The Cahills aren't the only family searching for the Clues...<P> The Cahills thought they were the most powerful family the world had ever known. They thought they were the only ones who knew about Gideon Cahill and his Clues. The Cahills were wrong. <P> Powerful enemies --the Vespers-- have been waiting in the shadows. Now it's their time to rise and the world will never be the same. In Vespers Rising, a brand new 39 Clues novel, bestselling authors Rick Riordan, Peter Lerangis, Gordon Korman and Jude Watson take on the hidden history of the Cahills and the Vespers, and the last, terrible legacy Grace Cahill leaves for Amy and Dan.
Kid-favorite Peter Lerangis takes on Book 3 in the high-octane 39 Clues series, and it might be the most thrill-packed yet! JOIN ANYTIME TO PLAY FOR THE CHANCE TO WIN! ATTENTION! Amy and Dan Cahill have been located once again, this time in the company of the notoriously unreliable Alistair Oh. Could they have been foolish enough to make an alliance? Spies report that Amy and Dan seem to be tracking the life of one of the most powerful fighters the world has ever known. If this fearsome warrior was a Cahill, his secrets are sure to be well-guarded . . . and the price to uncover them just might be lethal.
The most dangerous secret in Amy and Dan's past is unveiled in Book 7 of the #1 New York Times bestselling series. JOIN ANYTIME TO PLAY FOR THE CHANCE TO WIN! It's no longer a game. The body count is rising. Shaken by recent events, Amy and Dan flee to an exotic land and trace the footsteps of their most formidable ancestor yet: a military leader of mythic proportions. Yet just as the siblings begin to master the art of ancient warfare, they confront a dangerous enemy that can't be felled with a sword: the truth. With the stakes higher than ever, Amy and Dan uncover a devastating secret that changes everything
The third book in the CAHILLS VS. VESPERS series, the follow up to the worldwide bestseller THE 39 CLUES. The Vespers have crossed a line. Amy and Dan were devastated when the Vespers kidnapped seven Cahills around the world, holding them hostage until Amy and Dan delivered an impossible ransom. But at least the hostages were Cahills - members of the world's most powerful family, trained to face all odds. Now the Vespers have gone too far. They've kidnapped Atticus, an innocent 11 year old boy and Dan's only friend. Now Dan and Amy are in the struggle of their lives. Because if they can't outwit the Vespers, the unthinkable will happen . . . Atticus will die.
When the Abracadabra Club visits the Museum of Natural History, Jessica, Max, Selena, and Quincy learn about the dinosaurs that died out in the Great Extinction. But what if all the dinosaurs didn't become extinct? What if one of them is still alive today -- and roaming the halls of Rebus Elementary School? Impossible? Maybe not ...
The book is a time machine, which lets the readers to travel back to meet Benjamin Franklin when he discovers the secret of electricity.
A father and his sons embark on a perilous trek to the ends of the earthIt is May 1909, and the race to the South Pole is on. For years, Jack Winslow has dreamed of conquering the frozen wasteland, but just before he sets sail, his wife dies suddenly. Rather than cancel the voyage, he brings his two grief-stricken sons, Colin and Andrew, on the adventure of a lifetime. Although the teenagers have read widely of the Antarctic and the icy, unforgiving sea that surrounds it, no book could prepare them for the journey ahead. Killer whales, temperatures as low as -100°F, and deadly crushing ice floes are only the beginning of their troubles. To survive this trip, the Winslows will have to set aside their grief and come together as a family. This ebook features an illustrated biography of Peter Lerangis including rare photos and never-before-seen documents from the author's personal collection.
Supernatural spuds... mutant tubers... potatoes with a plan! What does Arnold Mayhew get when he and his friend accidentally combine a stolen test tube full of humongosaurus dinosaur growth hormone with a sack of ordinary Idaho potatoes? They get some pretty mean potatoes -- the size of ten-story buildings! Of course, Arnold's sister Courtney thinks the whole thing is a great science fair project. And his best friend Max Beekly thinks it's a hilarious practical joke. But there's nothing funny about these potatoes. They've taken over the subway system, they've invaded the baseball stadium, and they're out to destroy the city. These potatoes won't be fried, they won't be mashed, and they must be stopped...before they scallop the whole town!
Reveals the origins of Batman, Gotham City's most mysterious crime fighter.
When it is announced that the Big Spring Musical will be Grease, immediately the drama heats up. Auditions are swamped, emotions run high, and everyone is stressing to make sure that every last detail is exactly right. Meanwhile, it's all just a bit too much for Brianna, who takes some desperate measures to keep her head above water. Can the Drama Club nail their performance and keep Brianna from falling apart? It could be the chance of a lifetime, and no one wants to be the one to blow it.
Boo! Jessica's little brother Noah is terrified of ghosts. He has started hearing funny ghost noises all over the school - in the bathroom, in the halls, even in the stinky janitor's closet. At first, everyone thinks he's just trying to get attention (Noah loves attention...for anything, no matter how big or small). But soon Quincy, Max, Selena, and even Jessica start to hear ghosts,too.The Abracadabra Club's first big magic show is coming up. But it looks like it might be canceled because of a chatty ghost. They have to stop the spooky sounds before their performance is ROOOOined!
