It was just another normal morning in space when disaster struck. My sister Myrtle (who is quite irritating, as girls generally are) and faced the most awful peril, and we hadn't even had breakfast.
A Mr Webster was coming to visit. Visitors to our house were rare and so a frenzy of preparation ensued, but it was entirely the wrong sort of preparation, as we discovered when we open the door. This is the story of what happened next, and our Dreadful and Terrifing adventure to save each other and the known universe.
I hate school! I hate ratings! I won't reach higher! I won't strive harder! I won't make tomorrow better than today!Pongo to exams!
In the walled city of Aramanth, exams are everything. When Kestrel Hath dares to rebel, the Chief Examiner humiliates her father and sentences the whole family to the harshest punishment. Desparate to save them, Kestrel learns the secret of the wind singer, and she and her twin brother, Bowman, set out on a terrifying journey to the true source of evil that grips Aramanth.
For Conor, the only way out...
Conor Broekhart was born to fly. Or more accurately, he was born flying. Little wonder he became what he became. In an age of discovery and invention, many dreamed of flying, but for Conor flight was more than just a dream - it was his destiny.
On one dark night on the Isalnd of Great Saltee, a cruel and cunning betrayal destroyed his life and stole his future. Now Conor must win the race for flight, to save his family.
And to right a terrible wrong.
Are you a troubletwister?
Jaide and Jack Shield's lives are changing in a very, very strange way. The weather is turning against them. Magical disasters occur when they're around. And a mysterious explosion has just destroyed their house...from the inside.
Without knowing why, the twins are stolen away to live with Grandma X--a relative they've never, ever met. At Grandma X's house, things are even stranger. Weather vanes point in the opposite direction of the wind. Doors appear and disappear. Cats talk.
The third spellbinding story about Sapphy and Conor's adventures in the powerful and dangerous underwater world of Ingo. A devastating flood has torn through the worlds of Air and Ingo, and now, deep in the ocean, a monster is stirring. Mer legend says that only those with dual blood -- half Mer, half human -- can overcome the Kraken. Sapphy must return to the Deep, with the help of her friend the whale, and face this terrifying creature -- and her brother Conor and Mer friend Faro will not let her go alone!
War, says the Mayor. At last.Three armies march on New Prentisstown, each one intent on destroying the others.Todd and Viola are caught in the middle, with no chance of escape.As the battles commence, how can they hope to stop the fighting? How can there ever be peace when theyre so hopelessly outnumbered?
Rusty-James is the number one tough guy among the junior high kids who hang out and shoot pool at Benny's. He's even proud of keeping up his reputation. Actually though, what he wants most of all is to be just like his older brother, the Motorcycle Boy. Rusty-James isn't book-smart, he relies more on his fists than his brains. When he gets in over his head, the Motorcycle Boy has always been there to bail him out. The day Rusty-James' world comes apart, the Motorcycle boy isn't around to pick up the pieces. What now?
A 2014 Michael L. Printz Honor Book In Sally Gardner's stunning novel, set in a ruthless regime, an unlikely teenager risks all to expose the truth about a heralded moon landing. What if the football hadn't gone over the wall. On the other side of the wall there is a dark secret. And the devil. And the Moon Man. And the Motherland doesn't want anyone to know.
Joshua is thirteen. He lives with his mother and stepfather in Amarias, an isolated town on top of a hill, where all the houses are brand new. At the edge of Amarias is a high wall, guarded by soldiers, which can only be crossed through a heavily fortified checkpoint. Joshua has been taught that beyond the concrete is a brutal and unforgiving enemy, and that The Wall is the only thing keeping him and his people safe.
The Spook's Apprentice is the first book in Joseph Delaney's terrifying Wardstone Chronicles - over 3 million copies sold worldwide!
'Someone has to stand against the dark. And you're the only one who can.'
For years, the local Spook has been keeping the County safe from evil. Now his time is coming to an end, but who will take over?
Many apprentices have tried . . . Some floundered, some fled, some failed to stay alive. Just one boy is left. Thomas Ward. He is the last hope.