Reviews and Blog Posts: adventure

Alibi Junior High

by Greg Logsted

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Cody's dad is an undercover agent with the CIA, so they have always changed their names and moved around the world. When someone tries to kill them with an explosion, Cody is sent to live with his Aunt Jenny in the safety of small town Connecticut. But it's the first...

Binky the space cat

by Ashley Spires

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4

Binky has just received word from F.U.R.S.T (Felines of the Universe Ready for Space Travel): he is now Space Cat qualified. Join Binky as he trains for his mission to leave Earth (and the house!), explore new worlds, and battle aliens (well, bugs). He builds his rocket ship, packs his...

Dull boy

by Sarah Cross

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Avery has superpowers - really amazing ones, like superhuman strength and the ability to fly - but he doesn't want anyone to know because he's afraid of the ridicule of his peers or being tested by scientists. When he meets a rag tag group of friends who also seem a...

The Dunderheads

by Paul Fleischman

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Each of the kids in Ms. Breakbone's class has a special talent or interest - but she calls them all dunderheads! When Ms. Breakbone unfairly confiscates a present Junkyard has for his mother, the Dunderheads unite to get even and get it back. Using each of their special skills, the...

Highway robbery

by Kate Thompson

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It's a freezing cold day when a galloping horseman stops beside a shivery street boy in London. The horseman offers the boy money to watch his horse. Soon interested kids, farmers, robbers, and soldiers all try to get the horse away from the boy. In the end, can you decide...

Young samurai : the way of the warrior

by Chris Bradford

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It is 1611, Jack and his father are employed as sailors headed for Japan when their ship is damaged in a storm and pirates take it over, killing everyone but Jack. Spared because he is so young, Jack is taken to the home of a prominent samurai where he feels...

The eternal smile : three stories

by Gene Luen Yang

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3

Things aren't always what they seem. A greedy frog looking for the next money-making scheme? An email from a Nigerian prince asking for money? Having to bring home the head of the frog king? These graphic-format stories will take start with these ideas, but you'll be thinking very differently about...

The devil's paintbox

by Victoria McKernan

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This is the story of Aidan and Maddy, two orphans who are on the verge of starvation out on the Kansas prairie when a wagon train comes by and "rescues" them, in return for a year of work at a logging camp near Seattle. Off on the adventure of the...

The Gecko & Sticky : Villain's lair

by Wendelin Van Draanen

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This is an adventurous, mysterious, and real story about a boy named Dave and his talking gecko, Sticky. No, really, it's a true story! Sticky leads Dave to a scary old mansion that is booby-trapped with hollow walls and shrunken heads. They are there to steal a magic Aztec armband...

The Forest of Hands and Teeth

by Carrie Ryan

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Mary's whole life has been lived behind the fences of the village. Everyone is kept in by the threat of the Unconsecrated, zombies who will either eat your flesh or bite you and turn you in to one of them, but they're also kept in by the Sisters and the...

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