Today's Featured Books— Children and Young Adult

The Rules by Paul Orton

Children and Young Adult

Somehow, he lost his freedom. Now he belongs to the Academy, and the rules have changed. What started out as a game has become a matter of life and death. If he doesn’t think fast, someone will die. At thirteen you shouldn’t have to face these kinds of issues. But at thirteen, you don’t get to decide The Rules. This is the first book in the Ryan Jacobs series, aimed at young teens with attitude. From $0.99 SHOP NOW


Illusions: Ravens of Darkness by Elle Preston

Children and Young Adult

"A clever, chilling, magical novel." -Amazon review. Evie Willow drifts away from the life she knows when the charming telepath, Talon Renwyck, suddenly turns his affections toward her. Caught in a supernatural addiction and tied to the mysterious raven cult, Talon is crying out for help. Can Evie save him from himself? Is their love real or is it an illusion? Book One in the series. "Amazing book, kept me hooked and wanting more. I just couldn't put it down!!" -Amazon review From $0.99 SHOP NOW


Journey to Jumbalot by Ryan Wakefield

Children and Young Adult

"In this electrifying installment, debut novelist Ryan Wakefield takes readers into a fantasy world filled with intelligent hybrid animals and magical wonders while exploring the themes of friendship, family, loyalty, courage, compassion, and responsibility." -GoodReads review. Journey to Jumbalot is an award-winning, action-packed middle grade fantasy novel. "Are you craving a wild children's adventure filled with unusual fantastical creatures? Then you definitely do not want to miss Journey to Jumbalot!" -Feathered Quill From $0.99 SHOP NOW


No More Pets by Linda Sachs

Children and Young Adult

In this entertaining story, children will gain a better understanding about keeping promises and the responsibilities that come with having a pet. When the pets start coming home, the work of caring for the pets increases too. Will Mariah remember her promises to help care for the pets? "My son loves this book! It's one of his favorite stories and he is always asking to read No More Pets before bedtime. Lovely story." - Reader review From $2.99 SHOP NOW


Adventures of Ira - In Pursuit of Padugudu by Shivram Anantha Raman

Children and Young Adult

Six-year-old Ira couldn’t stop thinking about the Padugudus. No one had ever seen them, so she could only imagine. Did they have beaks longer than her hand? Or eyes larger than a football? Did they have legs? Were they scary, or friendly? Join Ira as she journeys to Antarctica in search of Padugudu, a flying penguin that people have only heard of but no one has seen yet. From $7 SHOP NOW


The Mostly Invisible Boy by AJ Vanderhorst

Children and Young Adult

“A splendid conception” -Kirkus. When he infiltrates a secret forest society in charge of monster control, mostly-invisible Casey Grimes and his little sister Gloria set out to defeat the Butchers before the beasts eat their new-found friends. "Original and inventive, full of courage and heart" -Amy Wilson, author of A Far Away Magic, Shadows of Winterspell, and The Wild Way Home From $0.99 SHOP NOW


Baby Babbles C/K by C. Hope Flinchbaugh, Susanna Covelli (Illustrator)

Children and Young Adult

The Baby Babble Series will gently encourage babies and toddlers to use their first words and sounds as building blocks for new vocabulary. This book (the second in this series) introduces the "C/K" sound with words like car, coat, and keys. Filled with textured material and flaps, this interactive board book invites babies to touch and feel each new word, providing kinesthetic, visual, and auditory sensory experiences that will develop their language skills and delight their hands, eyes, and ears with every turn of the page. From $9.19 SHOP NOW


Harry the Honest Horse by K.A. Mulenga

Children and Young Adult

Most of us have that “fun friend” who regularly gets us into trouble, right? Harry the Honest Horse is a delightful story that addresses important concepts such as not letting a joke go too far, and the value of being a champion for the truth, no matter how hard it may be sometimes. An all-round happy ending confirms to the young reader that honesty is always the best policy! From $0.99 SHOP NOW


