Today's Featured Books— Children and Young Adult

Taking Root by Brenda Bellinger

Children and Young Adult

“A strong story line with authentic characters.” -Armando García-Dávila, poet and author. Taking Root is a coming-of-age story of betrayal and courage. Delaney Moran is trying to make it on her own, but panic attacks threaten her independence. “I found myself cheering for Delaney on every page!” -J. Pierce, Court Appointed Special Advocate for children in the foster care system. From $2.99 SHOP NOW


FREE - Cat Naps, Dog Naps: Who Naps More? by Brenda DeHaan

Children and Young Adult

Cats love to nap, but so do dogs. Who naps more? This beginning reader book has fun color photographs of two lovable pets who try to out-nap each other. FREE through February 5 or via Kindle Unlimited - SHOP NOW


Game Of Strength And Storm By Rachel Menard

Children and Young Adult

Once a year, the Olympian Empresses grant the wishes of ten people selected by a lottery—for a price. Seventeen-year-old Gen wants the freedom of her father, who was sentenced to life in prison for murders she knows he didn’t commit. Castor plans to carry the island Arcadia into the future in place of her brother. To get what they want, Gen and Castor must complete nearly impossible tasks. Only one can win. The other walks away with nothing—if she walks away at all. “An intriguing fantasy series starter…a sweeping adventure.” -Publishers Weekly. For young adults age 14-18. From $8.99 SHOP NOW


Haikus for Sleepy Birds by Sue Whitmer

Children and Young Adult

Early readers (ages 3-8) and younger siblings will enjoy the colorful illustrations and poetic imagery of this book. Each page turn brings to life some very interesting facts about how some birds sleep, even upside down in some cases! The poetic imagery is peaceful and sure to put sleepy children in a bedtime frame of mind. The book is printed in an easy typeface for kids to read. An eBookFairs "Best in Show" selection. From $4.99 SHOP NOW


Book Alert! by Ted and Marilyn Clifton

Children and Young Adult

Johnny Bensinger, fifth grader at East Side Elementary, has “borrowed” a few books from the school library. He had his reasons. Now the principal is requesting, over the intercom, information about the missing books. His teacher, Mrs. Bass, is giving him the eye. That’s when the adventure begins. From $3.99 SHOP NOW


Jiu-Jitsu Girl by Jennifer Dutton

Children and Young Adult

"A positive journey to true friendship and self-confidence." -School Library Journal. Angie hates Jiu-Jitsu. Like many twelve-year-old girls, she fails to find the glamour in a martial art that embraces zero personal space and choking as an end goal. Instead, she idolizes the seemingly perfect kids at her school who do “normal” activities like dance or soccer. But when Angie's mom enrolls her in a Jiu-Jitsu tournament and Angie develops a close friendship with a boy who is not part of the “cool” crowd, Angie must decide who she is: a dance girl, a soccer girl, a nothing girl...or a Jiu-Jitsu girl? From $8.49 SHOP NOW


Just City by Olga Tymofiyeva

Children and Young Adult

An award-winning novella about 21-year-old Nathan who dreams about creating a cool start-up with his friend Jack. To get money for the start-up, Nathan starts playing a virtual reality game as part of a scientific experiment. The game forces Nathan to discover what it's like to be in the skin of somebody else for whom the cards have been dealt differently. The depressing experiences of playing the game make Nathan question his belief in meritocracy. This is only the beginning of Nathan’s search for a new life credo that will have both love and reason at its core. From $0.99 SHOP NOW


Nora, A Neanderthal Girl by Mary A. Graves

Children and Young Adult

A realistic day in the life of a Neanderthal girl comes alive in this entertaining and educational story filled with historical facts, full-color illustrations, and photographic evidence from Neanderthal sites in Europe and Asia. A "must read" from Reedsy Discovery: “With the real-life photos, background information, and story contents, it's a good book for home or school setting.” Make learning about human history fun! From $3.99 SHOP NOW


Micar by Catty Diva

Children and Young Adult

In this young adult, sci-fi adventure, Micar has been assigned to be the first captain in a junior fleet. He and his crew will be tested with a trip to see if those so young could even manage to pull this off. They carry cargo, passengers, and possibly a secret that others want to steal. Come along and see if these ten teenagers can take on so much responsibility successfully. From $0.99 SHOP NOW


