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The Trials of Apollo, Book Three: The Burning Maze
by Rick Riordan

Language

English

Pages

448

Publication Date

May 01, 2018

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The formerly glorious god Apollo, cast down to earth in punishment by Zeus, is now an awkward mortal teenager named Lester Papadopoulos. In order to regain his place on Mount Olympus, Lester must restore five Oracles that have gone dark. But he has to achieve this impossible task without having any godly powers and while being duty-bound to a confounding young daughter of Demeter named Meg. Thanks a lot, Dad. With the help of some demigod friends, Lester managed to survive his first two trials, one at Camp Half-Blood, and one in Indianapolis, where Meg received the Dark Prophecy. The words she uttered while seated on the Throne of Memory revealed that an evil triumvirate of Roman emperors plans to attack Camp Jupiter. While Leo flies ahead on Festus to warn the Roman camp, Lester and Meg must go through the Labyrinth to find the third emperor--and an Oracle who speaks in word puzzles--somewhere in the American Southwest. There is one glimmer of hope in the gloom-filled prophecy: The cloven guide alone the way does know. They will have a satyr companion, and Meg knows just who to call upon. . . .
Waste of Space (Moon Base Alpha)
by Stuart Gibbs

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English

Pages

337

Publication Date

April 24, 2018

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<b><i>New York Times </i>bestselling series</b><BR> <BR>Tensions are running high when multi-billionaire Lars Sjoburg is poisoned and demands to go home and everyone is looking to Dash Gibson to solve the case in this third and final book in the <i>New York Times </i>bestselling Moon Base Alpha series.<BR><BR>Moon Base Alpha was supposed to be an exciting place to live, but Dash didn’t expect for it to be <i>this </i>exciting. After solving a murder and rescuing the moon base commander, he just wants to have a calm, quiet thirteenth birthday. But of course multi-billionaire and total pain Lars Sjoburg ruins it—by being poisoned.<BR> <BR>Now there’s a murderer loose on Moon Base Alpha <i>again</i>. And Dash is charged with finding out who it could have been.<BR> <BR>Everyone has a motive, and time is running out.
Actualized: Book #3 in the Configured Trilogy
by Jenetta Penner

Language

English

Pages

348

Publication Date

May 10, 2018

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<h1>It comes down to one choice... save the world or save the ones you love.<br /></h1><h3><br /></h3><h3><strong><em>Read the exciting and emotional conclusion to the Configured Trilogy.</em><br /></strong></h3><h6><em></em><br /></h6><p><em>Also includes a three chapter sneak peek of Starfire: Book One in the Starfire Wars.</em><br /></p>
Please Don't Tell My Parents You Believe Her
by Richard Roberts

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English

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Publication Date

April 09, 2018

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Middle school supervillain Penny Akk has defeated every challenge thrown against her. She has bested heroes, villains, weirdos who can’t make up their minds, robots, aliens, friends, rivals, enemies, natural disasters, secret admirers, and her own shyness.<br /><br />Now she has only one opponent left.<br /><br />Her own super power.<br /><br />…and the other Penny who stole it.
A Wrinkle in Time (A Wrinkle in Time Quintet Book 1)
by Madeleine L'Engle

Language

English

Pages

228

Publication Date

April 01, 2010

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<p><b>Madeleine L'Engle's ground-breaking science fiction and fantasy classic, soon to be a major motion picture.</b></p><p>It was a dark and stormy night; Meg Murry, her small brother Charles Wallace, and her mother had come down to the kitchen for a midnight snack when they were upset by the arrival of a most disturbing stranger.</p><p>"Wild nights are my glory," the unearthly stranger told them. "I just got caught in a downdraft and blown off course. Let me sit down for a moment, and then I'll be on my way. Speaking of ways, by the way, there is such a thing as a tesseract."</p><p>A tesseract (in case the reader doesn't know) is a wrinkle in time. To tell more would rob the reader of the enjoyment of Miss L'Engle's unusual book. <i>A Wrinkle in Time</i>, winner of the Newbery Medal in 1963, is the story of the adventures in space and time of Meg, Charles Wallace, and Calvin O'Keefe (athlete, student, and one of the most popular boys in high school). They are in search of Meg's father, a scientist who disappeared while engaged in secret work for the government on the tesseract problem.</p><p><i>A Wrinkle in Time</i> is the winner of the 1963 Newbery Medal. It is the first book in The Time Quintet, which consists of <i>A Wrinkle in Time, A Wind in the Door, A Swiftly Tilting Planet, Many Waters</i>, and <i>An Acceptable Time</i>.</p><p> <i>A Wrinkle in Time </i>is soon to be a movie from Disney, directed by Ava DuVernay, starring Storm Reid, Oprah Winfrey, Reese Witherspoon and Mindy Kaling.</p><p>This title has Common Core connections.</p><p><b>Books by Madeleine L'Engle</b><br /><b></b><br /><b>A Wrinkle in Time Quintet</b><br /><b></b><i>A Wrinkle in Time</i><br /><i>A Wind in the Door</i><br /><i>A Swiftly Tilting Planet</i><br /><i>Many Waters</i><br /><i>An Acceptable Time</i></p><p><i>A Wrinkle in Time: The Graphic Novel</i> by Madeleine L'Engle; adapted & illustrated by Hope Larson</p><p><i>Intergalactic P.S. 3</i> by Madeleine L'Engle; illustrated by Hope Larson: A standalone story set in the world of <i>A Wrinkle in Time</i>.</p><p><b>The Austin Family Chronicles</b><br /><i>Meet the Austins</i> (Volume 1) <br /><i>The Moon by Night</i> (Volume 2) <br /><i>The Young Unicorns</i> (Volume 3)<br /><i>A Ring of Endless Light </i>(Volume 4) A Newbery Honor book!<br /><i>Troubling a Star</i> (Volume 5)</p><p><b>The Polly O'Keefe books</b><br /><b></b><i>The Arm of the Starfish</i><br /><i>Dragons in the Waters</i><br /><i>A House Like a Lotus</i><br /><i></i><br /><i>And Both Were Young</i><br /><i></i><br /><i>Camilla</i><br /><i></i><br /><i>The Joys of Love</i></p>
Valor's Duty (Children of Valor Book 3)
by Kal Spriggs

