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Murder at the Library Conference
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 65,170. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Washington DC is the setting of the annual library conference and Ally Derringer is anticipating a magnificent event to cap off her year as president. Many new members have recently joined, although it is unclear why. The festive atmosphere is interrupted as an unsolved murder threatens to wreck the conference. The Three Biblioteers form an alliance to try to crack the case.
Return to Skunk Corners
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,380. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / 19th Century, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
When Big Al wakes up one morning and finds the Ninja Librarian has left town, everything seems to go wrong. And just about the time she’s thinking maybe the town can cope after all, he comes back. After that, it’s business as usual in Skunk Corners: bad guys, irritated skunks, and crises big and small that require the Librarian’s unique brand of outside-the-box thinking and direct action.
Dancing Fruit Put on a Show!
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Entertainment, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Health
Laugh, love, learn! Kids go bananas over this funtastic story with adorable dancing fruit. It helps grow kid's self-esteem, and sparks interest in healthy fruit and fun activity. The added educational section, "Fun facts about fruit," shows how fun and learning make a berry good "pear." Librarians and teachers find it a peachy story time read. You may be surprised to learn something new too.
Give Your Child the Gift of Reading!
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 9,140. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy, Nonfiction » Language Instruction » English as a second language
This eBook is filled with 40 years of acquired knowledge about how to teach a very critical skill, reading! Reading is the most important of all academic skills because, you see, all learning flows from reading! The making or breaking of a child's academic potential and successful achievement throughout a child’s school career is dependent upon whether he or she learns to read . . . . . . . well!
Ask Your Librarian: Letters to Youth
Price: Free! Words: 12,170. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2012. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Aims & objectives
A series of questions about libraries posed by youth and answered by future librarians at Wayne State University; practicing librarians; and library science professors. Edited by Kafi D. Kamasi, Ph.D., with a foreword by Carl A. Harvey, II, President of the American Association of School Librarians (AASL).
The Ninja Librarian
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 39,220. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / 19th Century, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
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The Ninja Librarian is a humorous set of tall tales set in the highly fictional gold-country town of Skunk Corners. It’s the story of a dusty, tough, unfriendly town that gets a new outlook on life thanks to the advent of the Ninja Librarian—a mild-mannered librarian who offers his wisdom with a little extra when folks don’t listen.
Lightning: A Machine of Death short story
Price: Free! Words: 3,200. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Liz is a librarian becoming disillusioned with her career. As she navigates another day of apathetic public service, she notices a Machine of Death slip left behind as a bookmark by a patron, labeled "Lightning." Liz doesn't know if the bookmark is a piece of someone's past or a warning for the future. Whose bookmark is it, and does Liz want to meet a doomed patron?
Squaw Dresses
Price: Free! Words: 2,910. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
A society maven with a small dress factory uses intimidation to sell her leftover squaw dresses.
The Good Librarian
Price: Free! Words: 4,480. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
An Air Force lieutenant gives his copy of a Walt Whitman book to his sister-in-law for safekeeping during the McCarthy Era, but she refuses to return it.
It Seemed Funny at the Time: A Large Collection of Short Humor
Price: Free! Words: 52,540. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
David Lubar has gathered his best magazine pieces from the past fifteen years, tossed in his most popular works from the early days of online humor, bundled up the comedy material from his national conference talks, and stuffed everything in one juicy volume.