Little Aiden: A Feelings Book for Toddlers by Albert Choi

Children and Young Adult

Have you always wanted to introduce emotions and feelings to your toddler, but don't have the right book? Or maybe you found a book, but it's not enough to keep your toddler engaged? Follow the story of Aiden as he explores and experiences different feelings and emotions. Little Aiden shows other toddlers in his own little ways that it is okay to express your feelings. 4.9 stars, 13 ratings. From $3.99 SHOP NOW


Azarah and Baldur: Courageous by J. Eric Dennis

Children and Young Adult

In the spirit of Baum's Wizard of Oz and Sendak's Where the Wild Things Are, ten-year-old Azarah and her high-tech companion Baldur embark on an epic adventure filled with imagination, heroism, and self-discovery. "What a delightful read!! The illustrations are fan-flippin-TASTIC, and the story is wonderful. I can’t wait to get my hands on the next installment. Who wouldn’t want such an intrepid best friend as Baldur?" -reader review. "I think of it as a kind of 21st C. Velveteen Rabbit, with some derring-do thrown in for a modern audience." -reader review. 5 stars, 24 ratings. From $6.99 SHOP NOW


Brothers Three by C.W. James

Children and Young Adult

“Well-written and wildly enjoyable Western adventure." -International Review of Books. Three brothers, orphaned two years ago, have their uncle appointed as guardian until they inherit their father’s ranch. But the lure of gold is too powerful for the uncle and he departs to prospect. Others swoop in, trying to steal everything. The brothers learn what it means to stand their ground and work as one to save their ranch – and each other. “James's storyline is alluring and action-packed” -BookLife Prize. From $0.99 SHOP NOW


ZOMBABE by I.S. Belle

Children and Young Adult

"Zombabe made it into my top 10 favorite reads of the year, and I will definitely be reading the second installment!" -Goodreads Review. Book one in a trilogy, Zombabe is a heartwarming LGBT Horror/Paranormal YA novel about a group of friends putting down an ancient evil inextricably linked to their sleepy town of Bulldeen, Maine. "Reading Zombabe was like a love letter to my younger self. I think, had this book existed when I was sixteen and hurting [...] I would have clung to it like a lifeline." -Goodreads Review. From $3.99 SHOP NOW


I Am America series from North Star Classroom

Children and Young Adult

Storytellers preserve a nation’s history. But what happens when some stories are silenced? The I Am America series features fictional stories based on important historical events from people whose voices have been underrepresented, lost, or forgotten over time. There are 10 books in the series, available individually or in sets of 2, direct from North Star Classroom. From $8.99 SHOP NOW


The Chalice and the Chain by Lougash T Shaw

Children and Young Adult

In the third title of the Raven Song Adventure Series, mysterious creatures have brought secrets, tales, and adventure to Four Oaks. One carries objects of great power. It’s a good thing the kid heroes and their dog are around! The story allows young readers to locate themselves in settings where intelligence and creativity flourish. The book begins with a call to action to imagine and ends with a call to action to create. From $7.44 SHOP NOW


Legend of the Four Oaks by Lougash T. Shaw

Children and Young Adult

Kids spring to action in the Raven Song Adventure Series, a new collection of chapter books for young readers ages 6 - 9. With the help of their amazing dog and a secret scroll, three young heroes protect the town of Four Oaks from all manner of magical and scary creatures. In Legend of the Four Oaks, Book Two in the series, some creepy vampires have come to Four Oaks to steal the town’s most valuable possessions. Only kid heroes can stop them. Adventure and the town’s greatest legend await. And as usual, our heroes’ band, Raven Song, will rock out! From $7.44 SHOP NOW


The Spell of Shadows by Lougash T. Shaw

Children and Young Adult

Be Brave. Be Awesome. Be a Hero. Kids spring to action in the Raven Song Adventure Series, a new collection of chapter books for young readers ages 6 - 9. With the help of their amazing dog and a secret scroll, three young heroes protect the town of Four Oaks from all manner of magical and scary creatures. Welcome to Four Oaks, where kids are heroes and adventure lurks around every corner and under every tree! In Book 1, a wizard has come to town and cast an eerie spell. It’s up to the kid heroes and their dog to break the spell and save the day. From $7.44 SHOP NOW