A Color Named Love by M.Ellery

Children and Young Adult

Meet a little girl named Anna and her parents. A Color Named Love embraces love in all its forms and celebrates the beauty found in all kinds of families. It doesn't matter where you came from or how your family is constituted; if there is love, then you have everything. "The story is very whimsical and focuses on feeling love. I really love the idea of different hearts of all kinds entering our lives." -Goodreads review From $9.99 SHOP NOW


Let's Move! by Larissa Honsek

Children and Young Adult

Colorful clay characters invite children to learn about their bodies through movement. Wave your arms! Lift your legs! Open your hands and cover your eyes! You won’t be able to stay in your seat for this engaging movement primer. From the creator of Opposites comes another colorful board book for children learning what their bodies can do! From $8.54 SHOP NOW


Daddy Loves You by Kyle Wilson

Children and Young Adult

Why are some good dads not around? Could it be their jobs? Or something more? Daddy Loves You explains to children ages 3-8, in their own words, different scenarios for why a dad may not physically be present in a kid's life. And - most important - to show them that love is never the issue. A great Father's Day gift; no other children's book dives deep into this subject matter like this. From $4.99 SHOP NOW


Cloud-Named-Chloe and Her Cat Louey: Science Fiction for Curious Kids by K.B. Ish

Children and Young Adult

"A lovely way to introduce the idea of DNA and genetics to kids ... and adults!" -MK. Cloud Named Chloe and Her Cat Louey skillfully unites problem solving with joy of life—all through delightful collaboration. No drama, no competition, just the search for knowledge, fun of teamwork, warmth of love, security of friendship. From $5 SHOP NOW


Goodnight Whispers by Michael Leannah

Children and Young Adult

“A dad-side complement to Love You Forever.” -Kirkus Reviews. You are strong. You are brave. You are so incredibly good. On an ordinary night in an ordinary house, a father's ordinary words do something extraordinary. Lulled to sleep by these whispered affirmations, his baby girl grows into a fun-loving child, a confident teen, and then a courageous young woman. Goodnight Whispers is a heartwarming story about a father's love and the power of affirmation. “A beautiful, poetic story." –Amazon review From $16.99 SHOP NOW


Bitter Frost Omnibus Books 1-4 (Bitter Frost Series) by Kailin Gow

Children and Young Adult

All her life, Breena had always dreamed about fairies as though she lived among them...beautiful fairies living among mortals and living in Feyland. In her dreams, he was always there - the breathtakingly handsome, but dangerous Winter Prince, Kian. This edgy tale about beautiful and dangerous fairies, based on Dutch lore, will leave you breathless. Now in development as a television series! From $4.99 SHOP NOW


I Wish I Were a Cow! by Lisa Strattin

Children and Young Adult

Cassandra Bee wishes to be a cow because she thinks that being able to moo is the BEST! But the cows give her a new perspective on her ability to fly. Cassie realizes that being herself is the best of all. From $0.99 SHOP NOW


Ollie Come Free by Timothy Patrick

Children and Young Adult

"Sensitive and Engaging." ~BookLife Reviews. A tragic brain injury devastates Ollie Buckmeyer, but it also leaves behind an amazing talent. Now he must use this gift to rebuild his life. "A rewarding page-turner." ~Foreword Clarion From $4.99 SHOP NOW


Elizabeth Goes to Mars! by Betty R Robinson

Children and Young Adult

“It’s rare to find children’s fiction that captures space exploration with any degree of accuracy, but this book gets it right! Wonderfully imaginative and beautifully illustrated, Elizabeth Goes to Mars! belongs in your child’s collection.” -J.A. Read, 50 Things to See with a Telescope. Join Elizabeth, her mom, and her dog as she learns about the technologies needed if we want to live on Mars. “Loved the whole concept of the book and the cool illustrations” -Mom of 7-year-old From $4 SHOP NOW


