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Attack of the Dragons by Geronimo Stilton
The Secret Lake
Karen Inglis - 2018
A page-turning time travel adventure for ages 8-11. UK bestseller now enjoyed by thousands of young readers. When Stella and her younger brother, Tom, move to their new London home, they become mystified by the disappearances of Harry, their elderly neighbour's dog. Where does he go? And why does he keep reappearing wet-through? Their quest to solve the riddle over the summer holidays soon leads to a boat buried under a grassy mound - and a tunnel that takes them to a secret lake. Who is the boy rowing towards them? Why is he so terrified? And whose are those children's voices carried on the wind from beyond the woods? Stella and Tom soon discover that they have travelled back in time to their home and the children living there almost 100 years earlier. Here they make both friends and enemies, and uncover startling connections with the past and present...
Against All Gods (Who Let the Gods Out?, #4)
Maz Evans - 2019
As well as facing up to his fears, he realises that the future of mankind - and the survival of everything he holds dear - is at stake. But can a bunch of misfit gods, a lost constellation and a mortal boy stand up to the daemon hordes?
Popcorn Days and Buttermilk Nights
Gary Paulsen - 1983
Carley recalls the extraordinary summer when, as a troubled fourteen-year-old, he first came to northern Minnesota to stay with his blacksmith Uncle David and gained not only new skills but also a new sense of himself.
Avatar: The Last Airbender: The Lost Scrolls Collection
Michael Teitelbaum - 2009
Leaders of each nation are able to bend their native element. Only one bender, the Avatar, whose spirit is reincarnated through the years, can master all four elements and maintain the world order. After disappearing for a hundred years, the Avatar returned as Aang, a twelve-year-old Airbender. It is up to him to save the world from being dominated by the Fire Nation.The Lost Scrolls Collection shares the sacred tales and rare documents that were once hidden from the world. Each book tells stories about one of the four nations, sharing its legends, culture, and art of bending its element.This amazing bind-up collection contains all four of the sacred tales of The Lost Scrolls: Water, Fire, Earth, and Air.
Across the Dark Water
Jennifer Lynn Alvarez - 2018
But with their winged battle horses, they manage to keep their people safe. Twelve-year-old Rahkki is a stable groom for the Riders in the Sandwen army, taking care of his brother’s winged stallion. The Sandwens believe they have tamed all the wild pegasi in their land, and turned them into flying warhorses. But when a herd of wild steeds flies over their village, Rahkki and his clanmates are stunned.Meanwhile, a small herd of pegasi have journeyed across a treacherous ocean to settle in a new, and free land. Led by Echofrost and Hazelwind, the Storm Herd steeds are unaware of the Sandwen people. But when the unthinkable happens, Echofrost and the rest of Storm Herd will have to come to trust the Sandwens, or both may not survive.
Magic Tree House: #17-24
Mary Pope Osborne - 2000
Contains the following books:#17 Tonight on the Titanic#18 Buffalo Before Breakfast#19 Tigers at Twilight#20 Dingoes at Dinnertime#21 Civil War on Sunday#22 Revolutionary War on Wednesday#23 Twister on Tuesday#24 Earthquake in the Early Morning
The Ivory Rose
Belinda Murrell - 2011
It's in Rosethorne, one of the famous witches' houses near where she lives. Sammy says the house is haunted by a sad little girl, but Jemma doesn't know what to believe. One day when the two girls are playing hide and seek, Jemma discovers a rose charm made of ivory. As she touches the charm she sees a terrifying flashback. Is it the moment the ghost was murdered? Jemma runs for her life, falling down the stairs and tumbling into unconsciousness. She wakes up in 1895, unable to get home. Jemma becomes an apprentice maidservant at Rosethorne - but all is not well in the grand house. Young heiress Georgiana is constantly sick. Jemma begins to suspect Georgiana is being poisoned, but who would poison her, and why? Jemma must find the proof in order to rescue her friend - before time runs out.
Frozen Fire: A Tale Of Courage
James Houston - 1977
Matthew and Kayak are familiar with the territory, and they plan carefully before they set out on their secret snowmobile search - a search for Matthew's missing father. But when the boys become stranded, every minute is a struggle for survival.Based in part on a true story, "Frozen Fire" vividly depicts the traditional Eskimo way of life. It is a story about wisdom, hope, and the will to survive.
Ever After High: The Storybox of Legends Boxed Set
Shannon Hale - 2014
Each year on Legacy Day, students sign the Storybook of Legends to seal their scripted fates. For generations, the Village of Book End has whispered that refusing to sign means The End-both for a story and for your life. But this year, one brave student takes her story into her own hands and tries to shut the book on tradition. Find out if it leads to a happy ending... or a happily never after.
The Half Upon a Time Trilogy: Half Upon a Time; Twice Upon a Time; Once Upon the End
James Riley - 2014
He is working hard to restore his family's reputation and finds the perfect opportunity when a "princess" lands in front of him, apparently from the land of Punk (as her sweatshirt implies). May is actually from our world and confused to find herself in the midst of the fairy tale characters she has read about. It soon turns out that May and Jack have more in common than they could have known and together, they'll embark on a hilarious and wild adventure involving knights, fairy godmothers, giants, and, of course, beanstalks!
The Amazing World of Gumball Vol. 2
Frank Gibson - 2016
There's no such thing as a dull day in Elmore, with four new self-contained stories: Gumball tries to stay out of trouble for once, but the siren song of the Battle of the Bands proves irresistible...a power suit turns out to be a bit too powerful...Gumball learns the consequences of not repaying favors...and a sick day for Gumball leaves Darwin and Anais to have an adventure of their own! Written by the amazing Frank Gibson (Capture Creatures, Tiny Kitten Teeth) and illustrated by the tremendous Tyson Hesse (Bravest Warriors, Diesel), with ads from the world of Elmore brought to life by Yehudi Mercado (Rocket Salvage) and Philip Murphy (Uncle Grandpa).