Even though Jeff Ryan lives in The Weird Zone, some things still freak him out. Jeff has discovered creatures from space digging tunnels under his house. Pretty weird, huh? the space invaders are creating a whole city underground. Jeff and his friends have to stop the invasion! Will they be able to ward off the furry creatures?
Tony Abbott combines the best of the action, suspense, and humor that has made DROON a hit for almost a decade -- and takes it to the next level in this spooky new middle grade series. Could the road to the afterlife be a two-way street? Derek's brother Ronny isn't himself. No, really. Ronny's body has been taken over by the long-dead soul of a man named Virgil Black. Lucky for him, Virgil is one of the good guys. Not all of them are. In fact, a Legion of evil souls is staging a serious comeback. And they're staging it at Bayou Malpierre, the site of Derek's most horrible nightmare. That nightmare is about to get even worse. . . .
A huge creature with bad breath comes into the open through the cafeteria floor, and only a brainy plan involving cauliflower and broccoli can hold back the beast.
Grover's Mill, a town where strange is normal, is under attack from the queen of the octopus monsters and her sidekick, Gigantopus.
Eric and his friends must use Queen Zara's chariot to rescue a wizard who is trapped on Droon's moon.
When Neal turns into a giant bug, Eric and Julie rush him back to Droon. Princess Keeah thinks there is a cure in the fantastical City in the Clouds. Of course they only have one day before the city disappears for an entire year! -amazon.com
Derek Stone has suffered a horrible train accident, which left his brother and father dead -- and left Derek all alone. Until his brother, Ronny, reappears weeks later, alive and well. But Ronny doesn't seem like himself. Since the train accident, he seems ...like someone else. Derek is haunted by suspicions, uncertainty, and fear. But he's also haunted by something even more real. He's hearing voices, and everything around him -- including Ronny -- seems a little off. Could the road to the afterlife be a two-way street?
Bestselling author Tony Abbott's epic new middle-grade series the Copernicus Legacy begins with The Forbidden Stone, a thrilling adventure packed with puzzles, intrigue, and action.Wade, Lily, Darrell, and Becca fly from Texas to Germany for the funeral of an old family friend. But instead of just paying their respects, they wind up on a dangerous, mind-blowing quest to unlock an ancient, guarded secret that could destroy the fate of the world.Fans of Rick Riordan and Ridley Pearson will love this first book in an exciting series that takes the reader all over the globe in a race to find pieces of a mysterious hidden past--before it's too late.Supports the Common Core State Standards.
An adventure story which clearly explains that the characters in the story are in a world of dreams which may never end for them at all.
"...there is..." Mrs. Tracy was saying quietly, "there is something we need to know about Jessica..." From this moment on, life is never quite the same for Tom and his seventh-grade classmates. They learn that Jessica has been in a fire and was badly burned, and will be attending St. Catherine's while getting medical treatments. Despite her horrifying appearance and the fear she evokes in him and most of the class, Tom slowly develops a tentative friendship with Jessica that changes his life. Tony Abbott is the author of over 35 books for young readers, including the extremely popular The Secrets of Droon series. In Firegirl he has written a powerful book that will show readers that even the smallest of gestures can have a profound impact on someone's life.
The city of Ut is a city of secrets. Mysteriously, it only appears once every one hundred years. And to enter, you need the key, which is kept in the magical bottle of Ut. Eric, Keeah, and the others need to get inside the city to help a friend. The good genie, Hoja, is being held prisoner there, and he needs rescuing! They have discovered the secret of the magic bottle, and so they know they can get inside the city walls. But what they don't know is that Ut holds other secrets. Dark, dangerous secrets. Secrets that involve a certain sorcerer named Sparr...
Ko is back in power -- and nothing in Droon is safe! His beasts have found a lightning-powered submarine hidden in the secret Fortress of the Treasure Queen. Now Eric and his friends have to stop Ko before he destroys Jaffa City. But first they'll need help from their worst enemy -- Lord Sparr. If he can be trusted . . . .
The last few weeks of Derek's life have taken one horrifying turn after another. A dead soul reanimated his brother's body. A Legion of souls returned to wage war on the living. And Derek discovered that his role in the war is more pivotal -- and more terrifying -- than he ever could have imagined. Now it all comes down to this. The Rift between the worlds of the living and the dead has to be closed forever. It seems like an impossible task. And it rests squarely on the shoulders of a fourteen-year-old, slightly overweight, not particularly heroic kid named Derek Stone.
