Reviews and Blog Posts: adventure

The Calder game

by Blue Balliett

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In this third installment from the author of Chasing Vermeer, Calder gets the opportunity to travel with his dad to Oxford, England. When he disappears into thin air, Calder's dad invites Tommy, Petra, and Mrs. Sharpe to come to England to help find him. Without Calder to keep the peace,...

Journey into Mohawk County

by Harmen Meyndertsz van den Bogaert

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This journal of real-life adventurer and explorer Harmen van den Bogaert, a Dutch fur trader who journeyed into the land of the Iroquois, is excitingly illustrated to depict the danger and trials of such a daunting quest.

Timothy and the strong pajamas

by Viviane Schwarz

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Timothy wants to get stronger, so he tries all kinds of things every night before bed - drinking fortified milk, doing push-ups, even thinking strong thoughts. When Timothy's favorite pajamas get worn out, his mom sews on some patches with super strong thread. All of a sudden, when Timothy wears...

Camel rider

by Prue Mason

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Adam and his family are Australians living in a fancy compound in the Middle East. Walid is an abused boy who rides camels in the popular sport of camel racing. When war breaks out, Adam is separated from his family and Walid manages to escape the camel masters. The two...

The daring adventures of Penhaligon Brush

by S. Jones (Sally Jones) Rogan

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Penhaligon Brush is a fox and a pharmacist. He was not looking for adventure, but it found him anyway. After receiving a distressing note from his brother, Penhaligon goes to the nearby town of Porthleven and discovers that a tyrant has taken control of the town and has imposed a...

Icecore : a Carl Hobbes thriller

by Matt Whyman

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Carl Hobbes isn't quite sure how he ended up at Icecore. Yes, he infiltrated the computer security at Fort Knox, but he didn't take anything, didn't profit from the job–just got the satisfaction of knowing he could do it. He agrees to tell the authorities how he hacked into the...

Bad kitty

by Michele Jaffe

DPL 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

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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

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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...

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