Mystical and expressive, Michael Bialys' fantastical feat follows a young teen who, with the help of her friends, endeavors to seek back her father's soul and protect her two siblings from the threat of a vengeful villain. "The Chronicles of The Virago: Book III the Triumviratus" is the third volume in the series and can be read as a standalone novel. Makenna Grace Gold, The Virago, and a "Protector of Protectors" had just conquered an enormous seven-headed dragon, lying high in the sky over Shanghai's Huangpu River in China.
“What Does “Fine” Feel Like?” is a whimsical children’s picture book that provides young readers with a revolutionary and realistic outlook on how to attach the right vocabulary to different feelings as well as come to terms with the cognitive growth of one’s emotions. Also, the luscious text invokes a keen desire for the benefit of slowing down, taking a sober interest in others as well as honestly assessing how we are doing.
The Stonehart family embarks on a trip to Nova Scotia during the winter break. Beyond the excitement of visiting, they learn some sobering facts about Nova Scotia's history. The Harbour Explosion was a formidable beast, killing thousands and injuring even more. Further, an unshakable sadness felt by little Tori sends her and Ronni back to the explosion scene, where they must help a helpless stranger.
Through themes of teamwork, responsibility, patience and support for one another, the Martinez kids take readers on a unique adventure as they learn about two different locations and cultures over 2,500 miles apart. Gomez incorporates Spanish into the text organically through the characters so readers glean the meanings naturally over the course of the story.
"I Can Do What Daddy Can Do" by Kitty Arceneaux, illustrated by Sachi Designs, is a cute and entertaining book that will be highly relatable to any child who has wanted to help out a parent, or be just like them. Although the theme is role models and children learning from parents, this story is entertaining and would be a joy to read with a child who is exploring the world and wanting to copy adults.
"The Bear That Wasn't There" written and illustrated by Cheryl Charanian, is an adorable teddy-bear themed children's book that any teddy bear fan will enjoy. Charanian knows how to get into the heart of a child, and this story will touch adults, too.
"Tale of the Last Whale" by Julia Irwin, is a children's book loaded with word fun for both children and adult readers. The book is about homophones, words that sound the same, but may be spelled differently or have different meanings, like "two" and "too".
"Giant Turtle's Long Nap" by Dana Green, illustrated by Levendivin, is a beautiful retelling of "The Tortoise King" and conveys a generosity of spirit and care for the world and those that live in it, both human and animal.
“From Brick & Darkness” by J.L. Sullivan is a YA novel that is profoundly entertaining. Most of us, at some point in our lives, wondered what 3 wishes we would ask a genie to grant. It’s an interesting mental game. Would we wish for an end to sickness and crime? Would we go the fame and fortune route? The possibilities seem endless, especially for a teenager, when dreams still seem within reach and hope is a constant companion.
“Life is Inevitable” is the debut teen/YA fantasy novel by new author, Daniel Santos. Gripping issues relevant to today’s society, such as suicide, bullying, abuse, and neglect, combines with paranormal fantastical elements to create a story that pulls you in from the first page and doesn’t let go. 
"Just Janey's Way" is the story about a girl named Janey who, simply said, wants everyone to do things her way. Janey is at school and wherever she's at - recess, the classroom, in the garden - she demands her classmates do things her way, including her friends.
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