Young Adult and Kids
Banewind

Banewind

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Voidweavers and the Holy Guardian must battle for the soul of humanity.

Highschooler Genevieve DeWinter finds herself entangled in the throes of adventure, romance, and survival after discovering the existence of a group of magical beings known as Formulists and their co-existing world, Banewind.

With the arrival of several mages in her hometown of Parma, Ohio, Genevieve soon learns that these extraordinary secrets are rooted deep within her family’s history and that she comes from a long lineage of female protectors called the Holy Guardians. Now, a vengeful group of Formulists known as the Voidweavers have returned and set their sights on Genevieve, believing she might be the key to awakening their fallen leader, the Void King.

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Banewind (Special Hardcover Edition)

Banewind (Special Hardcover Edition)

$29.99

Possibilities. Lies. Secrets. One girl who can break the world, or save it. Who can she trust when nothing is as it seems?

Highschooler Genevieve DeWinter finds herself entangled in the throes of adventure, romance, and survival after discovering the existence of a group of magical beings known as Formulists and their co-existing world, Banewind.

With the arrival of several mages in her hometown of Parma, Ohio, Genevieve soon learns that these extraordinary secrets are rooted deep within her family’s history and that she comes from a long lineage of female protectors called the Holy Guardians. Now, a vengeful group of Formulists known as the Voidweavers have returned and set their sights on Genevieve, believing she might be the key to awakening their fallen leader, the Void King.

Now available in a special hardcover edition.

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Behind These Hands

Behind These Hands

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"a richly woven, unforgettable symphony of feelings and words"
– Kirkus Reviews (Starred Review)

Fourteen-year-old Claire Fairchild knew from an early age that she had hands made for the keyboard and a future full of music. Entering a prestigious music contest means competing against her childhood friend, Juan, just as her feelings towards him are becoming more complicated.

Claire's younger brother, Davy, undergoes extensive tests to determine why his learning and visual difficulties are worsening. Claire struggles to balance the tension at home with contest preparations. No one is prepared for the news that Davy has an incurable childhood disease called Batten. Shortly after Claire enters the contest, DNA testing reveals that her youngest brother, Trent, also has Batten and Claire is a carrier.

While attending a conference on Batten Disease, Claire receives word that she has won the contest. Her musical dreams no longer seem relevant and she struggles to reconcile her goals with the realities of her brothers' declining health and probable early deaths. When Claire accompanies a friend on a school newspaper assignment, she meets a centenarian with a colorful musical past and only one regret in life. This inspires Claire to use her talent in a new way to celebrate the lives of her brothers before it's too late.

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Benk and the Ugly Princess: Montaland (Book Three)

Benk and the Ugly Princess: Montaland (Book Three)

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In this third book of the Montaland series Rose is an untouchable princess in the mountain world’s kingdom of Yospaldo, which means she will have to marry the highest bidder.

To avoid her fate, Rose makes herself ugly, but her disguise is unexpectedly blown. She escapes up a mountain, walking in a stream while the castle dogs hunt for her scent. Her feet are torn and inflamed before the dogs are killed by the high mountain wedewolves, but when the eerie wedewolf wails rise on her trail, she races through the trees in panic.

Hearing the wails, Benk knows the wedewolves are chasing someone. He finds Rose and brings her down the mountain to a deserted cabin, but he doesn’t know what to make of her. For one thing, she stinks worse every day but refuses to wash. For another, she hisses like a cat whenever he comes near her hurt feet. They need to get to Benk’s boat so that he can take her to a healer, but there are wedewolves on the porch!

Benk is the most famous scout Montaland has ever known, but will even he figure out what to do?

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Blueberry Moose

Blueberry Moose

$9.99

It’s a beautiful summer day in the state of Maine and when Jaxson looks out his window at his tree fort, he expects to see a chickadee, a deer, a bear, or maybe even an American eagle, but what he does see gives him a big, blue shock!

It’s a moose! And it’s blue!

But the REAL surprise comes when Jaxson asks WHY the moose is blue!

