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The Monster's Ring

by Bruce Coville

A timid boy, eager to frighten the school bully on Halloween night, acquires a magic ring and the power to change himself into a hideous monster.

The Monster's Ring

by Bruce Coville Katherine Coville

Twist it once, you're horned and haired;Twist it twice and fangs are bared;Twist it thrice? No one has dared! Russell is sure that the ring he gets at Mr. Elives' shop is just a silly magic trick, but he follows the instructions and twists the ring twice anyway--and becomes a monster! Includes an author's note.

Murder in Orbit

by Bruce Coville

A young scientist discovers a zero-gravity homicide onboard a space station Rusty McPhee was born on Earth, but he hasn't been on solid ground for so long that he hardly remembers what it's like. He was raised on the space station known as ICE-3, and he knows the ins and outs of this floating research platform better than anybody. He's working in the waste disposal unit, watching garbage dissolve and be recycled, when he sees something terrifying: a dead body, half decomposed, face down in the muck. Before he can tell anyone what he's found, the machines finish processing the body, and he's left without any evidence that a murder ever happened. Not one of ICE-3's twenty-five thousand inhabitants is missing--so where did the body come from? As he tracks the zero-G killer, danger lurks around every airlock, and it will take just one misstep for Rusty to fall from the sky. This ebook features an illustrated personal history of Bruce Coville including rare images from the author's collection.

My Teacher Flunked the Planet

by Bruce Coville

Alien Invasion of Earth! Peter Thompson, finds himself touring the planet with his friends Susan Simmons and Duncan Dougal, and three aliens in disguise! Their mission? To file the final report that will determine Earth's future in the universe.

My Teacher Flunked the Planet

by Bruce Coville John Pierard

Alien Invasion of Earth! Peter Thompson, a typical seventh-grader, finds himself touring the planet with his friends Susan Simmons and Duncan Dougal, and three aliens in disguise! Their mission? To file the final report that will determine Earth's future in the universe. As the clock ticks away the hours before their meeting in space, the tour becomes weirder and weirder. The three friends come face-to-face with a plague of poots and "Big Julie" -- the weirdest alien yet! Meanwhile Peter discovers a secret that was hidden for decades. Will his discovery save Earth, or isi it already too late to stop the aliens from destroying the planet?

My Teacher Fried My Brains

by Bruce Coville

Sequel to My Teacher is an Alien, can Duncan find out which of the four new teachers in his school is an alien before his brains get fried to a pulp or before the aliens fry the whole planet?

My Teacher Fried My Brains

by Bruce Coville John Pierard

Brains are sizzling in the seventh grade... The first day of seventh grade is probably the worst day of Duncan Dougal's life. He knows that things are really bad when he finds an alien's hand in a Dumpster and then gets plugged into an alien brain fryer! Can Duncan find out which of the four new teachers in his school is an alien before his brains get fried to a pulp -- or before the aliens try to fry the whole planet?

My Teacher Glows in the Dark

by Bruce Coville

Peter's adventures with aliens and how he tries to save the world. Part of the My Teach series.

My Teacher Glows in the Dark

by Bruce Coville John Pierard

Kidnapped in Space? Peter Thompson has had some pretty weird teachers in his time. By the time he discovers that his newest teacher glows in the dark, he's flying away from Earth in a spaceship full of aliens, and there's no one he can call. How do you report an alien to the FBI anyway? Before Peter can do anything, he's taken on the strangest field trip of his life! His friends, his father, his school -- all are suddenly a million miles away!

My Teacher Is an Alien

by Bruce Coville

Sixth grade is just out of this world... Susan Simmons can tell that her new substitute teacher is really weird. But she doesn't know how weird until she catches him peeling off his face -- and she realizes that "Mr. Smith" is really an alien! At first no one will believe her -- except Peter Thompson, the class brain. When Peter and Susan discover Mr. Smith's horrible plans for their classmates, they know they have to act fast. Only they can get rid of their extra-terrestrial visitor -- and save the rest of the sixth grade class from a fate worse than math tests!

My Teacher Is an Alien

by Bruce Coville Mike Wimmer

Sixth grade is just out of this world! Susan Simmons can tell that her new substitute teacher is really weird. But she doesn't know how weird until she catches him peeling off his face -- and realizes that "Mr. Smith" is really an alien! At first no one will believe her except Peter Thompson, the class brain. When Peter and Susan discover Mr. Smith's horrible plans for their classmates, they know they have to act fast. Only they can get rid of their extraterrestrial visitor -- and save the rest of the sixth-grade class from a fate worse than math tests!

Odder Than Ever

by Bruce Coville

Beloved for his hilarious and unexpectedly moving novels, Bruce Coville is also a master of the short story. In this follow-up to "Oddly Enough", he again presents a collection of unusual breadth and emotional depth. A ghost who died under uproarious circumstances haunts a kitchen baking "Biscuits of Glory", while in the grand tale "The Golden Sail", there are unexpected consequences when a young teen goes in search of his seafaring father. The collection includes a heartbreaking new story from Mr. Elives Magic Shop, "The Metamorphosis of Justin Jones", and the bittersweet title story from the critically acclaimed anthology "Am I Blue"? A perfect introduction to Bruce Coville's magic for the uninitiated, "Odder Than Ever" also has a treat for his die-hard fans: three never-before-published stories.

