This funny, action-filled series is perfect for adventure-loving fans of Indiana Jones and James Patterson's Treasure Hunters! Twelve-year-old Addison Cooke just wishes something exciting would happen to him. After his uncle unearths the first ancient Incan clue needed to find a vast trove of lost treasure, he is kidnapped by members of a shadowy organization intent on stealing the riches.
Addison’s uncle is the bandits’ key to deciphering the ancient clues and looting the treasure . . . Unless addison and his friends can outsmart the kidnappers and crack the code first! Full of laugh-out-loud moments, and nonstop action, danger, excitement, Addison Cooke and the Treasure of the Incas is sure to strike gold with kid readers.
What to give the kid who's read all the Harry Potter and Percy Jackson books? Try Addison Cooke and the Treasure of the Incas. Parents magazine "an exciting indiana jones-style tale of a seventh-grade boy trying to save his kidnapped aunt and uncle—museum curators who are linked to an ancient key that unlocks riches.
Good housekeeping"an exciting, adventurous new read…the first book in a new series that promises laugh-out-loud moments and nonstop action. Boys’ life . His aunt and uncle, dodging dangerous robbers along the way, travel to the ends of the earth searching for hidden treasure, both world-famous researchers, while Addison is stuck in school all day.
Luckily for addison, adventure has a way of finding the Cookes.
Addison Cooke and the Tomb of the Khan
But it sure beats sitting around in school all day. Addison's aunt and uncle, on the other hand, are none too happy about their habit of attracting kidnappers. Humor is never in short supply. When they become pawns in a dangerous gang's plan to steal the most prized possession of the notorious Mongolian leader Genghis Khan, Addison and his friends find themselves once again caught in the middle of a multi-million-dollar international heist.
Addison cooke is indiana Jones and James Bond rolled into one for the middle-grades set. Booklistaddison cooke's second laugh-out-loud adventure--a journey through Asia in pursuit of the legendary tomb of Genghis Khan!Fresh off of a victorious treasure hunt and rescue mission in South America, pesky booby traps, Addison Cooke just can't seem to steer clear of rogue bandits, and secret treasure troves.
This lively debut promises more seat-of-the-pants thrillsfor readers who love adventure. Booklist"cinematic pacing and action drive the story, but it’s Addison and his friends who will keep readers engaged. Stokes brings a cinematic scope to the story. And addison’s endless optimism and irrepressible confidence in his own abilities are endearing.
School library journal"addison is often one step ahead of the adults, but his lead is constantly threatened, building steady tension throughout the novel, screenwriter Stokes’s debut. Publishers weekly “what to give the kid who's read all the Harry Potter and Percy Jackson books? Try Addison Cooke.
But the same speech problems and the cochlear implants that help him hear continue to haunt him. Just when it looks like Landon will be left out of football for good, an unlikely friend comes along. Now in paperback. Landon dorch wants to be like everyone else. But in the end only landon can fight his way off the bench and through a crowded field of bullies bent on seeing him forever left out.
. Bigger and taller than any other seventh grader in his new school, Landon plans to use his size to his advantage and join the school’s football team. But now he finally sees his chance to fit in. Perfect for fans of mike lupica! new york times bestselling author and former NFL player Tim Green delivers a heartwarming and inspiring story about a deaf boy’s journey to change how others see him—both on and off the football field.
But his deafness and the way he talks have always felt like insurmountable obstacles.
Word of Mouse
When he meets an equally unusual and lonely human girl named Hailey, the two soon learn that true friendship can transcend all barriers. That's right: Isaiah can read and write. If any of them are willing to listen! after a dramatic escape from a mysterious laboratory, Isaiah is separated from his "mischief" which is the word for a mouse family and has to survive in the dangerous outdoors, and hopefully find his missing family.
. But in a world of cruel cats, hungry owls, and terrified people, it's hard for a young, lone mouse to make it alone. He can also talk to humans. What makes isaiah so unique? first, his fur is as blue as the sky -- which until recently was something he'd never seen, but had read all about. A very special mouse escapes from a lab to find his missing family in this charming story of survival, determination, and the power of friendship.
The Apothecary The Apothecary Series
When benjamin's father is kidnapped, the pharmacopoeia, in order to find him, Janie and Benjamin must uncover the secrets of the apothecary's sacred book, all while keeping it out of the hands of their enemies - Russian spies in possession of nuclear weapons. Puffin Books. Contains a teaser chapter of the sequel, The Apprentices.
Discovering and testing potions they never believed could exist, Janie and Benjamin embark on a dangerous race to save the apothecary and prevent impending disaster. Together with ian schoenherr's breathtaking illustrations, this is a truly stunning package from cover to cover. It's 1952 and the scott family has just moved from Los Angeles to London.
Here, fourteen-year-old janie meets a mysterious apothecary and his son, Benjamin Burrows - a fascinating boy who's not afraid to stand up to authority and dreams of becoming a spy.
