Vendetta for the Saint (Simon Templar 'The Saint', Book 37)

By Harry Harrison, Leslie Charteris

The Saint is on vacation in Naples while a brawl interrupts his lunch; a tweedy English vacationer has casually addressed an Italian as Dino Cartelli—provoking the paunchy person so named to set his hulking henchman at the bewildered Briton. The Saint intervenes, and shortly the confrontation is all yet forgotten…until the next morning’s newspaper headlines show that the Englishman has been murdered. quickly the Robin Hood of contemporary crime is pitted opposed to the archevil, centuries-old traditions of the Mafia…

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The Pilgrims of Rayne (Pendragon)

By D.J. MacHale

Whilst Bobby Pendragon first arrives at the tropical global of Ibara, he reveals paradise. As he works to discover clues in regards to the turning aspect this likely idyllic territory will quickly face, all he can ensure is that the folk of Ibara are blissfully chuffed. it isn't lengthy earlier than Bobby discovers, despite the fact that, that also they are blissfully...oblivious.

The leaders of Ibara are conserving a devastating mystery from their humans, person who provides Saint Dane all of the chance he must release his ultimate attack on Halla.

whereas Bobby struggles to benefit the reality in time to thwart Saint Dane, Courtney Chetwynde desperately searches for Mark Diamond. at the heels of a surprising tragedy, Mark has disappeared. Worse, he seems lower than Saint Dane's impression. it really is as much as Courtney to discover Mark and prevent him from creating a grave mistake that can swap the way forward for all lifestyles.

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Race to the Top of the World: Richard Byrd and the First Flight to the North Pole

In the age of experience, while dirigibles coasted throughout the air and giant swaths of the Earth remained untouched and unseen by way of guy, one pack of relentless explorers competed within the race of an entire life: to be the 1st aviator to fly over the North Pole. What encouraged their harmful fascination? For a few, it was once the romantic thought a couple of “lost world,” a hidden continent within the Arctic Ocean. Others have been seduced by way of new aviation know-how, which they strove to push to its final restrict. the tale in their quest is breathtaking and encouraging; the heroes are nonetheless an issue of debate.

It used to be the Nineteen Twenties. the most avid gamers during this excessive stakes video game have been Richard Byrd, a speeding military officer and early aviation pioneer; and Roald Amundsen, a Viking within the sky, sour rival of Byrd’s and a hardened veteran of polar expeditions. every one guy was firm to be the 1st aviator to fly over the North Pole, regardless of brutal climatic conditions, monetary mess ups, international wars, and their very own own demons. Byrd and Amundsen’s epic fight for air primacy led to a Homeric episode, during which one guy needed to fly to the rescue of his downed nemesis, and left at the back of an everlasting secret: who used to be the 1st guy to fly over the North Pole?

Race to the head of the area: Richard Byrd and the 1st Flight to the North Pole is a fast paced, larger-than-life event tale from Sheldon Bart, the one historian with remarkable entry to Richard Byrd’s own information. With strong, never-before-seen facts of the race to pioneer considered one of Earth’s final real frontiers, Race to the head of the World is a narrative of an afternoon whilst males have been heroes and the wild used to be untamed.

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Tom Swift and His Air Glider: Or, Seeking the Platinum Treasure

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Ghost Ship (The NUMA Files)

By Clive Cussler, Graham Brown

An explosive NUMA®  adventure that includes hero Kurt Austin from New York Times bestselling writer Clive Cussler...

When Kurt Austin is injured trying to rescue the passengers and team from a sinking yacht, he wakes with fragmented and conflicted stories. Did he see an previous good friend and her teenagers drown? Or used to be the yacht deserted whilst he got here aboard?

Determined to grasp the reality, he quickly reveals himself descending right into a shadowy international of state-sponsored cybercrime, and uncovering a trend of vanishing scientists, suspicious injuries, and an internet of human trafficking.

With the aid of Joe Zavala, he's taking at the sinister association on the center of this internet, dealing with off with them in destinations starting from Monaco to North Korea to the rugged coasts of Madagascar. yet the place he'll finally prove even he couldn't start to guess—except perhaps in dying…

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Holes

By Louis Sachar

Winner of the Newbery Medal and the nationwide publication Award! This number one New York Times bestselling, glossy vintage during which boys are compelled to dig holes day in and time out is now to be had with a splashy new look.

