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by Carl Hiaasen

Language

English

Pages

281

Publication Date

September 25, 2018

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<b><b>Snakes, grizzlies, a missing dad, a menacing drone... Carl Hiaasen delivers a wickledly funny, slightly subversive tale in his latest</b> <i>New York Times</i> bestseller. </b><br /><br /><b><i>Some facts about Billy Dickens:</i></b><br />  <b>*</b>  He once saw a biker swerve across the road in order to run over a snake.<br />  <b>*</b>  Later, that motorcycle somehow ended up at the bottom of a canal.<br />  <b>*</b>  Billy isn't the type to let things go.<br /><br /><b><i>Some facts about Billy's family:</i></b><br />  <b>*</b>  They've lived in six different Florida towns because Billy's mom insists on getting a house near a bald eagle nest.<br />  <b>*</b>  Billy's dad left when he was four and is a total mystery.<br />  <b>*</b>  Billy has just found his dad's address--in Montana.<br /><br />This summer, Billy will fly across the country, hike a mountain, float a river, dodge a grizzly bear, shoot down a spy drone, save a neighbor's cat, save an endangered panther, and then try to save his own father.
Spy School Goes South
by Stuart Gibbs

Language

English

Pages

352

Publication Date

October 02, 2018

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<b>Ben is taken to Mexico by his nemesis in the hopes that he’ll finally be able to take down SPYDER in this latest addition to the <i>New York Times </i>bestselling Spy School series.</b><BR><BR>Thirteen-year-old Ben Ripley has been caught in the snares of SPYDER more than once and knows well enough to be suspicious of anything that seems too good to be true—despite needing special tutoring in advanced survival techniques. So when Murray Hill finally breaks his silence with an offer to hand over the SPYDER elite, Ben knows that there must be something going on. But his hesitation doesn’t stop the assignment.<BR> <BR>The Mission: Follow Murray Hill to an undisclosed location with no one else but Erica Hale to identify SPYDER leadership. Once found, contact the CIA to sweep in and finish the job. DO NOT CONTACT SPYDER DIRECTLY.<BR> <BR>However, as Ben suspected, nothing goes as planned, and what should be an easy mission quickly turns deadly. Now, Ben and Erica will have to face rogue agents, trained killers, and even very hungry crocodiles in a race against the clock to find out what SPYDER is up to this time—and thwart their evil plans.
Titan's Curse, The (Percy Jackson and the Olympians, Book 3)
by Rick Riordan

Language

English

Pages

322

Publication Date

May 02, 2009

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When the goddess Artemis goes missing, she is believed to have been kidnapped. And now it's up to Percy and his friends to find out what happened. Who is powerful enough to kidnap a goddess?
Arctic Incident, The (Artemis Fowl, Book 2)
by Eoin Colfer

Language

English

Pages

292

Publication Date

August 07, 2009

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Artemis is at boarding school in Ireland when he suddenly receives an urgent video-email from Russia. In it is a plea from a man who has been kidnapped by the Russian Mafiya: his father. As Artemis rushes to the rescue, he is stopped by captain Holly Short of the LEPrecon fairy police. But this time, instead of battling the fairies, he is going to have to join forces with them if he wants to save one of the few people in the world he loves.
The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (Chronicles of Narnia Book 2...
by C.S. Lewis

Language

English

Pages

180

Publication Date

October 29, 2008

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<p><strong>Narnia . . . a land frozen in eternal winter . . . a country waiting to be set free</strong></p><p><em>The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe</em> is the second book in C. S. Lewis's <em>The Chronicles of Narnia</em>, a series that has become part of the canon of classic literature, drawing readers of all ages into a magical land with unforgettable characters for over fifty years.</p><p>Four adventurers step through a wardrobe door and into the land of Narnia, a land enslaved by the power of the White Witch. But when almost all hope is lost, the return of the Great Lion, Aslan, signals a great change . . . and a great sacrifice. </p><p>This ebook contains the complete text and art. Illustrations in this ebook appear in vibrant full color on a full-color ebook device and in rich black-and-white on all other devices. This is a stand-alone read, but if you would like to explore more of the Narnian realm, pick up <em>The Horse and His Boy</em>, the third book in <em>The Chronicles of Narnia</em>. </p>
Artemis Fowl
by Eoin Colfer

Language

English

Pages

324

Publication Date

August 07, 2009

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Twelve-year-old Artemis is a millionaire, a genius-and above all, a criminal mastermind. But Artemis doesn't know what he's taken on when he kidnaps a fairy, Captain Holly Short of the LEPrecon Unit. These aren't the fairies of the bedtime stories-they're dangerous!
Holes
by Louis Sachar

