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Empire of Night (Vampirates #5)

by Justin Somper

After the surprising revelation of the Tempest family history, twins Connor and Grace face a newly-defined future marked by their Vampirate roots. Meanwhile, Sidorio's evil Vampirate Empire continues its expansion, making it tragically apparent that no ship is safe. As for the pirates, they have a new mission: wipe out the vampirates.There's a bloody battle brewing in the seas, and each crew will need all hands on deck. And, this time, Grace and Connor may find themselves fighting for their lives-or against each other.

Empower

by Jessica Shirvington

It's all come down to this. The final battle between Angels and Exiles is about to begin in this stunning conclusion to the must-read series Entertainment Weekly calls "addictive." Two years ago, Violet Eden walked away from her home, her friends, the Academy, and hardest of all, she walked away from her soul mate, Lincoln. But it's time to stop running. Violet must find out who she really is--and exactly what she is capable of--before the abilities the angels gave her are turned against them. She is all that stands between the forces of good and evil... It's time to make a choice

Empress of the World

by Sara Ryan

Nicola Lancaster is spending her summer at the Siegel Institute, a hothouse of smart, intense teenagers. She soon falls in with Katrina (Manic Computer Chick), Isaac (Nice-Guy-Despite-Himself), Kevin (Inarticulate Composer) . . . and Battle, a beautiful blond dancer. The two become friends--and then, startlingly, more than friends. What do you do when you think you're attracted to guys, and then you meet a girl who steals your heart? A trailblazing debut, reissued with an introduction by acclaimed author David Levithan, and copious back matter, including three graphic novel stories by Sara Ryan (and artists Steve Leiber, Dylan Meconis, and Natalie Nourigat) about the characters. .

Empty World

by John Christopher

When Neil survives a deadly plague and plunges into solitude, he must question everything in this gripping adventure from critically acclaimed Tripods author John Christopher.Neil's world is shattered when he and his family are involved in a horrible car accident that leaves him an orphan. He is sent to live in a small village with his grandparents, whom he loves but doesn't really know.Soon, a devastating illness, the Calcutta Plague, begins making the headlines. After killing thousands of people in India in just a few months, the disease begins to spread much farther, quickly sweeping across the world and eventually settling in the same village where Neil resides. The sickness is a strange one, affecting only the adults and none of the children, and soon Neil finds himself an orphan once more.Alone, Neil travels to London in search of other survivors of the plague. There he finds a strange world of fear and suspicion, where friends can be enemies and people will do anything to survive. In this time of strife, amid the excitement and loneliness of his solitude, can Neil find a way to focus on what matters most?

Emville Confidential

by Don Trembath

Baron dreams of being like his favorite hard-boiled detectives: tough, sexy and in control. In reality he's anything but, as his older sister, Kitty, never fails to point out. When a new client presents herself at their backyard detective agency, Baron and his best friend, Myles, are suddenly at odds. Will Wilson, new in town and lonely, choose Baron or Myles -- or neither? What happened to her sister's blue whale? And her sister? But the biggest mystery of all is whether Baron will ever tell Wilson how he feels.

En la frontera

by Cormac Mccarthy

Dos adoslescentes campesinos, en medio de un paisaje hostil, irán descubriendo las crueles reglas del mundo adulto. Segunda parte de la Trilogía de la Frontera.

The Enchanted Forest Chronicles

by Patricia C. Wrede

Collected together for the first time in a digital format are Patricia C. Wrede's hilarious adventure stories about Cimorene, the princess who refuses to be proper. Every one of Cimorene's adventures is included--Dealing with Dragons, Searching for Dragons, Calling on Dragons, and Talking to Dragons--in a single ebook.

Enchantress from the Stars

by Sylvia Engdahl

Enchantress from the Stars is an independent, 290 page science fantasy novel first published in 1970 and written by the highly acclaimed Sylvia Engdahl. This edition contains a forward by Lois Lowry. The combination of magic, technology, and psychic powers in the novel is based on Engdahl's theory that civilizations evolve through three stages of belief and morality. The survey force of the galactic government is dedicated to the shielding of planets that have fledgling human cultures from anything that might interfere with their natural development. Elana and her father are sent on a mission to save the magic believing inhabitants of Andrecia, who are protected, from the primitive colonizing efforts of a neighboring star system, whose race is also protected. <P><P> The summary by Penguin Books reads as follows:<P> Elana is a member of a supremely advanced intersteller civilization on a mission to the medieval planet Andrecia. To her shock, she becomes the key to a dangerous plan to turn back an invasion by an aggressive, space-faring "Youngling" species. How can she possibly help the Andrecians, who still believe in magic and superstition, without revealing her alien origins? Apprentice Medical Officer Jarel knows that the Imperial Exploration Corps doesn't consider the Andrecians to be human, and he has seen the atrocious treatment the natives get from his people. How can Jarel make a difference, when he alone regrets the destruction his people bring?<P> Georyn, son of an Andrecian woodcutter, knows only that there is a dragon on the other side of the enchanted forest, and he is prepared to do whatever it takes to defeat it. To him, Elana is the Enchantress from the Stars who has come to test him, to prove he is worthy... <P> A NEWBERY HONOR BOOK <P> WINNER OF THE PHOENIX AWARD

