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.
At the turn of the 20th century, a secret American expedition was made to discover the South Pole, headed by explorer James Winslow. Encountering harsh conditions and tensions among crew members, the crew aboard the "Mystery" was forced to retreat. This book relates the harrowing expedition and the year-long trek back to civilization.
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.
What is going on in Lab 6? Whatever it is, Sam Hughes is somehow involved. He hears a strange voice calling from within his mind and from behind the lab door. The closer Sam gets to the truth, the more the danger grows. The secret of Lab 6 will blow him away.
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.
David Moore lives in the city. Six months ago, his father disappeared. Now David has seen him again... in an abandoned subway station, surrounded by a mysterious crowd of ghostlike people. No one else sees this. No one else can. Is David's father dead? Or is he... elsewhere?? In order to find out, David must enter the world of the WATCHERS.
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".
A few kids in elementary school create their own "magic club" and are inspired about magic and learning tricks with magic. They happen to find out that one of the club's members chants a magical phrase and real rabbits start appearing everywhere. Soon enough, they find out that the simplest instances can lead to the most complicating problems in life.
Anything can happen when you wave your magic wand!Quincy, Jessica, Max, and Selena knew their field trip would be the perfect place to practice their magic tricks. But they had no idea they would find a secret treasure map buried deep in the forest. Suddenly jewels and magic are just a treasure hunt away!The Abracadabra Club has a chance to dig up this magical mystery. But with yucky Andrew Flingus getting in the way, they may never make it out of the woods.
It's been almost a full year since Andrew and Evie's mom disappeared, and the twins are determined to find her. They've been following her trail, decoding the clues she's left them. And that trail is drawing them closer to their mother than ever before. But now the Company is on to the fact that Mom is communicating with the twins -- and they'll do anything to get to her first. The Company's agents are desperate to intercept Mom's messages. It's up to Andrew and Evie to stop them -- and to find Mom before her enemies do.
Check in and die... The hooded figure wielding a scythe is still at large on the glamorous east coast resort of Essex Island, but will he claim another victim? Erica, Anna, Martin and Carter are walking a knife edge, not knowing when or where the killer will strike next...
A mysterious camera gives Adam the chance to change the pastIn the dead of a Vermont winter, Adam, Edgar, and Lianna skate onto the pond to practice hockey. Suddenly, a crack in the ice sends the two boys tumbling into the frozen water. When he wakes up, Adam remembers nothing--and his best friend is dead. Four years later, guilt haunts Adam. He and his friends are playing laser tag near the pond when he stumbles over a backpack. Inside is a video camera that lets him see into the past. Once he realizes its power, Adam has a chance to learn what really happened that day on the ice. But will the camera let him undo his mistake? This ebook features an illustrated biography of Peter Lerangis including rare photos and never-before-seen documents from the author's personal collection.
Adam Sarno is a Watcher. His new video camera can rewind reality. Just point, focus, and see the past unfold. Then he steps into the picture.
An action-packed and comedic novelization tells the full story of Miguel and Tulio's journey to the lost city of gold, highlighting the film "Gold and Glory: The Road to El Dorado."
Follow the story of Jack McKinley in the mysterious, action-packed adventure series that takes place throughout the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. Jack discovers a secret organization on a hidden island and becomes the leader of a mission to retrieve seven lost magical orbs. As Jack and his three friends realize their lives are at stake, they have no choice but to accept the quest and embark on the challenge of their lives. Four friends. Six months. Seven Wonders. One goal.This collection includes books 1 through 3 in this bestselling series (The Colossus Rises, Lost in Babylon, and The Tomb of Shadows). It also includes the thrilling prequel novella to book 1, Seven Wonders Journals: The Select, plus Seven Wonders Journals: The Orphan, a short novella that chronicles a key character's valiant battle to rescue her best friend.
One Boy Jack McKinley is an ordinary kid with an extraordinary problem. In a few months, he's going to die. One Mission Jack needs to find seven magic loculi that, when combined, have the power to cure him. One Problem The loculi are the relics of a lost civilization and haven't been seen in thousands of years. Seven Wonders Because they're hidden in the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. The thrills begin in The Colossus Rises, the first installment in the epic seven-book adventure series Seven Wonders, from master storyteller and bestselling 39 Clues series author Peter Lerangis. The highly anticipated series has received early praise from Rick Riordan, author of the Percy Jackson series, who says, "A high-octane mix of modern adventure and ancient secrets, The Colossus Rises is Lerangis's most gripping work yet. Young readers will love this story. I can't wait to see what's next in the Seven Wonders series!"
