“Fedor” by Brant Vickers is a historical fiction/biographical novel about the life of a boy named Fedor. His full name is Feodor Adrianovitch Jefticheff; he was a circus performer in the late 19th century. More specifically, Fedor was a performer in the Black Tent, the sideshow of the Barnum & Bailey Circus. The Black Tent hosted the “freaks” of the circus: the bearded lady, the zipper headed boy, the human pincushion, the skeleton man, etc
“Boy at the Crossroads,” is the biographical fiction story of Conley Ford, as written by his wife, Mary Ford.
“ABCs from the Bible” by Yvonne M. Morgan is a regular ABC book, except it’s much more than that, as it covers such an important topic.
"Silent Sally Speaks" addresses Selective Mutism, a severe anxiety disorder that literally renders a person unable to speak. The book describes the journey of Sally, a girl around six-year-old, as she begins to overcome the anxiety that is causing her communication challenges.
"FireWorks" is an endearing tale by Australian-born award-winning author Oliver Smuhar. Inspired by Australia's bushfires that occurred in 2019-2020, this heartwarming tale tells the story of five Australian animals as they flee far from the affected territories.
“The Golden Rule” by Sherrill S. Cannon is both a storybook and a coloring book! It is about two kids, Robert and Kait, who are looking for a golden ruler that they heard about from their mom.
Madison Farkas is an author, media critic and editor who has written for CBC Books, Global News, Avenue Magazine and the Calgary Journal, among others. Her background is in magazine publishing and local investigative journalism and she is a yoga lover, amateur chef and sometimes painter. She lives with her partner and many houseplants in Ontario, Canada. The Three Tree is her first book.
In “Saratoga,” the final installment of Durwood’s Illustrated Colonials series, readers find the young heroes more determined than ever.
“Home Fronts” is the second book in The Illustrated Colonials series by Tom Durwood. In this story, the six main characters, Mei Ying, Glibert, Sheyndil, Leo, Mahmoud, and Will, scatter across the globe to spread the American ideal of freedom; in addition, some of the young heroes try to improve the infrastructure of their homelands using what they learned in school.
"The Three Tree" by Madison Farkas is a charming retelling of a tale with relevant, universal messages. A plucky young girl is the heroine who saves the day for her town. She provides an excellent female role model, exhibiting self-confidence and self-esteem. So much can be accomplished if you believe in yourself.
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