Presents a story of adventure and discovery on the high seas.
- Author:Poe, Edgar AllanSummary:
- Author:Withers, PamSummary:
Owen’s plan to sail away on an adventure puts him on a collision course with some very dangerous people. When Owen’s parents leave him on his own for a week, the sixteen-year-old gets bored and hatches a crazy idea: sneak onto the...
- Author:Charles, NormaSummary:
In this fast-paced novel for readers ten and up, James Graham, a Canadian journalist, is kidnapped in a market in Buenaventura, Colombia, right in front of Marco, his thirteen-year-old son. When the kidnappers try to grab Marco, his...
- Author:Ellis, DeborahSummary:
Finalist for the Ruth and Sylvia Schwartz Children's Book Award. Orphaned and plagued with the grief of losing everyone he loves, fifteen-year-old Abdul has made a long, fraught journey from his war-torn home in Baghdad, only to end up...
- Author:Jennings, PatrickSummary:
When nine-year-old Logan discovers that aliens are abducting pet dogs, he and his friends form the Intergalactic Canine Rescue Unit, and Logan stows away on a spaceship in hopes of saving man's best friend.
- Author:Guest, JacquelineSummary:
Ailish O'Connor supports herself and her father with her fortunetelling skills. Their gypsy caravan travels from one place to another looking for the crowds in which to earn their living. In Ireland in 1865, the place to be is on the...
- Author:Stuchner, Joan BettySummary:
In this early chapterbook, the third in a series about an adopted puppy named Bagels, the Bernsteins hop aboard a cruise and find themselves in the midst of a detective caper.