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The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (Chronicles of Narnia Book 2...
by C.S. Lewis

Language

English

Pages

220

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>
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?
The Mystery Of Hollow Inn (Samantha Wolf Mysteries Book 1)
by Tara Ellis

Language

English

Pages

161

Publication Date

January 01, 2014

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<b> For those craving a good, old-fashioned mystery or a clean read for their child!</b><br /><i>"An endearing series perfect for fans of Nancy Drew!"</i><br /><br />Twelve-year-old Samantha Wolf, and her best friend Ally, are excited to spend part of their summer break in the mountains of Montana. But unbeknownst to them, Hollow Inn is bathed in mystery and legend. After arriving, they soon discover that things are not going well for Sam's Aunt and Uncle, who own the Inn. There's vandalism, ghostly sightings, and rumors of lost treasures. Determined to help, Sam and Ally embark on a challenging journey to discover the truth.<br /><br />Read the whole <b>Samantha Wolf Mysteries</b> series, now an Amazon bestseller!<br /><br />Book 1 The Mystery of Hollow Inn<br />Book 2 The Secret of Camp Whispering Pines<br />Book 3 The Beach House Mystery<br />Book 4 The Heiress of Covington Ranch<br />Book 5 The Haunting of Eagle Creek Middle School<br />Book 6 A Mysterious Christmas on Orcas Island<br />Book 7 The Case of the Curious Canine<br />Book 8 The Legend of Shadow Mountain<br /><br /><i><br />"I bought this and read it to see if it would be a good book for my nieces. It now sits on the shelf right along side the Hardy Boys, Nancy Drew, and Encyclopedia Brown collections." - Reader of The Mystery of Hollow Inn<br /><br />"I grew up on the Trixie Beldon and Nancy Drew books. This author is in the same league, but the stories are set in a more modern era. Kids nowadays will enjoy the author's inclusion of smart phones, texting, and similar understandings of how 12 year olds currently live." - Reader of The Mystery of Hollow Inn<br /><br />"This book was fun. I got it for my 9 yr old daughter and ended up reading it myself and now looking for the other books in the series." - Reader of The Mystery of Hollow Inn</i><br /><br />WINNER! 2016 - The <b>Gertrude Warner</b> Mystery Chanticleer Book Award!
Spy School Secret Service
by Stuart Gibbs

Language

English

Pages

353

Publication Date

October 10, 2017

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Ben goes undercover in the White House to take on a SPYDER operative determined to assassinate the president in this latest addition to the <i>New York Times </i>bestselling Spy School series.<BR><BR>Thirteen-year-old Ben Ripley has had a lot of field success despite only just beginning his second year at Spy School, something graduates rarely experience. But he’d never have survived without the help from experienced agents and his friends.<BR> <BR>Now he’s been called in on a solo mission—and the fate of the United States of America is on his shoulders alone.<BR> <BR>The Mission: Prevent a presidential assassination by infiltrating the White House, and locating the enemy operative. But when the president’s son is as helpful as a hamster, and a trained SPYDER agent would never <i>appear </i>to be up to something (they’re far too clever for that), Ben may be in over his head this time.<BR> <BR>And when everything goes wrong, Ben must rely on his Spy School friends to save his reputation…but even friends can double-cross or be swayed to the enemy’s side.
The Westing Game (Puffin Modern Classics)
by Ellen Raskin

Language

English

Pages

204

Publication Date

April 12, 2004

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<b>A Newbery Medal Winner<br /><br />"A supersharp mystery...confoundingly clever, and very funny." —<i>Booklist</i>, starred review</b><p> </p>A bizarre chain of events begins when sixteen unlikely people gather for the reading of Samuel W. Westing’s will. And though no one knows why the eccentric, game-loving millionaire has chosen a virtual stranger—and a possible murderer—to inherit his vast fortune, on things for sure: Sam Westing may be dead…but that won’t stop him from playing one last game!<br /><br /> <b>Winner of the Newbery Medal</b><br /> <b>Winner of the Boston Globe/Horn Book Award</b><br /> <b>An ALA Notable Book</b><br />  <p> </p><b>"Great fun for those who enjoy illusion, word play, or sleight of hand." —<i>The New York Times Book Review</i><br /><br />"A fascinating medley of word games, disguises, multiple aliases, and subterfuges—a demanding but rewarding book." —<i>The Horn Book</i></b>
Immersed: Book #2 in the Configured Trilogy
by Jenetta Penner

Language

English

Pages

317

Publication Date

July 18, 2017

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<div> <div> <b>Just when she thought it was safe to step into the light.</b><br /><br />After a daring escape from Elore, Avlyn finds that the Outerbounds isn't the haven of freedom she's hoped for. Deception and lies run rampant. Avlyn's powerful Immersion ability marks her as dangerous, but highly valuable.<br /><br /><i>Will she find her place in this new world? Or have to die trying?</i> </div> </div>
The Fairy-Tale Detectives (Sisters Grimm #1) (The Sisters Grimm)
by Michael Buckley

Language

English

Pages

316

Publication Date

April 22, 2011

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In book one of this bestselling series, sisters Sabrina and Daphne are sent to live with their mysterious grandmother, Relda Grimm. The sisters learn they are descendants of the Brothers Grimm, whose famous book of fairy tales is actually a collection of case files. The girls are the latest in a long line of fairy-tale detectives, and their new hometown is filled with Everafters (as magical folks like to be called) - some good and some very, very bad. When a mysterious Everafter sets a giant loose on the town, itÆs up to the Sisters Grimm to save the day.
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>
National Espionage, Rescue, and Defense Society (NERDS Book One)
by Michael Buckley

Language

English

Pages

354

Publication Date

September 03, 2013

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<P style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt; mso-pagination: none; mso-line-height-alt: 8.05pt; mso-layout-grid-align: none"><I>NERDS</I> combines all the excitement of international espionage with all the awkwardness of elementary school, and the results are hilarious. A group of unpopular fifth graders run a spy network from inside their school. With the help of cutting-edge science, they transform their nerdy qualities into incredible abilities! Their enemies? An array of James Bond–style villains, each with an evil plan more diabolical and more ridiculous than the last. <I>Publishers Weekly</I> raved: “Buckley has a flair for exaggerated humor.” <I>School Library Journal</I> said: “Funny, clever, and thoroughly entertaining.”</P>
Lockwood & Co.: The Screaming Staircase
by Jonathan Stroud

Language

English

Pages

401

Publication Date

September 17, 2013

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A sinister Problem has occurred in London: all nature of ghosts, haunts, spirits, and specters are appearing throughout the city, and they aren''t exactly friendly. Only young people have the psychic abilities required to see—and eradicate—these supernatural foes. Many different Psychic Detection Agencies have cropped up to handle the dangerous work, and they are in fierce competition for business. In The Screaming Staircase, the plucky and talented Lucy Carlyle teams up with Anthony Lockwood, the charismatic leader of Lockwood & Co, a small agency that runs independent of any adult supervision. After an assignment leads to both a grisly discovery and a disastrous end, Lucy, Anthony, and their sarcastic colleague, George, are forced to take part in the perilous investigation of Combe Carey Hall, one of the most haunted houses in England. Will Lockwood & Co. survive the Hall''s legendary Screaming Staircase and Red Room to see another day? Readers who enjoyed the action, suspense, and humor in Jonathan Stroud''s internationally best-selling Bartimaeus books will be delighted to find the same ingredients, combined with deliciously creepy scares, in his thrilling and chilling Lockwood & Co. series.

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