THREE FRIENDS Jack McKinley and his friends defeated the Colossus of Rhodes, unearthed the treasures of the Hanging Gardens of Babylon, and recovered two of the seven lost Loculi - only to find they'd been betrayed by one of their own. TWO SIDES With Babylon in ruins, Marco on the Massa side, and long-held secrets coming unraveled, the kids don't know who to trust or where to turn. Their G7W powers are manifesting at a furious pace. They have no choice but to continue their quest, to the most terrifying of all the Wonders. ONE LIFE With lives in the balance, the kids rush to the next stop on their quest, the famed Mausoleum at Halicarnassus. Here they have to face down their own demons and engage an epic battle with the shadows of the dead. But when promises are broken and blood is spilled, the kids find themselves with nowhere left to turn. SEVEN WONDERS Join Jack, Marco, Ally, and Cass in their quest to save the world and themselves in this third installment of the bestselling adventure series from master storyteller Peter Lerangis. Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 5/13/2014Pages: 352Reading Level: Age 8 and Up
Discover the original bone-chilling adventures that made Goosebumps one of the bestselling children's book series of all time!Gabe is exploring the tunnels of an ancient Egyptian pyramid. Unfortunately, Gabe is also lost! And Gabe is not alone. Someone else is in the pyramid, too.Someone. Or something. . .It's another fan-favorite prequel to R.L. Stine's blockbuster GOOSEBUMPS HORRORLAND series. Now with all-new bonus materials including a Q&A with the author and more!Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 2/1/2009Pages: 160Reading Level: Age 8 and Up
After a brutal storm destroys the boat she was travelling on, a frightened young woman is left washed ashore on an unknown beach. On her own but not alone she has only one goal, to survive. Here begins the first adventure for a young and inexperienced Lara Croft in a story which charts the journey of an ordinary woman who finds out just how far she must go in order to stay alive.
The classic graphic novel. Seven explorers return from an expedition in the Andes, where they unearthed the tomb of an Incan priest. One by one, they fall into a coma. Can Tintin figure out what is causing the mysterious illness? Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 9/30/1975Pages: 62Reading Level: Age 8 and Up
Goodnight monsters everywhere, in this parody romp with its own special twist! Goodnight tomb. Goodnight goon. Goodnight Martians taking over the moon. It's bedtime in the cold gray tomb with a black lagoon, and two slimy claws, and a couple of jaws, and a skull and a shoe and a pot full of goo. But as a little werewolf settles down, in comes the Goon determined at all costs to run amok and not let any monster have his rest. A beloved classic gets a kind-hearted send up in this utterly monsterized parody; energetic art and a hilarious text will have kids begging to read this again and again.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 8/14/2008Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 3 and Up
El Skippito is back! His doggy pals want to visit the Under Mundo—the underworld—where mummitos rest in peas. But they need El Skippito’s brains and courage to answer the riddle of the Finx and enter the mummy’s tomb. Our hero is up to the task, and he’s in for another whirlwind adventure. Watch a Video Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 10/2/2008Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 3 and Up
Illus. in full color with black-and-white & full-color photos. "Beginning with the death of Tutankhamen, the book moves forward to archaeologist Howard Carter's discovery of the tomb. Information about ancient Egyptian life is interspersed in a clear, smooth fashion throughout. A good way to get readers into non-fiction."--Booklist.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 5/12/1988Pages: 48Reading Level: Age 7 and Up
A true crime thriller -- the first book for teens to tell the nearly unknown tale of the brazen attempt to steal Abraham Lincoln's body!The action begins in October of 1875, as Secret Service agents raid the Fulton, Illinois, workshop of master counterfeiter Ben Boyd. Soon after Boyd is hauled off to prison, members of his counterfeiting ring gather in the back room of a smoky Chicago saloon to discuss how to spring their ringleader. Their plan: grab Lincoln's body from its Springfield tomb, stash it in the sand dunes near Lake Michigan, and demand, as a ransom, the release of Ben Boyd --and $200,000 in cash. From here, the action alternates between the conspirators, the Secret Service agents on their trail, and the undercover agent moving back and forth between the two groups. Along the way readers get glimpses into the inner workings of counterfeiting, grave robbing, detective work, and the early days of the Secret Service. The plot moves toward a wild climax as robbers and lawmen converge at Lincoln's tomb on election night: November 7, 1876.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 1/1/2013Pages: 224Reading Level: Age 10 and Up
INSIDERS -- a visually groundbreaking, state-of-the-art nonfiction series that outshines Eyewitness and Discoveries. This stunning new series offers an inside look into twelve riveting subjects, beginning with Dinosaurs, Egypt, Oceans, and Space. Expertly written, each book will feature an arresting design, complete with dynamic, multi-layered CGI and 3-D model imagery that is complemented by fascinating, up-to-date information presented in a user-friendly format. Get a glimpse inside the chambers of King Tut's tomb, examine each layer of mummification, and see the inner workings of pyramid-building. Egypt covers every facet of ancient Egyptian civilization!Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 7/24/2007Pages: 64Reading Level: Age 8 and Up
Ever since Howard Carter uncovered King Tutankhamun’s tomb in 1922, the young pharaoh has become a symbol of the wealth and mystery of ancient Egypt. Now, a two-and-a-half-year-long museum exhibit of Tut’s treasures is touring major cities in the U.S., drawing record crowds. This Who Was . . . -is complete with 100 black-andwhite illustrations and explains the life and times of this ancient Egyptian ruler, covering the story of the tomb’s discovery, as well as myths and so-called mummy curses. Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 3/2/2006Pages: 112Reading Level: Age 7 and Up
