I am Lou Brown: Social outcast, precocious failure, 5’10” and still growing. I was on the fast track to the Olympic superstardom. Now, I’m training boys too cool to talk to me. In a sport I just made up. In a fish tank. My life has quickly become very weird.
The Holloway crew, having made it to the Natural History Museum barely alive, continues to seek a cure for the Disease but when the children return to the streets for medical supplies, it is no longer clear who–or what–is their enemy.
Peggy, a hen, has a life-changing adventure when a gust of wind drops her in a big city.
With Hal and his fellow Herons returning home to Skandia victorious, they turn their attention to Tursgud, pirate leader of the Shark Brotherband, who has captured twelve Araluen villagers to sell as slaves.
In this fairy tale, loosely based on English and Scottish lore, feisty Princess Rosamond, who prefers good books to good looks, risks her throne and all her wealth to save her father’s life.
“Follows the dual storylines of Small Sam on his search for Ella and of Shadowman’s discoveries about Saint George and the Disease itself”–
In a small fishing village in British Columbia, twelve-year-old Primrose tries to be a matchmaker for her Uncle Jack, befriends Ked, a new foster child, tries to decide if she is willing to go to jail for her convictions, and together with Ked, publishes a cook book to raise money for the Fisherman’s Aid. Includes recipes.
When Liam hears a loud roar in the middle of the night, he must use all his ingenuity to protect his sleeping mother from a hungry bear.
In the ruins of a place once known as North America lies the nation of Panem, a shining Capitol surrounded by twelve outlaying districts. The Capitol is harsh and cruel and keeps the districts in line by forcing them all to send one girl and one boy between the ages of twelve and eighteen to participate in the annual Hunger Games, a fight to the death on live TV. Sixteen-year-old Katniss Everdeen, who lives alone with her mother and younger sister, regards it as a death sentence when she is forced to represent her district in the Games. But Katniss has also resolved to outwit the creators of the games. To do that she will have to be the last person standing at the end of the deadly ordeal, and that will take every ounce of strength and cunning she has.