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Max Cassidy: Escape from Shadow Island

Paul Adam · Walden Pond Press; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

Max Cassidy can escape from anythingOnly fourteen years old, Max is the world's foremost escape artist. Chained, handcuffed, locked in an airtight water tank, there's nothing he can't get himself out of. He learned the art from his father - a man who just two years ago was murdered,...
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The Game Of Sunken Places

M T Anderson · Scholastic Press
Pages: 260
Format: Print book

From the best-selling, award-winning author of FEED comes a fantastic, fun, and funny middle-grade adventure starring two of the most disarmingly deadpan boys you'll ever meetWhen Brian and Gregory receive an invitation to stay at a distant relative's strange manse . . . well,...
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The Eye of Midnight

Andrew Brumbach · Delacorte Press
Pages: 256
Format: Print book

A cross between Indiana Jones and The DaVinci Code for kids, you won't be able to put down this classic adventure set in 1920s New York City with an Arabian twist! On a stormy May day in 1929, William and Maxine arrive on the doorstep of Battersea Manor to spend the summer with a grandfather...
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Julie of the Wolves

Jean Craighead George · HarperTrophy
Pages: 201
Format: Paperback

To her small Eskimo village, she is known as Miyax; to her friend in San Francisco, she is Julie. When her life in the village becomes dangerous, Miyax runs away, only to find herself lost in the Alaskan wilderness.Without food and time running out, Miyax tries to survive by copying the ways...
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The Metropolitans

Carol Goodman · Viking Books for Young Readers
Pages: 368
Format: Hardcover

From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler meets The Apothecary in this time-bending mystery from bestselling author Carol Goodman!The day Japan bombs Pearl Harbor, four thirteen-year-olds converge at the Metropolitan Museum of Art where an eccentric curator is seeking four uncommonly...
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Stormbreaker

Anthony Horowitz · Puffin
Format: Paperback

Ten years ago, Anthony Horowitz introduced the world to Alex Rider . . . and now his debut mission is back in a special fully loaded anniversary edition! Packed with bonus material - including a brand new Alex Rider short story, a letter from Anthony Horowitz, and much more!
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League of Archers

Eva Howard · Aladdin
Pages: 280
Format: Hardcover

A girl on the run after being accused of killing Robin Hood learns what it really means to be a hero in this exciting adventure story."That's the girl who killed Robin Hood!" Those words send Ellie Dray racing for the forest and the chance to clear her name. Twelve-year-old novice...
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Race the Night

Kirsten Hubbard · Disney-Hyperion
Pages: 288
Format: Print book

"Without you, there'd be no hope for the world. Because you are the whole world."That's what Teacher says, and twelve-year-old Eider knows she's right. The world ended long ago, and the desert ranch is the only thing left. Still, Eider's thoughts keep wandering Beyond the fence....
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Deep Water

Watt Key · Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

From Watt Key, the author of the acclaimed Alabama Moon, comes a thrilling middle grade survival story about a scuba dive gone wrong and two enemies who must unite to survive.It's the most important rule of scuba diving: If you don't feel right, don't go down. So after her father falls...
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A World Below

Wesley King · Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

A class field trips turns into an underground quest for survival in the latest middle grade novel from the author of Edgar Award winner OCDaniel.Mr. Baker's eighth grade class thought they were in for a normal field trip to Carlsbad Caverns in New Mexico. But when an earthquake hits,...
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The Blood Guard

Carter Roy · Two Lions
Pages: 279
Format: Print book

When thirteen-year-old Ronan Truelove s seemingly ordinary mom snatches him from school, then sets off on a high speed car chase, Ronan is shocked. His quiet, nerdy dad has been kidnapped? And the kidnappers are after him, too? His mom, he quickly learns, is anything but ordinary. In fact,...
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York: The Shadow Cipher

LAURA RUBY · Walden Pond Press
Pages: 476
Format: Hardcover

"The pleasures of the novel go far beyond the crackling, breathless plot and the satisfaction of watching the puzzle fall into place. The book is shot through with humor, both laugh-out-loud and subtle." - New York Times Book ReviewFrom National Book Award finalist and Printz...
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The Blackthorn Key

Kevin Sands · Aladdin
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

Following a series of murders, an apothecary's apprentice must solve puzzles and decipher codes in pursuit of a secret that could destroy the world in this suspenseful debut novel."Tell no one what I've given you." Until he got that cryptic warning, Christopher Rowe was happy,...
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I,Q

Roland Smith · Sleeping Bear Press
Pages: 302
Format: Paperback

Thirteen-year-old Quest (Q) isn't sure he's ready for a new family. For a long time it's just been him and his mom, Blaze. But everything changes when Blaze falls in love with Roger and they start a new rock band called Match. Now they're married, have a hit record, and Match is going...
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The Secret Keepers

Trenton Lee Stewart · Little
Pages: 501
Format: Print book

A New York Times Bestseller This heart-pounding mystery adventure, by the author of the New York Times bestselling series The Mysterious Benedict Society, is laced with magic and humor A magical watch A string of secretsA race against timeWhen Reuben discovers an extraordinary antique watch,...
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Horizon

Scott Westerfeld · Scholastic Inc.
Pages: 241
Format: Hardcover

This harrowing tale of supernatural suspense kicks off a new series from the visionary mind of #1 New York Times bestselling author Scott Westerfeld.When a plane crash-lands in the arctic, eight young survivors step from the wreckage expecting to see nothing but ice and snow. Instead they...
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The Secret of Rover

Rachel Wildavsky · Amulet Books
Pages: 351
Format: Print book

Twelve-year-old twins Katie and David Bowen evade foreign militants and make their way from Washington, D.C. to their uncle's Vermont home, hoping he can help rescue their parents, who were kidnapped because of their secret invention, Rover.
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