Oddest of All

by Bruce Coville

Fans of Bruce Coville's wonderfully weird storytelling will be thrilled to know that the expert of odd is back with a new collection of nine curious and thought-provoking tales. From stories about a girl who learns the horrifying secrets about what's really at the bottom of a murky, desolate pond, a strange chemical factory causing mutations in frogs, and a Halloween mask that becomes a gruesome clue in the disappearance of a child, the odd adventures in this new collection are filled with terrifying and ghoulish details. In the eerie, surreal tradition of Edgar Allan Poe, these reveries are sure to linger in the minds of readers.

Oddest of All

by Bruce Coville

The brilliantly bizarre Coville is back with a new collection of nine curious and thought-provoking tales filled with terrifying and ghoulish details, told in the tradition of Edgar Allan Poe.

Oddly Enough

by Bruce Coville

A collection of nine short stories featuring an angel, unicorn, vampire, werewolf, and other unusual creatures.

Odds Are Good

by Jane Yolen Bruce Coville

Beloved for his hilarious and unexpectedly moving novels, Bruce Coville is also a master of the short story. These two collections, in one volume for the first time, feature eighteen tales of unusual breadth and emotional depth. This omnibus is a perfect introduction to Bruce Coville's magic for the uninitiated. Includes an introduction by Jane Yolen.

Odds Are Good: An Oddly Enough and Odder Than Ever Omnibus

by Bruce Coville

Beloved for his hilarious and unexpectedly moving novels, Bruce Coville is also a master of the short story. These two collections, in one volume for the first time, feature eighteen tales of unusual breadth and emotional depth. This omnibus is a perfect introduction to Bruce Coville's magic for the uninitiated. Includes an introduction by Jane Yolen.

Operation Sherlock

by Bruce Coville

On an island of geniuses, a gang of kids must use their smarts to survive When five brilliant but wacky friends get dragged to a deserted island by their scientist parents, they decide to do what any self-respecting young brainiacs would: beat the adults at their own game. The only problem is, before the group can discover whether artificial intelligence is an impossible dream or the solution to mankind's problems, they'll first have to save themselves from a horrifying death trap--and the entire island from destruction at the hands of a mad bomber! This ebook features an illustrated personal history of Bruce Coville including rare images from the author's collection.

Operation Sherlock (The A.I. Gang)

by Bruce Coville

The original, wildly successful adventures of the "A.I. Gang" -- a group of endearing kid geniuses -- have been completely revamped for a whole new generation of readers. When the world's top scientists gather to create the first genuinely intelligent computer, five strange but brilliant children take the journey as well, attempting to beat the adults at their own game.

Peanut Butter Lover Boy

by Bruce Coville

Pleskit's quest to sample all things earthling -- especially earthling foods -- inevitably leads him to... peanut butter. He adores it. There's only one problem: He has an allergic reaction to the stuff that ends up making him feel incredibly romantic.

Planet of the Dips (Space Brat #4)

by Bruce Coville Katherine Coville

The Silliest Planet in the Galaxy. Dr. Pimento just can't keep his hands off things. He is a mad scientist, after all! But when he fiddles with the wiring on Blork's new ship, his mistake sends the entire crew hurtling off to the silliest planet in the galaxy.

The Prince of Butterflies

by Bruce Coville

One summer morning, a flock of butterflies alights on John Farrington's house and changes his life forever. Surrounding John in his yard, the monarchs ask for his help. They have lost their way. The green places are gone--the meadows have become mini-malls; the forests are now parking lots. Can John lead them to another refuge? Passionate, moving, and inspiring, this glorious flight of fantasy from master storyteller Bruce Coville is a timely fable about the difficulties--and the rewards--of staying true to one's heart.

The Revolt of the Miniature Mutants

by Bruce Coville

When the hamsters in Ms. Weintraub's room start acting a little strange, everyone thinks the problem must be the alien vitamins that Pleskit has been feeding them. But even after stopping it, the hamsters continue to get bigger -- and stronger -- and crankier. Clearly, something else is at work. But, what? To answer that question, Tim and Pleskit will have to solve a mystery, track down an enemy, and defend themselves against a trio of the most dangerous hamsters the world has ever seen!

Robot Trouble

by Bruce Coville

A spy has infiltrated the island, and only the A.I. Gang can stop him Some days a gang of kid geniuses just can't win. As if it weren't bad enough that the A.I. Gang has Sergeant Brody's terrifying security robots crimping their activities and the mysterious Black Glove out to get them, now they've managed to get on the bad side of an international superspy who has secretly invaded Anza-bora Island. Of course, a little thing like that won't stop them from coming up with new schemes. But when Rachel talks the others into building a rocket to launch Dr. Weiskopf's singing robot, Twerpy, on a vital space mission, it turns out that the final countdown to blastoff may also be a countdown to death. This ebook features an illustrated personal history of Bruce Coville including rare images from the author's collection.

The Saber-toothed Poodnoobie (Space Brat #5)

by Bruce Coville Katherine Coville

Blork and his friends run into a prehistoric poodnoobie when they accidentally travel back in time to Splat. There, they learn how to survive in a world filled with enormous creatures that can't wait to find out what they taste like. Until they meet the most mysterious creature of all--and Blork is forced to make a terrible decision that will affect the future of the entire planet.

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