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Lilac in Scarlet
Series: Lilac the Girl. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 48,840. Language: English (Irish dialect). Published: April 29, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Social Issues / Self-Esteem & Self-Reliance
Ten-year-old Lilac sometimes feels as if she spends her life going from one mortifying event to the next, with barely a pause between. But there's a mystery to solve and a burglar to catch: can Lilac and her friends save the day, or will Lilac be scarlet once again? Lilac in Scarlet is the second book of the Lilac the Girl trilogy, a series set in Ireland for independent readers aged 9 to 12.
The Adventures of Bobby Allen
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 59,180. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2017 by World Castle Publishing, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » People & Places / Canada / General, Fiction » Children’s books » Social Issues / Self-Esteem & Self-Reliance
Bobby’s world is turned upside down when he finds himself in a new country and a new school. Everyone else seems to be moving on with their lives, but he's still trying to cope. The fact that he finds himself alone in a new country isn't helping. Now he’s trapped in a school filled with strangers. A school where the Principal carries a knife. Where the kids have split into groups. The odd squad.
Edwina
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,670. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Social Issues / Self-Esteem & Self-Reliance
First Aleta's parents divorce. Next her room is invaded. She is angry, feeling rejected and worthless. Then she meets Edwina. Except no one can hear or see Edwina but Aleta. Life gets complicated. Edwina hates being bored. Things begin to happen.
Batjack
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 27,480. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Social Issues / Bullying, Fiction » Children’s books » Social Issues / Self-Esteem & Self-Reliance
Through a series of quirky and humorous dilemmas Tom, Sonny – shoulders spindly as a wire coat hanger, Alice – with more piercings that a sieve, and Grace – nibbling at her fingernails till there are only tiny slivers left, deal with their bullies, Dylan and The Lager Louts, without having to rely on adults.
Emic Rizzle, Tinkerer
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 32,420. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2016 by Lethe Press, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction, Fiction » Children’s books » Social Issues / Self-Esteem & Self-Reliance
Emic Rizzle is a tenacious girl interested in taking objects apart and making them better. Unfortunately her life is unraveling at a faster pace than she can repair: when her beloved grandfather passes away, a mysterious camera suggests he was a WWII spy. Strange men in black begin following Emic. Can she figure a way out of this mess?
The Zombie Chronicles Trilogy
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 32,280. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Social Issues / Self-Esteem & Self-Reliance, Fiction » Children’s books » Action & Adventure / Survival Stories
Book 1: Daywalkers By pretending to be the fabled Herobrine, can Damien find a way to reclaim their home and forge a peace with their grumpy neighbor? Book 2: The Legend of the Brine Sword Damien enters the Nether in search of Herobrine Book 3: Being Herobrine Now that Damien has uncovered the truth behind the Brine Sword, his sword, he is ready to help those in need of the great Herobrine.
The Zombie Chronicles, Book 2 and Book 3
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 21,500. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Social Issues / Self-Esteem & Self-Reliance, Fiction » Children’s books » Action & Adventure / Survival Stories
Book 2: The Legend of the Brine Sword Damien enters the Nether in search of Herobrine. Book 3: Being Herobrine Now that Damien has uncovered the truth behind the legend of the Brine Sword, his sword, he is determined to go help those in need of the great Herobrine.
7 Riddles to Nowhere
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 44,600. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2016 by vinspirepublishing. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Social Issues / Self-Esteem & Self-Reliance, Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
Because of a tragic event that took place when he was five-years-old, seventh grader Kameron Boyd can't make himself speak to adults when he steps outside his home. Kam's mom hopes his new school will cure his talking issues, but just as he starts to feel comfortable, financial problems threaten the school’s existence.
Urban Hunters Box Set (Books 1-8)
Series: Urban Hunters. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 141,530. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure, Fiction » Children’s books » Social Issues / Self-Esteem & Self-Reliance
Billy’s gotta find some girls. The problem is he’s an Aborigine from the Australian bush and he’s never even seen a girl before. Billy and Amber begin a journey that will leave you breathless as life slams them headlong through shocking twists and horrifying turns. Only to leave you smiling for joy at the loveable characters peppering their crazy days.
O Projeto Desastroso do Dia dos Namorados: Aventura de Projetos Juvenis #4
Series: Aventuras de Projetos Juvenis. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 40,240. Language: Portuguese. Published: July 1, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Social Issues / Self-Esteem & Self-Reliance, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Technological
Junta-te aos Projetos Juvenis na sua quarta grande aventura, agora que os Jovens amigos se voltam a unir para organizar o baile do Dia dos Namorados na Escola do 3º Ciclo A. J. Wilkins. Para além dos desafios de enfrentarem o seu maior projeto de sempre, uma velha questão vai testá-los até ao limite. Será que o Cupido vai atacar os Jovens dos Projetos – ou pior ainda – passar-lhes ao lado?