Enclave

by Ann Aguirre

In a post-apocalyptic future, fifteen-year-old Deuce, a loyal Huntress, brings back meat while avoiding the Freaks outside her enclave, but when she is partnered with the mysterious outsider, Fade, she begins to see that the strict ways of the elders may be wrong--and dangerous.

Encounter at Easton

by Avi

To young Elizabeth Mawes and Robert Linnly, runaway indentured servants, Easton Township means hope after a long and terrifying journey northward. With jobs, security, and freedom so near, Elizabeth is suffering from a fever caused by a festering arm wound. She can go no farther. She can't even keep her eyes open. Desperate to save her, Robert asks for help from a gentle but destitute mad hermit woman and seeks employment from a man he feels he can trust. Life is perilous for these children in mid 18th century Pennsylvania. Robert faces danger and hardship at every turn and he and those around him make moral choices which reflect American culture of 250 years ago. As usual the characters and action in Avi's gripping story make it impossible to put the book down until the end.

Encounters: 15 Stirring Tales and Exciting Encounters

by Burton Goodman

This book contains 15 outstanding stories, each of recognized literary value. Within these pages you will find time-honored authors, as well as present-day writers. You will find, too, that many countries and cultures are represented. As the title suggests, each selection in this volume involves an encounter. There are, of course, many different kinds of encounters. As you might expect, there are encounters with enemies and danger. But characters also look within themselves, as they encounter questions dealing with personal courage and conscience.

Encounters: Themes in Literature (3rd Edition)

by G. Robert Carlsen Ruth Christoffer Carlsen

A thematically arranged anthology of poems, short stories, plays, and novellas for the 10th grade reader.

Encyclopedia Brown and the Case of the Carnival Crime

by Donald J. Sobol

Ten exciting new adventures for the famous boy detective! Everyone's favorite fifth-grade gumshoe is back on the case! Following the classic Encyclopedia Brown formula, this installment presents ten mysteries, complete with answers at the end of the book that allow the reader to solve the cases along with the boy detective. Join Encyclopedia Brown as he takes on cases of giant diamonds, lazy lions, a country singer, and of course a trip to the carnival. #147;I loved Encyclopedia Brown as a kid. "#151;Junot Diaz, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao

Encyclopedia Brown and the Case of the Dead Eagles

by Donald J. Sobol

Solve some more puzzling mysteries with super sleuth Encyclopedia Brown!Leroy Brown is back in the Encyclopedia Brown series. As Idaville's ten-year-old star detective, Encyclopedia has an uncanny knack for trivia. With his unconventional knowledge, he solves mysteries for the neighborhood kids through his own detective agency. But his dad also happens to be the chief of the Idaville police department, and every night around the dinner table, Encyclopedia helps him solve some of the most baffling crimes. With ten confounding mysteries, not only does Encyclopedia have a chance to solve them, but readers are given all the clues as well and can chime in with their own solutions. Interactive and fun, it's classic Encyclopedia Brown! "I loved Encyclopedia Brown as a kid."--Junot Diaz, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao

Encyclopedia Brown and the Case of the Soccer Scheme (Encyclopedia Brown Series #28)

by Donald J. Sobol James Bernadin

For fifty years, Encyclopedia Brown has been the best boy detective on the block and a favorite character for generations of middle-grade readers. Following the classic formula, this installment presents ten mysteries, complete with answers at the end of the book that allow the reader to solve the cases, too. Join Encyclopedia as he takes on the cases of an African killfish, a library book vandal, and a nail-biting soccer game. "I loved Encyclopedia Brown as a kid."--Junot Diaz, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao

Encyclopedia Brown and the Case of the Two Spies

by Donald J. Sobol

The young sneaker-clad super sleuth saves the day again in a collection of ten short mysteries that invite readers to puzzle out the solutions before consulting the answers in the back of the book.

