An adventure story for children, The Adventures of Tom Sawyer is a fun filled book that shows life along the Mississippi River in the 1840s Written by Mark Twain, the book shows masterfully done satire, racism, childhood, and the importance of loyalty and courage no matter the cost.
Quicksilver is the story of Daniel Waterhouse, fearless thinker and conflicted Puritan, pursuing knowledge in the company of the greatest minds of Baroque era Europe, in a chaotic world where reason wars with the bloody ambitions of the mighty, and where catastrophe, natural or otherwise, can alter
Thirteen year old criminal mastermind Artemis Fowl has constructed a supercomputer from stolen fairy technology In the wrong hands it could be fatal for humans and fairies alike But no need to worry, Artemis has a brilliant plan He s not going to use the computer he s just going to show it to a
Alternate Cover Edition for ISBN 9780786849567 n nTen thousand years ago, humans and fairies fought a great battle for the magical island of Ireland When it became clear to the fairy families that they could never win, they decided to move their civilisation underground and keep themselves hidden fr
The evil pixie Opal Koboi has spent the last year in a self induced coma, plotting her revenge on all those who foiled her attempt to destroy the LEPrecon fairy police And Artemis Fowl is at the top of her list n nAfter his last run in with the fairies, Artemis had his mind wiped of his memories of
Alternate Cover Edition for ISBN 9781423108368 n nAfter disappearing for three years, Artemis Fowl has returned to a life different from the one he left Now he s a big brother, and spends his days teaching his twin siblings the important things in life, such as how to properly summon a waiter at a F
Six unforgettable kids with no families, no homes are running for their lives Max Ride and her best friends have the ability to fly And that s just the beginning of their amazing powers But they don t know where they come from, who s hunting them, why they are different from all other humans.
A grand mystery reaching back centuries A sensational disappearance that made headlines around the world A quest for truth that leads to death, madness or disappearance for those who seek to solve it The Lost City of Z is a blockbuster adventure narrative about what lies beneath the impenetrable
In MAXIMUM RIDE SAVING THE WORLD AND OTHER EXTREME SPORTS, the time has arrived for Max and her winged Flock to face their ultimate enemy and discover their original purpose to defeat the takeover of Re evolution , a sinister experiment to re engineer a select population into a scientifically s
A celebrated writer s irresistible, candid, and eloquent account of her pursuit of worldly pleasure, spiritual devotion, and what she really wanted out of life n nAround the time Elizabeth Gilbert turned thirty, she went through an early onslaught midlife crisis She had everything an educated, ambi
When it was over, there were a lot of questions n nThe detectives were embarrassed but they still wanted answered, How did a 15 year old runaway successfully pose as a world traveled countess n nThe newspapers turned it back on them, practically sneering, How did she do it while under investigati
In the tradition of Into Thin Air and Touching the Void, No Way Down by New York Times reporter Graham Bowley is the harrowing account of the worst mountain climbing disaster on K2, second to Everest in height but second to no peak in terms of danger From tragic deaths to unbelievable stories of
The deepest cave on earth was a prize that had remained unclaimed for centuries, long after every other ultimate discovery had been made both poles by 1912, Everest in 1958, the Challenger Deep in 1961 In 1969 we even walked on the moon And yet as late as 2000, the earth s deepest cave the superc
While on the run from Empire guards, Will Hawthorne and his band of thieves are transported to a mysterious land that none of them recognize or know how to get home from Turns out that they ve landed right in the middle of a battle between goblins and humans Their human allies are practically stor