Book List:24 titles
  • The first book in a can't-put-it-down, can't-read-it-fast-enough action-thriller trilogy that's part Hatchet, part Little Shop of Horrors!The invasion begins--but not as you'd expect. It begins with rain. Rain that carries seeds. Seeds that sprout--o...


  • A brilliantly funny story about how a little ink splot changes a family forever. Perfect for those who love Hoot, Holes, or Frindle and sure to be a hit with kids everywhere! The Rylance family is stuck. Dad's got writer's block. Ethan pro...


  • The hunt for a dinosaur skeleton buried in the Badlands, bitter rivalries, and a forbidden romance come together in this beautifully written new novel that’s Romeo and Juliet meets Indiana Jones. Somewhere in the Badlands, embedded deep in centu...


  • Steve just wants to save his baby brother -- but what will he lose in the bargain? This is a haunting gothic tale for fans of Coraline, from acclaimed author Kenneth Oppel (Silverwing, The Boundless) with illustrations from Caldecott Medalist Jon Kla...


  • All aboard for an action-packed escapade from the internationally bestselling author of Airborne and the Silverwing trilogy. The Boundless, the greatest train ever built, is on its maiden voyage across the country, and first-class passenger Will E...


  • in Guys Read: Other Worlds

    A train gets waylaid in the middle of nowhere, and Luke and his dad find themselves with four hours to kill before it’s fixed. Just enough time for a trip to the mysterious, decrepit old museum on the edge of town. ...


  • Devotion turns deadly in this second Gothic thriller from Kenneth Oppel. When does obsession become madness? Tragedy has forced sixteen-year-old Victor Frankenstein to swear off alchemy forever. He burns the Dark Library. He vows he will never dab...


  • Victor and Konrad are the twin brothers Frankenstein. They are nearly inseparable. Growing up, their lives are filled with imaginary adventures...until the day their adventures turn all too real. They stumble upon The Dark Library, and secret book...


  • For thirteen years, Ben Tomlin was an only child. But all that changes when his mother brings home Zan -- an eight-day-old chimpanzee. Ben's father, a renowned behavioral scientist, has uprooted the family to pursue his latest research project: a h...






  • Max is the cook's dog. And because he is also the king's taster, Max gets to feast on French Fries! Rose Pudding! Cheese Pie! Pizza! No wonder Max loves his job. Who wouldn't want to dine on these delicious dishes? The new king, that's who. And if th...


  • "Mr. Cruse, how high would you like to fly?" A smile soared across my face. "As high as I possibly can." Pilot-in-training Matt Cruse and Kate de Vries, expert on high-altitude life-forms, are invited aboard the Starclimber, a vessel that...


  • Shade, a young Silverwing bat in search of his father, discovers a mysterious Human building containing a vast forest. Could his father be there? Home to thousands of bats, the indoor forest is warm as a summer night, teeming with insect food, and fr...


  • Coming to terms that he is not a bird but an entirely new species, one similar to that of the nearly extinct saurians, featherless Dusk prepares to help his friends leave their home for good when a threat to his colony makes its presence known. Repri...


  • A LEGENDARY GHOST SHIP. AN INCREDIBLE TREASURE. A DEATH-DEFYING ADVENTURE. Forty years ago, the airship Hyperion vanished with untold riches in its hold. Now, accompanied by heiress, Kate de Vries and a mysterious gypsy, Matt Cruse is determined to ...


  • The forest heaves and splits in a terrible quake, and Griffin, a newborn Silverwing bat, is sucked down a fissure deep into the earth. Shade, Griffin's father, soon realizes that his son has been drawn into the Underworld and embarks on the most dang...


  • Giles Barnes and his family have just moved -- into a very strange house. Creaks, rustles, and fluttering sounds fill his bedroom. His mother says there are no such things as ghosts, but Giles decides to investigate. With help from new friends Tina a...


  • Dr. Laura Donaldson has made a miraculous discovery. Death-row inmate and religious cult leader David Haines may possess the cure for cancer in his own veins. A routine blood test reveals that his immune system has the power to annihilate cancer ...


  • Peg was born upon the bright blue sea. A big, strapping lass, she isn't one to do things in half measures. Anything she turns her hand to, she's good at. But she wants more than that. She wants big, she wants better, she wants best. She wants to be...


  • When Ian gets his own camera he is very excited and takes pictures of all kinds of things - including a bolt of jagged blue lightning. When he develops the photographs he discovers a strange shape on one of them - an alien spaceship that has crashed....


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    Shade is a young Silverwing bat, the runt of his colony. But he's determined to prove himself on the long, dangerous winter migration to Hibernaculum, millions of wingbeats to the south. During a fierce storm, he loses the others and soon faces the m...



  • For as long as he can remember, Paul has looked after his younger, weaker brother Sam. But when Sam leaves home to work as a research assistant in Watertown, he disappears into the dark folds of the city's noxious slum. When Paul goes looking for Sam...



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    Sailing toward dawn, and I was perched atop the crow's nest, being the ship's eyes. We were two nights out of Sydney, and there'd been no weather to speak of so far. I was keeping watch on a dark stack of nimbus clouds off to the northwest, but we we...