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Ant-sized Andrew together with his counsin, Judy and his robot Thudd are blown away in the Australian desert. In this desert they face many dangerous creatures as they find a way to get back to their Uncle Al.
Balto has a quiet life as a sled dog--until tragedy strikes. Dozens of children in Nome become sick with diphtheria. Without antitoxin serum, they will perish--and the closest supply is 650 miles away! The only way to get the serum to Nome is by sled, but can the dogs deliver it in time? Heading bravely into a brutal blizzard, Balto leads the race for life. A Kansas City Children's Book Award for Grades 1-3
All aboard the D. C. train for the 13th book in the Washington mystery series, Capital Mysteries! Marshall and KC have tickets to ride! They're taking the express train from Union Station-it even has a special VIP car at the back just for the vice president, the kids, and the secret service agents to travel in. But while KC and Marshall are exploring the train, someone unhitches the vice president's car! And now that someone is searching, car by car, for KC and Marshall. There's nowhere to run! Fro...
Late at night KC and Marshall are sleeping out on the White House lawn when they see suspicious lights flickering at the top of the Washington Monument. If that's not strange enough, the next day a monkey is found inside the building! KC and Marshall set off on a wild adventure to solve a 100-year-old mystery that involves a jewel thief, long-lost diamonds, and one of Washington's most famous and historic landmarks. From the Trade Paperback edition.
Jack and Annie travel back in time to a desert in the Middle East at the behest of Merlin who has given them a rhyme to help on their mission. There they meet a Bedouin tribe and learn about the way that they live. From camel rides and oases to ancient writings and dangerous sandstorms, here's another Magic Tree House filled with all the mystery, history, magic, and old-fashioned adventure that kids love to read about.From the Hardcover edition.
Merlin sends Jack and Annie on a mysterious mission to Paris, France, over a 100 years ago. There they must find four magicians and give them an urgent message from Merlin himself. When Jack and Annie land in Paris, they make their way to the 1889 World's Fair. Below the Eiffel Tower, built especially for the fair, there are thousands of exhibits from all over the world. But how will Jack and Annie find the magicians in the crowds of people? And who are the magicians anyway? Jack and Annie are about to find out in another adventure filled with history, magic, and amazing surprises!From the Hardcover edition.
Jack and Annie are off on another Merlin Mission. This time, Merlin has sent them to rescue a beautiful magical creature--the unicorn. But when they land in New York City during the Depression of the 1930s, Jack and Annie are confused. Where will they find a unicorn in a big city?From the Hardcover edition.
Merlin the Magician will not eat or sleep or speak to anyone in Camelot. What can be done? The enchantress Morgan knows who to askfor help: young Jack and Annie of Frog Creek, Pennsylvania! The brother-and-sister team quickly head off in the magic tree house on another magical and historical adventure.Their mission: discover one of the four secrets of happiness.Their journey: to a land of fierce samurai and great beauty, the capital city of Edo (now the city of Tokyo), in ancient Japan in the 1600s.Their tools: a research book to guide them and a magic wand with three special rules.In Dragon of the Red Dawn, Mary Pope Osborne transports readers back to the splendor, rich culture, and magic of traditional Japan.From the Hardcover edition.
JACK AND ANNIE are on a mission to save Merlin from his sorrows! Charged with finding the second of four secrets of happiness, the brother-and-sister team travel back in the magic tree house to the period known as the Renaissance. This time, Jack and Annie will need more than a research book and a magic wand. They'll need help from one of the greatest minds of all time. What will they learn from Leonardo da Vinci?From the Hardcover edition.
Jack and Annie continue their quest for the secrets of happiness-secrets they need if they're going to save Merlin. But when the magic tree house leads them to a tiny deserted island in the middle of the ocean, they're not sure who needs help more-Merlin or themselves! The brother and sister team are soon rescued by a ship of explorers and scientists. But the crew isn't looking for the secrets of happiness. The crew is looking for . . . a sea monster!From the Hardcover edition.
The Pee Wees are taking a train ride, going to a museum, and staying overnight in a big, fancy hotel--what a trip! Molly is excited until she learns that her parents are going to be chaperones. Things get worse when the train leaves without the Pee Wees. They do get to the big city. Then a valuable artifact is missing from the museum the troop visits. Could the sinister man staying at the Pee Wees' hotel be a thief?
Two children, KC and Marshall, are assisting the tiger keepers at the zoo and befriend Sunwoo, whose father donates a jewel to help finance the upkeep of the tigers. But the jewel soon disappears and the three kids immediately start to uncover this mystery.
DINK, JOSH, AND RUTH ROSE are spending Thanksgiving in Plymouth, Massachusetts. They can't wait to see the sights and have a Thanksgiving dinner just like the Pilgrims would have eaten. Then the kids learn about a sapphire necklace that went missing on the realMayflower. Could the 400-year-old treasure be hidden somewhere nearby? This exciting extension to the A to Z Mysteries chapter book series features more pages, favorit characters, a more complex plot, and a 26-letter message hidden in the art.
IT'S A SNOWY December in Washington, D. C. , and Dink, Josh, and Ruth Rose are there to see the sights. While they're admiring the White House, they meet the president's stepdaughter, KC, and her friend, Marshall. Soon, in the confusion of all the people decorating the White House for Christmas, the president's dog, Natasha, goes missing! The kids set out to find her, but it's not going to be easy. The area is still crowded with decorators, it's getting dark, and all five of them risk getting caught i...
A is for author.... Dink writes to his favorite author, mystery writer Wallis Wallace, and invites him to visit Green Lawn. To Dink's amazement, Wallace says he'll come! But when the big day arrives, Wallace is nowhere to be found. The police think he just missed his plane, but Dink suspects foul play. It's up to Dink and his two best friends, Josh and Ruth Rose, to find the famous writer--before it's too late! From the Trade Paperback edition.
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