It's reading, writing, and reconnaissance for Adam Sharp and the other IM-8 agents when they go back to spy school. But even the hallowed halls of learning aren't safe from evil. Someone is leaking IM-8 secrets! Could there be a spy at spy school? Only Adam Sharp can find out!
Timber! It's off with the tuxedo and on with a red jacket when Adam Sharp goes undercover as a Mountie in Canada's north woods. Ecanem, a mysterious logging company, is hogging Canada's lumber business, so the Mounties call on superspy Adam Sharp to get to the bottom of things. Will this wanabee Mountie get his man - or, in this case, will he only get a moose?
Dear Reader: The Childhood of Famous Americans series, seventy years old in 2002, chronicles the early years of famous American men and women in an accessible manner. Each book is faithful in spirit to the values and experiences that influenced the person's development. History is fleshed out with fictionalized details, and conversations have been added to make the stories come alive to today's reader, but every reasonable effort has been made to make the stories consistent with the events, ethics, and character of their subjects. These books reaffirm the importance of our American heritage. We hope you learn to love the heroes and heroines who helped shape this great country. And by doing so, we hope you also develop a lasting love for the nation that gave them the opportunity to make their dreams come true. It will do the same for you. Happy Reading! The Editors
Misty wants some help in finding the driver of the speeding car that ran over her brand-new bike.
Todd and Noelle are volunteering at a blood drive when they get shocking news: Both banks in town have been robbed! This may be the Third-Grade Detectives' most important case yet.
Everyone loves the new teacher, Mr. Merlin. Mr. Merlin used to be a spy, and he knows all about secret codes and the strange and gross ways the police solve mysteries. Now there's a mystery in their very own class -- someone sent Amber Lee Johnson an anonymous letter.
Poor Todd. First he has to give up his room for an old friend of his father's who's visiting. Then his valuable baseball card collection is stolen. Now Mr. Merlin says the class is going to be studying spiders.
Coretta Scott King is well known for being the wife of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. , and for her own civil rights and world peace activism. She also received many awards and honorary degrees. But before she did all of those impressive things, Coretta was a strong little girl who could outclimb anyone in her neighborhood, was very close to her dad, and had a beautiful singing voice! Read all about how Coretta Scott King learned that if you work hard enough, your dreams can come true.
Children's fictionalized biography of the native American hero.
Profiles the famous general of World War II who later became president of the U.S.A. from 1953-1961.
Frederick Douglass was born into slavery. He was separated from his family when he was young, worked day and night, and was beaten for no other reason than the color of his skin. How could anyone ever overcome such overwhelming odds? But Frederick eventually became a famous abolitionist, author, statesman, and reformer. Read all about how one of the most prominent figures in African American history triumphed over impossible obstacles, and paved the way for others to achieve their own freedom!
Children's fictionalized biography of the World War II hero.
In this illustrated biography, young Apache Goyahkla and his friend play games in their village that will prepare him for his role as a hunter and warrior--and the place he will hold in history as Geronimo, fighter for the rights of his people.
Young Apache Goyahkla and his friend play games in their village that will prepare him for his role as a hunter and warrior-- and the place he will hold in history as Geronimo, fighter for the rights of his people.
Can Emily free the ghost horse? Emily Clark has just moved. She doesn't like her new house, and she doesn't like her new town. But one night she wakes up to find a horse in her backyard--a ghost horse! Where did he come from? And why is he haunting Emily's backyard? Only by solving the mystery can Emily set the ghost horse free.
One of the most popular series ever published for young Americans, these classics have been praised alike by parents, teachers, and librarians. With these lively, inspiring, fictionalized biographies -- easily read by children of eight and up -- today's youngster is swept right into history.
This book is a biography of Leonardo Da Vinci, best known as the Renaissance painter who created the "Mona Lisa" and "The Last Supper" and also made great contributions as a sculptor, architect, engineer and scientist.
A childhood biography of one of the most beloved child educators and neighbors of the 20th-century.
Hair, Hair, Everywhere. Someone's been digging up Mrs. Ruston's tomatoes. She thinks it's Noelle's dog, Rover, and unless Noelle can find the real thief, Rover's in big trouble. It's the hairiest case yet for Mr. Merlin's Third-Grade Detectives.
The Third-Grade Detectives are looking forward to their field trip to a local art museum, where a priceless fifteenth-century statue of Joan of Arc is on loan from a Paris museum.
New chills (and chuckles) for the chapter book set! When the arrival of a strange new boy in class coincides with the sudden appearance of bats in their neighborhood, Vincent and Packard suspect that something very weird is aloft.
Pope John Paul II was born Karol Wojtyla on May 18, 1920, in Poland. As a child Karol excelled in school -- especially in religion and literature. He was a star soccer player and also hiked and kayaked. But most of all Karol loved poetry and theater. Although Karol was liked and respected by his peers, his childhood was touched by tragedy. His mother passed away when he was only nine years old, and three years later his beloved older brother, Edmund, died from scarlet fever. Karol grew up in a time of great uncertainty for Poland. Although he was born into an independent Poland, he was a young man during the Nazi occupation of his homeland in World War II. When many Poles were anti-semitic, Karol had Jewish friends; when his country turned its back on religion, Karol studied in secret to become a priest. This fascinating biography details Karol's childhood and the events that led him to be named Pope John Paul II in 1978.
Pope John Paul II was born Karol Wojtyla on May 18, 1920, in Poland. As a child Karol excelled in school -- especially in religion and literature. He was a star soccer player and also hiked and kayaked. But most of all Karol loved poetry and theater. Although Karol was liked and respected by his peers, his childhood was touched by tragedy. His mother passed away when he was only nine years old, and three years later his beloved older brother, Edmund, died from scarlet fever. Karol grew up in a time of great uncertainty for Poland. Although he was born into an independent Poland, he was a young man during the Nazi occupation of his homeland in World War II. When many Poles were anti-Semitic, Karol had Jewish friends; when his country turned its back on religion, Karol studied in secret to become a priest. This fascinating biography details Karol's childhood and the events that led him to be named Pope John Paul II in 1978.
When he finds a clue to a mystery in his tree house, Todd enlists the help of his third-grade classmates to identify the trespasser who had left it there.
In their latest case, the kids want to prove that a popular local grocer didn't steal oysters from a nearby oyster bed. They oysters themselves may hold a clue more valuable than a pearl.
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