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Ali Cross
by James Patterson

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English

Pages

320

Publication Date

November 25, 2019

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<b>James Patterson's blockbuster Alex Cross series has sold over 100 million copies--and now he's bringing those thrills to a new generation! Alex</b><b>'s son Ali is eager to follow in his father's footsteps as a detective, but when his</b><b> best friend goes missing, what price will he have to pay to solve the mystery?</b><b><br /></b>Ali Cross has always looked up to his father, former detective and FBI agent Alex Cross. While solving some of the nation's most challenging crimes, his father always kept his head and did the right thing. Can Ali have the same strength and resolve?<br />When Ali's best friend Abraham is reported missing, Ali is desperate to find him. At the same time, a string of burglaries targets his neighborhood---and even his own house. With his father on trial for a crime he didn't commit, it's up to Ali to search for clues and find his friend. But being a kid sleuth isn't easy---especially when your father warns you not to get involved!---and Ali soon learns that clues aren't always what they seem. Will his detective work lead to a break in Abraham's case or cause even more trouble for the Cross family?
Titan's Curse, The (Percy Jackson and the Olympians, Book 3)
by Rick Riordan

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English

Pages

322

Publication Date

May 02, 2009

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When the goddess Artemis goes missing, she is believed to have been kidnapped. And now it's up to Percy and his friends to find out what happened. Who is powerful enough to kidnap a goddess?
The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (Chronicles of Narnia Book 2...
by C.S. Lewis

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English

Pages

180

Publication Date

October 29, 2008

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<p><strong>Narnia . . . a land frozen in eternal winter . . . a country waiting to be set free</strong></p><p><em>The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe</em> is the second book in C. S. Lewis's <em>The Chronicles of Narnia</em>, a series that has become part of the canon of classic literature, drawing readers of all ages into a magical land with unforgettable characters for over fifty years.</p><p>Four adventurers step through a wardrobe door and into the land of Narnia, a land enslaved by the power of the White Witch. But when almost all hope is lost, the return of the Great Lion, Aslan, signals a great change . . . and a great sacrifice. </p><p>This ebook contains the complete text and art. Illustrations in this ebook appear in vibrant full color on a full-color ebook device and in rich black-and-white on all other devices. This is a stand-alone read, but if you would like to explore more of the Narnian realm, pick up <em>The Horse and His Boy</em>, the third book in <em>The Chronicles of Narnia</em>. </p>
Holes
by Louis Sachar

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English

Pages

241

Publication Date

June 01, 2011

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<p><b>Winner of the Newbery Medal and the National Book Award! This #1聽<i>New York Times聽</i>bestselling, modern classic in which boys are forced to dig holes day in and day out is now available with a splashy new look.</b><br /><br />Stanley Yelnats is under a curse. A curse that began with his no-good-dirty-rotten-pig-stealing-great-great-grandfather and has since followed generations of Yelnatses. Now Stanley has been unjustly sent to a boys鈥?detention center, Camp Green Lake, where the boys build character by spending all day, every day digging holes exactly five feet wide and five feet deep. There is no lake at Camp Green Lake. But there are an awful lot of holes.<br /><br />It doesn鈥檛 take long for Stanley to realize there鈥檚 more than character improvement going on at Camp Green Lake. The boys are digging holes because the warden is looking for something. But what could be buried under a dried-up lake? Stanley tries to dig up the truth in this inventive and darkly humorous tale of crime and punishment鈥攁nd redemption.<br /><br /><b>Includes a double bonus: an excerpt from聽<i>Small Steps,</i>聽the follow-up to聽<i>Holes,</i>聽as well as an excerpt from Louis Sachar鈥檚 new middle-grade novel,聽<i>Fuzzy Mud.<br /><br /></i>"A smart jigsaw puzzle of a novel." --<i>The New York Times聽<br /><br /></i>WINNER OF THE聽<i>BOSTON GLOBE-HORN BOOK</i>聽AWARD<br />A聽<i>NEW YORK TIMES</i>聽BOOK REVIEW NOTABLE CHILDREN'S BOOK<br />SELECTED FOR NUMEROUS BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR AND ALA HONORS聽</b></p>
Legend (A Legend Novel, Book 1)
by Marie Lu