Half Upon a Time
Puffin Books. He's the son of the infamous Jack who stole the magic beans from the giant, and he's working hard to restore his family's reputation. May is from our world, and she's utterly confused to find herself in the midst of the fairy tale characters she has read about. Aladdin Paperbacks. Really. He finds the perfect opportunity when a "princess" lands in front of him, apparently from the land of Punk, as her Punk Princess t-shirt implies.
But jack and may have more in common than they realize--and together, they embark on a hilarious and wild adventure in this highly accessible, modern middle grade fantasy novel. Half upon a time is the first book in the Half Upon a Time series. Jack lives in a fantasy world.
Belly Up FunJungle
He believes that henry, the hippopotamus at the brand-new FunJungle, has been murdered. Simon schuster Children s Publishing. Aladdin Paperbacks. Could the culprit be funjungle’s animal-hating head of operations? or is it funjungle’s owner—Summer’s dad—a man who is much more concerned about money than animal welfare? The deeper Teddy and Summer dig, the more danger they’re in—because when it comes to hippo homicide, the truth can’t be caged! Puffin Books.
Twelve-year-old theodore “Teddy” Roosevelt Fitzroy has murder on his hands and trouble on his tail. The zoo’s top brass claim the hippo went belly up the natural way, but Teddy and his feisty friend Summer McCraken have other ideas.
Sky Raiders Five Kingdoms
But when a spooky haunted house turns out to be a portal to something much creepier, Cole finds himself on an adventure on a whole different level. It’s an in-between place. The outskirts are made up of five kingdoms that lie between wakefulness and dreaming, reality and imagination, life and death. Come and claim it in this first book of the Five Kingdoms series, from the #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Fablehaven and Beyonders series.
Cole randolph was just trying to have a fun time with his friends on Halloween and maybe get to know Jenna Hunt a little better. After cole sees his friends whisked away to some mysterious place underneath the haunted house, he dives in after them—and ends up in The Outskirts. Some find their way there from our world, or from other worlds.
With the magic of the outskirts starting to unravel, set things right in the Outskirts, it’s up to Cole and an unusual girl named Mira to rescue his friends, and hopefully find his way back home…before his existence is forgotten. Some people are born there. Simon schuster Children s Publishing. Aladdin.
Puffin Books. And once you come to the Outskirts, it’s very hard to leave.
Eager Eager Series
Simon schuster Children s Publishing. Aladdin. When the ultra high-tech, eerily human BDC4 robots begin to behave suspiciously, Eager and the Bells are drawn into a great adventure that is sometimes dark and often humorous. And your closest friend can be—a machine? Gavin Bell and his teenage sister Fleur come from a middle-class family.
Egr3, learns from his experiences, known as Eager, as a child would. It's the end of the 21st century where technocrats rule and robots take care of humans’ every need. Their much-loved, so a scientist friend loans them EGR3, Grumps, old-fashioned robot, is running down and can’t be repaired, an experimental new robot to help Grumps.
Aladdin Paperbacks. He feels emotions—wonder, excitement, and loss. Your house watches you, knows your secrets, and talks to you. As eager’s extraordinary abilities are tested to the limit, he will try to find the answer to this question: What does it mean to be alive? Puffin Books.
The Ruins of Gorlan The Ranger's Apprentice, Book 1
This time, he will not be denied. The exiled morgarath, lord of the Mountains of Rain and Night, is gathering his forces for an attack on the kingdom. White’s the sword in the stone, Christopher Paolini’s Eragon series, and George R. The villagers believe the Rangers practice magic that makes them invisible to ordinary people.
Simon schuster Children s Publishing. And now 15-year-old will, always small for his age, has been chosen as a Ranger's apprentice. Puffin. Here is the fantasy adventure that launched the Ranger's Apprentice series, an epic story of heroes and villains that has become an international phenomenon. Perfect for fans of J.
R. R. Alone! they have always scared him in the past—the Rangers, with their dark cloaksand shadowy ways. Aladdin Paperbacks. What he doesn't yet realize is that the Rangers are the protectors of the kingdom. The international bestselling series with over 5 million copies sold in the U. S.
Newbery honor book * ala notable children's Book“A beautifully written and imaginatively constructed novel that speaks to the power of survival and the delicacy of grief. School library journal starred reviewthis acclaimed bestselling Newbery Honor Book from multi-award-winning author Sharon Creech is a classic and moving story of adventure, self-discovery, and one girl's independence.
Thirteen-year-old sophie hears the sea calling, promising adventure and a chance for discovery as she sets sail for England with her three uncles and two cousins. Aladdin Paperbacks. Puffin. Sophie’s cousin cody isn’t so sure he has the strength to prove himself to the crew and to his father. Through sophie’s and cody’s travel logs, we hear stories of the past and the daily challenges of surviving at sea as The Wanderer sails toward its destination—and its passengers search for their places in the world.
Sophie is a quietly luminous heroine, and readers will rejoice in her voyage. Bccb starred review"like creech's Walk Two Moons and Chasing Redbird, this intimate novel poetically connects journey with self-discovery. Publishers Weekly starred review Puffin Books. Simon schuster Children s Publishing. Aladdin.