Leaving only a cryptic note, Andrew and Evie's mother vanishes on their eleventh birthday. Now, almost a year later, the twins receive a mysterious package from someone named Spy X. They soon learn that the contents of the box will lead them on an incredible journey toward finding their mother - and into a world where no one's identity can be trusted. In Book #1, Andrew and Evie aren't initially sure what to make of the package that arrives at their door soon after they move to a new town. It's filled with random things--a key, something that looks like a kaleidoscope, and other mysterious objects.
The third book in the CAHILLS VS. VESPERS series, the follow up to the worldwide bestseller THE 39 CLUES. The Vespers have crossed a line. Amy and Dan were devastated when the Vespers kidnapped seven Cahills around the world, holding them hostage until Amy and Dan delivered an impossible ransom. But at least the hostages were Cahills -- members of the world's most powerful family, trained to face all odds. Now the Vespers have gone too far. They've kidnapped Atticus, an innocent 11-year-old boy and Dan's only friend. Now Dan and Amy are in the struggle of their lives. Because if they can't outwit the Vespers, the unthinkable will happen ... Atticus will die.
A troubled ghost begs the new girl in town to help him rest in peaceNobody knows exactly what happened the night Nguyen Trang drove off the cliff. When Kirsten Wilkes moves to Port Lincoln, she hears all kinds of rumors about the strange Vietnamese boy's death. Was it suicide? An accident? Was there anybody else in the car? Even though her family has just moved into Nguyen's new house, Kirsten doesn't have time for rumors. She's too busy trying to make it through driver's ed alive. Kirsten is one of the worst drivers Port Lincoln has ever seen. The only thing that makes the class bearable is Rob Maxson and his dreamy green eyes. But when Nguyen's ghost appears in Kirsten's bedroom, begging her to bring his murderers to justice, she begins to fear that driver's ed isn't the only thing that could get her killed. This ebook features an illustrated biography of Peter Lerangis including rare photos and never-before-seen documents from the author's personal collection.
Trapped in Antarctic ice, Jack Winslow and his sons fight to get homeIt has been nearly a year since Jack Winslow and his two sons, Colin and Andrew, set out to conquer Antarctica. While Colin and most of the crew stayed behind on the ship, Andrew made a dash for the South Pole, nearly dying in the process. When he returns to the Mystery, frostbitten and frail, the ship has become wedged between two ice floes. As the crew hacks at the ice with pick-axes, trying desperately to free the ship, the ice shifts, shattering the hull and giving the Winslows and their team just enough time to gather provisions before the Mystery plummets into the frigid water. Hundreds of miles of ice and sea stand between the Winslows and safety. As food becomes scarce, the crew begins grumbling of mutiny. Colin and Andrew are tired, hungry, and freezing cold--but their struggle for survival has only just begun. This ebook features an illustrated biography of Peter Lerangis including rare photos and never-before-seen documents from the author's personal collection.
It's a new school year, and for Casey Chang it's a chance to make a fresh start away from the bad memories in her old town. But for the Drama Club of Ridgefield High, it means a chance to recruit new members. And Brianna Glaser-the Type A co-president of the club-has her sights set on the new girl. But Casey soon finds herself sucked into the excitement and drama. For these kids, Drama Club isn't just about a school play, it's about passion and dreams and the future. All Casey wanted was a new life for herself, but Drama Club has opened up a whole new world. .
[from the back cover] "Stage Fright The new rock musical Danger Zone is living up to its title. Its star, George Brandon, has just been recast as a victim. At the rate accidents are happening to him--on and off stage--he's never going to make it to Broadway. So the Three Investigators get into the act... putting on the grease paint and doing a wild song and dance...to point the spotlight at a dark plot that could spell curtains for them all." In the Crimebusters series The Three investigators are seventeen with girlfriends, jobs and their own cars. Stocky Jupe is still overweight and the brains of the outfit. Handsome, girl magnet Bob, who works with rock bands still keeps records and does much of the research, and between dates, athletic Pete is ready for action. Check out these sometimes funny, action driven, danger and adventure filled mysteries in the Bookshare collection including #1 Hot Wheels, #2 Murder To Go, #3 Rough Stuff, #4 Funny Business, #5 An Ear for Danger, #6 Thriller Diller, #7 Reel Trouble, #8 Shoot the Works, #10 Long Shot. #11 Fatal Error and #12 Brain Wash. This series gets better and better! If you like mysteries with teen investigators don't miss the original 3 Investigators series, the complete 43 novel set, in the Bookshare collection starting with #1 The Secret of Terror Castle , #2 The Mystery of the Stuttering Parrot and #3 The Mystery of the Whispering mummy, ending with the last 3 books, #41. The Mystery of the Creep-Show Crooks, #42 The Mystery of Wrecker's Rock and #43 The Mystery of the Cranky Collector.