Zach Ziegler's So-Called Middle School Life
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 27,420. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Social Issues / Bullying, Fiction » Children’s books » Social Issues / Self-Esteem & Self-Reliance
Zach Ziegler has been called "big-boned" and "strapping." No one uses the F-word: fat. But Zach’s arch-nemesis, Trevor, doesn’t mind pointing out the obvious. If that isn’t bad enough, Zach and Trevor are paired up on a science project.Will Zach survive sixth grade, or is he destined to be murdered before the school year is over?
Wolfbaene
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 44,830. Language: Australian English. Published: June 8, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Legends, Myths, Fables / General, Fiction » Children’s books » Social Issues / Self-Esteem & Self-Reliance
William Knight doesn't belong in Trinity Boys College. He is bullied constantly and is always wondering why he doesn't fit in. When he is suddenly whisked away from the human world to the medieval village of Chermside by a talking dragon, he is given a deadly task only a true knight can achieve. The task? Rescue the queen from a dungeon, win his knighthood, & kill the king who murdered his father.
Blue Sky
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 45,290. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Social Issues / Self-Esteem & Self-Reliance, Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables
Wind, snow, rock, and ice are all Blue Sky has ever known. Raised in the highest crags of the Alps by a herd of ibex, her life is mysterious and surreal. From this magical beginning, Sky is gifted in other-worldly ways. But she wants something else. When she rescues a young climber from a stormy peak, she learns of the world of humans, and longs to become a part of it.
The First Day of September
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 25,620. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Social Issues / Self-Esteem & Self-Reliance, Fiction » Children’s books » Nature & the Natural World / Environment
Maybe Sarah shouldn't have taken that dare. Maybe she shouldn't have bragged that she could swim across the lake. None of that mattered now. She was drowning. When an annual trip to Sweetwater Lake turns into a near tragedy, twelve-year-old Sarah Oakley forges an unlikely friendship that just might help her discover her true worth. If only she can stay afloat.
Operation Tree Roper: An Eye Above
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,390. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2014 by Anaiah Press. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Social Issues / Self-Esteem & Self-Reliance, Fiction » Children’s books » Social Issues / Friendship
Twelve-year-old Declan Parker was born with only one eye, but all he seems to have trouble seeing in proper perspective is himself. All he wants is for kids to see him as normal before he starts a new school in the fall. To that end, he sets out to make money helping with his dad’s tree care business.
Paper Routes are for Boys
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 21,420. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Social Issues / Self-Esteem & Self-Reliance, Fiction » Children’s books » Social Issues / Emotions & Feelings
Eleven-year-old Leela has just moved to a new neighborhood with her mother and brother but she is sad that her father no longer lives with them. When she sees an ad for newspaper carriers in the free neighborhood weekly, she decides to sign up, but will delivering papers prove to be too much of a challenge?
Billy Crabtree and His Amazing Orange Pyjamas
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,710. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Social Issues / Bullying, Fiction » Children’s books » Social Issues / Self-Esteem & Self-Reliance
A fantastic book in which bullying is the main issue at a rough secondary school called Grimshaw High. Though the book is addressing a serious subject, it does so in a way which makes it fun to read for both young and old. It will have everyone laughing from beginning to end.
The Geek Club
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 30,830. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2013 by Rebecca Reilly. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Social Issues / Self-Esteem & Self-Reliance, Fiction » Children’s books » Religious / Christian / Emotions & Feelings
(5.00 from 1 review)
Who needs to worry about being cool in the fourth grade? Everyone-according to Ron, the new kid in class. He's big, strong and mean, and he loves to bully the geeks who don't measure up. Austin, JJ, and Josh need to figure out what makes them cool,so they have the confidence to stand up to the bully. They band together to form The Geek Club and discover how awesome geeks can be.
The Tall Girl's Friend
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 37,630. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Family / Marriage & Divorce, Fiction » Children’s books » Social Issues / Self-Esteem & Self-Reliance
Suzee and Olive, fifth grade social outcasts extraordinaire, team up with a homeless former-starlet and together head out on a train ride up the west coast. It all turns out to be Olive's most outrageous Plan ever, and the outcome is far from what any of them might have imagined.
Grounded For Good
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,460. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Readers / Chapter Books, Fiction » Children’s books » Social Issues / Self-Esteem & Self-Reliance
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Derek Dawson has big plans for the summer after 8th grade, but things don't fall into place quite like he expected.

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