In 1871, pirates roam the South Seas, mystics hide in shape-shifting caves, and the crew members of the Liberté are very, very far from home. Almost 150 years far, to be slightly more precise, and their last hope of returning to their own time hinges on an invisible wizard … dwelling somewhere on a mountaintop in China … who may or may not hold the secrets to time travel. So, yeah. It’s complicated.
Also, do witches and wizards even get along? It’s a tricky question, and one that Liberty Frye—a newbie witch with decidedly unpredictable powers—isn’t eager to sort out. It could get awkward.
Join Libby, her best friend Ginny, and their motley crew consisting of Uncle Frank, a pet goose, a cantankerous World War II pilot and a temperamental robot on their quest to find a way back home. Success is anything but certain. After all, things tend to go awry when Libby is around….
In this thrilling conclusion to The Card People trilogy, 13-year-old Paul undergoes another astonishing transformation. Then he and his younger brother Sam face their toughest challenge yet as they uncover and fight a nefarious scheme to take over our nation's government. They are joined by Jack and the other brave little card people, who were left behind by their genius father before he disappeared in Book One. Will Paul and Sam finally discover what has happened to their father?
This is the first book in the (My Life) series. This book is about two best friends growing up in their teenage years in a small town. All the wild adventures and stories from my childhood, after my parents divorced and we went on the run for 11 years. This book includes my first job, girlfriend, prom, drivers license, my first car and many other first we all did in our teenage years. But really this book is just about LIFE. It will make you laugh and it will make you cry.
In 2014, a worldwide nuclear war demolishes a wide swath of the planet. Alaska, the only part left of the United States, joins with the other surviving countries to set up a Global Government. Its primary responsibility is to prevent another devastating war. Leadership changes every two years, based on the outcome of the only competitive outlet the survivors can agree on: a worldwide soccer tournament.
Rematch, Book 2: After a heartbreaking loss in the 2044 World Cup, the Alaska national soccer team has a shot at redemption. With Jason on the run and Nate imprisoned, Cassie and Reed have to take matters into their own hands and bring the team back together.
Here is the story behind one of America's most prolific-yet least known artists of the 20th Century. Lee Lawrie created architectural sculptures on buildings for more than 70 years, in 23 states and at least 3 foreign countries. Yet due to his humility, he never sought celebrity, and consequently, most art historians have never heard of him.
This is the story of his largest job, the multitude of sculptures at the Nebraska State Capitol, his role as a collaborator with the architect, and how this project all came together and occupied more than 14 years of his life. The book also explains that his art helps to convey the purpose of the building, teaching the citizens about the institutions of government the European Settlers brought with them into the new land, and paying homage to the Native American Plains Indians they had displaced.
It also provides lessons on the development of law, Western Civilization and Democracy. It is written in a conversational style that is easily accessible to anyone from middle school up through colleges.
Welcome to LaLa's World: Where kids learn how to be the change!
In this newly released children's book, "LaLa Feels Blah-La," a young girl and her stuffed bear wake up feeling blah for no apparent reason. LaLa's mom teaches her to be mindful of her feelings and turn her mood around with the flip of a coin. Perfect for young readers, LaLa Feels Blah-La, teaches children to be more mindful of their feelings and manage their mood swings.
Buckley, a young, enthusiastic detector dog, was about to clock off from his regular shift at the Brisbane International Airport when he uncovered a shipment of smuggled exotic animals.
Discovering that all but one, a chameleon named Ciara, and two turtle eggs, had perished on the long journey, Buckley makes it his mission to track down who is behind the smuggling ring and ensure no more helpless animals are killed.
A fire is ignited within Buckley and he is determined to return Ciara to her home and reunite her with her family.
Breaking all of his obedience training, Buckley, Ciara and a charismatic Californian mouse named Bo, set out on an international adventure that propels them from a world of structure and safety into dangerous situations.
With fast-pace, witty humour and suspense, Dion Summergreene takes young readers on a crime-fighting adventure like no other to discover an exotic world through the eyes of man’s best friend. Buckley's Unexpected Adventure shines the spotlight on animal conservation, the importance of teamwork, friendship, and working through your fears to achieve the impossible.