Juvenile Fiction, Social Themes
Far & Straight
My First Adventure by Randi Saladin
“There are lots of ups and downs in the life of a golf ball! Let me tell you all about it.” A brand-new, shiny, eager, young golf ball gets a crash course in the game of golf after setting out for the first time with golfer Charlie and his son. ...
Kenny Gets Her Crown
by Alyssa Humphrey
Due to torticollis, Kennedy hasn’t been able to turn her head to the left! When her neck is finally freed, she discovers that her head is lumpy as a result of positional plagiocephaly! Luckily, Mommy knows some inventors who can make a helmet to ...
by Sabrina Carter
Sticky loves to go out with his pals and explore new places. There are so many things to see and new experiences to have! Sticky rides a bike through a park, and doesn’t give in to being afraid when he falls off. He goes to a party in the park, and ...
The Not-So-Scary Scarecrow
by Mamie Tauk
Jack, the Scarecrow, believes he has to be scary because he's a scarecrow. Until one day he realizes that just because he is a scarecrow doesn't mean he has to act like one. Read about Jack as he makes a few unlikely friendships and realizes that ...
Gimme a Break!
by Chanda Minor Brigance
Chan is a caregiver, which means she takes care of people who cannot take care of themselves. It’s a special and important job, but it can be tiring, so Chan is careful to take a break when she needs one. Presented for children, Gimme a Break! ...
by Shirley Johnston
Peter’s family doesn’t have a lot of money, but that doesn’t stop him from helping others in need. When a new boy named Mark starts at Peter’s school and has no lunch to eat, Peter shares his two homemade slices of bread with him. Mark reveals his ...
Millie's Wonderful Day
by Deanna Clatworthy
Millie is ready to tell her family that she’s a girl. It’s something that she knows about herself, even if others don’t realize it! With the support of those who love her, she can be who she truly is! Told in rhyming verse, Millie’s Wonderful Day ...
by Julie Bergfors
Maria is new at school and wants to make friends. The first day of the upcoming spirit week at school is hat day. Maria thinks if she wears her abuela’s beautiful sombrero, the other students would notice her. She asks her abuela if she can wear it, ...
The Mermaid who Learned to Dance - Nàng Tiên Cá Học Nhảy
by Aleks Spurmanis and Tâm Nguyễn
Phoenix is a young mermaid who wakes up on the land one day and discovers that she is unable to return to the sea. Even though she works hard to adapt to her new environment, the other kids make fun of her for being different. She teaches herself ...
You Like What You Like, and That Is All Right!
by Ryan Marr
It is not girl things, or boy things, it is my, your, and our things. Every kid likes something different. Some like to paint their nails, or make up fantasy stories, or play sports. No matter what you like, there’s someone out there who will share ...