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English

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Publication Date

May 16, 2018

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Duty is heavier than a mountain; death is lighter than a feather.<br /> <br />Jiden's life at the Century Military Academy is forever changed when she is asked to volunteer for a special program.  They want to implant her and other cadets with a special, prototype neural computer.  It will make them smarter, more capable, and able to split their attention between dozens of activities.  Her friends jump at the opportunity... but Jiden isn't so certain.<br /><br />She sees it as her duty to volunteer. Despite all of her doubts, it's a duty she owes to her world and to her friends.  But as things begin to go wrong, as her life is put in danger once again, Jiden quickly realizes that she may have shouldered a duty that she can't bear.  The implants might be driving her fellow cadets violently insane... and Jiden may be next.<br /> <br />She will need to muster every ounce of courage, every bit of intelligence, in order to save her friends.  Even then, her own survival might be too much to ask.  But Jiden doesn't know how to back down, and she'll do her duty no matter the cost
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone
by J.K. Rowling

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English

Pages

322

Publication Date

December 08, 2015

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<p><em>"Turning the envelope over, his hand trembling, Harry saw a purple wax seal bearing a coat of arms; a lion, an eagle, a badger and a snake surrounding a large letter 'H'."</em><br /><br />Harry Potter has never even heard of Hogwarts when the letters start dropping on the doormat at number four, Privet Drive. Addressed in green ink on yellowish parchment with a purple seal, they are swiftly confiscated by his grisly aunt and uncle. Then, on Harry's eleventh birthday, a great beetle-eyed giant of a man called Rubeus Hagrid bursts in with some astonishing news: Harry Potter is a wizard, and he has a place at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. An incredible adventure is about to begin!</p><p><em>Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone is also available as an Illustrated Kindle-in-Motion edition.</em><p>
The Hobbit (Lord of the Rings)
by J.R.R. Tolkien

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English

Pages

235

Publication Date

February 15, 2012

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Now a major motion picture.<br /><br />A great modern classic and the prelude to THE LORD OF THE RINGS. Bilbo Baggins is a hobbit who enjoys a comfortable, unambitious life, rarely traveling any farther than his pantry or cellar. But his contentment is disturbed when the wizard Gandalf and a company of dwarves arrive on his doorstep one day to whisk him away on an adventure. They have launched a plot to raid the treasure hoard guarded by Smaug the Magnificent, a large and very dangerous dragon. Bilbo reluctantly joins their quest, unaware that on his journey to the Lonely Mountain he will encounter both a magic ring and a frightening creature known as Gollum.<br /><br />A glorious account of a magnificent adventure, filled with suspense and seasoned with a quiet humor that is irresistible . . . All those, young or old, who love a fine adventurous tale, beautifully told, will take The Hobbit to their hearts. -New York Times Book Review
Catching Fire (Hunger Games Trilogy, Book 2)
by Suzanne Collins

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English

Pages

400

Publication Date

May 28, 2010

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Against all odds, Katniss Everdeen has won the annual Hunger Games with fellow district tribute Peeta Mellark. But it was a victory won by defiance of the Capitol and their harsh rules. Katniss and Peeta should be happy. After all, they have just won for themselves and their families a life of safety and plenty. But there are rumors of rebellion among the subjects, and Katniss and Peeta, to their horror, are the faces of that rebellion. The Capitol is angry. The Capitol wants revenge.
Time Jumpers (Five Kingdoms Book 5)
by Brandon Mull

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English

Pages

448

Publication Date

March 13, 2018

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Trapped in a world where magic is powerful and dreams are real, Cole’s epic adventure comes to a close in book five of the <i>New York Times </i>bestselling “fanciful, action-packed adventure” series (<i>Publishers Weekly</i>, starred review), from the author of the Fablehaven and Beyonders series.<BR><BR>Cole and his friends are pushed to the limit in this finale to the bestselling Five Kingdoms series.<BR> <BR>Will they finally be able to restore magic to the world of the Outskirts and find their way back home?

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