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Campeones de la codificación

Campeones de la codificación

$7.99

Desde la primera máquina computadora, pasando por los dispositivos inteligentes, hasta los servicios en la nube y la necesidad de ciberseguridad, el desarrollo de la informática ha sido apasionante y acelerado, afectando la vida de todos.

El autor utiliza el conocido formato de cómic para enseñar la historia de las computadoras a niños y adolescentes, mostrándoles cómo pueden usar la codificación para mejorar la vida de las personas.

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Code Warriors

Code Warriors

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With tragedy striking their village almost daily in terms of accidents and illness, twins Dakuntu and Sakuntu are desperate to find a way to help the ones they love. Eventually, their avid reading leads them to a great discovery: the internet.

New to the world of technology, the twins devour every book they can get their hands on that will teach them about the internet and eventually, about coding. Dakuntu and Sakuntu have a brilliant idea. If they can pull it off, they might just save their entire village and usher in the dawn of a new era for their friends and family.

Code Warriors is more than just a story of science and technology reaching the remote regions of the world. This is also a story of love, compassion, and the lengths we will go to in order to help the ones we love.

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Coding Champions

Coding Champions

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From the first computing machine, to smart devices, to the cloud, and the need for cybersecurity, the development of computer science has been an exciting and fast-paced development that affects the lives of all. The author uses the familiar comic book format to teach the story of computers to kids and teens, showing them how they can use code to make people's lives better.

Rhyming text and expressive illustrations take the reader's imagination on a fun journey of learning what others have done and encouragement that they, too, can use code and apps to make the world a better place.

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Coding for Kids

Coding for Kids

Young boys and girls are discovering that coding isn’t just useful for grownups, it’s also a great skill for kids—and it can even be fun. But it can be daunting to get started. There are so many programming languages and new words to learn. That’s where Coding for Kids: Learn the Terms comes in.

This book is written by a young author for his peers as an introduction to coding terms. Coding for Kids offers a brief overview of more than 25 basic terms essential for coding. Fun puzzles and activities keep the lessons accessible and help kids learn the terms so they can start coding on their own.

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Coding for Teens

Coding for Teens

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Teens are discovering the fun and usefulness of coding, from gaming to social media to creating apps to building their college resume.  But it can be daunting to get started. There are so many programming languages and new words to learn.

That’s where Coding for Teens: Learn the Terms comes in. This book is written by a teen author for his peers as an introduction to coding terms.

Coding for Teens offers a brief overview of more than 25 basic terms essential for coding. Fun puzzles and activities keep the lessons accessible and help teens learn the terms so they can start coding on their own.

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Coding is Fun!

Coding is Fun!

$8.99

For the child who’s naturally curious, this coloring book is a fun and educational introduction to the many ways that coding affects our daily lives. From remote control cars to video calls to laundry machines to drip irrigation, coding makes the modern world work. Introduce little ones to the wonders of coding with 30 original illustrations in a coloring book that will feed their curiosity.

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Cybersecurity for Teens

Cybersecurity for Teens

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Teens have access to millions of apps and hundreds of connected products, including computers, smartphones, and even smart sneakers. These digital tools are fun and useful for everything from from gaming to social media, to homework, to online purchases. But the digital world can be dangerous unless one knows the risks and how to avoid them.

That’s where Cybersecurity for Teens: Learn the Terms comes in. This book is written by a teen author for his peers as an introduction to cybersecurity terms.

Cybersecurity for Teens offers a brief overview of more than 50 terms essential for cybersecurity. Fun puzzles and activities keep the lessons accessible and help teens learn the terms.

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Darts and Flowers

Darts and Flowers

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"Funny and LGBTQ+ affirming, Darts and Flowers is a story about teenagers who are desperate to be loved, validated, and part of a community." —Foreword Reviews

When Josh Bradshaw returns to his childhood home and the house down the street from his childhood best friend, it seems like it could be a new beginning. After all, he's older now, and although his feelings haven't changed, he now has words to describe what he felt. He's gay, and he's had a crush on Brian Esau since they were eleven.

Zack Standish couldn't be happier that his best friend is back home, and although he's not sure how to respond to the fact that Josh is gay, there is one very clear silver lining: Missy, the girl of his dreams, is dating his best friend's crush.

