Hayley’s Courage

By Linda M. Steiner

This story unites the courage and struggles of a young child feeling different because of a birthmark on her face and her emerging strength of character and friendship. The story chronicles true events of what happened to Hayley and the courage and strength her parents helped her achieve. The story teaches lessons of self-confidence, self-respect, […]


Hector’s Heroic Day

By Patrick Jones

It’s the story about a boy whose admiration for all kinds of heroes leads him on an adventure to become one. At the end of the day, he discovers what being a hero is really all about.



By Terry John Barto

A dragon named Nickerbacher guards a princess because his papa told him to. However, he practices his jokes on Princess Gwendolyn, as he yearns to be a stand-up comedian.

Screen Shot 2016-06-15 at 7.16.17 AM

The Kingdom of the Sun and Moon

By Lowell H. Press

The König is a tyrant. His subjects are starving. And all-out war is fast approaching. Will a pair of young, courageous brothers save their kingdom?

Pie rats

The Trophy of Champions

By Cameron Paul Stelzer

Book 4 in the internationally award-winning Pie Rat series. Every four years, the greatest pirate crews on the seven seas gather for an epic tournament of strength and skill.

pie rats 3

Hey, Baby, Look!

By Kate Shannon

Abracadabra Tut

By Page McBrier
to keep

To Keep My Body Safe I Have a Plan

By Katherine Eskovitz
pie rats

Pie Rats: Forgotten Map

By Cameron Stelzer

Quincy & Buck

By Camille Matthews
Cupcake Jones

Haee: The cat with a crooked tail

By R.S. Verne

The simple but poignant story of Haee, a cat with a crooked tail, who lives a comfortable and worry-free life with his loving family.


The Knighting of Sir Kaye

By Don M. Winn

The Knighting of Sir Kaye is the charming beginning to a children’s series featuring boy knight Sir Kaye and his trusty squire, Reggie Stork (the narrator), in a kingdom that has fallen on difficult times since the death of its former king, a good and wise man.


Martin Mcmillan and the Secret of the Ruby Elephant

By Elaine Russell

Martin McMillan is excited to spend time with his friend Isabel, visiting Chicago six months after their adventure together in Peru.

IRDA Winners by Category