriever is heading to his groomer. He is preparing for a long awaited evening out that night with the beautiful French Poodle who lives across the street and he wants to look his best. Unfortunately, a huge obstacle presents itself: he is dognapped. Not just Mermilo, but dogs from all over town are disappearing, as well!

Jess, the Mess

$ 11.95 USD

As feisty Jessica moves to yet another middle school, she struggles to stay out of trouble, while living in constant fear that others will find out her family's dark secrets: Jess's mom is an alcoholic, her dad left them years ago, and most days Jess struggles just to find food to eat. 

     Convinced that she is the reason her mother drinks, especially since Jess constantly gets into trouble at school, she lives with the daily pain of her mom's explosive behavior, and the accompanying shame.

     Befriended by sassy, red-headed Anna and cheerful, encouraging Grace, Jess balances the joy of friendship with the hurt she carries with her. 

     Will self-proclaimed Jess the Mess open her heart and life to her new friends? What happens when her secrets are revealed? Jess learns that everyone can change, but some change comes with a price.