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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?
Legend (A Legend Novel, Book 1)
by Marie Lu

Language

English

Pages

318

Publication Date

November 29, 2011

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<b>"<i>Legend </i>doesn't merely survive the hype, it deserves it."<br /><br />From the <i>New York Times </i>bestselling author of The Young Elites<br /></b><br /><br /> What was once the western United States is now home to the Republic, a nation perpetually at war with its neighbors. Born into an elite family in one of the Republic's wealthiest districts, fifteen-year-old June is a prodigy being groomed for success in the Republic's highest military circles. Born into the slums, fifteen-year-old Day is the country's most wanted criminal. But his motives may not be as malicious as they seem.<br /><br /> From very different worlds, June and Day have no reason to cross paths - until the day June's brother, Metias, is murdered and Day becomes the prime suspect. Caught in the ultimate game of cat and mouse, Day is in a race for his family's survival, while June seeks to avenge Metias's death. But in a shocking turn of events, the two uncover the truth of what has really brought them together, and the sinister lengths their country will go to keep its secrets.<br /><br /> Full of nonstop action, suspense, and romance, this novel is sure to move readers as much as it thrills.<br /><br /><br /><i>From the Trade Paperback edition.</i>
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>
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.
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>
Vampires at Easter: Diary of a Snoopy Cat (Inca Book Series 6)
by R.F. Kristi

Language

English

Pages

151

Publication Date

January 05, 2018

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Can one cat detective keep vampires off the guest list?<br /><br />Inca the Siberian Kitty and her globetrotting furry family are always up for an adventure. She can’t wait for the upcoming Easter jamboree at Bran Castle. It’s bound to inspire pages of new thrills for her diary. But behind the fancy dresses and decorations, Inca stumbles upon a spooky mystery…<br /><br />When a scheming sorceress and a would-be vampire threaten to crash the party, Inca must follow the clues to thwart their plan. With her family and new friends in danger, the world’s greatest cat detective must think on all four feet to keep vampires from running wild in Transylvania. <br /><br />Vampires at Easter is the 6th standalone children’s book in the Diary of a Snoopy Cat series, which is perfect for kids ages 7-12. If you and your child like animal adventures, lessons about different cultures, and working together with family and friends, then you’ll love R.F. Kristi’s cat detective series. www.incabookseries.com<br /><br />Buy Vampires at Easter to start a whimsical, whiskery mystery today! <br />
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>
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 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.

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