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Darts and Flowers (paperback)

Darts and Flowers (paperback)

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"Funny and LGBTQ+ affirming, Darts and Flowers is a story about teenagers who are desperate to be loved, validated, and part of a community." —Foreword Reviews

When Josh Bradshaw returns to his childhood home and the house down the street from his childhood best friend, it seems like it could be a new beginning. After all, he's older now, and although his feelings haven't changed, he now has words to describe what he felt. He's gay, and he's had a crush on Brian Esau since they were eleven.

Zack Standish couldn't be happier that his best friend is back home, and although he's not sure how to respond to the fact that Josh is gay, there is one very clear silver lining: Missy, the girl of his dreams, is dating his best friend's crush.

The plan is simple:

  1. Break up Brian and Missy.
  2. Confess their love to their respective crushes.
  3. Live happily ever after.

It's a win-win for everyone... or maybe not.

When the plan spirals out of control, Zack and Josh must choose what matters most—their childhood friendship or the romance just within reach.

Debut young adult author Dean Backus spins a fun and crafty tale of friendship, identity, secrets, and love in this LGBTQ romantic comedy set in the 1990s at a private Seattle high school. Darts and Flowers is inspired by Shakespeare’s comedies and iconic teen films of the 90s.

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Detours and Designs

Detours and Designs

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Any other eleven-year-old kid might flip past a hand-drawn picture if they found it in a textbook. But not Drew Daley. When he discovers a detailed drawing tucked away in his science book, his entire life changes. He finds himself seeing everything differently and caring about things in a way he never did before. Drew becomes determined to find the artist, but with the list of names inside the front cover of his book as his only clue, the search isn’t an easy one. He encounters overbearing teachers and bullies, broken windows and promises, and even death and destruction.

On top of all that, Drew has to navigate through fifth grade, where he’s learning some important life lessons: Lies can be more common than the truth, people aren’t always who they seem, and the most complex problems rarely have “right” answers. Through it all, the drawing gives Drew peace of mind and direction. But how far is he willing to go to uncover the identity of the artist?

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Everyone Can Code

Everyone Can Code

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What do doctors, firefighters, writers, chefs, farmers, plumbers, and kids have in common? They can all code to solve real-world problems.

“Remember, coding is not
made just for the few.
Everyone can code.
Even kids just like you!”

With rhyming text and colorful illustrations, this fun book encourages children of all ages to explore the wonderful world of coding. With code that helps a plumber identify a clogged sink, alerts a firefighter to a new fire, tells a chef when her food is ready and identifies pests on a farmer’s crop, children will learn practical ways they can make the world a better place through coding.

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Fernpeople: Montaland (Book Two)

Fernpeople: Montaland (Book Two)

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ernpeople is part of the Montaland Trilogy. In this second book of the Montaland series the evil Fern Queen is dead but five green-veined fernpeople have survived. They will do anything to protect themselves.

The Kingdom of Mount Pasture seems like a peaceful, safe place. The most exciting event in eleven-year-old Benk’s life is lambing time. His older brother Alland is traveling to another kingdom to woo a princess. This infuriates Benk who is left behind with pregnant sheep duty.

Sixteen-year-old Janna is baking cookies in Mount Pasture’s castle kitchen when something hits her on the head, knocking her to the floor. As she loses consciousness, Janna has a dazed vision of a green-veined arm coming around her and roughly lifting her up. Fernpeople! Fernpeople have her!

Benk “borrows” a horse and sets out from Mount Pasture. Wolves start howling near the fernpeople’s hidden cave—and Janna, held hostage, wonders how she can keep going.

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Grandma and Grandpa, Can You Code?

Grandma and Grandpa, Can You Code?

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Everyone can code! (Including Grandparents)

Our grandparents have lived through an ever-changing landscape where advancements in technology have changed how we do everyday tasks like sending a message, shopping, talking with friends, or navigate the world. As we keep moving toward computer use in everyday life, grandparents and grandkids both have a lot to learn about the way things were and the way things are becoming.

