What do you do when you survive a pirate kidnapping, a milk-drinking contest with a giant grizzly bear, and a stint inside the belly of a whale? If you're Mabel Jones, you do everything you can to avoid another UNLIKELY ADVENTURE! But when Mabel's baby sister is plucked from her crib by an EVIL witch, Mabel has no choice but to follow both to the jungles of the Forbidden City.
Get ready as Shirley Jane Holmes is ready to take on this all new mystery. Shirley and her friends are excited to be in the Buckleville county fair to support Shirley's boyfriend, Ashton Roberts's mom who owns a horse farm. One morning, the Roberts family farm has been robbed. It's up to Shirley, Janice, Joshua and Ashton to solve this mystery or else they will be disqualified for the Buckleville county fair horse show.
Shirley Jane Holmes is back with an all new mystery just in time for the holidays! Shirley and her friends are going to Maplesburg, Vermont to visit her grandparents for Christmas. Grandmum Lizzie takes the children to St. Nick's Christmas town amusement park which looked like somebody destroyed it all. It's up to Shirley, Janice Dickinson, Joshua Edgar Poe, and Ashton Roberts to figure out who destroyed Christmas town.
Shirley Jane Holmes is back with a doggone mystery. A new pet store has opened in Buckleville, Vermont, with sick store pets, and the owner doesn't know what's causing them to get sick. It's up to Shirley, Janice, Josh, and Ashton to solve this mystery of the dogs.
A wave of motion rippled through the cattle as they broke into a run. The cows directly behind Sarah and me looked back anxiously. The entire herd would be upon us in no time. Sarah cupped a hand to her mouth. "Clear out of the way! Stampede!"
The blockbuster series continues with a Cahill family member from the past bent on revenge! Who is the Outcast, and why is he threatening the lives of innocent people? Book 3 reveals a shocking secret that will send Amy and Dan - and the world - reeling.
Audacity Jones is an 11-year-old orphan who aches for adventure, a challenge to break up the monotony of her life at Miss Maisie's School for Wayward Girls. Life as a wayward girl isn't so bad; Audie has the best of friends, a clever cat companion, and plenty of books to read. Still, she longs for some excitement, like the characters in the novels she so loves encounter. So when the mysterious Commodore Crutchfield visits the school and whisks Audie off to Washington, DC, she knows she's in for the journey of a lifetime.
Everyone's favorite redheaded kid detective is back with an all new mystery! It's back to school season in Buckleville, Vermont and Shirley Jane Holmes is ready to get better grades than the most popular girl in Buckleville Middle School, Melanie Leblanc. But on the first day Shirley's sixth grade teacher, Mrs. Lopez, has gone missing. It's up to Shirley Jane and her best friends, Janice Dickinson and Joshua Edgar Poe to find out who teachernapped Mrs. Lopez.
The Wollstonecraft Detective Agency was supposed to be a secret constabulary, but after the success of their first case, all of London knows that Lady Ada and Mary are the girls to go to if you have a problem. Their new case is a puzzle indeed. It involves a horrible hospital, a missing will, a hasty engagement, and a suspiciously slippery servant. But Mary's stumbled onto a mystery of her own. She spotted a ghostly girl in a grey gown dashing through the park. A girl who is the spitting image of their new client.
"Joe," I said, concerned, "hit the brake!" "I am," Joe said, pumping the pedal now. But the car didn't slow at all. The traffic light turned red as we hurtled toward the intersection. And suddenly I saw the one other car out this early on a Saturday morning - a huge Express Delivery truck! Joe screamed. I leaned forward, bracing myself against the dashboard. There was nothing we could do. It was speeding right at us!
As I rounded the corner, I spotted Rick just ahead. He paused and bent down to poke at something on the ground by his feet, muttering something that I couldn't make out due to the wind. WHOOSH! I gasped and jumped back as a huge pile of snow slid off the roof of the ski shack, completely burying Rick!
