By Willard Price
Hal and Roger Hunt are on an grand African experience to trace down the infrequent nice white elephant. The brothers coolly take on their activity -- regardless of doom-laden prophecies from mumbo, a Watussi chieftain -- and because the temperature rises... the danger-level intensifies.
By Emily Rodda
The Shadow Lord dominates the Land of Deltora. basically Lief, Barda, and Jasmine can put it aside from his evil powers. to do that, they need to repair all seven gemstones to the magic Belt of Deltora.
Four gemstones were came upon. Now grave information has reached Lief from his domestic. He longs to return--but the hunt needs to proceed. to discover the 5th stone, the heroes needs to enterprise to the sting of the Shadowlands and input the darkish and terrifying realm of the monster Gellik. Can Lief, Barda, and Jasmine live on Dread Mountain?
By Adam Rex
From writer Adam Rex comes the 1st ebook within the chilly Cereal Saga—a hilarious, smart, and action-packed event sequence with an academic hook.
Scottish Play Doe—aka Scott—is used to being a bit various. occasionally he hallucinates issues nobody else can see. yet then this kind of hallucinations attempts to thieve Scott's backpack, and he comes face-to-face with an honest-to-goodness leprechaun named Mick who is at the run from, of all issues, the Goodco Cereal corporation. With the aid of his neighbors Erno and Emily, Scott and Mick discover Goodco's sinister plans—and take the 1st steps in saving the realm from the evil cereal company.
Like the Artemis poultry sequence and the Percy Jackson and the Olympians sequence, the chilly Cereal Saga takes parts of usual mythology—in this situation, Arthurian legend and Irish folklore—and reimagines it within the glossy global with a forged of relatable characters and myriad magical beings. the tale is informed from a number of issues of view, and there are dozens of illustrations—including "commercial breaks"—and tales in the story.
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By Helen Schreider, Frank Schreider
Because the day of the conquistadors, the Amazon has lured explorers and adventurers. Many have left files in their reports, yet few debts are so jam-packed with the exceitement of discovery as Exploring The Amazon, a stirring tribute to the braveness of its authors. one other nationwide Geographic treasure.
By Ludovico Ariosto
Translated through Barbara Reynolds
A wonderful kaleidoscope of adventures, ogres, monsters, barbaric elegance, and romance, this epic poem stands as one of many maximum works of the Italian Renaissance.
By Pamela Freeman
The outdated ones can have their revenge.
Two peoples were scuffling with over an identical land for one thousand years. Invaders beaten the unique population, and historical powers have reluctantly given strategy to more recent magics. yet Ember used to be to alter all this with a marriage to bind those warring humans jointly - till her destiny is going up in flames.
Ember's husband-to-be is murdered through a vengeful elemental god, who sees peace as a breach of religion. Set on retribution, she enlists the aid of Ash, son of a seer. jointly they're going to pit themselves opposed to elementals of fireplace and ice in a final try to finish the conflicts that experience scarred their earlier. they need to glance to the current, as outdated furies are waking to violence and are desirous to reclaim their humans.
By John Marsden
When Ellie and her neighbors pass tenting, they've got no proposal they're leaving their previous lives in the back of perpetually. regardless of a less-than-tragic nutrition scarcity and a mystery weigh down or , every thing is going as deliberate. yet per week later, they go back domestic to discover their homes empty and their pets ravenous. whatever has long gone wrong--horribly flawed. sooner than lengthy, they discover the rustic has been invaded, and the whole city has been captured--including their households and all their friends.
Ellie and the opposite survivors face an very unlikely determination: they could flee for the mountains or quit. Or they could fight.
The epic voyages proceed in The Tree of Water, the fourth event in bestselling writer Elizabeth Haydon's acclaimed delusion sequence for younger readers, The misplaced Journals of Ven Polypheme.
As Royal Reporter of the land of Serendair, it's the accountability of younger Charles Magnus "Ven" Polypheme to trip the realm and hunt down magic hiding in simple sight. yet Ven must get away the clutches of the nefarious Thief Queen, ruler of the Gated urban, whose minions are looking for him. His good friend, the merrow Amariel, has the fitting option to his trouble: Ven and Char will sign up for her to discover the area underneath the sea.
As they trip in the course of the sea, Ven unearths himself surrounded by means of wonders more than he may have ever imagined. however the fantastic thing about the sea is greater than matched by means of the risks lurking inside of its depths, and Ven and his acquaintances quickly discover that during order to save lots of millions of blameless lives, they might need to sacrifice their very own. For every thing within the ocean must eat…
"A pleasant epic myth that may allure a readership either older and more youthful than the objective audience." ―Booklist (starred overview) on The Floating Island
By Stefanie Gaither
Cate’s sister could be a clone, yet that doesn’t make her a killer. Does it? homicide, morality, and a slow-burning romance fill the pages of this futuristic mystery “for die-hard lovers of Divergent and The starvation Games” (Kirkus Reviews).
When Cate Benson was once a child, her sister, Violet, died. hours after the funeral, Cate’s family members picked up Violet’s substitute like not anything had occurred. simply because Cate’s mom and dad are between those that made up our minds to provide their childrens a type of immortality via cloning them at birth—which ability this new Violet has a similar face. an identical ideal smile. She even has all the similar thoughts because the lady she replaced.
She additionally may have murdered the most well-liked woman in school.
At least, that’s what the paparazzi and the anti-cloning protestors wish every body to imagine: that clones are violent, unpredictable monsters. Cate is used to listening to all that. She’s used to protecting her sister, too. yet Violet has vanished, and while Cate units out to discover her, she leads to the road of fireplace as a substitute. simply because Cate is getting dangerously just about secrets and techniques that might rock the basis of every little thing she notion was once precise.
By Rachel Aaron
Eli Monpress is useless. he is cocky. And he is a thief.
But he is a thief who has simply visible his bounty crowned and he is not chuffed approximately it. The bounty topper, because it seems, is his ally, bodyguard, and grasp swordsman, Josef. Who has been preserving secrets and techniques from Eli. it seems that, he is the single prince of a slightly feisty kingdom and his mom (a ambitious queen who is each piece as pushed and obdurate as he's) desires him to return domestic and do his accountability, this means that throwing over own objectives like proving he is the best swordsman who ever lived.
Family drama apart, Eli and Josef have their palms complete. The Spirit court docket has been usurped by means of the Council of Thrones and a person calling herself the Immortal Empress is staging a tremendous invasion. yet it is not simply politics --- the Immortal Empress has a selected aim in brain: Eli Monpress, the best thief on this planet.