Ever since he can remember, Nelson has longed to go to sea. When his uncle offers him a place on board his ship, the Raisonnable, he leaps at the chance and from then on, he shoots his way up the ranks of the Navy faster than a cannonball from a gun.
Since his mother’s death six years ago, carter kane has been living out of a suitcase, traveling the globe with his father, the brilliant egyptologist dr. Julius kane. But while carter’s been homeschooled, his younger sister, sadie, has been living with their grandparents in london. Sadie has just what carter wants — school friends and a chance at a “normal” life. But carter has just what sadie longs for — time with their father. After six years of living apart, the siblings have almost nothing in common. Until now.
With the cold weather setting in and the stress of the christmas holiday approaching, the heffleys decide to escape to a tropical island resort for some much-needed rest and relaxation. A few days in paradise should do wonders for greg and his frazzled family. But the heffleys soon discover that paradise isn’t everything it’s cracked up to be. Sun-poisoning, stomach troubles and venomous creatures all threaten to ruin the family’s vacation.
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?
In 1942, with the nazis occupying holland, a thirteen-year-old jewish girl and her family fled their home in amsterdam and went into hiding. For the next two years, until their whereabouts were betrayed to the gestapo, the franks and another family lived cloistered in the “secret annexe” of an old office building. Cut off from the outside world, they faced hunger, boredom, the constant cruelties of living in confined quarters, and the ever-present threat of discovery and death.
It’s time to face the final trial . . . The battle for camp jupiter is over. New rome is safe. Tarquin and his army of the undead have been defeated. Somehow apollo has made it out alive, with a little bit of help from the hunters of artemis. But though the battle may have been won, the war is far from over. Now apollo and meg must get ready for the final – and, lets face it, probably fatal – adventure
The blood of olympus is the fifth book in the bestselling heroes of olympus series – set in the high-octane world of percy jackson. Though the greek and roman crew members of the argo ii have made progress in their many quests, they still seem no closer to defeating the earth mother, gaea. Her giants have risen – all of them – and they’re stronger than ever.
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!
Annabeth is terrified. Just when she’s about to be reunited with percy – after six months of being apart, thanks to hera – it looks like camp jupiter is preparing for war. As annabeth and her friends jason, piper, and leo fly in on the argo ii, she can’t blame the roman demigods for thinking the ship is a greek weapon
Diary of a wimpy kid: dog days is the super funny fourth title in the highly-illustrated, 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. Dog days is also a major motion picture and box office smash.
Once the walls come down, all sorts of problems start to crop up. Rotten wood, toxic mold, unwelcome critters, and something even more sinister all makes greg and his family wonders if the renovations are worth the trouble. When the dust finally settles, will the heffleys be able to stay . . . Or will they need to get out of town?
In diary of an awesome friendly kid, rowley writes about his experiences and agrees to play the role of biographer for greg along the way. (after all, one day greg will be rich and famous, and everyone will want to know his life’s story.) But rowley is a poor choice for the job, and his ‘biography’ of greg is a hilarious mess. Diary of an awesome friendly kid: rowley jefferson’s journal offers readers a new way to look at the wimpy world – one fan won’t want to miss!
Dark times have come to hogwarts. After the dementors’ attack on his cousin dudley, harry potter knows that voldemort will stop at nothing to find him. There are many who deny the dark lord’s return, but harry is not alone: a secret order gathers at grimmauld place to fight against the dark forces.