The Mummy Case (The Hardy Boys, Book 63)

By Franklin W. Dixon

Whilst 5 Egyptian statuettes are stolen from a museum, the Hardy Boys commute to unique Egypt. En direction, the men are requested to shield a mysterious mummy and locate themselves tangled in an internet of overseas intrigue. at the Nile, the younger detectives discover a mystery hiding position with numerous stolen treasures and discover they need to get to the police fast!

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Swipe

By Evan Angler

 

“Apocalyptic dystopian fiction at its top. Angler’s sharp wit and dexterity with political issues are matched simply via the exciting suspense on each page.” —Lis Wiehl, New York Times bestselling writer and FOX information correspondent

 

Everyone will get the Mark. It offers all of the merits of citizenship. Yet if getting the Mark is this sort of great point, then why does it think so wrong? 

Set in a destiny North the United States that's suffering to get better after famine and worldwide battle, Swipe follows the lives of 3 teenagers stuck in the course of a clash they didn’t even understand existed. United lower than a charismatic chief, each citizen of the yankee Union is needed to get the Mark on their 13th birthday with a view to achieve the advantages of citizenship.  

The Mark is a tattoo that needs to be swiped via precise scanners for every thing from employment to transportation to purchasing. It’s virtually Logan Langly’s thirteenth birthday and he is familiar with he can be desirous about getting the Mark, yet he hasn’t been in a position to shake the sensation he’s being watched. now not for the reason that his sister went to get her Mark 5 years in the past . . . and not got here back. 

When Logan and his associates become aware of the reality at the back of the Mark, will they ever manage to return to being common children? discover within the first e-book of this fascinating sequence that's Left Behind meets Matched for middle-grade readers.

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The Disappearing Floor (Hardy Boys)

By Franklin W. Dixon

Once more Frank and Joe Hardy tackle a perplexing case whilst their recognized detective father asks the men to help him in monitoring down a infamous jewel thief and his accomplices. the path ends up in the outskirts of the Hardys’ domestic city and to a weirdly guarded mansion at the outdated Perth property. With their good friend Chet Morton, the brothers needs to take on the secret of the mansion heir’s unexpected loss of life. A disappearing flooring, an incredible, savage-looking, hound, a galloping ghost, and a school professor’s startling invention are only the various unusual parts that complicate the lads’ efforts to unravel either mysteries.

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The Arctic Patrol Mystery (Hardy Boys, No. 48)

By Franklin W. Dixon

Inner most investigator Fenton Hardy enlists assistance from his teenage detective sons in a look for a lacking guy being sought via an assurance corporation. All ends up in the sailor’s whereabouts have petered out and the lads fly to Iceland, the man’s homeland, hoping to discover a brand new clue. From the instant Frank and Joe arrive in Reykjavik, the capital urban of Iceland, they're in consistent danger.  within the spine-chilling pursuit that follows, Frank and Joe discover a diabolical espionage plot that threatens the lifetime of a U.S. astronaut and NASA’S moon undertaking.

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D-Day Encyclopedia: Everything You Want to Know About the Normandy Invasion (World War II Collection)

By Barrett Tillman

This precise encyclopedia presents certain entries for every little thing you ever desired to learn about D-Day, the invasion of Normandy. equipped alphabetically, the entries provide targeted descriptions of guns, gear, divisions, air and naval devices, geography, terminology, personalities, and extra. each Allied department that crossed the English Channel on June 6, 1944 has its personal directory as do the foremost Axis divisions that fought them. short biographies of significant army and political leaders on either side offer a convenient who is who of the crusade. The ebook additionally comprises entries for similar pop culture: GI slang, the simplest video clips approximately D-Day, and significant writers resembling Stephen Ambrose and Cornelius Ryan. Cross-references make the publication effortless to take advantage of. With thousands of entries, The D-Day Encyclopedia is an essential reference software for heritage buffs and nice looking for readers who need to know extra approximately international warfare II.

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Embracing Defeat: Japan in the Wake of World War II

By John W. Dower

Winner of the Pulitzer Prize, the 1999 nationwide e-book Award for Nonfiction, finalist for the Lionel Gelber Prize and the Kiriyama Pacific Rim publication Prize, Embracing Defeat is John W. Dower's superb exam of Japan within the instant, shattering aftermath of worldwide battle II.

Drawing on an enormous variety of eastern resources and illustrated with dozens of surprising documentary pictures, Embracing Defeat is the fullest and most vital historical past of the greater than six years of yank career, which affected each point of eastern society, frequently in methods neither part may well count on. Dower, whom Stephen E. Ambrose has known as "America's most excellent historian of the second one international warfare within the Pacific," provides us the wealthy and turbulent interaction among West and East, the victor and the vanquished, in a fashion by no means earlier than tried, from top-level manipulations in regards to the destiny of Emperor Hirohito to the hopes and fears of guys and ladies in each stroll of existence. Already considered as the benchmark in its box, Embracing Defeat is a piece of titanic scholarship and historical past of the first actual order. John W. Dower is the Elting E. Morison Professor of heritage on the Massachusetts Institute of know-how. he's a winner of the nationwide e-book Critics Circle Award for War with no Mercy. seventy five illustrations and map

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Citizens of London: The Americans Who Stood with Britain in Its Darkest, Finest Hour

By Lynne Olson

The acclaimed writer of Troublesome younger males reveals the behind-the-scenes tale of ways the us solid its wartime alliance with Britain, informed from the viewpoint of 3 key American gamers in London: Edward R. Murrow, the good-looking, chain-smoking head of CBS information in Europe; Averell Harriman, the hard-driving millionaire who ran FDR’s Lend-Lease software in London; and John Gilbert Winant, the shy, idealistic U.S. ambassador to Britain. each one guy shaped shut ties with Winston Churchill—so a lot in order that all turned romantically concerned with participants of the leading minister’s family members. Drawing from various fundamental assets, Lynne Olson skillfully depicts the dramatic own trips of those males who, decided to save lots of Britain from Hitler, helped persuade a wary Franklin Roosevelt and reluctant American public to again the British at a serious time. Deeply human, brilliantly researched, and wonderfully written, Citizens of London is a brand new triumph from an writer quickly turning into one of many best in her box.

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