Author: Rick Riordan
Publisher: Disney Electronic Content
What dangers do runaway demigods Luke and Thalia face on their way to Camp Half-Blood? Are Percy and Annabeth up to the task of rescuing stolen goods from a fire-breathing giant who doesn''t take kindly to intruders? How exactly are Leo, Piper, and Jason supposed to find a runaway table, dodge a band of party-loving Maenads (who just might be a little psychotic), and stave off a massive explosion...all in one hour or less? With his trademark wit and creativity, Rick Riordan answers these questions and more in three never-before-seen short stories that provide vital back-story to the Heroes of Olympus and Percy Jackson books. Original art, enlightening character interviews and profiles, puzzles, and a quiz add to the fun in this action-packed collection.
Author: Rick Riordan
At last the wait is over! All five books in the blockbuster Percy Jackson and the Olympus series, in paperback, have been collected in a box fit for demigods. This value-priced set includes the best-selling The Lightning Thief, The Sea of Monsters,The Titan's Curse, The Battle of the Labyrinth, and The Last Olympians. Whether it is for readers who are experiencing Percy's thrilling adventures with Greek gods and monsters for the first time or for fans who want to devour the saga again, this gift will be prized by young and old.
Author: Rick Riordan
After discovering a secret that makes him question the honor of being the son of Poseidon, demi-god Percy Jackson journeys into the Sea of Monsters in an attempt to save Camp Half-Blood.
Author: Neal Shusterman
Fourteen-year-old Nick has learned that the strange antiques in his attic bedroom were left there by the eccentric inventor Nikola Tesla. They are pieces of Tesla's Far Range Energy Emitter, capable of transmitting "free energy" to the globe. Some components of the contraption are still missing, but the objects themselves seem to be leading Nick and his friends to their current owners. However, members of the Accelerati, a menacing secret society of physicists, are on the hunt too, and their brazen leader, Dr. Alan Jorgenson, will stop at nothing to foil Nick and steal the objects. It takes a dangerous build-up of electromagnetic energy in the atmosphere to reverse everyone's fortunes--and lead Nick to his destiny. Readers who enjoyed the strange science, quirky humor, and out-of-this-world plot twists in Tesla's Attic will be captivated by this second book in the electrifying Accelerati Trilogy. Praise for Tesla's Attic "Lively, intelligent prose elevates this story of teenagers versus mad scientists, the third-person point of view offering a stage to various players in their play of galactic consequence. A wild tale in the spirit of Back to the Future, with a hint of Malamud's The Natural tossed in."--Kirkus Reviews "This collaboration between Shusterman and Elfman tempers the scarier elements of Nick's quest with deft, humorous writing and plenty of the ordinary adventures of a new kid in school finding his niche. Hand this one to fans of Rick Riordan's Kane Chronicles or Kenneth Oppel's Airborne."--Booklist * "...Shusterman and Elfman have crafted a plot more devious, characters far quirkier, climaxes (yes, there are two) more breathless, and a narration much, much funnier than recent mad-science offerings. Sticking with a third-person narration frees the authors to be as wryly and sophisticatedly witty as they please without compromising the veracity of their middle-school cast, resulting in storytelling as delightful as the story being told." -Bulletin for the Center for Children's Books (starred review)
Author: Andrea M. Hutchinson, Laura Clyde
Publisher: Uitgeverij De Boeck Secundair onderwijs
ADVENTURE Three best friends are travelling around Australia in search of adventure before they start university back home in the UK. But after celebrating Christmas Day on Sydney’s Bondi Beach one of them goes missing. Lisa is just an ordinary 18-year-old, so why would anyone want to kidnap her? Amy and Claire are determined to find her, but as they search desperately through the city of Sydney they do not know that Lisa and her kidnapper share a chilling connection … Dossiers: Sydney Around Australia
Author: Rick Riordan
Publisher: Penguin UK
All five novels in the bestselling, blockbuster Percy Jackson series, collected in one stunning digital edition. I was just a normal kid, going to school, playing basketball, skateboarding. The usual. Until I accidentally vaporized my maths teacher. 'Look, I didn't want to be a Half-Blood. I never asked to be the son of a Greek God.' Percy Jackson: The Complete Series includes all five novels in the action-packed, electrifying series from Rick Riordan: The Lightning Thief, The Sea of Monsters, The Titan's Curse, The Battle of the Labyrinth, and The Last Olympian. Now I spend my time battling monsters and generally trying to stay alive. Angry Gods. Cannibal Giants. Ancient Labyrinths. Untold Evils. It's not easy being a demigod. Rick Riordan has now sold an incredible 55 million copies of his books worldwide The Percy Jackson series has sold over 1.25 million copies in the UK alone
Author: N. D. Wilson
The bestselling and highly acclaimed 100 Cupboards series continues with its action-packed second book, Dandelion Fire. Perfect for readers who love Percy Jackson, the Unwanteds, and Beyonders! Henry has discovered that the 100 cupboard doors hidden behind his bedroom wall are actually portals to other worlds. Now he must go through the cupboards to find the truth about where he’s from and who his real parents are. Along the way, Henry is suddenly struck with a gift of magic—a magic that burns so brightly it attracts unwanted attention. As he discovers the strength of his new powers, he is chased by wizards and faeren and ultimately forced into battle with Nimiane, the evil witch-queen. And this time, the witch is not alone…. "A must-read series." —The Washington Post
Author: Cornelia Funke
Publisher: Chicken House
The middle-grade sequel to the #1 New York Times bestselling classic, Dragon Rider! The paperback of Book One has been repackaged ahead of Book Two, for an exciting series relaunch.
