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By Christopher Paul Curtis

Bestselling Newbery Medalist Christopher Paul Curtis promises a strong better half to his a number of award-winning ELIJAH OF BUXTON.

Benji and purple could not be extra diverse. they don't seem to be acquaintances. they do not even dwell within the related city. yet their fates are entwined. an opportunity assembly leads the lads to find that they've extra in universal than meets the attention. either one of them have encountered an odd presence within the wooded area, observing them, monitoring them. may possibly the Madman of Piney Woods be actual?

In a story brimming with intrigue and experience, Christopher Paul Curtis returns to the colourful international he dropped at existence in Elijah of Buxton. here's one other novel that might holiday your middle -- and extend it, too.

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By Armstrong Sperry

Mafatu has been frightened of the ocean for so long as he can take into account. even though his father is the nice leader of Hikueru - an island whose seafaring humans worship braveness - Mafatu seems like an interloper. All his lifestyles he has been teased, taunted, or even blamed for storms at the sea.

Then at age fifteen, now not prepared to place up with the ridicule and jibes, Mafatu makes a decision to take his destiny into his personal palms. together with his puppy, Uri, as his better half, Mafatu paddles out to sea, able to face his fears. What he learns on his lonesome event will swap him endlessly and make him a hero within the eyes of his humans.

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By Ann Hood

Go back to The Treasure Chest with Felix and Maisie…

When Felix Robbins will get a overwhelm on Lily Goldstein, a classmate who's followed from China, he makes a decision to aim to take her again in time in order that she will be able to see the rustic the place she used to be born. Maisie discovers his plot, and foils it. however the twins turn out in a small village at the Yangtze River, the place they meet a woman named Pearl greenback within the days in advance of the Boxer uprising. With bandits chasing them, will they ever locate safety… and go back domestic?

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By Dewey Lambdin

Alan Lewrie is a scandalous younger rake whose amorous adventures ashore bring about his being shipped off to the military. Lewrie unearths that he's a born sailor, even if lifestyles at sea is a stark distinction to the London social whirl to which he had develop into accustomed. As his profession advances, he unearths the lifetime of a naval officer matches him.

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By Robin Wasserman

One evening. One physique, damaged in a pool of blood.
One killer, misplaced within the shadows.
One woman, left behind.
Left on my own, to stand the results.
To locate the truth.
To avenge the useless.

One evening is all it takes to alter Nora Kane's existence endlessly. Her ally is useless; her boyfriend has vanished. And the path of blood leads directly again to her: the individual that may be dependable. the individual that could be subsequent.  

Desperate to save lots of the folks she loves and made up our minds to discover justice for those she's misplaced, Nora finds a gloomy net of mystery societies and shadowy conspirators, all pushed by way of a mad wish to own anything that will now not even exist. anything to which Nora herself may carry the major. It seems her evening of blood is only one piece in a puzzle that spans continents and centuries—and fixing it can be the single approach she will be able to store her personal existence.

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By Clyde Robert Bulla

In the times of King Arthur there stood a effective oak tree in the partitions of a citadel. Peace reigned within the citadel till the fearsome evening while Lionel, longlost brother of Lord Weldon, lower back to reason difficulty and unhappiness.

It used to be then that Shan, the son of Lord Weldon, took at the tasks of a knight and concealed the sword within the hole of the large oak. the times that have been packed with adventures that attempted the braveness of the younger boy.

Shan was once stunned via bearded robbers within the woods. He met noble knights in plumed helmets, and at last he even made a visit to high-towered Camelot. His tale is stuffed with the pageantry and colour of britain in King Arthur's time. It creates a bright photograph of the Knights of the around desk and the knowledge of King Arthur himself.

Mr. Bulla captures the spirit of these romantic days in an easy, interesting demeanour. the result's one other pleasant publication for his vast viewers of younger readers. Paul Galdone's energetic illustrations are as evocative because the text.

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By Lynne Reid Banks

Tiger cub brothers are city from the jungle and brought to Rome. The more suitable cub is informed as a killer on the Coliseum. Emperor Caesar makes a present of the smaller cub to his attractive daughter, Aurelia. She adores her cub, Boots, and Julius, a tender animal keeper, teaches her tips on how to earn the tiger's belief. Boots is pampered whereas his brother, referred to as Brute, lives in a chilly and darkish cage, set free simply to kill. Caesar trusts Julius to observe Aurelia and her prized puppy. but if a prank backfires, Boots quickly escapes and Julius needs to pay together with his existence. millions watch as Julius is shipped unarmed into the sector to stand the killer Brute.

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By Mark Gatiss

The terrific Lucifer field returns for an additional around of lively, pun-heavy sleuthing during this devilishly decadent sequel to the acclaimed The Vesuvius Club.

Lucifer field — portraitist, dandy and extraordinarily solid undercover agent — is feeling his age. He's additionally greater than a bit frightened approximately an bold more youthful agent, Percy Flarge, who's snapping at his heels. Assigned to monitor the actions of fascist chief Olympus Mons and his fanatical fans, or "Amber Shirts," in F.A.U.S.T. — The Fascist Anglo-United States Trinity (an acronym so tortuous it will probably basically be sinister) — in snowbound Twenties manhattan, field unearths himself framed for a vicious, mysterious murder.

Using all of his local crafty, field escapes aboard a vessel certain for England armed with just a Broadway midget's suitcase and a string of unanswered questions: What lies hidden within the bleak Norfolk convent of St. Bede? what's "the lamb" that Olympus Mons searches for in his bid for international domination? And what has all this to do with a medieval prayer meant to summon the satan himself?

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By Peter Dickinson

The monarchy isn't really what it was once. King Victor II could be the grandson of Queen Victoria, yet political and monetary realities have intruded even on Buckingham Palace, the place kinfolk breakfasts middle on proposals for tightening the family funds and the King, an authorized general practitioner, fumes at Parliament's refusal to allow him to perform medication for worry of court cases. Nor has royal dignity been spared. a realistic joker has invaded the palace, yet his methods, at first a laugh, have grew to become lethal, and appear more and more to be fascinated about the teenage Princess Louise. The trickster, it sort of feels transparent, wishes her to disclose a few mystery to the larger British Public, yet which one?

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