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Fourteen-year-old Alex Rider's uncle has been killed. They tell him it was a car accident, but the bullet holes in the windshield tell a different story. Now Alex must outsmart those who are aiming to kill him.
Will anyone take on Jake Semple? Jake Semple is notorious. Rumor has it he burned down his old school and got kicked out of every school in his home state.
Berlin 1942When Bruno returns home from school one day, he discovers that his belongings are being packed in crates.
He trains my hands for war, so that my arms can bend a bow of bronze. -from the Song of David (2 Samuel 22:35) The Bronze Bow, written by Elizabeth George Speare (author ofThe Witch of Blackbird Pond) won the Newbery Medal in 1962.
Twelve-year-old Amy knows there is some connection between Aunt Claire's old dollhouse in the attic and a deadly secret from years ago.
When they stumble upon a deserted storage yard behind the A-Z Antiques and Curio shop, Melanie and April decide it's the perfect spot for the Egypt Game. (A Newbery Honor Book.)
In the Guardians of Ga'Hoole Series Book 2, Soren, Gylfie, Twilight, and Digger make a harrowing journey to the Great Ga'Hoole Tree -- a mythical place where an order of owls rises each night to perform noble deeds -- seeking help to fight the evil afoot in the owl world.
Paul-Edward Logan, the son of a white, plantation-owner father and a slave mother, is our narrator, bound and determined to buy his own land and shape his own future at whatever cost.
Now, I don't like school, which you might say is one of the factors that got us involved with this old guy we nicknamed the Pigman. Actually, I hate school, but then again most of the time I hate everything.
Tells a story of a young boy and his life on his father's California ranch, raising a sorrel colt.
It's been over a year since Omri discovered in The Indian in the Cupboard that, with the turn of a key, he could magically bring to life the three-inch-high Indian figure he placed inside his cupboard.
Demigod Percy Jackson, still with no memory, and his new friends from Camp Jupiter, Hazel and Frank, go on a quest to free Death, but their bigger task is to unite the Greek and Roman camps so that the Prophecy of Seven can be fulfilled.
Life isn't like the movies, and eleven-year-old Turtle is no Shirley Temple. She's smart and tough and has seen enough of the world not to expect a Hollywood ending. After all, it's 1935, and jobs and money and sometimes even dreams are scarce.
French Professor Aronnax and his servant join the Abraham Lincoln, an American frigate, on a mission to find and destroy a "sea-unicorn of colossal dimensions, armed not with a halberd, but with a real spur, as the armored frigates.
A Tale of Two Cities is Charles Dickens's great historical novel, set against the violent upheaval of the French Revolution.
A teenage Jewish girl's recorded thoughts and impressions while she and her family were being hidden in a safe house during the Nazi occupation of Holland.
A young girl leaves her home in Ashville, N.C., to teach children in a rural community in the Smoky Mountains of Tennessee.
ENDURING LITERATURE ILLUMINATED BY PRACTICAL SCHOLARSHIP Dostoyevsky's penetrating study of a man for whom the distinction between right and wrong disappears, and a riveting portrait of guilt and retribution.
Willa Cather's best known novel; a narrative that recounts a life lived simply in the silence of the southwestern desert.From the Trade Paperback edition.
The story of a Dutch atheist's conversion and missionary work as a "smuggler of God's Word" into Communist countries.
This memorable biography is about Harriet Tubman, a former slave who led a heroic struggle more bravely and more successfully than any other to liberate African-Americans from slavery.
Leaving Home...forever. Like many girls her age in India, thirteen-year-old Koly is getting married. When she discovers that the husband her parents have chosen for her is sickly boy with wicked parents, Koly wishes she could flee.
When young David Balfour is orphaned, he discovers some surprising truths about his family. His meeting with his uncle Ebenezer turns out to have disastrous consequences leading to kidnap and imprisonment on board a ship bound for the Carolinas.
The anchor of The O'Reilly Factor recounts one of the most dramatic stories in American history - how one gunshot changed the country forever.