The 12 Sales of Christmas

Sun shining through snow covered trees.Here we are, once again at the year’s end. Sometimes I wonder where to time goes, but march on it does.

We want to help you find the perfect books to gift this year, so this month we’re having a countdown of  The 12 Sales of Christmas. Each sale will have selected books 12% off, so be sure to check in often!

Dec 1-2    Fun Reading for Kids

“The I-Wants and the Gimmies” by Taylor Overbey. A boy and girl are each pulling at opposite ends of a box with a kittle sitting inside it. The box says, “free kitten”. "The Snit and George Franklin Whit" by Taylor Overbey. A young boy is directing an angry 'Snit' to get away from him.

Dec 3-4         Fun learning

"The Rose Without a Name: The story of the Katrina Rose" by Nancy Rust & Carol Stubbs. A bee flies over old-fashioned roses near a sign that says,"Peggy Martin's Garden."

5-6         Elementary Fantasy

'Winnie and the Mystery of the Missing Moonstones' by JP Coman, Illustrated by Maïlys Pitcher. A young girl peers over the bushes to see a troll lifting a toy troll doll.'       "Winnie and the Trouble with Trolls" by JP Coman. Illustration by Maïlys Pitcher. A young teen girl is surprised as looks over her shoulder at a troll sticking out of her backpack.

7-8         Encouragement for young kids

"Pearls for Pearl" by Amber Heaton. A smiling, young mermaid is surrounded by pearls and gems.

9-10      Sci-Fi

"The Crider Chronicles" by Anderson Gentry. A generally cylindrical space ship flying away on a vast starfield. "Sky of Diamonds" by Anderson Gentry. A dark star field overlayed with transparent gapping, large-toothed jaws.

11-12    Bedtime Reading

“The Adventures of Lucy Goose and Molly Moose” by Hannah Lieberman. A goose wearing a hat is ‘taking a selfie’ with a moose wearing a pink sweater.

13-14    Middle School Mystery

The Mystery of the Lost Will by Jack Yerby.

15-16    Kids humor

"Bowlers" by Duane M. Abel. A purple cereal mascot is holding his spoon ready to eat a colorful breakfast cereal from a bowl.

17-18    Middle School Fantasy

"Iora and the Quest of Five" by Arefa Tehsin. A girl is falling backwards into water. Around her are images of jungle plants and leaves, two creepy looking men, and a black sabertooth cat. "Iora and the Realm of Legends" cover: A girl with long flowing hair is climbing out of a cave in a rainforest followed by a boy with a crown on his head.

19-20    For Alternate History Buffs

"Nova Roma 1: De Itinere in Occasum" by Anderson Gentry. A map of the route the Romans took to the continent from Greece. It is bordered on the top by Roman triemes rolling on a rough see, and on the bottom with a vignette of two Romans in traditional dress meeting a native American woman. "Nova Roma 2: Quaestu pro Nova Terra" by Anderson Gentry. A map of the path taken by the explorers of the continent from East to West. It is bordered on the tops by the Lions and Eagle of Rome in the traditional style, and on the bottom by the Bear and Golden Eagle as used by Nova Romans, in the style of Native American Art.

21-22    Early Readers

"Little Astro and the Mysterious Moon Rock" by Logan Matthews and Dawn Clark. A barrel shaped robot stands on the moon with a helmeted monkey sitting on his shoulders. They are both smiling. Cover for "Katy on Broadway" from the Kitty in the City Series. A black and white cat in a pink sparkly dress is singing under a spotlight with the New York City skyline in the background.

23-24    Coming Soon!

“But Gertie Garza, You’re a Girl!” by Melanie Mathis Miller. A young girl in a blue dress, tennis shoes, and a bandage on her knee looks confidently forward with her hands on her hips. "The Ghost in the Garden" by Allise Lee Goldenberg. Two young girls sit next to each other on a bench in front of an old house with a tower room. One girl is looking away, and is very pale. There is a figure in the window of the tower room.

Wishing you all a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!