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A Tiny Piece of Sky by Shawn K. Stout is a compelling novel set during The Great Depression about a young girl learning more about World War II.

Heroes from "Guardians of the Galaxy" movie shipwreck on Planet Strip Mall - action, adventure, and comedy all-in-one!

Going Berserk with Captain Kirk!  Leadership Ideas from a 23rd-century Star Fleet Commander

Do you like mysteries? Are you just in love with paranormal activity? If so, then the book, “School of the Dead”, is perfect for you! With fast paced action you won’t want to put it down.

It started out as a normal road trip. Quinn went with her best friend, Kara, and Kara’s family to California. They did this because Kara was moving and they had been best friends for a very long time and before Kara moved, the girls wanted to get in some quality time together. While driving through the desert, they come upon a Victorian Inn that housed unusual people. The hotel was called The Inn Between, meaning the inn on the border of two states, but that’s not all it means.

11-year-old Emily has just moved to San Francisco, and is dreading starting over at a new school. However, she is enthusiastic about getting to play Book Scavenger, the online book-hiding game, where it originated.  

Red, a ten-year-old foster child, dreams of running away and finding her own perfect paradise far away from her irritating foster family. During one of her escape attempts, a UFO takes her up in a beam of light and soars thousands of light-years away from Earth. 

“The Elementia Chronicles: Quest for Justice” by Sean Fay Wolfe is the first book in a trilogy of unofficial Minecraft fanfiction. The book follows the adventures of Stan2012 (Stan), and his new friends KingCharles_XIV (Charlie) and KitKat783 (Kat) as they seek justice and battle for their survival in the server of Elementia.

Me and Miranda Mullaly by Jake Gerhandt is a story about Sam Dolan, Duke Samagura, “Chollie” Muller and the famous Miranda Muallay.

In the Secrets of Solace by Jaleigh Johnson, Lina

Theodore Boone is on yet another case, but this time at his own school!

Jacky Ha-Ha, the Story of a Middle School Jokester

Pram has always know that she’s different. She always been able to see and hear things that no one else can: ghosts. However, she will soon learn that not everyone who knows about her ability will use it for good…

Alice has grown up. But after meddling with time and encountering many things from Wonderland’s past, will she be able to part with her childhood and Wonderland?


Nature is full of mysterious, and can seem magical at times. However, not all people fully appreciate the wonders of the environment. “Bayou Magic” by Jewell Parker Rhodes shares the story of Maddy, a ten year old girl that understands the importance of nature, even when her sisters do not.

Family is important, even when they have different ideas.

LeBron James, Stephen Curry, and Tim Howard - Stories about These Athletes (and More!) That Overcame Mental and Physical Disabilities As Children

   Wars have a bad effect on people as Annabelle, in the book Wolf Hollow, experiences with an old army World War I veteran, Toby.

Twelve year old Jayson Barnes is forced to live on his own in a book about survival and basketball. 

Team Cap vs. Team Iron Man - Which side are you on???

Sherman Alexie's newest story features a young boy in search of his identity, and has special meaning behind it too.

Everything is going smoothly in Joplin until there is a twisted tornado turn in this book . . .

Did you ever want to learn about Native American history, but didn't want to weed through the excruciatingly complex pages of books that probably made you want to sleep right on the spot? Well, I believe I've got the solution - A book that follows Native American history, but with characters and true facts.