From Bad to worse... Landslides, a deadly climate, and the increasingly unpredictable weather of Mars make survival nearly impossible, but the most immediate problem facing the Marsport colonists is the dwindling water supply. The group decides to onstruct an automated station in a rift valley where ice accumulated from the atmosphere will be melted and moved through warming pipelines to Marsport. The kids of the Asimov Project participate in the work, but then a fierce storm hits and a team that includes Jenny is isolated and lost. Despite orders not to leave Marsport, Sean puts together a group of kids to go out and find the team. As the race to save the missing colonists becomes increasingly dangerous -- and pits Sean against Amanda and the administration of the colony -- Sean quickly learns that schisms within the social order are almost as deadly as Mars itself.
In the lawless Caribbean of the 1670s, a mutiny goes awry aboard the HMS "Retribution." Fourteen-year-old Davy Shea escapes with his Uncle Patch and their friend Philip Hunter. But Hunter and Patch are actually secret agents searching the Caribbean for pirates. Davy joins the hunt in this new historical trilogy.
When sisters get together...expect the unexpected! Stephanie, Michelle, and DJ have their house all to themselves -- all weekend! The three sisters plan to do tons of cool, exciting stuff together.
After several burglary attempts occur at the bookstore where he is working for the summer, Joe and Wishbone decide to investigate and discover that some of the most important clues to the mystery are in the books themselves.
Buried treasure is always a good reason to dig up adventure! There's treasure buried in Oakdale! To find it, Wishbone, Joe, Samantha and David must enter the condemned Trumbull barn.
Lewis's hopes for a peaceful summer vacation are shattered as one accident after another plagues him. Is all his bad luck really just a coincidence? Or does it have something to do with the mysterious hooded figure he keeps seeing?
Caught in a Web of Doom.. It all begins with a school talent show. Lewis and Rose Rita visit a magician's museum to do some research for their magic act. But when Rose Rita cuts her finger on an enchanted scroll, unsettling things begin to happen. Rose Rita becomes spellbound by a tomb in a sorcerer's graveyard. Soon Lewis realizes that his friend is caught in a literal web of evil magic from beyond the grave... and if he doesn't save her, he may never see her again.
While living on Deep Space NineTM, Jake Sisko has seen a lot of strange things, since his father, commander of the station, opened it to every lifeform who passes through this sector of space. But when Jake's Ferengi friend Nog says he's seen a ghost, Jake doesn't believe him, until a shimmering figure with glowing red eyes appears in Jake's quarters. Soon enough the spectre has Jake on a dangerous mission into the depths of the station, with the fate of Deep Space Nine resting on his boyish shoulders.
Daley, Nathan, and the rest of the survivors of Flight 29 Down have learned to rely on one another for nothing less than survival. After all, they're in the wilderness, and if they can't work together, no one is safe. So when personal belongings start to go missing, the bonds of trust are shattered--with dangerous consequences ...
Jake Sisko and his best friend, Nog, make plans to sneak aboard a shuttle Doctor Bashir is piloting down to Bajor. After all, it's been a while since Jake has been on a planet.
12-year-old Kurt and his father encounter poisonous plants, an earthquake, and a gigantic flesh-eating dinosaur when they explore Outer Island near Dinotopia.
To keep her sister Karen from reading her diary, Elizabeth has put a warning in it saying the diary is magic and goblins will punish those who read it. Karen reads the diary and believes Elizabeth's warning. Now the goblins are coming to get her.
Kim Chen is annoyed about her little brother finding her secret hiding place in the attic. To scare him away, she tells him that the attic is haunted. Kim thought she had made the story up, but later that night she hears someone creeping about.
While helping Joe, Sam, and David look for an ancient Oakdale secret, Wishbone imagines that he is Allan Quartermain, searching for legendary treasure in an unexplored part of Africa, inspired by H. Rider Haggard's King Solomon's Mines.
An evil wizard, a mysterious island, a dark tower, and a frightening monster are just some of the elements in this gripping new Lewis Barnavelt adventure, the sequel to "The House with a Clock in Its Walls".
Wishbone and his best friend Joe visit St. George Bay, a resort town on the Gulf of Mexico, for a vacation--but find themselves involved in a search for missing pirate treasure and a crusade to save a lighthouse instead.
Lewis Barnavelt is back! And this time, our lovable underdog/hero has stumbled upon something more powerful than even his overactive imagination can dream up. A camping trip with his Scout troop leads Lewis straight to an old grave and a mysterious, magical whistle. When Lewis discovers that this whistle has the power to stop the boys who insist upon bullying him, he is left with a tough decision. Does he continue to use the whistle, which he suspects might not be fully benign? Is Lewis strong enough to face the potent spirit that he is unknowingly summoning? Brad Strickland continues to attract readers to the best-selling series begun by the late John Bellairs. Fans of the series will delight in the familiar cast of Lewis, his uncle Jonathan, and best friend Rose Rita Pottinger. Those new to the books will be lured in by the masterfully written supernatural elements and hair-raising situations.
"Gravely ill." The haunting words keep repeating themselves over and over in Johnny Dixon's brain. After all the tests, doctors still can't find any earthly reason why Johnny's father lies unconscious. Could it be that Johnny's tangles with a malevolent creature have caused his father to be its latest victim? To save him, Johnny and his friends Professor Childermass and Fergie Ferguson must not only enter into battle with the fearsome fiend, they must fight it in the realm of its own unearthly world! Johnny Dixon's many fans will welcome this new book by Brad Strickland, which continues the best-selling series of the late John Bellairs.
SALEM HAS HIS OWN TALES TO TELL IN THESE NEW STORIES! It all started when Sabrina put a spell on her history book. Salem accidentally jumped into it, and now he keeps popping up in one historic scene after another. Everywhere he goes, he meets famous people like George Washington and Harriet Tubman. And they all need his help! The only way Salem will ever get out of the history book is to come up with the answers these famous folks need...and that means remembering what really happened. Salem had better be careful with his advice, or he'll be stuck in history...forever!
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