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English

Pages

318

Publication Date

November 29, 2011

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<b>"<i>Legend </i>doesn't merely survive the hype, it deserves it."<br /><br />From the聽<i>New York Times </i>bestselling author of The Young Elites<br /></b><br /><br /> What was once the western United States is now home to the Republic, a nation perpetually at war with its neighbors. Born into an elite family in one of the Republic's wealthiest districts, fifteen-year-old June is a prodigy being groomed for success in the Republic's highest military circles. Born into the slums, fifteen-year-old Day is the country's most wanted criminal. But his motives may not be as malicious as they seem.<br /><br /> From very different worlds, June and Day have no reason to cross paths - until the day June's brother, Metias, is murdered and Day becomes the prime suspect. Caught in the ultimate game of cat and mouse, Day is in a race for his family's survival, while June seeks to avenge Metias's death. But in a shocking turn of events, the two uncover the truth of what has really brought them together, and the sinister lengths their country will go to keep its secrets.<br /><br /> Full of nonstop action, suspense, and romance, this novel is sure to move readers as much as it thrills.
We Were Liars
by E. Lockhart

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English

Pages

242

Publication Date

May 13, 2014

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<p><b>A <i>New York Times</i> Bestseller</b><br /><br /><b>One of James Patterson's "Favorite Thrillers for the Beach" (<i>New York Times</i>)<br /><br />"Haunting, sophisticated . . . a novel so twisty and well-told that it will appeal to older readers as well as to adolescents</b>." 鈥?lt;i>Wall Street Journal<br /></i><br /><b>"A rich, stunning summer mystery with a sharp twist that will leave you dying to talk about the book with a pal or ten</b>." 鈥擯arade.com<br /><br /><b>"Thrilling, beautiful, and blisteringly smart, <i>We Were Liars</i> is utterly unforgettable."</b> 鈥擩ohn Green, #1 <i>New York Times</i> bestselling author of <i>The Fault in Our Stars<br /><br /></i><b>"You鈥檙e going to want to remember the title. <i>Liars</i> details the summers of a girl who harbors a dark secret, and delivers a satisfying, but shocking twist ending</b>." 鈥擝reia Brissey, <i>Entertainment Weekly</i><br /><br />A beautiful and distinguished family.<br />A private island.<br />A brilliant, damaged girl; a passionate, political boy.<br />A group of four friends鈥攖he Liars鈥攚hose friendship turns destructive.<br />A revolution. An accident. A secret.<br />Lies upon lies.<br />True love.<br />The truth.<br />聽<br /><i>We Were Liars </i>is a modern, sophisticated suspense novel from <i>New York Times</i> bestselling author, National Book Award finalist, and Printz Award honoree E. Lockhart.聽<br />Read it.<br />And if anyone asks you how it ends, just LIE.<br /><br /><br /><b>"An ambitious novel with an engaging voice, a clever plot and some terrific writing</b>." 鈥?lt;i>New York Times Book Review</i><br /><br /></p><p>"<b>No one should be talking about the shocking twist ending. What we can talk about is...[Lockhart's] razor-sharp portrayal of a family for whom keeping up appearances is paramount and, ultimately, tragic</b>." 鈥?lt;i>The Chicago Tribune</i></p>
The Westing Game (Puffin Modern Classics)
by Ellen Raskin

