Someone draws Nina to the ancient courtyard. Someone from another time ...<P> Who is Dominique? When Nina first sees her in the French Museum, she senses that there is something unreal about the strange, beautiful girl. In fact, Domi is from Napoleon's time, and she has come to get Nina's help. <P> Domi's father was executed as a traitor during the French Revolution, and Domi is convinced that Nina can prove his innocence. But to save Domi's father, Nina will have to solve a mystery that has lasted two centuries. And she will have to travel back through time, back to France and the court of the stone children ....<P> Winner of the National Book Award
Third book in the mushroom planet series, sequel to Stowaway To The Mushroom Planet. What to do about the Brumblitron? Prewytt Brumblydge, its inventor, must be found before it can destroy him or start an uncontrollable chain reaction which might unravel the world. Tyco Bass, the only one who really knows whether the Brumblitron is a danger or not, is far away from Earth. When they are asked to help in this desperate situation, David Topman and Chuck Masterson feverishly comb Mr. Bass's notebook for some answer to the problem of the Brumblitron and its inventor. Other books by this author are available in this library.
David Topman and Chuck Masterson, the young heroes of the three previous MUSHROOM PLANET books, have made an "absolutely priceless" discovery, according to their friend Tyco Bass, the little astronomer-artist-inventor of 5 Thallo Street, Pacific Grove, California. It is a discovery that not only splits the world of science but proves to have fascinating and dangerous consequences for the boys and Prewytt Brumblydge. (Prewytt, you will recall, was the inventor of that marvelous machine called the Brumblitron.) Mysteriously, Prewytt has been beset, lately, by a series of strange misfortunes. So now, with Mr. Bass far from earth and Prewytt Brumblydge delirious with fever, David and Chuck undertake a desperate and nearly disastrous journey through space to the Mushroom Planet in his behalf. Fear of an ancient prophecy, terror and treasure in the City of Silence, the trial of Prewytt Brumblydge, and staggering revelations concerning their friends on Basidium bring Chuck and David to a startling climax in this fourth suspenseful MUSHROOM PLANET book by Mrs. Cameron.
Her room is the core of Julia's world. There she has her desk, her writing and her dreams while around her pulses a world she is not mature enough to fully understand. Her best friend, Addie, is a part of it. Addie, always on the brink of laughter and ready to share Julia's intensities, lives in a nightmare from which her brother Kenny desperately tries to escape. Across the backyard lives Mrs. Moore, a recluse who opens Julia's eyes to a larger world while nearly destroying Addie's and Kenny's precarious one. Closer are the rooms of Daddy Chandler, continually working on a book he will never finish, and of her brother Greg, who accepts himself as the reincarnation of an Egyptian pharaoh. Closest is her mother's room, yet Julia cannot sense its loneliness as she fights her mother's wishes to remarry. Julia is going to be a writer. Her room is her observation post and she will not be moved from it, even as she seeks a wider view. Other books by this author are available in this library.
When her adoptive mother sends her to visit her Uncle Dirk and grandmother at their great house beside the pacific ocean, Cory Winterslow finds mystery--strange music in the night, whispers of the people of the town, and rumors about her own unicorn necklace.
Does anyone but Chuck Masterson and David Topman and Mr. Bass know about the Mushroom Planet? Well, there's Mr. Tyco Bass's cousin, Mr. Theo. He is a Mushroom Person, like Mr. Tyco, so he knows. And of course David and Chuck told their families about THE WONDERFUL FLIGHT TO THE MUSHROOM PLANET (along with a good many thousands of readers). But what if just an ordinary human being should happen to find out about it? Would it ruin everything? The answer is in this second story about Basidium, the small planet which can only be seen when Tyco Bass's special filter is affixed to the telescope. David and Chuck, returning to Basidium in their new space ship, have considerable difficulty carrying out Mr. Bass's wish that the planet be kept a dead secret. One Horatio Q. Peabody makes this trip even more of an adventure than the first one.
Siblings Jennifer and Tom were visiting their grandmother in Redwood Cove for the summer when they heard the stories of Mr. Looper seeing a large sea creature two years before and were determined to see it themselves.
Tyco Bass has been Chuck Masterson's and David Topman's closest friend ever since they built their space ship for a journey to the Mushroom Planet. Now Mr. Bass needs their help in a battle against time and the forces of evil that threaten the Mycetians, Mr. Bass himself and, finally, David. Upon their arrival in the mountains of Wales for the Mycetian League meeting, Mr. Bass and the boys discover that the Necklace of Ta has been stolen. Also missing is the ancient Thirteenth Scroll, believed to relate the history of the Mycetians. These must be found, for without the necklace, whose strange stones are carved in an unknown language, Mr. Bass cannot continue his efforts to translate the Scroll. And without the secret of the Scroll, the evil power that has hounded the Mycetians for centuries cannot be defeated. Chuck and David use their wits as never before in a search which takes them from a joyous celebration to a terrifying test of endurance, all the while deepening their friendship with Mr. Bass.
Chuck and David pay a visit to the Mushroom Planet.
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