Book List in Order: 12 titles

  • In this nonfiction joyride, Bertha Benz and her sons drive across Germany in the world's first automobile.It's 1888 and Bertha Benz's husband, Karl, has invented the prototype Benz motorwagen. But the German government declares the vehicle illegal, a...


  • You know all about cowboys, right? They're the good guys in the white hats, carrying six-shooters and wearing fancy boots. Well, no. Cowboys weren't like that at all. Come inside and meet Jake Peavy. He's the real deal. Jake's a crackerjack cattle...


  • Diego de la Vega is more concerned with riding horses and making mischief with his best friend, Bernardo, than about fighting injustice. But all that changes when men start disappearing from the pueblo of Los Angeles and cattle go missing from his fa...


  • This is a basic primer of using line, rope, twine, string and shoelaces. Think of it as an enjoyable course in making line work for you-tying up a hammock, tying down a tarpaulin, cleating down a dockline or lashing on a cartop canoe. As a gift for a...


  • Explore the childhood of founding father John Adams and find out why he’s an all-star in American history!John Adams was an American founding father, second president of the United States, and father of the sixth president, but what was he like as ...


  • A charming and intricate fable. Its powerful story-line unfolds in the depth of winter, among the islands of the Maine archipelago. A boy and his father-both cut loose from the familiar comforts of city and friends-make a bitter journey in a cold sea...


  • While researching a story on Star Wars, "National Geographic" photographer Charlie Salt stumbles upon a secret that the Pentagon will kill to conceal, and soon he is racing against the clock to get the story published...


  • Tough smart, and sexy rancher Cookie Culler has to deal with a host of dangerous visitors to her ranch in Washington state's high country when her crooked brother shows up after having swindled a bunch of drug-smuggling dentists...


  • A perennial favorite, reprinted for a new generation. Jan Adkins' young adult novel sends a spunky but alienated teenager back through time in "a storm without rain" to his New England home town in 1904, where he becomes the best friend, shipmate and...