Encyclopedia Brown, Boy Detective

by Donald J. Sobol

A Civil War sword...A watermelon stabbing...Missing roller skates...A trapeze artist's inheritance...And an eyewitness who's legally blind!Theses are just some of the ten brain-twisting mysteries that Encyclopedia Brown must solve by using his famous computerlike brain. Try to crack the cases along with him--the answer to all the mysteries are found in the back!

Encyclopedia Brown Double Mystery (Encyclopedia Brown Series #3)

by Donald J. Sobol

This special introductory offer features some of Encyclopedia Brown's first cases ever: "The Case of the Bank Robber" and "The Case of the Happy Nephew." These stories are great for readers new to the series and wonderful nostalgia for those who grew up solving mysteries with the boy detective.

Encyclopedia Brown Saves the Day

by Donald J. Sobol

Ten mysteries for ten-year-old Encyclopedia Brown, his partner, Sally, and the reader to solve. Solutions are given at the back of the book.

Encyclopedia Brown Saves the Day

by Donald J. Sobol

A camper who's been bound and gagged...A stolen bike wheel...Two kidnapped pigs...A boy with wings...And a foot-warmer inventor who accidentally puts his own foot right in his mouth!These are just some of the ten brain-twisting mysteries that Encyclopedia Brown must solve by using his famous computerlike brain. Try to crack the cases along with him--the answer to all the mysteries are found in the back!

Encyclopedia Brown Solves Them All

by Donald J. Sobol

Leroy Brown is back in the next six books in the Encyclopedia Brown series. As Idaville's ten-year-old star detective, Encyclopedia has an uncanny knack for trivia. <P><P>With his unconventional knowledge, he solves mysteries for the neighborhood kids through his own detective agency. But his dad also happens to be the chief of the Idaville police department, and every night around the dinner table, Encyclopedia helps him solve some of the most baffling crimes. With ten confounding mysteries in each book, not only does Encyclopedia have a chance to solve them, but readers are given all the clues as well and can chime in with their own solutions. Interactive and fun--it's classic Encyclopedia Brown!"I loved Encyclopedia Brown as a kid."--Junot Diaz, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao

Encyclopedia Brown, Super Sleuth (Encyclopedia Brown Series #25)

by Donald J. Sobol

With a knack for trivia, Encyclopedia solves mysteries for the neighborhood kids through his own detective agency. But his dad is also the chief of police, and every night Encyclopedia helps him solve his most baffling crimes. Join Encyclopedia Brown as he solves ten new and even more confounding mysteries, including a case of a stolen watch, disappearing money, a headless ghost, and more. And with the clues given in each case, you can solve these mysteries too! Interactive and chock-full of interesting bits of information, it's classic Encyclopedia Brown! "I loved Encyclopedia Brown as a kid."--Junot Diaz, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao

Encyclopedia Brown Takes the Case (Encyclopedia Brown Series #10)

by Donald J. Sobol

As Idaville's ten-year-old star detective, Encyclopedia has an uncanny knack for trivia. With his unconventional knowledge, he solves mysteries for the neighborhood kids through his own detective agency. But his dad also happens to be the chief of the Idaville police department, and every night around the dinner table, Encyclopedia helps him solve some of the most baffling crimes. With ten confounding mysteries in each book, not only does Encyclopedia have a chance to solve them, but readers are given all the clues as well and can chime in with their own solutions. Interactive and fun--it's classic Encyclopedia Brown! "I loved Encyclopedia Brown as a kid."--Junot Diaz, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao

The End (A Series of Unfortunate Events #13)

by Lemony Snicket Brett Helquist Michael Kupperman

Like an off-key violin concert, the Roman Empire, or food poisoning, all things must come to an end. Thankfully, this includes A Series of Unfortunate Events by Lemony Snicket. The thirteenth and final installment in the groundbreaking series will answer readers' most burning questions: Will Count Olaf prevail? Will the Baudelaires survive? Will the series end happily? If there's nothing out there, what was that noise? Then again, why trouble yourself with unfortunate resolutions? Avoid the thirteenth and final book of Lemony Snicket's international bestselling series and you'll never have to know what happens. Ages 10+

The End of the Trail

by Franklin W. Dixon

Hiking the Appalachian Trail with their friends, Chet, Phil, and Biff, the Hardys hit a snag when daredevil Biff gets hurt. The old mining town of Morgan's Quarry is the nearest place for help. But even the run-down, isolated town turns menacing when two tough locals drop a bag full of money in front of the brothers! Joe and Frank are stonewalled when they ask about the money. The roads are washed out, the phones are down, and a crumbling mansion hides a gold mine of secrets. Every fork in the road leads to more danger...and everyone in Morgan's Quarry seems bent on making sure the boys don't make it out alive

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