Traveling with their uncle to Bolivia sounded awesome to Justin and Jenny Parker. But when they discover some greedy smugglers, the twins find themselves in a deadly situation where their only escape is the dangerous Cave of the Inca Re. Is the power of God greater than an ancient Inca curse?
Next generation storytelling, where YOUR decisions drive the outcome.
Lions, hyenas, hot air balloons, baboons oh and watch out for the poachers.
You are on safari in Africa. When you step out of the truck to take photos of a giraffe, the vehicle takes off without you. Now you are on your own.
The Serengeti National Park isn't a safe place. There are hyenas, cheetah and lions out here ... lots of lions. You wanted to see animals up close and now you're getting your wish as you try and find your way back to civilization.
This is an interactive story for ages nine and up. At the end of each chapter you will need to choose your path wisely if you are going to avoid getting eaten by lions and make it back to your family.
“Nothing special” is the best way to describe Owen Reeder—at least that's what he's been told all his life. When a stranger visits his father's bookstore, Owen's ordinary life spirals out of control and right into a world he didn't even know existed. Owen believes the only gift he possesses is his ability to devour books, but he is about to be forced into a battle that will affect two worlds: his and the unknown world of the Lowlands. Perfect for readers ages 10 to 14 who enjoy a fast-paced story packed with action, fantasy, and humor.
When the Claymore Diamond is stolen from Ravensburg’s finest jewelry store, Stanley Carusoe gets the bright idea that he and his friends should start a detective agency.
Armed with curiosity and their love for math, Stanley, Charlotte, Gertie and Felix race around town in an attempt to solve the mystery. Along the way, they butt heads with an ambitious police chief, uncover dark secrets, and drink lots of milkshakes at Mabel's Diner. But when their backs are against the wall, Stanley and his friends rely on the one thing they know best: numbers. Because numbers, they never lie.
Join Stanley and his friends in this smart and funny first mystery in The Math Inspector series, perfect for kids ages 9-12.
David Flanders wants a little terror in his life. So he is ready for a break from the humdrum rigors of his ninth grade honors classes. Spending Spring vacation at the family's cottage on Long Island Sound seems the perfect solution, especially after David meets spunky Jessie Nordvig.
But the idyllic days end suddenly when David and Jessie spot a gnarled sea captain dragging a body down to the water's edge. Here is all the terror David Flanders wants--and more, much more!
The Trojan War is just a game for the gods and goddesses of ancient Greece, but it’s no laughing matter for Joe and Jemima Lancelot when they find themselves transported back to ancient Troy amidst all the horrors of the deadly conflict.
Still on the trail of their missing parents who are lost somewhere in the mists of time, the twins, together with their friend Charlie and their remarkable talking cat Max, try to prevent the destruction of the famous city.
Can the children persuade the Trojans to reject the Greeks’ gift of the Wooden Horse or will it prove impossible to change the course of history?
Nick must save a race of Merfolk, but a few things stand in his way. First, Merfolk live on the Moon. Second, they're tens of thousands of years in the past. Third, his parents grounded him for blowing up the shed, again.
Join Nikolas and his motley crew of friends as they time travel from an apocalyptic Earth to a fantastic moon thousands of years in the past. Nikolas will hear the call of a mysterious woman, battle evil drones, fly malfunctioning hover trucks, run from other-worldly monsters, witness the blue and yellow fire of blood-thirsty water dragons, and travel through space and time, as he seeks to save the Merfolk of the Eynclaene coast.
This middle-grade fantasy adventure is perfect for readers between the ages of 9 and 16.
In this next installment of Nikolas and Company, Fourteen-year-old Nick and friends find themselves on a journey to Earth's magical moon,, and the great city of Huron. Called by the voice of Huron to stop the Rone's advancement of evil, Nick’s first task is to alert the city council of Huron. Expecting his job to be an easy one, he quickly finds himself stopped by the wicked sheriff of Huron, Cyrus Gorringe. Meanwhile, Yeri finally delivers Lir, the merman’s message to Nikolas, but is his task complete?
This middle grade fantasy adventure is perfect for readers between the ages of 9 and 16.
In the third episode of the Nikolas and Company series, Nikolas’s best friend, Xanthus, is slowly turning to stone, and all he can do is watch. The boy steward will have to take a stand against the Council of Teine, the wicked Sheriff Silas Gorringe, creepy orphanage keepers, a mischievous automaton arcade, a horde of blood-thirsty gorgons, and even his closest friends, to try and find a cure for Xanthus Kobayashi. Nikolas is in a race to save his best friend from the breath of the creature most foul.
The Big One is coming, the end of this age of man, and it is up to a young homing pigeon named Walter to lead his human friends to safety. Join young Walter Pigeon as he escapes the terrible claws of a one-eyed wildcat, flees to the safety of the 'big city’ pigeons, flies south for the winter and finds a human family to take him in. And then...The Big One!
His human friend, Grandpa, or Sir Alfred Jerome, an enlightened man, is the greatest of all scientists, and has found a way to save millions of children from the impending destruction of The Big One. He has built Skynest, a shining city in the sky!
But he will need Walter's help, and the help of The Great White Stork to save the one child he loves the most, his little granddaughter Dottie.
This is an epic yarn that will have young readers demanding to change the National Bird of America from the bald eagle to the wonderful, heroic pigeon! And with very good reason!
Cricket mad Fred Black is just about to start high school but he has a huge problem on his hands. Evans - Selwood’s Primary School’s biggest bully who’s picked on Fred all primary school - will be going to the same High School next year. Fred decides he must stop the bullying once and for all. Can he and his best mate, Todd, come up with a crazy plan to force Evans to stop the name calling once and for all?
Why did Robin Laughlin (aka. Failstate) think being a superhero on a reality show would be a good idea again? Things seemed so simple: win the show, become an official, licensed hero. But with his brother, Ben (aka. Gauntlet) stealing America's heart and his own powers proving too unwieldy even for the monitored studio challenges, Robin begins to wonder if his calling isn't to save the world after all.
Until one of his competitors is murdered.
Vowing to find the killer, Robin sets out on a very real quest to unmask the hidden villain. Can Robin find justice? Or will his lunk of a big brother ruin everything?