Diary of a Wimpy Kid The Last Straw
The last straw is the rib-tickling, belly-aching and laugh-out-loud third title in the bestselling and award-winning “diary of a wimpy kid” series by jeff kinney. Perfect for both boys and girls of 8+, reluctant readers and all the millions of devoted wimpy kid fans out there. “the last straw” was also combined with “dog days”, the fourth book in the series, to become the major movie hit at the box-office “diary of a wimpy kid: dog days”. The third hilarious book in the bestselling phenomenon that is the “diary of a wimpy kid” series.
If you like poisonings, betrayals, mutilations, murders and flesh-eating farmyard animals, keep reading . . . In this gripping follow-up to percy jackson and the greek gods, demigod percy jackson tells the stories of twelve of the original greek heroes in all their gory, bloodthirsty glory. Want to know who cut off medusa’s head? Which hero was raised by a she-bear? Who tamed pegasus, the winged horse? Percy has all the answers . . .
The last olympian is a fantasy-adventure novel based on greek mythology by rick riordan, published on may 5, 2009. It is the fifth and final novel of the percy jackson & the olympians series and serves as the direct sequel to the battle of the labyrinth.
The former god apollo is having a pretty rough time of it. Well, for one thing, he’s been turned into a human and banished from olympus. And he’s called lester. But being an awkward mortal teenager is the least of his worries right now. Though he and some of his friends have emerged from the burning maze, rescued the oracle and lived to fight another day, they can’t escape the tragedy that has befallen them, or the terrible trials still to face.
Greg heffley is in big trouble. School property has been damaged, and greg is the prime suspect. But the crazy thing is, he’s innocent. Or at least sort of. The authorities are closing in, but when a surprise blizzard hits, the heffley family is trapped indoors. Greg knows that when the snow melts he’s going to have to face the music, but could any punishment be worse than being stuck inside with your family for the holidays?
Emily is delighted when her family returns to brightport, but their attempts to follow neptune’s orders to bring humans and merfolk together seem doomed. Thrown out of mermaid school and scorned by her old enemy, mandy rushton, emily goes in search of the lost sirens who were banished by neptune to a top secret undersea cavern. Only when she uncovers the sirens’ true story can she put the pieces of her own life back together.
At the conclusion of the mark of athena, annabeth and percy tumble into a pit leading straight to the underworld. The other five demigods have to put aside their grief and follow percy’s instructions to find the mortal side of the doors of death. If they can fight their way through the gaea’s forces, and percy and annabeth can survive the house of hades, then the seven will be able to seal the doors from both sides and prevent the giants from raising gaea. But, leo wonders, if the doors are sealed, how will percy and annabeth be able to escape?
The pressure’s really piling up on greg heffley. His mom thinks video games are turning his brain to mush, so she wants her son to put down the controller and explore his creative side’. As if that’s not scary enough, halloween’s just around the corner and the frights are coming at greg from every angle. When greg discovers a bag of gummy worms, it sparks an idea. Can he get his mom off his back by making a movie . . . And will he become rich and famous in the process? Or will doubling down on this plan just double greg’s troubles?
Escape to hogwarts with the unmissable series that has sparked a lifelong reading journey for children and families all over the world. The magic starts here. Harry potter has never even heard of hogwarts when the letters start dropping on the doormat at number four, privet drive. Addressed in green ink on yellowish parchment with a purple seal, they are swiftly confiscated by his grisly aunt and uncle
Greg suddenly finds himself dealing with the pressures of boy-girl parties, increased responsibilities, and even the awkward changes that come with getting older—all without his best friend, rowley, at his side. Can greg make it through on his own? Or will he have to face the “ugly truth”?
Harry potter’s summer has included the worst birthday ever, doomy warnings from a house-elf called dobby, and rescue from the dursleys by his friend ron weasley in a magical flying car! Back at hogwarts school of witchcraft and wizardry for his second year, harry hears strange whispers echo through empty corridors – and then the attacks start. Students are found as though turned to stone … Dobby’s sinister predictions seem to be coming true.
That’s the question greg heffley is asking as his town voluntarily unplugs and goes electronics-free. But modern life has its conveniences, and greg isn’t cut out for an old-fashioned world. With tension building inside and outside the heffley home, will greg find a way to survive? Or is going “old school” just too hard for a kid like greg?
Emily windsnap is thrilled to arrive at her new home – a secret island near the bermuda triangle where humans and merfolk live together, and where being a girl who grows a tail as soon as she enters the water isn’t a problem. But, being emily, she can’t resist exploring forbidden places, and, as a result, she inadvertently wakes the kraken – the legendary sea monster that has been asleep for two hundred years!