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English

Pages

204

Publication Date

April 12, 2004

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<b>A Newbery Medal Winner<br /><br />"A supersharp mystery...confoundingly clever, and very funny." 鈥?lt;i>Booklist</i>, starred review</b><p>聽</p>A bizarre chain of events begins when sixteen unlikely people gather for the reading of Samuel W. Westing鈥檚 will. And though no one knows why the eccentric, game-loving millionaire has chosen a virtual stranger鈥攁nd a possible murderer鈥攖o inherit his vast fortune, on things for sure: Sam Westing may be dead鈥ut that won鈥檛 stop him from playing one last game!<br /><br /> <b>Winner of the Newbery Medal</b><br /> <b>Winner of the Boston Globe/Horn Book Award</b><br /> <b>An ALA Notable Book</b><br /> 聽<p>聽</p><b>"Great fun for those who enjoy illusion, word play, or sleight of hand."聽鈥?lt;i>The New York Times Book Review</i><br /><br />"A fascinating medley of word games, disguises, multiple aliases, and subterfuges鈥攁 demanding but rewarding book."聽鈥?lt;i>The Horn Book</i></b>
Spy School Goes South
by Stuart Gibbs

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English

Pages

353

Publication Date

October 02, 2018

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<b>Ben is taken to Mexico by his nemesis in the hopes that he鈥檒l finally be able to take down SPYDER in this latest addition to the <i>New York Times </i>bestselling Spy School series.</b><br /><br />Thirteen-year-old Ben Ripley has been caught in the snares of SPYDER more than once and knows well enough to be suspicious of anything that seems too good to be true鈥攄espite needing special tutoring in advanced survival techniques. So when Murray Hill finally breaks his silence with an offer to hand over the SPYDER elite, Ben knows that there must be something going on. But his hesitation doesn鈥檛 stop the assignment.<br /> <br />The Mission: Follow Murray Hill to an undisclosed location with no one else but Erica Hale to identify SPYDER leadership. Once found, contact the CIA to sweep in and finish the job. DO NOT CONTACT SPYDER DIRECTLY.<br /> <br />However, as Ben suspected, nothing goes as planned, and what should be an easy mission quickly turns deadly. Now, Ben and Erica will have to face rogue agents, trained killers, and even very hungry crocodiles in a race against the clock to find out what SPYDER is up to this time鈥攁nd thwart their evil plans.
Frostbite: A Vampire Academy Novel
by Richelle Mead

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English

Pages

340

Publication Date

April 10, 2008

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Rose loves Dimitri, Dimitri might love Tasha, and Mason would die to be with Rose鈥?lt;p>It鈥檚 winter break at St. Vladimir鈥檚, but Rose is feeling anything but festive. A massive Strigoi attack has put the school on high alert, and now the Academy鈥檚 crawling with Guardians鈥攊ncluding Rose鈥檚 hard-hitting mother, Janine Hathaway. And if handto- hand combat with her mom wasn鈥檛 bad enough, Rose鈥檚 tutor Dimitri has his eye on someone else, her friend Mason鈥檚 got a huge crush on her, and Rose keeps getting stuck in Lissa鈥檚 head while she鈥檚 making out with her boyfriend, Christian! The Strigoi are closing in, and the Academy鈥檚 not taking any risks.... This year, St. Vlad鈥檚 annual holiday ski trip is mandatory.</p><p>But the glittering winter landscape and the posh Idaho resort only create the illusion of safety. When three friends run away in an offensive move against the deadly Strigoi, Rose must join forces with Christian to rescue them. But heroism rarely comes without a price鈥?lt;/p>
The Mysterious Benedict Society
by Trenton Lee Stewart

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English

Pages

497

Publication Date

April 01, 2008

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Dozens of children respond to this peculiar ad in the newspaper and are then put through a series of mind-bending tests, which readers take along with them. Only four children-two boys and two girls-succeed. Their challenge: to go on a secret mission that only the most intelligent and inventive children could complete. To accomplish it they will have to go undercover at the Learning Institute for the Very Enlightened, where the only rule is that there are no rules. But what they'll find in the hidden underground tunnels of the school is more than your average school supplies. So, if you're gifted, creative, or happen to know Morse Code, they could probably use your help. <br /><br />

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