Reviews and Blog Posts: adventure

Bad kitty

by Michele Jaffe

Reviewer Rating:
4

What do you get when you add a family vacation to Vegas, a big crush, a cranky cat, and a forensic scientist wannabe who always seems to be in the wrong place at the wrong time? You get this book, full of humor, friendship, adventure, mystery, and fashion advice. Jasmine...

Taken

by Edward Bloor

Reviewer Rating:
0

Charity Meyers knows what she should do if she's taken.It's 2035, and kidnapping is a career choice for many money minded individuals in the United States. Charity has gone through trainings on kidnapping procedure and lives in a gated and secured neighborhood, escorted to school every day by armed guards....

Emmy and the incredible shrinking rat

by Lynne Jonell

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Emmy is a very rich, lonely girl. Her parents go off on long trips and leave her with a horrible nanny, Miss Barmy. When Emmy starts hearing her class's pet rat talking to her, an exciting series of events unfolds. The rat is one of many rodents with special powers,...

Elissa's quest

by Erica F Verrillo

Reviewer Rating:
0

Elissa has lived in the valley with the healing woman for her whole life. She does not know who her parents were and Nana has never spoken of them. Elissa has learned not to ask questions about her past, so it is shock when her father, a nobleman, turns up...

Into the Wild

by Sarah Beth Durst

Reviewer Rating:
0

Julie's mom is Rapunzel, her brother is Puss n Boots. They're having dinner tonight with Snow's Seven. Living with fairy tale characters in the modern world is tough. Even harder is keeping The Wild under Julie's bed and out of power. The Wild is a powerful, magical world that wants...

Girl at sea

by Maureen Johnson

Reviewer Rating:
0

Clio's father is an adventurer and a charmer, but the qualities that make him fun are the same qualities that make him difficult. Out of the blue, her dad wants Clio to join him on a yacht in the Mediterranean for the summer. Clio has just accepted a job at...

Epic

by Conor Kostick

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0
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On the planet of New Earth, a computer game, Epic, was created to provide an emotional outlet for the displaced people of Earth. Now, Epic seems more real than life away from the screen. Erik and his friends spend all of their time playing Epic. One day, Erik decides to...

Shield of stars

by Hilari Bell

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Weasel is a former pickpocket trying to reform as a clerk for Justice Holis. Unfortunately, the justice's revolutionary ideas get both of them thrown in jail. Weasel lucks out and is locked up with a very resourceful girl named Arisa who helps him escape from the tower. Weasel knows that...

Un Lun Dun

by China Miéville

Reviewer Rating:
5

Zanna and Deeba have just followed a walking umbrella and discovered the world of UnLondon, a fantastic place full of amazing creatures--carnivorous (and hungry!) giraffes, pet milk cartons, fighting trashcans called the Binja, and the Smog, which is trying to take control of the city. Zanna is hailed by the...

Dragon slippers

by Jessica Day George

Reviewer Rating:
0

Creel is an orphan who is sacrificed to a dragon by her aunt, who hopes a rich knight or prince will come rescue her. The dragon is not interested in eating people, though, so Creel bargains with the dragon for a treasure in exchange for saving him from the knight....

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