Today's Featured Books— Children and Young Adult

The Cash Cache Mystery by Dorian Rockwood

Children and Young Adult

“There isn't a single moment in the entire book where you don't feel entertained...” ~Reader’s Favorite. Seventeen-year-old identical twins, Dan and Paul, innocently offer a ride to a hitchhiker, Eddie Ridgway, a former bookkeeper to a notorious bootlegger, pursued by an insurance investigator and his criminal associates, the Dalton, all seeking embezzled funds. Now, the twins must muster all their wit and bravery to evade the Daltons, recover the money, revealing family secrets along the way. From $0.99 SHOP NOW


What I Always Wanted to Be by Maurice McDavid

Children and Young Adult

There are so many jobs and careers to choose from. There are so many things that one can do to make a difference in the world. But to be a dad is one of the greatest gifts of all. Written by Maurice McDavid. Illustrated by Divine Liii. Print edition: $15.99 - SHOP NOW


Sweet Dreams, Boone by Susan Grant

Children and Young Adult

Boone is a sad and lonely little dog. He doesn’t like to be left alone when Mom goes to work. To help him feel better, Mom buys him a special basket for his bed. When he sleeps, he dreams of a long-ago time and meets a man who is sad and lonely too, until he meets Jesus. 4.8 stars, 17 ratings. From $6.99. Free via KU. SHOP NOW


Violet Archer and the Case of The Purple Martin by Matt Naylor

Children and Young Adult

We lose pictures in kids' books far too young! Finally, a chapter book with color illustrations! Kid Detective Violet Archer and her dog Baba aren't new to solving mysteries. But when the duo heads to Violet's grandparents' house for the weekend, they find themselves caught in a plot-twisting puzzle of a case. It all starts with unexplained noises in the night. Then, Baba's favorite chew toy (The Purple Martin) goes MISSING! It's a race against time to rescue "Marty" before the weekend is over and not everything at this house is as it seems. From $2.99. Free via KU. SHOP NOW


FREE - Keva Meets a Kitty by Eva and Keva Myrick

Children and Young Adult

Keva meets a Kitty is a whimsical tale about middle-school aged, Keva and her spicy, orange feline, Phineas. The former is an optimistic, bright-eyed adventurer while the latter is cautious and pragmatic. For intermediate and advanced readers. 4.7 stars, 22 ratings. FREE - SHOP NOW


Brett Wilson and De Leon's Well by John V Suter

Children and Young Adult

Brett Wilson ventures into a hidden world where lost civilizations still thrive. Brett and her best friend Natalie are sent on a quest to find the source of knowledge, De Leon's Well. Unfortunately, they are not the only ones searching for the mystical waters. From $0.99. Free via KU. SHOP NOW


Big Choices by Stephanie Williams

Children and Young Adult

Big Choices: How Adults Decide If and When to Become a Parent is a children's book and educational tool that uses simple ideas and engaging illustrations to introduce kids to the concept of choice as it relates to how an adult decides if and when to become a parent. This book provides parents, caregivers, and educators with the tools and language they need to talk about reproductive rights, along with historically hard-to-talk-about concepts like unplanned pregnancy and abortion, by using clear, easy-to-understand, and neutral content that is suitable for all ages. 4.5 stars, 16 ratings. From $5.99. Free via KU. SHOP NOW


FREE - The Gift From Little Raccoon by Carolyn Watson-Dubisch

Children and Young Adult

Finding a present for his friend has Little Raccoon searching high and low. Will he ever find the perfect gift? "This is a sweet and beautiful tale of friendship and kindness told from the creative perspective of a little raccoon. My son was intrigued and wanted more." ~Amazon Review. 4.6 stars, 35 ratings on Goodreads. FREE - SHOP NOW


Brothers Three by C.W. James

Children and Young Adult

Failure could mean a long pine box...and that just isn’t an option. Left orphaned in the American Old West, three teen brothers, Allen, Paul, and Chet, grapple with survival after their uncle abandons them in pursuit of gold. An opportunistic rival moves in, coveting their father’s ranch. United by adversity, the brothers fight to save the only legacy left—their land. Determined in their resolve, the trio confronts the challenges of manhood and learn to stand firm against greed. From $1.47 SHOP NOW