Author: Danny Wallace
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Children's
What would YOU do... if the whole world just stopped? Yes the WHOLE WORLD. Birds in the air. Planes in the sky. And every single person on the planet - except you! Because that's what keeps happening to ten-year-old Hamish Ellerby. And it's being caused by The WorldStoppers and their terrifying friends The Terribles! They have a PLAN! They want to take our world for their own . . . Oh, and they hate children. Especially if you're a child who knows about them. Hang on - You know now, don't you? Oh dear. Can Hamish save us from the WorldStoppers? Only time will tell!
Author: Elizabeth Eulberg
Publisher: Scholastic Inc.
A return to the world of THE LONELY HEARTS CLUB -- in a novel that gets to the heart of how hard relationships can be . . . and why they are sometimes worth all the drama and comedy they create. When Penny Lane started The Lonely Hearts Club, the goal was simple: to show that girls didn’t need to define themselves by how guys looked at them, and didn’t have to value boyfriends over everything else. Penny thought she’d be an outcast for life . . . but then the club became far more popular than she ever imagined it would be. But what happens when the girl who never thought she’d date a good guy suddenly finds herself dating a great one? She doesn’t need a boyfriend . . . but she wants it to work out with this particular boyfriend. And he wants it to work out with her. Only, things keep getting in the way. Feelings keep getting hurt. Words keep getting misunderstood. Penny Lane worked hard to declare her independence. Now she needs to figure out what to do with it -- and how to balance what she wants with what everyone else wants.
Author: Joelle Charbonneau
From the author of the New York Times bestselling Testing trilogy comes a sweeping new fantasy series, perfect for fans of Victoria Aveyard and Sarah J. Maas. Twins Carys and Andreus were never destined to rule Eden. With their older brother next in line to inherit the throne, the future of the kingdom was secure. But appearances—and rivals—can be deceiving. When Eden’s king and crown prince are killed by assassins, Eden desperately needs a monarch, but the line of succession is no longer clear. With a ruling council scheming to gain power, Carys and Andreus are faced with only one option—to take part in a Trial of Succession that will determine which one of them is worthy of ruling the kingdom. As sister and brother, Carys and Andreus have always kept each other safe—from their secrets, from the court, and from the monsters lurking in the mountains beyond the kingdom’s wall. But the Trial of Succession will test the bonds of trust and family. With their country and their hearts divided, Carys and Andreus will discover exactly what each will do to win the crown. How long before suspicion takes hold and the thirst for power leads to the ultimate betrayal?
Author: Louise Clover
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
The graded readers series of original fiction, adapted fiction and factbooks especially written for teenagers. Despite their very different backgrounds, two fifteen-year-olds are drawn together and discover that they share more than they had ever imagined. This is a rollercoaster of an adventure that takes us from Sark, a remote British island, to the busy modern city of Birmingham, England. This paperback is in American English. Audio recordings of the text are available on our website at: www.cambridge.org/elt/discoveryreaders/ame Cambridge Experience Readers, previously called Cambridge Discovery Readers, get your students hooked on reading.
Author: Frank Brennan
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
The graded readers series of original fiction, adapted fiction and factbooks especially written for teenagers. A collection of short stories themed around food and drink: a bed and breakfast owner is determined that one of her guests should try her famous 'Full English Breakfast'; a scientist invents an additive that increases peoples' attraction to certain food; a young boy learns to cook with the help of a great uncle and a magic ingredient; and a Japanese master chef must prepare his own last meal. This paperback is in American English. Audio recordings of the text are available at: www.cambridge.org/elt/discoveryreaders/ame Cambridge Experience Readers, previously called Cambridge Discovery Readers, get your students hooked on reading.
Author: Rick Riordan
Winner of the Goodreads Choice Award 2017 for Best Middle Grade & Children's! Loki the trickster god is free from his chains. Now he's readying Naglfar, the Ship of the Dead, armed with a host of giants and zombies, to sail against the Norse gods and begin the final battle of Ragnarok. It's up to Magnus Chase and his friends to stop Loki's plans. Along the way, they will face angry sea gods, hostile giants, and an evil fire-breathing dragon. But Magnus's biggest challenge will be facing his own inner demons . . .
Author: Harriet Muncaster
Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers
Fans of the Princess in Black and Dory Fantasmagory series will love Isadora Moon: half-fairy, half-vampire--and ready for her first-ever human birthday party! Isadora Moon might be half-fairy, half-vampire, but she wants to have a totally normal human birthday party. She gives her mom and dad a list--cake, balloons, presents, and games. But when the invitations arrive on bats' wings, Isadora worries that maybe her parents don't know how to throw a human party. Which can mean only one thing: Isadora's birthday is going to be anything but normal!