Category Archives: teens

This series is getting great reviews. I think I’ll start on this one next.

From Kirkus Reviews, “The fast-moving plot is filled with clever details and magical intrigue. … [Forsyth] develops her characters with aplomb…creating an adventure that is more than just an exciting story. … Well-crafted heroic fantasy for readers just stepping into the genre.”

This series written for ages 9-13 has four main characters, two boys and two girls, making it perfect for both. Readers who love fantasy and everything magical will be hooked. Do yourself a favor and get all five. For more on this series, click here.

Historical fiction and horse fans all rolled into one

Set in historic Roman times this is a fantastic pick for ages 10 and up.  With courage and determination, the blacksmith’s 0004729_300daughter successfully raises a sickly abandoned foal that later becomes the pride of the Roman cavalry.  With lots of action and suspense, this series is sure to become a favorite.  My teen daughter and I both loved it!  Start with Minna’s Quest, then No Turning Back and finally Far from Home.  Or get the whole series for $3 less.

Great addition to the Summer Reading list for ages 11-15

Looking for an exciting series to keep your middle-schooler reading over the summer?  This series is great for the lone reader or as the topic of a summer reading group. (Discussion questions are available at kanemiller.com)

I remember having some of these art books a long time ago but now, I think you have to be looking for them.  I haven’t run across something like this in my local grocery store book selection lately.  These are so much fun you’ll probably want to join in.  I’ve included a video of the Magic Painting Book.  You just have to see it for yourself.

Isn’t that delightful?  I wish the background music could be included with every book purchased  as well!

0005374_300For the more advanced artist who appreciates the beauty of  intricate patterns we offer seven titles which yield countless hours of creative pleasure.  Choose from Art Deco Patterns, Celtic Patterns, Christmas Patterns and 0006965_300more.  One reviewer states that when shared, these books are not only relaxing, but a bonding experience.  At only $5.99, you can purchase an extra one for yourself to provide a calming respite from the hustle and bustle.

High adventure for boys (and girls!)

Here’s one of our most popular adventure series with a male main character for boys with a penchant for exciting edge-of-your-seat cliff-hangers.  My teen daughter and I loved this as well so no holds barred as to gender of the reader. 0001083_300

  • Conspiracy 365 – Aimed at readers ten years old and up, this compelling story will have readers of all ages hooked.  After reading the exciting series you can watch complete episodes of the Australian TV series on YouTube!  (https://www.youtube.com/user/conspiracy365/)  Available in paperback or hardcover, you save when you purchase in four-book sets or in the complete collection.

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Choose your own ending, for GIRLS!

10906061_881291865243958_3320207467838781264_nChoose Your Own … EVER AFTER! Finally a series for girls who want to choose their own ending! This gently romantic realistic fiction is for the ten-to-fourteen-year-old who wants to choose her own happily ever after and create her own “modern” fairy-tale ending.  Great fun to read again and again!

 

New review of our mystery series, Chloe and Levesque

“So, if you are looking for a fun mystery series that involves teens and a little bit of murder, but with nothing too graphic, then pick up a copy of one of the Chloe & Levesque Mystery books today. You won’t be sorry.” Reading Review
http://www.readingreview.com/youngreader/breakandenter.html

10653291_821972174509261_4840394443465702458_n  My teen daughter and I both enjoyed these books for ages 11 and up.  For more about this series, see Chloe and Levesque

Is there ever a better time for this new title?

Do Nice, Be Kind, Spread Happy.  What could be more fitting to teach our children?  This book starts with a note to the reader;

“Congratulations!
Now that you have this incredible book, you automatically qualify for membership in the worldwide “kindness club” – a secret society of undercover agents with a common purpose: 0006941_do_nice_be_kind_spread_happy_300to spread happiness, smiles, magic, and a bit of mischief throughout our world. By committing acts of ninja niceness.
And do you know the most powerful thing about your acts of kindness? Kind acts make people happy, and happy people are nice to others, so the movement grows and grows.”

What follows are pages and pages of activities, a total of eighty different activities, that kids can do to spread happiness and kindness in their piece of the world.  Doesn’t everyone want to make a difference?  Start a Kindness Club at school or make acts of kindness the focus for just your own family.  For more about this title click here.