Ancient pyramids can be flat-out dangerous! Ever since Stanley was flattened by a bulletin board, there are places he can get to that no one else can. So when Stanley receives a letter from an archaeologist, he travels by airmail to Egypt to help find an ancient treasure deep in the heart of a great pyramid. But what if even the flattest boy on earth can't wriggle out of this dark tomb—and the terrible mess he finds himself in? Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 4/21/2009Pages: 96Reading Level: Age 7 and Up
Taking readers back 4,000 years, to the fertile land around the Nile River, The Ancient Egyptian World tells the stories of the kings, queens, pharaohs, gods, tomb builders, and ordinary citizens who lived there. Using papyri, scarabs, tomb inscriptions, mummies, and a rich variety of other primary sources, Eric H. Cline and Jill Rubalcaba uncover the fascinating history of ancient Egypt. Scarabs, which scholars call "imperial news bulletins," record important moments in a pharaoh's reign. The Edwin Smith Papyrus details the injuries sustained by the builders of the great pyramids, and the remedies used to treat them. For a worker who has had a stone fall on his head, it suggests: "bind it with fresh meat . . . and treat afterward with grease, honey and lint." A complex recipe for a top-of-the-line mummy describes a process that could take 70 days and involved drawing the brain out through the nose with a crooked piece of iron. These primary sources also tell the stories of the people of ancient Egypt: Pepi II, the six-year-old boy king who commanded armies; Ramesses II, whose mortuary temple boasts of his expertise in battle against the Hittites; Queen Hatshepsut, the only woman to rule Egypt as pharaoh; and Cleopatra, who courted Roman statesman Mark Antony as part of her quest to extend the Egyptian empire. The Ancient Egyptian World honors the history of a civilization whose monuments and tombs still capture the imagination of the world thousands of years later.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 5/12/2005Pages: 192Reading Level: Age 11 and Up
He holds the secret that can end the world.The truth: Nicholas Flamel was born in Paris on September 28, 1330. Nearly 700 years later, he is acknowledged as the greatest Alchemyst of his day. It is said that he discovered the secret of eternal life.The records show that he died in 1418.But his tomb is empty.The legend: Nicholas Flamel lives. But only because he has been making the elixir of life for centuries. The secret of eternal life is hidden within the book he protects—the Book of Abraham the Mage. It's the most powerful book that has ever existed. In the wrong hands, it will destroy the world. That's exactly what Dr. John Dee plans to do when he steals it. Humankind won't know what's happening until it's too late. And if the prophecy is right, Sophie and Josh Newman are the only ones with the power to save the world as we know it.Sometimes legends are true.And Sophie and Josh Newman are about to find themselves in the middle of the greatest legend of all time.From the Hardcover edition.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 6/24/2008Pages: 400Reading Level: Age 12 and Up
It all begins when Wade Kaplan receives a strange, coded email from his uncle Henry, shortly before the old man's sudden and suspicious death. He sets off for Germany to attend the funeral with his father, Roald, and his three friends Darrell, Lily, and Becca, only to discover that Uncle Henry left them yet another baffling message that they suspect is the key to figuring out how and why he died. The message leads to a clue, which sends them to a dark and creepy family tomb. The more clues they discoverfarther they travel down a treacherous path toward an ancient, guarded secret that could threaten the fate of humanity. Soon, they are in a breathless race across the globe, running for their lives as a ruthless shadow organization chases them around every corner. Their only hope of saving themselves-and the world that they know-is to find twelve magical relics from a hidden past that will unlock the Copernicus Legacy. The Forbidden Stone is the beginning of Tony Abbott's epic new series, a thrilling adventure packed with puzzles, intrigue, and action. Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 1/7/2014Pages: 432Reading Level: Age 8 and Up
Born a prince of Macedonia in 356 BCE, Alexander the Great became one of the greatest military leaders of all time. He conquered the entire Persian Empire, defeating King Darius III four times. He invaded India, defeating a seven-foot-tall Indian king and extending the boundaries of his empire into most of Asia. Brutal in his drive for power, Alexander maintained supremacy by forcing his soldiers to marry the foreigners that they conquered. He amassed a huge fortune by plundering the riches of his enemies and married two foreign princesses, one of them King Darius III's daughter. By the time of his death at age thirty-two, Alexander had conquered most of the known ancient Greek world, a remarkable achievement in only twelve years.Demi's storytelling skills bring Alexander the Great's exploits to life. Her splendid illustrations were painted with Chinese inks and gold overlays and with frames inspired by jewels from the tomb of Philip II of Macedonia at Verghina. An Author's note describing Demi's research and source material is included.Book Details:Format: Library BindingPublication Date: 9/1/2010Pages: 59Reading Level: Age 9 and Up
Spiritomb, is a fourth generation Pokemon, based on the Jibakurei, a spirit cursed to forever be bound to one place. Its name is derived from the words,' spirit ' and ' tomb '. Its body (if one can call it that) is little more than a swirling, green face in a purple vortex floating from above a broken rock (called The Odd Keystone). Spiritomb is formed from 108 evil spirits that are bound together to the Odd Keystone. In addition, Spiritomb weighs 108kg, its Sinnoh region Pok?dex number is 108, and its base Defense and Special Defense are 108. This connection to the number 108 is due to the mystical significance that it has in Buddhism, it is the number of temptations one must overcome to reach nirvana.Features include: -Official product from Takaratomy Japan-Cute and collectible, made from quality PVC plastic and extremely detailed-Perfect as a gift for all pokemon fans-These figures are generally regarded as the 2" figure series but sizes vary between 1.5" to 2"-New and sealed inside retail packagingRecommended Ages:6 – 15
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