Jimmy Crikey's Adventures in the Sky Islands by Wallace Briggs

Children and Young Adult

Jimmy Crikey developed his abilities to protect his Earthly home but the Sky Islands are attacked by Zyrons. The witches, their apprentice Jade and the Weatherman , unite to repel the invaders, aided by Jimmy and XRU. The Zyrons are expelled but the Weatherman disappears. The witches search Solar System in Jimmy’s starship and find him in the caverns of Mars where the Ropians live. They threaten because they need water. They need the Weatherman, to bring rain. Jimmy must meet the challenge. From $2.99 SHOP NOW


The Facts and Legends of Callie Catwell by Sophia DeRise

Children and Young Adult

Callie is pretty much in a constant state of worry, but when she sees a monster in the lake behind her trailer park one morning, all of that anxiety disappears. The monster makes her feel inexplicably wild and calm and magical; she’d do anything to feel that way again. A story about a queer girl falling for her best friend, avoiding her toxic ex, and looking for a lake monster. From $5.99 SHOP NOW


The Strider and the Regulus by Tricia D. Wagner (free excerpt!)

Children and Young Adult

Sneak peek of the first two chapters! A starry-eyed boy. A cryptic map. A mythical treasure. What perils await in the chasing of dreams? "Ms. Wagner is a brilliant storyteller who, like a poet, handpicks each word, causing the reader to feel, smell, and taste what Swift and other characters are experiencing. The story is tight, riveting, and fun, and will pull on your heartstrings. This novella deserves a broad audience. Bravo once again, Ms. Wagner." -Nick Chiarkas, author of the award-winning novel, Weepers. Get the first two chapters free now, or pre-order the entire book (coming August 3) for $2.99. From $0 SHOP NOW


Kingdom of Shadows and Dust by Sherry D. Ficklin

Children and Young Adult

"A gripping tale of love, betrayal, and the courage of trusting one's self." -Casey L. Bond, author of When Wishes Bleed. Ava was supposed to be many things, meek, submissive, and above all, silent. But when this rebellious princess rides off to war instead, the fate of two great kingdoms rests in her ability to tell friend from foe, enemy from ally. Ending the war will mean a terrible sacrifice, and the revelation of a dark secret she's carried for far too long… From $0.99 SHOP NOW


C Is for City by by Ashley Marie Mireles, Volha Kaliaha

Children and Young Adult

A is for airport. B is for bookstore. C is for city hall. Calling all city slickers! With F for fire department, L for library, and S for salon, going from A to Z has never been more urban! Take an alphabetized tour around town and discover the plants, animals, and places that make the city so amazing! From $8.99 SHOP NOW


Before We Die Young Books 1-5 by L.T. Quartermaine

Children and Young Adult

This unique coming-of-age, urban fantasy 5-book series will sweep you from the plains of Africa, to the Monsoon climes of South East Asia, to the high mountains of Alaska and back again. "An amazing story of courage, loyalty, compassion, and respect for all living things." -Readers' Favorite From $0.99 SHOP NOW


Daddy Loves You by Kyle Wilson

Children and Young Adult

Why are some good dads not around? Could it be their jobs? Or something more? Daddy Loves You explains to children ages 3-8, in their own words, different scenarios for why a dad may not physically be present in a kid's life. And - most important - to show them that love is never the issue. From $4.99 SHOP NOW


A Spring Stroll in the City by Cathy Goldberg Fishman

Children and Young Adult

Take a stroll through the city in springtime and experience the sights, sounds, colors, and smells of the multitude of different holidays we celebrate this season. From St. Patrick’s Day and Easter to Nowruz and Cinco de Mayo, everyone has a reason to celebrate. With simple rhymes, a counting pattern, and stunning papercraft art reminiscent of Ezra Jack Keats, this diverse board book is the perfect introduction to the cultural melting pot that makes the city so special. From $8.27 SHOP NOW