Jason has a problem. He doesn't remember anything before waking up on a school bus holding hands with a girl. Apparently she's his girlfriend Piper, his best friend is a kid named Leo, and they're all students in the Wilderness School, a boarding school for bad kids. What he did to end up here, Jason has no idea'except that everything seems very wrong.Piper has a secret. Her father has been missing for three days, and her vivid nightmares reveal that he's in terrible danger. Now her boyfriend doesn't recognize her, and when a freak storm and strange creatures attack during a school field trip, she, Jason, and Leo are whisked away to someplace called Camp Half-Blood. What is going on? Leo has a way with tools. His new cabin at Camp Half-Blood is filled with them. Seriously, the place beats Wilderness School hands down, with its weapons training, monsters, and fine-looking girls. What's troubling is the curse everyone keeps talking about, and that a camper's gone missing. Weirdest of all, his bunkmates insist they are all'including Leo'related to a god. Rick Riordan, the best-selling author of the Percy Jackson series, pumps up the action and suspense in The Lost Hero, the first book in The Heroes of Olympus series. Fans of demi-gods, prophesies, and quests will be left breathless--and panting for Book Two.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 4/3/2012Pages: 576Reading Level: Age 10 and Up
Jason has a problem. He doesn’t remember anything before waking up in a bus full of kids on a field trip. Apparently he has a girlfriend named Piper and a best friend named Leo. They’re all students at a boarding school for “bad kids. What did Jason do to end up here? And where is here, exactly?Piper has a secret. Her father has been missing for three days, ever since she had that terrifying nightmare. Piper doesn’t understand her dream, or why her boyfriend suddenly doesn’t recognize her. When a freak storm hits, unleashing strange creatures and whisking her, Jason, and Leo away to someplace called Camp Half-Blood, she has a feeling she’s going to find out.Leo has a way with tools. When he sees his cabin at Camp Half-Blood, filled with power tools and machine parts, he feels right at home. But there’s weird stuff, too—like the curse everyone keeps talking about. Weirdest of all, his bunkmates insist that each of them—including Leo—is related to a god.Join new and old friends from Camp Half-Blood in this thrilling first book in The Heroes of Olympus series.Book Details:Format: Audio BookPublication Date: 10/12/2010Reading Level: Age 10 and Up
Befriended by a WWII veteran, Sean begins his transformation from lost adolescent to confident, hopeful young adult.Heroes are hard to find, especially for Sean. Estranged from his father and abused by his mother, Sean has been sentenced to community service at Mr. Hassler s horse farm, where he s forced to confront his fears and take charge of his own life. When Sean is faced with a dangerous situation that tests his true character, he learns just what it means to be a hero.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 10/1/2007Pages: 144Reading Level: Age 12 and Up
The non-stop sequel to The Dark Divine delivers an even hotter romance and more thrilling action than Bree Despain's first novel. Grace Divine made the ultimate sacrifice to cure Daniel Kalbi. She gave her soul to the wolf to save him and lost her beloved mother. When Grace receives a haunting phone call from Jude, she knows what she must do. She must become a Hound of Heaven. Desparate to find Jude, Grace befriends Talbot - a newcomer to town who promises her that he can help her be a hero. But as the two grow closer, the wolf grows in Grace, and her relationship with Daniel begins to crumble. Unaware of the dark path she is walking, Grace becomes prideful in her new abilities - not realizing that an old enemy has returned and deadly trap is about to be sprung. Readers, raveous for more Grace and Daniel, will be itching to sink their teeth into The Lost Saint.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 12/28/2010Pages: 416Reading Level: Age 12 and Up
All Jack Blank knows is his bleak, dreary life at St. Barnaby’s Home for the Hopeless, Abandoned, Forgotten, and Lost, an orphanage that sinks more and more into the swampland of New Jersey with each passing year. His aptitude tests project him as spending a long, unhappy career as a toilet brush cleaner. His only chance at escape comes through the comic books donated years ago to the orphanage that he secretly reads in the dark corners of the library. Everything changes one icy gray morning when Jack receives two visitors that alter his life forever. The first is a deadly robot straight out of one of his comic books that tries its best to blow him up. The second is an emissary from a secret country called the Imagine Nation, an astonishing place where all the fantastic and unbelievable things in our world originate - including Jack. Jack soon discovers that he has an amazing ability--one that could make him the savior of the Imagine Nation and the world beyond, or the biggest threat they've ever faced.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 4/26/2011Pages: 496Reading Level: Age 8 and Up