Approachable and engaging, this picture book compares the past with the present and invites people of all ages to learn how to code.

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Grandpa Still Remembers

Grandpa Still Remembers

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In the heart of Africa, a young missionary kid's life is changed forever. Impacted by the lessons he learned while hunting birds, leaving home, or chasing girls, Paul Brown shares some unforgettable stories that could change your life.

Enjoy the tale of The dumb African mud frog - don't take the bait, A boy with no real friends - the best friend, Hunting Guinea fowl - a bargain with God, Looking for treasure - yellow paint gold, and many more.

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Gypsy the Goat

Gypsy the Goat

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Gypsy the Goat is the story of second chances and important choices. While starting out on a questionable path, Gypsy encounters something that he has never had before—a real family. This could take him down a totally different road, but it’s all up to him to decide which way to go.

We have all, at one time or other, known someone who is rather brash—and maybe even downright hardheaded. Gypsy the Goat is just such a friend. It seems that maybe he grew up with very little restraint, for just about everything that he does causes problems, though he seems to be completely unaware of all the turmoil that he constantly creates. One laid back creature for sure!

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If I Had a Baby Elephant

If I Had a Baby Elephant

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If I had a baby elephant, she’d have a special nose.

I don’t want a cat or dog, everyone has those.

What would you do if you had a baby elephant as a pet? This charming book with catchy rhymes and colorful illustrations explores the possibilities from the perspective of one little girl dreaming about what she would do if she had a baby elephant.

This whimsical story is followed by fun facts about baby elephants and their life within the herd, as well as a yummy recipe for delicious Elephant Ear pastries that children can help their grown-ups make in the kitchen.

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I Have That Question Too

I Have That Question Too

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A lifelong adventure starts with a young girl, her family, and three honest questions.

Life is full of questions. What should I do today? Where am I headed? How do I become who I'm meant to be? Follow one young girl's questions and discoveries as charming depictions of everyday life give way to magical worlds.

This debut picture book is a celebration of courageous curiosity and all those who help us discover who we really are.

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In the Cards

In the Cards

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What would you Sacrifice to be Heard?

In Kaybrum, magic isn't outlawed, but it's far from accepted. At seventeen years old, Korvo has spent his life learning all society will teach him and campaigning for the freedom of his fellow Magics. When a young fire magic arrives in the city, tensions rise among his adopted family. Change can't come fast enough for Aer, and soon she and Korvo find themselves on different routes to the same end.

Looking for guidance the only way he knows how, Korvo continually consults his fortune-telling cards. But they hint of disaster and change, victory and pain, and offer little clarity on which side will come away victorious. With the future of Magics hanging in the balance, Korvo must make a choice: abandon his friends to their anger or risk failure to keep them safe.

This young adult fantasy novel marries found family character interactions with intense political and social intrigue to create an edge-of-your-seat read perfect for fans of Chloe Gong and Laura Sebastian.

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Pancake Jake and Wally Waffle

Pancake Jake and Wally Waffle

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A rare sighting of a Waffle boy sends young Pancake Jake on a quest in Breakfast Land: he wants to make friends with the Waffles who have long been the enemies of the Pancakes. With courage and kindness, Jake discovers a long-lost recipe that proves Pancakes and Waffles are actually made of the same ingredients.

The charming illustrations and playful text make for a fun read that will encourage important conversations about diversity, equity, and inclusion.

The author is donating a portion of her royalties to The Conscious Kid, an education, research, and policy organization dedicated to equity and promoting healthy racial identity development in youth. The Conscious Kid supports  organizations, families, and educators in taking action to disrupt racism in young  children.

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The Bloodline Inheritance

The Bloodline Inheritance

$20.99eBook: $7.99

In his quest to become an Immortal, Elathan seeks the Emerald Crown of the World, which holds a magic so ancient and powerful that its been hidden from all realms. As Earth’s rightful Protector, only Brendan stands a chance to stop the golden god, to save the Earth and her inhabitants. But when Brendan falls under a curse that poisons his mind, Lizzie, Dorian, Frank, and their friends must band together to save him while Elathan grows in power.

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