Eric, Neal, and Julie have a big problem on their hands. Galen the Wizard had warned them never to bring anything from Droon into the Upper World. But Julie has brought a bracelet by mistake, and it's turned Eric's dad into a ghost in Droon! Now the kids must find him or he'll end up in the Land of the Lost forever.
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Jeff, Mara, Brian, and Kelly are Goofballs and proud of it. Goofball private eyes. Together, they solve mysteries. How do they discover the truth? They use funny disguises (dressing up in aluminum foil), nutty inventions (dropped notes the bad guys must stop to read), and their secret weapon: Sparky the Goofdog!When super-rich kid Randall Crandall asks the Goofballs to help him protect his world-famous collection from a notorious thief, they can't wait to get started. Randall's hosting a superhero party, and the detectives will have to blend in to sniff out the criminal. Crazy costumes and off-the-wall schemes mean this is going to be the Goofballs' goofiest mystery yet.
The Badger Point School is holding a talent show, and the Goofballs - sleuths Jeff Bunter, Mara Lubin, Kelly Smitts, and Brian Rooney - are set to be its stars. That is if the show even happens, with problems and mysteries at every turn. A giant pink tuba goes missing, the costumes are all the wrong size, and the talent show's director disappears before the cast's eyes. Good thing that the Goofballs are expert detectives. Funny, punny, and full of fun, this latest case in the Goofballs series will be eagerly devoured by old and new fans, alike.
Fans of Dav Pilkey's The Adventure of Ook and Gluke and Paricia Reilly Giff's ZigZag Kids series will flock to this chapterbook series full of slapstick humor and silly situations by the wildly popular Tony Abbott, author of The Secrets of Droon Series.When the Goofballs--Jeff, Brian, Mara, and Kelly--hear about a house that might be haunted, where someone disappeared years before, it sounds like the perfect case for them to solve on Halloween. But they'll need their best sleuthing skills and, of course, the help of the Goofdog, because this may be their silliest--and scariest--mystery yet!
Fans of Dav Pilkey's The Adventures of Ook and Glook and Patricia Reilly Giff's ZigZag Kids will flock to this chapter-book mystery series full of slapstick humor and silly situations by the wildly popular Tony Abbott, author of the Secrets of Droon series. Jeff, Mara, Brian, and Kelly are Goofballs and proud of it. Goofball private eyes. Together, they solve mysteries. How do they discover the truth? They use funny disguises, nutty inventions, and their secret weapon: Sparky the Goofdog!Objects have been disappearing from Ms. Becker's kindergarten classroom - blocks, an easel, even the class goldfish! Luckily, the Goofballs are ready to go undercover to help their former teacher learn the truth. But posing as teachers is hard work, especially when the entire class may be as smart as Kelly, as observant as Jeff, as creative as Mara, and as goofy as Brian. Everyone's a suspect, and every time the Goofballs turn their backs, something else vanishes. Soon, the whole classroom will be gone!Have the Goofballs been out-goofed? These young sleuths have never failed so solve a case, and they don't intend to start now!
Jaffa City is under a spell of ice and snow. Even Galen the wizard is frozen solid! Eric, Julie, and Princess Keeah have to figure out a way to break Lord Sparr's curse. But they better hurry or they might get frozen, too.
When Neal's dog Snorky slips into the magical closet, the kids have no choice but send him to Droon. It's a lucky thing they do, though, because a strange thing has just occurred in the land of Oobja, An earthquake has uncovered the remains of an ancient Droon city called Tarkoom-- and, what's more, the city has started to come back to life!
Underneath the steps leading to Eric's basement is a hidden storage space. It's dusty and old. But when Eric, Julie and Neal all huddle inside the gray room together, something unbelievable happens. Kids know that only magic & adventure await them!
When Zeek and Noodle tour the Paragon movie studios during a thunderstorm, they have all sorts of adventures straight out of their favorite movies.
Bah, humbug! Frankie and Devin are pretty grouchy about getting transported into "A Christmas Carol", but they have never met someone as grouchy as Ebenezer Scrooge. As they take the fastest ghost-guided tour of all time, the duo can't help but try to soften up crabby old Scrooge himself... just in time for the holidays.
An ancient snow beast wakes up and is soon destroying villages all over Droon. Eric and his friends must journey up north to the mysterious ice caves to stop the beast.
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