World War II is coming in Europe. At least that's what Frankie Baum heard on the radio. But from her small town in Maryland, in the wilting summer heat of 1939, the war is a world away. Besides, there are too many other things to think about: first that Frankie's father up and bought a restaurant without telling anyone, and now she has to help in the kitchen, peeling potatoes and washing dishes, when she'd rather be racing to Wexler's Five and Dime on her skates. Plus her favorite sister, Joanie Baloney, is away for the summer and hasn't been answering any of Frankie's letters.
Two young cousins embark on an adventure filled with storytelling, great food, and ghost hauntings. Heartbeats rise and minds rage as strange noises are heard outside their tent. What is wandering around, sniffing their thin canvas walls and threatening their safety? Will they even survive to see the morning sunrise again? Follow the boys into a journey of discovery where they learn that all is not what it seems and that what your mind tells you is not always the truth.
Welcome to Wildcat Crossing! There's horses to ride, a Wild West show - and a mysterious troublemaker on the loose!
Klasa Czarnego wygrywa konkurs ekologiczny. Nagroda jest kilkudniowa wycieczka i pobyt w zamku w Suchej Beskidzkiej. A na miejscu...? Na miejscu czeka wszystkich odlotowa niespodzianka! Autentyczna sztuczna inteligencja (!), która... nazajutrz zostaje skradziona w niewyjasnionych okolicznosciach. Chwile pózniej - o zgrozo - znika równiez wychowawca klasy. Maciek i jego kumple wszczynaja dochodzenie. Przed nimi zmudne przeszukiwanie dokumentów w bibliotece i rozszyfrowywanie rysunkowych zagadek oraz tajemniczy samochód koloru... jajecznicy. I tak spokojna wycieczka klasowa zamienia sie w pelna niebezpiecznych przygód wyprawe, która zaprowadzi bohaterów do... Tunelu Grozy.
Mors i Pinky - z cala swoja klasa - jada na dwudniowa wycieczke autokarowa w Góry Swietokrzyskie. Gdy na miejscu zostaja poproszeni o pomoc w uporzadkowaniu sklepiku ze starociami, akcja nabiera tempa. Tajemniczy cudzoziemiec, ukryte zapiski i zaszyfrowane wskazówki naprowadza mlodych detektywów na trop zaginionego tuz po wojnie archiwum pulkownika Bergmana. Cenne dokumenty (a moze cos jeszcze?) od dawna stanowia gratke dla poszukiwaczy skarbów. Ostrzegamy - pelno tu fascynujacych zagadek, emocjonujacych poscigów i gwaltownych zwrotów akcji! Jednym slowem - dzieje sie!
Dangerous secrets lie in the audio of this book. Okay, I warned you. But if you think I'll give anything away or tell you that this is the sequel to my first literary endeavor, The Name of This Book Is Secret, you're wrong. I'm not going to remind you of how we last left our heroes, Cass and Max-Ernest, as they awaited initiation into the mysterious Terces Society, or the ongoing fight against the evil Dr. L and Ms. Mauvais.
Czym moze zakonczyc sie bardzo nieoficjalna wycieczka z nauczycielem do ruin dawnego Domu Partii? Zlamana noga i pobytem w szpitalu. Ale takze odnalezieniem ukrytej przed laty zagadkowej wiadomosci, która moze doprowadzic Czarnego i jego kumpli do... skarbu? Mlodzi detektywi podejmuja wyzwanie. Wskazówek nie ma zbyt wiele, lecz wszystkie prowadza do zapomnianej wiezy na wyspie. Bohaterowie nie wiedza, ze ich tropem podaza pewien bezwzgledny zloczynca, który nie zawaha sie zamienic wspomniana wieze w Wieze Smierci. Przygoda, tajemnica, akcja! Musicie wziac w tym udzial!