Evie and Andrew have always wondered what happened to their mother after she disappeared on their birthday. Now they are starting to find out ... and the results are very surprising. Their mother was into something big, and now the twins are being drawn in as well. Nobody - not their baby-sitter, not their new school friend, not a pair of menacing bikers - is who he or she appears to be. But Evie and Andrew will have to uncover the truth if they ever want to see their mother again.
To stay alive, an adopted girl must discover the secret of her birthWhen her parents tell her that she is adopted, Eve is upset but not surprised. After all, she doesn't look like her parents, and has always felt a strange distance from them. But as she approaches her fourteenth birthday, something begins to feel very wrong. While skiing, she sees a girl about her age die suddenly of a heart attack. A few days later, Eve learns that the girl's sudden death is part of a pattern of fourteen-year-olds dying of strange causes, based on a chromosomal defect. One of the dead is Alexis, a girl who looks exactly like Eve. Eve tracks down Alexis's parents, hoping she has finally found her real family--but it turns out Alexis was adopted too. Something is killing fourteen-year-old children, and finding out where she comes from is the only way for Eve to save herself. This ebook features an illustrated biography of Peter Lerangis including rare photos and never-before-seen documents from the author's personal collection.
A teenage girl follows a mysterious boy to an island with a dark secretSince she was born, Rachel's whole life has been planned out for her, from prep school to the Ivy League to a job as a doctor or lawyer. Only her grandfather understands that, at thirteen, she would rather just be a kid. Rachel is suffering through a boring yacht party when she catches the eye of a busboy who, like her, doesn't seem to belong. He convinces her to do something impulsive: She jumps off the boat to take a dip in the ocean. It's the biggest mistake she'll ever make. Rachel nearly drowns, and wakes up on the beach of a mysterious island called Onieron. It's almost like a theatrical summer camp, with boys and girls in costumes, having fun. Though it's nice at first, soon Rachel just wants to go home. But leaving the island is something the Onieronians will never allow. This ebook features an illustrated biography of Peter Lerangis including rare photos and never-before-seen documents from the author's personal collection.
THE LUNCH THAT WOULDN'T LEAVE. Can planetary life come from a bucket of slop? Ethan Krantz doesn't think so, no matter what his science teacher says. Then one day during science lab he cooks up a little science project of his own, a disgusting concoction of chemicals worse than anything ever served in the cafeteria. Its just a joke, of course. So when the goo accidentally on purpose makes its way into the lunch special of the day, Ethan never dreams that it could cause a new life-form. Now a hideous bloblike creature has sprung from the depths of the always gross but merely deadly spinach, garbanzo bean, and garlic Casserole. And it could turn into the lunch that stayed for dinner unless Ethan and his friends can find a way to turn it into compost. In a school for science geniuses Ethan is the only normal kid and it may be up to him to save the world.
Something is wrong in Lab 6--what are Sam's parents hiding?Sam Hughes has always been too smart for his own good. It's in his genes--both his parents are scientists who specialize in artificial intelligence--and sometimes it gets him into trouble. Sick of the bully who always steals his computer homework, Sam gives him a disk laced with a virus as a prank. To escape the bully's wrath, Sam runs and hides in his parents' lab. Inside, Sam hears a voice calling to him from behind a locked door labeled "Lab 6." His parents are in there, and though he can hear them, he doesn't understand what they're talking about. Are his parents hiding a body in their lab? Something strange is going on, and Sam knows the answers lie somewhere in Lab 6. This ebook features an illustrated biography of Peter Lerangis including rare photos and never-before-seen documents from the author's personal collection.
You have traveled back to a time when dinosaurs rule the earth. You're alone in a prehistoric pine forest when a huge dinosaur -- a flesh-eating megalosaurus -- comes staggering toward you. It looks sick and weak -- but suddenly it turns on you with a tremendous roar! You can run from the angry creature or jump quickly to another era. Your decision can lead you to safety -- or leave you stranded in time! Are you ready to face the danger?
To find his missing father, a young boy must cross over to another dimensionIt's been six months since David Moore's father disappeared. After months of strange behavior--baby talk, forgetfulness--he simply vanished forever. The Public Guardians searched Franklin City, but they couldn't turn up a single clue. David is beginning to give up hope when his subrail train stops between stations at the abandoned Granite Street platform. On the other side of the glass he sees a crowd of people. In the middle is his father, waving. When a psychic suggests that David may have the power to see into another dimension, he and his friends scour the city in search of a portal to the other side. To learn if his father is alive or dead, David will need to discover the secrets of the abandoned station. Last Stop was selected by the American Library Association as a 1999 Best Book for Reluctant Young Adult Readers. This ebook features an illustrated biography of Peter Lerangis including rare photos and never-before-seen documents from the author's personal collection.
Malcom Crowe is a child psychologist who takes on the task of curing a young boy with the same ills as an ex-patient. This boy "sees dead people".