The Escapers: Book One of the Alien Harvester Series by L. J. Monahan

Children and Young Adult

"An exciting, layered, and action-filled, memorable page-turner." -The Prairies Book Review. Fourteen-year-old Bryce Doubleday hates the Imjac, the alien invaders who conquered Earth and killed his parents. The Imjac capture Bryce and his cousin Amanda, forcing them to work in one of their prison camps. When Bryce discovers his gift for using alien technology, will it be the key to escape from the island? "An action-packed sci-fi adventure story full of suspense, emotion, and amazingly written characters." -Readers' Favorite. From $2.99 SHOP NOW


Flip Turns by Catherine Arguelles

Children and Young Adult

Thirteen-year-old Maddie just wants her classmate Lucas to leave her alone. He keeps asking her out, but Maddie declines, focusing instead on her competitive swim team, the Electric Eels. But then someone starts sabotaging Maddie’s family-owned pool—glass on the deck, ketchup in the pool, followed by a “code brown.” Maddie’s parents regard the problems as harmless pranks, but Maddie isn't so sure. Could it be Lucas? And how can Maddie get him to leave her alone? The future of the Electric Eels and Maddie’s family legacy are on the line. "A solid whodunit for swimming and mystery fans alike." -Kirkus Reviews. 4.9 stars, 28 ratings. From $8.49 SHOP NOW


Santa's Fuzzy Little Visit by Mama and Papa Paws

Children and Young Adult

Molly and her sisters have a plan to see Santa this year. Can they stay awake long enough for him to appear? The house is decorated, and the chimney is ready too. Will Santa find the house and know what to do? The treats are laid out, and the timing is right. Will Santa bring gifts on this magical night? From $2.99 SHOP NOW


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

Children and Young Adult

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? 4.7 stars, 176 ratings. Free with Kindle Unlimited. From $2.99 SHOP NOW


Rupert's Snowman by Phillipa Warden

Children and Young Adult

First Place Winner in the Picture Books 5 and Younger category. and Honorable Mention in the Holiday category at the 2021 Purple Dragonfly Book Awards! One Christmas Eve, a sledding adventure turns into a snowman rescue mission for Rupert and his mother. Written in a dyslexia friendly font so all children can enjoy reading this winter tale. "Rupert’s Snowman is a captivating picture book in which a boy develops a creative solution to a snowman’s loneliness." -Clarion Reviews. 4.7 stars, 45 ratings. From $3.99 SHOP NOW


The Silk Road by Douglas Pacheco

Children and Young Adult

The Silk Road is a parable about two small caterpillars, Fearful and Hopeful. Together, they begin a transformative journey to answer the question we all ask, "Who am I and Why am I here?" Available in print only, with lovely illustrations by Amy Cullings Moreno. An eBookFair "Best in Show" selection. $18.83 SHOP NOW


War's Ending by A.J. Park

Children and Young Adult

"A well-written novel that will delight fans of fantasy, with a powerful plot, an exciting setting, and memorable characters." -Readers’ Favorite. An abducted noblewoman. A mysterious horseman. A war that may destroy them both. "If you enjoy fantasy fiction books in a medieval setting that are full of action with a dusting of romance, then this is the book for you!" -AliAnn, Amazon Reviewer. Gold Medal, Florida Authors and Publishers Association. 4.7 stars, 86 ratings. From $0.99 SHOP NOW


The Island Siege by Esther Wallace

Children and Young Adult

NEW RELEASE! As Arnacin is making his way home to Enchantress Island, war is brewing. No one has tried to conquer Ansky since the Sanguinea Peace Treaty. Yet Wilber, king of Evfel and regent of Ansky, plans to succeed. Purposefully nurturing bitterness and pride in his young nephew, Prince Evan Maxwell, Wilber hopes the people will reject their prince in favor of Evfel’s rule. After being orphaned, Evan’s only solace is in the horses of his father’s stable and his wild stallion Darkfire. What follows takes Evan and Darkfire into the heart of Enchantress Island and the secrets sleeping there.  From $2.99 SHOP NOW