Po zakonczeniu roku szkolnego mlodzi detektywi udaja sie na zasluzony odpoczynek do lesniczówki dziadka Pinky - pana Adama Pankiewicza. Plan jest taki, zeby odsapnac od miejskiego zgielku, spedzic troche czasu na lonie natury i polezec do góry brzuchem. Jednak przygoda znajduje Morsa i Pinky nawet w lesnej gluszy. Okazuje sie, ze wedlug legendy istnieje w okolicy tajemnicza komnata z ukrytym w niej skarbem. Gdy nasi bohaterowie z zapalem studiuja genealogie Pankiewiczów i próbuja dotrzec do owej "trzynastej komnaty", niejaki Szczygiel robi wszystko by im w tym przeszkodzic. Trzymajacy w napieciu kryminal - nie tylko dla mlodych i nie tylko na wakacje!
Agnieszka i jej brat Adam szykuja sie na zagraniczne wczasy. Wskutek przykrego zrzadzenia losu, zamiast w egzotycznych krajach, laduja... u swojej ciotki, w pewnej nieduzej, warminskiej wiosce. Na domiar zlego siec telefoniczna nie ma tu zasiegu, a internet dotrze dopiero za kilka miesiecy. Zapowiadaja sie wakacje, ze wez przestan! Wbrew obawom, udaje im sie jednak nawiazac nowe przyjaznie i dzieki nim poznac okolice. Pewnego razu podsluchuja mega-zagadkowa rozmowe, a sielski wypoczynek zmienia sie diametralnie po spotkaniu w lesie tajemniczego, starszego mezczyzny.
One fateful day, 16 people gather for the reading of the will of the very rich Samuel W. Westing. To their surprise, the will turns out to be a contest, challenging the heirs to find out who among them is Westing's murderer. Only two people hold all the clues. One is a Westing heir...and the other is the listener!
"They Really Don't Make Them Like This Anymore"
Kyle Keeley is the class clown, popular with most kids, (if not the teachers), and an ardent fan of all games: board games, word games, and particularly video games. His hero, Luigi Lemoncello, the most notorious and creative game maker in the world, just so happens to be the genius behind the building of the new town library. Lucky Kyle wins a coveted spot to be one of the first 12 kids in the library for an overnight of fun, food, and lots and lots of games. But when morning comes, the doors remain locked. Kyle and the other winners must solve every clue and every secret puzzle to find the hidden escape route.
"Written for the young but enjoyed by an adult."
Welcome, boys and girls, listeners of all ages, to the first-ever Library Olympiad! Kyle and his teammates are back, and the world-famous game maker, Luigi Lemoncello, is at it again! This time Mr. Lemoncello has invited teams from all across America to compete in the first ever Library Olympics. Will it be fun? Like the commercials say...hello? It's a Lemoncello! But something suspicious is going on.... Books are missing from Mr. Lemoncello's library. Is someone trying to censor what the kids are reading?
"Great book for everyone"
Henry, Jessie, Violet, and Benny, four orphaned siblings, suddenly appear in a small town. The children make a home for themselves in an abandoned red boxcar they discover in the woods. Ambitious and resourceful, the plucky children make a happy life for themselves - until Violet gets too sick for her brothers and sister to care for her.
"nice family stories"
In the small city of Strattenburg, there are many lawyers, and though he’s only 13 years old, Theo Boone thinks he’s one of them. Theo knows every judge, policeman, court clerk—and a lot about the law. He dreams of being a great trial lawyer, of a life in the courtroom. But Theo finds himself in court much sooner than expected. Because he knows so much—maybe too much—he is suddenly dragged into the middle of a sensational murder trial.
"Fantastic for young audience, Good for adults"
On a field trip to Washington, DC, Theo spots a familiar face on the Metro: Duffy, who jumped bail and was never seen again. Theo's quick thinking helps bring Duffy back to Strattenburg to stand trial. But now that Duffy knows who he is, Theo is in greater danger than he's ever been in before. Even when everything is on the line, Theodore Boone will stop at nothing to make sure a killer is brought to justice.
