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Class Acts Kids' Ebook Sampler

by Jeramey Kraatz Adam Rex Adam Jay Epstein Andrew Jacobson Tim Green Dan Gutman Christopher Krovatin Jon Scieszka Christopher Healy Maryrose Wood Nils Johnson-Shelton Bryan Chick Gordon Korman

Class Acts is your hall pass to great kids' books! In this sampler, New York Times bestselling authors Tim Green (Football Genius), Dan Gutman (The Genius Files), Gordon Korman (Ungifted), Adam Rex (The Cold Cereal Saga), and Jon Scieszka (Guys Read) are teaming up with other stellar middle-grade authors: Bryan Chick (The Secret Zoo), Adam Jay Epstein and Andrew Jacobson (The Familiars), Christopher Healy (The Hero's Guide to Saving Your Kingdom), Nils Johnson-Shelton (Otherworld Chronicles), Jeramey Kraatz (The Cloak Society), Christopher Krovatin (Gravediggers), and Maryrose Wood (The Incorrigible Children of Ashton Place). Preview twelve awesome books, get hooked on favorite series, and decide for yourself which author is "best in class."

The Familiars

by Andrew Jacobson Adam Jay Epstein

Is the kingdom's fate in the hands of an orphan cat? Running fast to save his life, Aldwyn ducks into an unusual pet store. Moments later Jack, a young wizard in training, comes in to choose a magical animal to be his familiar. Aldwyn's always been clever. But magical? Jack thinks so-and Aldwyn is happy to play along. He just has to convince the other familiars-the know-it-all blue jay Skylar and the friendly tree frog Gilbert-that he's the powerful cat he claims to be. Then the unthinkable happens. Jack and two other young wizards are captured by the evil queen of Vastia. On a thrilling quest to save their loyals, the familiars face dangerous foes, unearth a shocking centuries-old secret, and discover a destiny that will change Vastia forever. Their magical adventure-an irresistible blend of real heart, edge-of-your-seat action, and laugh-out-loud humor-is an unforgettable celebration of fantasy and friendship.

The Familiars #2: Secrets of the Crown

by Andrew Jacobson Adam Jay Epstein

Prepare for the unfamiliar When every bit of human magic disappears suddenly from Vastia, it falls on the familiars-Aldwyn the telekinetic cat, Skylar the know-it-all blue jay, and Gilbert the gullible tree frog-to find the Crown of the Snow Leopard, an ancient relic that can reverse the curse. They learn that the only way to do this is by following in the paw prints of Aldwyn's missing father, who went searching for the Crown several years earlier. This magical spirit trail extends into the Beyond, where our heroes encounter new enemies and danger, while Aldwyn learns about his mysterious past. Full of high-flying adventure and heartwarming friendships, Secrets of the Crown will make readers want to get even more familiar with The Familiars!

The Familiars #3: Circle of Heroes

by Andrew Jacobson Adam Jay Epstein

With Vastia under attack from Paksahara's zombie army, the familiars Aldwyn the cat, Skylar the blue jay, and Gilbert the tree frog must gather seven descendants from the most ancient and powerful animals in the queendom to bring Paksahara down.

The Familiars #4: Palace of Dreams

by Andrew Jacobson Adam Jay Epstein Dave Phillips

The familiars Aldwyn the cat, Skyler the blue jay, and Gilbert the tree frog are off on an all-new adventure in the series that Michael Buckley, bestselling author of The Sisters Grimm and NERDS series, says "combines the magic of Harry Potter and the adventure of Warriors." With inventive magic, laugh-out-loud humor, and a mysterious conspiracy that will take all the familiars' wits to unravel, Palace of Dreams is the familiars' most extraordinary adventure yet.Peace has returned to the queendom of Vastia. Paksahara has been defeated, and the three familiars Aldwyn, Skyler, and Gilbert are the heroes to thank. But when a birthday celebration at the palace goes dreadfully wrong, and Queen Loranella falls victim to a curse, it seems the familiars are the prime suspects. After narrowly escaping the palace dungeons, they'll have to embark on a quest to clear their names--a quest that will lead them across Vastia and even into the magical land of dreams.

Starbounders

by Adam Jay Epstein Andrew Jacobson

Zachary Night feels ready. Like his family before him, hes finally proving himself at Indigo 8, a top secret training center where future Starbounders learn the skills they need to protect the galaxy. Hes already met a friendly off-planet exchange student and a girl with guts to spare, and he is gearing up for his long-awaited first trip into space. But being a Starbounder is no walk on the moon. No sooner has Zachary mastered the warp glove basics than a mission-gone-wrong puts him and his new friends right in the line of fire. Stranded on a distant planet with a host of alien fugitives, Zachary realizes that space is much more dangerous than he ever imagined. And when a plot to destroy Indigo 8 comes to light, Zachary knows hell have to get back to Earth on his own and fast--before theres no Earth left to go back to.

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