Percy Jackson meets Indiana Jones in the New York Times bestselling epic adventure Seven Wonders Lost in Babylon is the second book in a seven-book series, chronicling the adventures of Jack McKinley and his race to find the Loculi that have been hidden in the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. In Lost in Babylon, Jack travels to the Hanging Gardens of Babylon, where he discovers a world out of time and is faced with a dilemma unlike any hed ever imagined. Rick Riordan calls Seven Wonders "a high-octane mix of modern adventure and ancient secrets. The Colossus Rises is Lerangiss most gripping work yet. Young readers will love this story. I cant wait to see whats next in the Seven Wonders series "
Percy Jackson meets Indiana Jones in the New York Times bestselling epic adventure Seven Wonders! Lost in Babylon is the second book in a seven-book series by master storyteller Peter Lerangis. This sequel to the bestselling The Colossus Rises chronicles Jack McKinley and his friends as they carry on their mission to save their lives--and the world--by locating seven magic orbs called Loculi, which are hidden in the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. After defeating the Colossus of Rhodes and capturing the first of the Loculi, their friend Marco has disappeared. With no leads, no clues, and no one else to turn to, the kids have no choice but to trust Professor Bhegad and the Karai Institute again as they head off to Babylon.Rick Riordan, author of the Percy Jackson series, praised Seven Wonders Book 1: The Colossus Rises as "a high-octane mix of modern adventure and ancient secrets. Young readers will love this story. I can't wait to see what's next in the Seven Wonders series!"
Percy Jackson meets Indiana Jones in the New York Times bestselling adventure Seven Wonders! The Tomb of Shadows is the third in a seven-book series by master storyteller Peter Lerangis. This sequel to the bestselling Lost in Babylon and The Colossus Rises chronicles the adventures of Jack McKinley and his friends in a life-or-death race to the Mausoleum at Halicarnassus. In the rubble of this Wonder of the Ancient World, they have to face down their own demons and engage in an epic battle with foes long gone. But when promises are broken, blood is spilled--and the Select are left with no choice but to destroy the one thing that might have saved them all.Rick Riordan, author of the Percy Jackson series, praised Seven Wonders Book 1: The Colossus Rises as "a high-octane mix of modern adventure and ancient secrets. Young readers will love this story. I can't wait to see what's next in the Seven Wonders series!"
Percy Jackson meets Indiana Jones in the New York Times bestselling epic adventure Seven Wonders!The Curse of the King is the fourth book in a seven-book series by master storyteller Peter Lerangis. This sequel to The Tomb of Shadows, Lost in Babylon, and The Colossus Rises chronicles the adventures of Jack McKinley and his friends as they face their greatest challenge yet--the long-lost Statue of Zeus. In their struggle to undo what's been done and unlock the secrets of this Wonder of the Ancient World, our heroes must confront gods, relive old battles, and face down their own destiny to save themselves--and the world--from destruction.Rick Riordan, author of the Percy Jackson series, praised Seven Wonders Book 1: The Colossus Rises as "a high-octane mix of modern adventure and ancient secrets. Young readers will love this story. I can't wait to see what's next in the Seven Wonders series!"
Discover the history behind the mystery of the epic New York Times bestselling series Seven Wonders with this original novella.In Seven Wonders Book 2 we met Daria, a twelve-year-old orphan abandoned among the Babylonians. The Orphan chronicles her valiant battle to rescue her best friend from certain death and to escape the only city she's ever called home.Read the stories. Join the quest. The Seven Wonders await.
From the lost Journals of the Seven Wonders saga comes the story of Burt Wenders--one of the first of the chosen kids to be marked as "The Select." In this thrilling prequel to Book 1, delve into the mystery and the magic of Seven Wonders, the brand-new adventure series from Peter Lerangis, the bestselling author of several books in the 39 Clues series. It's the year 1894, and thirteen-year-old Burt and his father are on an archaeological expedition gone wrong. After a tumultuous boat ride, Burt and the archaeologists find themselves stranded on what seems to be a deserted island. That is, seems to be deserted until Burt starts hearing music that no one else can hear . . . and blacking out with no explanation. Maybe there is something to Burt's father's expedition after all? All but tortured by his surroundings, Burt ventures to find out. He can only hope to survive.
True story of Minik, an Eskimo boy who is seized from his tribe in 1897 Greenland by famed explorer Robert Peary, along with five other Eskimos, to be "presented" to the American Museum of Natural History.