"Another stellar book"
Nancy Drew's keen mind is tested when she searches for a missing will.
"I love Nancy Drew!"
After a dying criminal confesses that his loot has been stashed "in the tower," the Hardy boys make an astonishing discovery.
"Terrific narration, well-paced"
Theodore Boone is back in a new adventure, and the stakes are higher than ever.... When his best friend, April, disappears from her bedroom in the middle of the night, no one, not even Theo Boone - who knows April better than anyone - has answers. As fear ripples through his small hometown and the police hit dead ends, it's up to Theo to use his legal knowledge and investigative skills to chase down the truth and save April.
"Theodore Boone: The Abduction"
Eli Frieden lives in the most perfect town in the world: Serenity, New Mexico. In this idyllic place, every lawn is perfectly manicured, and everyone has a pool and a tree house. Honesty and integrity are valued above all else. The 30 kids who live there never lie--they know it's a short leap from that to the awful problems of other, less fortunate places. Then one day Eli bikes to the edge of the city limits, and something so crazy and unexpected happens, it changes everything.
"Highly recommend to all 10 years olds!"
Bowser is a dog detective on the loose, paired with an 11-year-old girl, Birdie. Bowser and Birdie live on the Louisiana coast with Birdie's Grammy. When a prize stuffed marlin is stolen from Grammy's bait and tackle shop, Birdie and Bowser decide to take on the case. But what looks like a straightforward break-in soon becomes as tangled as a tourist's fishing line.
"Like meeting Chet in his "teens"! Love it!"
Never turn your back on the Cahills.... The most powerful family history has ever known returns with a vengeance in The 39 Clues: Doublecross! Confidential until August 2015!
Summer vacation on an almost private island gives the Aldens a challenge.
Wahoo Cray lives in a zoo. His father is an animal wrangler, so he's grown up with all manner of gators, snakes, parrots, rats, monkeys, snappers, and more in his backyard. The critters he can handle. His father is the unpredictable one.
"Great book for the entire family."
Jason Segel, multitalented actor, writer, and musician, teams up with New York Times bestselling author Kirsten Miller for the hilariously frightening middle-grade novel Nightmares!, the first book in a trilogy about a boy named Charlie and a group of kids who must face their fears to save their town. Sleeping has never been so scary. And now waking up is even worse! Charlie Laird has several problems.
The Kidd siblings have grown up diving down to shipwrecks and traveling the world, helping their famous parents recover everything from swords to gold doubloons from the bottom of the ocean. But after their parents disappear on the job, the kids are suddenly thrust into the biggest treasure hunt of their lives. They'll have to work together to defeat dangerous pirates and dodge the hot pursuit of an evil treasure hunting rival, all while following cryptic clues to unravel the mystery of what really happened to their parents - and find out if they're still alive.
"GREAT audiobook for the whole family!"
The Hardy Boys are elated over their good luck when wealthy Elroy Jefferson invites them to spend Christmas vacation at his private retreat on Cabin Island. But when Frank and Joe make a reconnaissance trip in their iceboat, The Sea Gull to the island, a belligerent stranger orders them off. Why?
When Mr. Hardy disappears while investigating a mystery surrounding a vacant house rumored to be either haunted or an abode for criminals, the Hardy Boys search for the truth.
Aidan and Meg Falconer are their parents' only hope. The Falconers are facing life in prison -- unless Aidan and Meg can follow a trail of clues to prove their innocence. The problem? Right now they're trapped in a juvenile detention center. Until they escape one night -- and find themselves on the run, both from the authorities and from a sinister attacker who has his own reason to stop them.
"Great book for older readers but..."
When his parents return from Kenya with a cute little green lizard on his eighth birthday (he's two times two times two), Jacob Two-Two is thrilled. But it isn't long before Jacob realizes that his new pet, Dippy, isn't a lizard after all. And as months pass, it is apparent Dippy isn't so little either. Soon Dippy is attracting all sorts of unwanted attention, and before he knows it, Jacob is on the run from the Canadian government with a full-grown dinosaur to hide.