Zach Harriman knew that his dad was something of a hero, a man trusted by the president to solve international crises at a moment's notice. Suddenly people are telling him he has powers - people who know much more about his father than Zach ever did. But there are the Bads, who appear out of nowhere and attack him and his best friend. One thing is clear: he can do things ordinary people cannot. Like fend off grown men as though he possesses the strength of a hundred. Like sense when evil is about to strike. And evil is about to strike in a very big way. Zach Harriman is his father's son. And he, too, is a hero."Every kid wants to be a superhero. Well, be careful what you wish for - you might get it. This is the amazing story of Zach Harriman and nothing Mike Lupica has written will thrill you like this." - William Goldman, author of The Princess BrideBook Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 7/12/2011Pages: 304Reading Level: Age 10 and Up
The last thing in the world Thom Creed wants is to add to his father's pain, so he keeps secrets. Like that he has special powers. And that he's been asked to join the League - the very organization of superheroes that spurned his dad. But the most painful secret of all is one Thom can barely face himself: he's gay. But becoming a member of the League opens up a new world to Thom. There, he connects with a misfit group of aspiring heroes, including Scarlett, who can control fire but not her anger; Typhoid Larry, who can make anyone sick with his touch; and Ruth, a wise old broad who can see the future. Like Thom, these heroes have things to hide; but they will have to learn to trust one another when they uncover a deadly conspiracy within the League. To survive, Thom will face challenges he never imagined. To find happiness, he'll have to come to terms with his father's past and discover the kind of hero he really wants to be.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 5/5/2009Pages: 432Reading Level: Age 18 and Up
Rough-and-tumble Saturday Woodcutter thinks she's the only one of her sisters without any magic?until the day she accidentally conjures an ocean in the backyard. With her sword in tow, Saturday sets sail on a pirate ship, only to find herself kidnapped and whisked off to the top of the world. Is Saturday powerful enough to kill the mountain witch who holds her captive and save the world from sure destruction? And, as she wonders grumpily, "Did romance have to be part of the adventure?" As in Enchanted, readers will revel in the fragments of fairy tales that embellish this action-packed story of adventure and, yes, romance.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 10/1/2013Pages: 304Reading Level: Age 12 and Up
Comedic genius Will Ferrell stars as has-been scientist Dr. Rick Marshall, who gets more than he bargained for when his expedition takes a wrong turn into the Land of the Lost. Now, Marshall, his crack-smart research assistant Holly (Anna Friel) and a redneck survivalist named Will (Danny McBride), have no weapons, few skills and questionable smarts to survive in a world full of marauding dinosaurs, fantastic creatures and laugh-out-loud comedy!Features include: -MPAA Rating: PG-13 -Format: Blu-Ray-Runtime: 102 minutes
Essie can tell from the moment she lays eyes on Harriet Abbott: this is a woman who has taken a wrong turn in life. Why else would an educated, well-dressed, clearly upper-crust girl end up in the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory setting sleeves for six dollars a day? As the unlikely friendship between Essie and Harriet grows, so does the weight of the question hanging between them: Who is lost? And who will be found?Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 1/21/2014Pages: 258Reading Level: Age 12 and Up
What would you do... ...if your best friend were plotting the annihilation of a small, furry neighborhood poodle? Or if your parents up and moved to an Outward Bound-type survival camp in the middle of the desert? How about if your grandmother bought you new bras and underwear -- and you actually thought they were a teensy bit, umm, sexy? Most people would not react well. Tess Whistle's junior year of high school is off to a fairly bizarre start. One might even say her life is spiraling out of control. But with her sense of humor firmly intact and her first real boyfriend on her arm, Tess is dealing with the ridiculous twists quite well, thankyouverymuch. Just wait until her shoes explode.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 1/23/2007Pages: 288Reading Level: Age 14 and Up
Never mix fire with magic! Conn may only be a wizard's apprentice, but even he knows it's dangerous to play with fire . . . especially around magic. His master, Nevery, warns him that it could all blow up in his face. Besides, they have bigger problems to deal with. There is evil afoot in the city of Wellmet, an evil that isn't human. But Conn is drawn to the murmurs he hears every time he sets off an explosionsomething is trying to talk to him, to warn him. When none of the wizards listen, Conn takes matters into his own hands. His quest to protect everything he loves brings him face-to-face with a powerful sorcerer-king and a treachery beyond even his vivid imagination. Sarah Prineas works her own spells as she transports us to an extraordinary world where cities are run on living magic and even a thief can become a wizard's apprentice. Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 4/27/2010Pages: 416Reading Level: Age 10 and Up