Stanley Yelnats is less than a curse. A curse that all started together with his no-good-dirty-rotten-pig-stealing-great-great-grandfather and has seeing that generations of Yelnatses. Now Stanley has been unjustly despatched to a boys’ penitentiary, Camp eco-friendly Lake, the place the lads construct personality by way of spending all day, on a daily basis digging holes precisely 5 toes extensive and 5 toes deep. there is not any lake at Camp eco-friendly Lake. yet there are plenty of holes.

It doesn’t take lengthy for Stanley to achieve there’s greater than personality development happening at Camp eco-friendly Lake. the lads are digging holes as the warden is seeking whatever. yet what can be buried less than a dried-up lake? Stanley attempts to dig up the reality during this artistic and darkly funny story of crime and punishment—and redemption.

Includes a double bonus: an excerpt from Small Steps, the follow-up to Holes, in addition to an excerpt from Louis Sachar’s new middle-grade novel, Fuzzy Mud.

"A clever jigsaw puzzle of a novel." --The long island Times 

WINNER OF THE BOSTON GLOBE-HORN BOOK AWARD
A NEW YORK TIMES booklet evaluation striking kid's BOOK
SELECTED for varied most sensible publication OF THE 12 months AND ALA HONORS 

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Heart of Veridon (Burn Cycle) (Volume 1)

By Tim Akers

The first novel in Tim Akers’ beautiful steampunk-noir sequence, The Burn Cycle.

Captain-turned-criminal Jacob Burn is the not likely survivor of 2 zepliner crashes. the 1st destroyed his profession as a pilot, disgracing his nobleman father and finishing his lifetime of privilege. however the moment threatens to damage Burn’s complete world—Veridon, an historic terraced urban reborn during the Church of the Algorithm’s contemporary advances in mechanics, expertise, and cog-work.

Moments sooner than the Glory of Day wrecked, a former underworld affiliate of Burn’s passed him an strange and complex cog for safekeeping. however the artifact-cog quick attracts Burn undesirable attention—too a lot of it, from too a lot of Veridon’s strongest factions, casting doubt on even his closest allies.

A way more risky and unpredictable enemy has additionally joined the manhunt, carving a bloody path around the urban, whereas Burn’s frantic look for solutions purely results in extra questions. on the middle of all of it, the mysterious cog, which hides a mystery effective adequate to shake Veridon to its very center, and recast Burn’s complete lifestyles.

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The Boat Who Wouldn't Float

By Farley Mowat

It appeared like a good suggestion. bored with lifestyle ashore, Farley Mowat could discover a good boat in Newfoundland and roam the salt sea over, unfastened as a chicken. What he chanced on used to be the worst boat on the earth, and he or she approximately drove him mad. The satisfied experience, regardless of all that Farley and his Newfoundland helpers may do, leaked like a sieve. Her engine basically labored while she felt love it. ordinarily, on her maiden voyage, with the engine caught in opposite, she sponsored out of the harbour below complete sail. and he or she sank, regularly.

How Farley and a diversified staff, together with the intrepid girl who married him, coaxed the boat from Newfoundland to Lake Ontario is a marvellous tale. The encounters with sharks, rum-runners, rum and a bunch of unforgettable characters on land and sea make this a really humorous e-book for readers of every age.

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The Matador's Crown (Rogue Angel, Book 38)

By Alex Archer, Michele Hauf

A call for participation too impossible to resist to refuse from the Museum of Cadiz leads archaeologist Annja Creed to the sun-drenched southern coast of Andalucia, Spain. In a zone wealthy in Moorish and Roman ruins, she leaps on the probability to hitch a dig around the Bay of Cadiz, the place she finds a bronze bull statue that makes the complete journey worthy each minute. till the day after her discovery, whilst she sees an identical artifact beside the physique of a useless Spaniard, killed through the estocada, the ultimate sword thrust utilized by bullfighters to convey down the bull.

Whoever killed the guy left transparent symptoms of getting taken anything. And but the bronze bull remained. What was once so worthy the assassin selected it over a useful artifact? How had her locate come into this lifeless man's arms? With few leads and a becoming physique count number, Annja's research takes her via a colourful international of flamenco and bullfighting to a popular matador and an illegal—and deadly—collection of Visigoth votive crowns.

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Cypher The Mountain Giant (Beast Quest, Book 3)

By Michael Ford, Adam Blade

One boy's trip to aid his village turns into a quest to save lots of the dominion. encompasses a fearsome new beast in each book!

Under the spell of the darkish wizard Malvel, Cypher the one-eyed substantial wreaks havoc at the urban he used to guard: Colton, the very middle of the Kingdom's alternate routes. Our heroes needs to head North to the mountains to unfastened Arcta and support unearth Colton from mudslides and rock falls sooner than it's too overdue!

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