Detective Buster Cuffs: Catching the Treat Snatcher by Liana Somerset

Children and Young Adult

Join Detective Buster Cuffs on a thrilling adventure as he faces his most challenging case yet. When the doggy treats mysteriously vanish in Pawchester, the clever canine detective sets out to unravel the puzzling crime. With his keen senses and tenacious spirit, Buster follows clues, questions suspects, and navigates hidden tunnels to uncover the truth. Will he be able to solve the mystery and restore peace to the town? Find out in this delightful tale of friendship, redemption, and the joy of sharing treats. 4.9 stars, 12 ratings. From $1.99 SHOP NOW


Johnny McSneed & the Super Good Deed by William Spaul

Children and Young Adult

This book consists of approximately 2,000 words of Dr Seuss-style rhyming verse. Johnny is riding to school when he falls off his bike, injuring himself, and is then helped by a good Samaritan. The kindness inspires Johnny to come up with a plan to do as much good as he possibly can. He goes on a quest to find the deed that is best, or the super good deed, but what could it be? Johnny eventually realizes that he needs to do more than one deed, and performs many kind and practical acts with fantastic impacts. From $2.99 SHOP NOW


FREE - Alien Farm by Carolyn Watson Dubisch

Children and Young Adult

Bright lights appear one night over a quiet farm. Animals whisked away into the darkened sky. Other-worldly visitors lurk in the corn. A wordless tale that changes this small farm forever and will have readers jumping at every light that passes by their window at night! FREE - SHOP NOW


Hanna Baker and the Cauldron of Power by Nick Gnagi

Children and Young Adult

Join Hanna in the mystical realm of Faerule, where friendships are forged, secrets unravel, and a thrilling adventure awaits! Perfect for fans of Harry Potter, Percy Jackson, My Hero Academia, Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children, or any of the other fantastic magical boarding school books! 4.9 stars, 15 ratings. From $2.99. Free via KU. SHOP NOW


Teens' Guide to Making Friends by Kev Chilton

Children and Young Adult

Does it feel impossible to strike up a conversation with other people? Maybe you've tried to make friends in the past, but whenever the conversation goes flat or becomes awkward, you find it too stressful to rectify the situation, and you leave conversations feeling deflated. Don't worry; with this book, your days of social anxiety are over! 4.6 stars, 20 ratings. From $3.99 SHOP NOW


Owls Can Dance by Anya Enright

Children and Young Adult

Erin is a determined little owl who dreams of learning how to dance, despite the doubts of others. With the help of her friends, Erin sets out to prove that anything is possible. 4.7 stars, 21 ratings. From $0.99. Free via KU. SHOP NOW


Greenhorn by Cheryl Hunter

Children and Young Adult

Teen/YA new release! Nic, a whip-smart fourteen-year-old cowgirl from rural Colorado, longs to grow up quickly and be somebody. When a summer tragedy spirals out of control, Nic blames the curse of the late Comanche Chief Greenhorn—also a teen—who similarly is devastated when his tribe and homeland are taken. Through Nic and Chief Greenhorn’s intertwined paths, adversity, redemption, and grace are discovered. Who do you become if you lose everything? "Compelling, unexpected, and thoroughly engrossing." ~Midwest Book Review. 5.0 stars, 50 ratings. From $4.99 SHOP NOW


FREE - ABC Amazing Book of Crystals by Brenda DeHaan

Children and Young Adult

Captures the attention of readers and rock lovers of all levels! Young readers can practice tracing letters in cyber-sand while readers of all ages can learn the names of almost 200 gorgeous stones. Find your favorites as you scroll through the alphabet of rocks and minerals. If you are starting your rock collection or want to see examples of special stones, this book will help you identify crystals in every color of the rainbow. FREE - SHOP NOW