Tess Whistle is a high school junior with ridiculous problems. Her best friend is plotting the annihilation of a neighborhood poodle. Her parents are newly-born-again Christians who just moved to a survivalist Outward Bound-type camp in Utah. And Tess is about to lose her virginity-under a canoe-to her serious boyfriend, Ben Easter. Luckily, none of these dramatic turns spell catastrophe. Because Tess Whistle is a high school junior who is about to discover that, ridiculous as her life may seem, she is finding out exactly who it is she wants to be.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 3/4/2014Pages: 288Reading Level: Age 13 and Up
SKLZ Rick Smith Launch Pad All Purpose Hitting Mat Hitting Mat: Tee Fairway Rough. Practice all your shots in the right lies. The Launch Pad lets you hit off the tee, on the fairway, or out of the rough. Practice driving, iron shots, and short game.All-purpose hitting mat for practicing your drives, iron shots, and short gameIncludes three tees for hitting with oversized drivers, fairway woods, or ironsShort fairway surface simulates the feel of closely mowed grassLonger rough surface mimics conditions of a tough, buried lieRealistic-feeling grass surface; mat measures 1 x 2 feet
Members of the original JUSTICE LEAGUE INTERNATIONAL team must stop their former friend from destroying all of the world’s super-heroes in this graphic novel series that directly ties into BRIGHTEST DAY, the follow-up to the comics event of 2009, BLACKEST NIGHT.Mind-controlling mastermind Maxwell Lord is targeting the old members of the defunct Justice League International. Now, surviving members Booster Gold, Captain Atom, Fire and Ice must stop him from destroying the entire super hero community.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 4/19/2011Pages: 320
Hero Cat Five tiny kittens cry for their mama, as smoke begins to fill the abandoned warehouse that has been their home. But Mother Cat has left her cozy heap of kittens to go in search of food.Determined to save her babies, Mother Cat dashes into the burning building and follows the sounds of frightened mewing. In five daring acts, she saves each kitten--a true hero cat! This story, accompanied by beautiful illustrations rendered in pastel, honors the tenth anniversary of the real story of a homeless cat who rescued her kittens from a burning building in 1996.
What is a hero? Using the metaphor of a hiking trail, bestselling author T. A. Barron discusses the great variety of heroes and brings them to life through their own stories: Some are well known, like Wilma Rudolph, Anne Frank, and Stephen Hawking. Yet most are ordinary kids who have made amazing choices: saved their siblings from a fire, struggled to stop prejudice at their school, helped raise money to build a well in an African village. This book will be invaluable to kids, parents, and educators who need role models for young people to look up toand a new way to look at what a hero is.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 2/15/2007Pages: 144Reading Level: Age 8 and Up
The moms in this book are superheroes. They may not leap over tall buildings, and they may not have super-human speed. But these moms construct buildings, fly planes, and make tanks roll. They do all kinds of things to help create a safer world. These superheroes are moms. Military moms. Hero moms.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 4/2/2013Reading Level: Age 6 and Up
This is one of the oldest stories in the world, and its about many things that still matter to us today: friendship, fame, courage, happiness. Gilgamesh and Enkidu are friends - best friends. Together they can work wonders, fight monsters, brave earthquakes, travel the world! But waiting in the dark is the one enemy they can never overcome. Retold by award-winning author Geraldine McCaughrean, and illustrated with great power by David Parkins, Gilgamesh the Hero is a story that will linger in the imagination long after the book has been put down.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 8/1/2003Pages: 96Reading Level: Age 10 and Up
Although she is the daughter of Damar's king, Aerin has never been accepted as full royalty. Both in and out of the royal court, people whisper the story of her mother, the witchwoman, who was said to have enspelled the king into marrying her to get an heir to rule Damar-then died of despair when she found she had borne a daughter instead of a son. But none of them, not even Aerin herself, can predict her future-for she is to be the true hero who will wield the power of the Blue Sword...Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 10/2/2000Pages: 246Reading Level: Age 8 and Up
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