Language

English

Pages

241

Publication Date

June 01, 2011

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<p><b>Winner of the Newbery Medal and the National Book Award! This #1 <i>New York Times </i>bestselling, modern classic in which boys are forced to dig holes day in and day out is now available with a splashy new look.</b><br /><br />Stanley Yelnats is under a curse. A curse that began with his no-good-dirty-rotten-pig-stealing-great-great-grandfather and has since followed generations of Yelnatses. Now Stanley has been unjustly sent to a boys’ detention center, Camp Green Lake, where the boys build character by spending all day, every day digging holes exactly five feet wide and five feet deep. There is no lake at Camp Green Lake. But there are an awful lot of holes.<br /><br />It doesn’t take long for Stanley to realize there’s more than character improvement going on at Camp Green Lake. The boys are digging holes because the warden is looking for something. But what could be buried under a dried-up lake? Stanley tries to dig up the truth in this inventive and darkly humorous tale of crime and punishment—and redemption.<br /><br /><b>Includes a double bonus: an excerpt from <i>Small Steps,</i> the follow-up to <i>Holes,</i> as well as an excerpt from Louis Sachar’s new middle-grade novel, <i>Fuzzy Mud.<br /><br /></i>"A smart jigsaw puzzle of a novel." --<i>The New York Times <br /><br /></i>WINNER OF THE <i>BOSTON GLOBE-HORN BOOK</i> AWARD<br />A <i>NEW YORK TIMES</i> BOOK REVIEW NOTABLE CHILDREN'S BOOK<br />SELECTED FOR NUMEROUS BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR AND ALA HONORS </b></p><br /><br /><br /><i>From the Paperback edition.</i>
I Am the Messenger
by Markus Zusak

Language

English

Pages

370

Publication Date

December 18, 2007

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<b>DON’T MISS <i>BRIDGE OF CLAY</i>, MARKUS ZUSAK’S FIRST NOVEL SINCE <i>THE BOOK THIEF</i> AND AN UNFORGETTABLE AND SWEEPING FAMILY SAGA.</b><br />  <br /> <b><br />From the author of the extraordinary #1 <i>New York Times</i> bestseller <i>The Book Thief</i>, <i>I Am the Messenger</i> is an acclaimed novel filled with laughter, fists, and love.</b> <br /><br /> <br /> A MICHAEL L. PRINTZ HONOR BOOK<br /> FIVE STARRED REVIEWS<br /><br /> Ed Kennedy is an underage cabdriver without much of a future. He's pathetic at playing cards, hopelessly in love with his best friend, Audrey, and utterly devoted to his coffee-drinking dog, the Doorman. His life is one of peaceful routine and incompetence until he inadvertently stops a bank robbery.<br />  <br /> That's when the first ace arrives in the mail. That's when Ed becomes the messenger. Chosen to care, he makes his way through town helping and hurting (when necessary) until only one question remains: Who's behind Ed's mission?
The House With a Clock In Its Walls (Lewis Barnavelt)
by John Bellairs

Language

English

Pages

186

Publication Date

August 03, 2004

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<b>A haunting gothic tale by master mysery writer John Bellairs--soon to be a major motion picture starring Cate Blanchett and Jack Black!<br /><br />"<i>The House With a Clock in Its Walls</i> will cast its spell for a long time."--<i>The New York Times Book Review</i></b><br /><br />When Lewis Barnavelt, an orphan. comes to stay with his uncle Jonathan, he expects to meet an ordinary person. But he is wrong. Uncle Jonathan and his next-door neighbor, Mrs. Zimmermann, are both magicians! Lewis is thrilled. At first, watchng magic is enough. Then Lewis experiments with magic himself and unknowingly resurrects the former owner of the house: a woman named Serenna Izard. It seems that Serenna and her husband built a timepiece into the walls--a clock that could obliterate humankind. And only the Barnavelts can stop it!
The Secret of the Old Clock: 80th Anniversary Limited Edition (Na...
by Carolyn Keene

Language

English

Pages

192

Publication Date

January 01, 1959

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A special treat for Nancy Drew fans! Out just in time for Nancy's 80th anniversary, we're releasing a limited number of copies of <i>The Secret of the Old Clock</i>, the first book in the series. It's the exciting mystery that readers have fallen in love with for 80 years, with a terrific new look and bonus material! Collectors won't want to miss this.

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