Frederick Fly-Catcher by Helen C. Johannes

Children and Young Adult

"A fun adventure that was a hit with my nine-year-old!" ~5-star Amazon review. What happens when Frederick, a champion fly-catcher, is confronted with a human? After all, humans are dangerous! And worse, this human is carrying a thing of troublesome, powerful magic. What if Frederick can’t get it to stop? "Children of all ages will love this one for its adventure and for the animals that talk." ~N.N. Light Book Heaven 2020 Book Award Winner. A middle grade chapter book with 16 chapters. 4.6 stars, 8 ratings. From $0.99 SHOP NOW


A Penguin's Quest by Scott McDermott

Children and Young Adult

Take a journey with Ingrid the penguin as she ventures from her home in Antarctica in quest of a discovery that could rock the penguin world. Along the way, meet some surprising and colorful characters, making this a truly engaging adventure about chasing a dream. "An uncommon, spirited picture book in which an unconventional penguin’s daring decisions inspire her friends." ~Foreword Reviews. Hardcover $17.95. SHOP NOW


The Orange Curse by Kristina Kamaeva

Children and Young Adult

"Hop on for a fantastical ride... Inspired by Italian folklore, The Orange Curse contains a healthy dose of magic, mystery, and action that will transport readers to a magical place featuring talking animals, scary sorcerers, brave princes, and much more." ~Readers' Favorite 5-star review. A cursed prince, a girl with terrible luck, a parrot, and a cat set out on a journey to a fairy country to look for three mysterious oranges that will remove a curse. Perfect for fans of Tangled and Ella EnchantedFrom $2.99 SHOP NOW


Allie's Slimy Christmas Adventure by Shawna James and Alexandria James

Children and Young Adult

Mom's Choice Award Gold Medal Winner. What would you do if your house was covered in goo and you found a glowing door that led to the North Pole? Allie Simonson and her best friend Ryan have to deal with that exact situation. When they step through the glowing door, they enter the magical world of the North Pole, where Santa and his elves are facing a sticky situation. Will Allie and Ryan be able to help Santa and the elves, and still make it back home in time for dinner? Or will the goo destroy the North Pole and ruin Christmas for everyone? From $3.95. SHOP NOW


Santa's Early Christmas by Lily Lawson

Children and Young Adult

Last year Santa was hungry and thirsty by the time he delivered all the presents. But when he came home there was no food and drink left! This year Santa decides things are going to be different. "A cute book for young, old, and in between." ~Amazon review. 4.6 stars, 25 ratings on Goodreads. From $0.99. Free via KU. SHOP NOW


FREE - Deluge by Carolyn Watson-Dubisch and Mike Dubisch

Children and Young Adult

Twelve-year-old Laura was just a normal girl from Seattle when her mother decided to move to a mysterious town in the Midwest. The moment they arrive in their new home hundreds of frogs rain from the sky. Her quirky new neighbor has a house full of knickknacks and odd tiny creatures beckoning from the shadows, and there's a terrible curse on the town that makes every summer storm a life-threatening event. Welcome to the town of Deluge. FREE - SHOP NOW


FREE - Three Little Pigs and The Good Wolf by Avery Smart

Children and Young Adult

A contemporary children's book with a straightforward storyline and vibrant illustrations. The classic tale is skillfully retold, offering a fresh perspective on the timeless lesson of resourcefulness and trust. The wolf might not be as bad as what they told you about. FREE - SHOP NOW


Captain Polo’s Christmas Activity Book by Alan J. Hesse

Children and Young Adult

What if there was a way to have family Christmas fun while also learning about a very important subject? Unlike most other Christmas books, this one comes with a strongly focused educational punch: learn what you need to know about climate change and what YOUR family can do about it! "I believe that every school and public library will benefit from this enjoyable activity book. I’m sure this workbook will inspire and entertain children while informing them about the environment too." -Readers Favorite. Includes coloring activities, puzzles, and games. Paperback - Large Print: $18. SHOP NOW