Aiden and Meg Falconer are out to find the evidence that will free their parents from a life sentence in prison. But in order to do that, they have to live undercover. Ever since they broke out of a juvenile detention facility, they've been chased by the FBI ... and by a strange killer they've nicknamed Hairless Joe. Now their story has hit the airwaves, and suddenly everyone is looking for the Falconer kids.
Best-selling sportswriter and Edgar Award winner John Feinstein is back with another sports mystery featuring Stevie Thomas and Susan Carol Anderson—this one set at the summer Olympics in London. In this book, Susan Carol isn't a reporter—she's an Olympian, competing as a swimmer at her first Olympic games. Stevie is both proud and envious of her athletic prowess. And he's worried by the agents and sponsors and media all wanting to get up close and personal with Susan Carol.
"Feinstein does it again."
Pram Bellamy is special - she can talk to ghosts. She doesn't have too many friends among the living, but that's all right. She has her books, she has her aunts, and she has her best friend, the ghostly Felix. Then Pram meets Clarence, a boy from school who has also lost a parent and is looking for answers. Together they arrive at the door of the mysterious Lady Savant, who promises to help. But this spiritualist knows the true nature of Pram's power, and what she has planned is more terrifying than any ghost.
"Interesting, true care, warm feeling step into spiritual world."
Poor Jacob Two-Two. Not only must he say everything twice just to be heard over his four brothers and sisters, but he finds himself the prisoner of the dreaded Hooded Fang. What had he done to deserve such a punishment? The worst crime of all - insulting a grown-up! Although he's small, Jacob is not helpless, especially when The Infamous Two come to his aid.
Aiden and Meg Falconer are on the hunt for the one man who might be able to free their parents from jail. The hitch? There are plenty of other people on the hunt for THEM, including the FBI and an eerie, hairless killer. After one close call too many, the Falconers find themselves stowed away on a ship -- but the chase doesn't end there. Instead, it moves to close quarters, where every step, every breath, could get them caught.
One man holds the key to freeing Aidan and Meg Falconer's parents from prison: a mysterious figure named Frank Lindenauer. Aidan and Meg must cross the country to try to catch him...even as the FBI tries to catch them first. In California, Aidan and Meg fall in with a crowd that already has its share of trouble going on. They want to believe they've found friends who will help them out. But if they're not careful, these "friends" will sell them out instead.
Outlandishly wealthy Grandmother VanDemere has decided to leave her vast fortune to the family member who proves himself or herself worthiest by solving puzzles and riddles on a whirlwind race around the globe, from the mines of Venezuela to the castles of Scotland. There will be eight competitors, three continents...and a prize worth millions.
Just as Jacob Two-Two settles into his new life in Canada, things are turned upside down! First, Jacob gets a new neighbor, who does double duty as a spy; then he gets a new principal, who turns out to be mean and nasty; and then, unknowingly, he makes an enemy - but who could it be? Jacob Two-Two returns in this new adventure that takes him into the fascinating world of spycraft!
Aiden and Meg Falconer have been crossing the country as fugitives in order to prove their parents didn't commit a crime. They've been chased from state to state by the FBI . . . and by a killer they know only as Hairless Joe. Now Hairless Joe is getting closer than ever -- and the Falconers are getting even closer than that to the truth.
Tom Edison doesn't want his family to leave Yonkers, NY after his father loses his job. But it looks like Wichita will be his new home in two weeks no matter what. Tom won't go without a fight though - especially after he discovers a clue to a centuries-old family secret. His famous namesake, Thomas Edison, had discovered the secret formula for changing metal into gold. Now on a desperate search for the key to this monumental scientific discovery, Tom and his friends will have to rely on each other to unlock this mystery....