Secret of the Knights
  • Length:
    25 Books
  • First Book:
    February 1984
  • Latest Book:
    August 1989
  • Age Level:
    Young Adult (12-17)
  • Rating:

Time Machine Series in Order (25 Books)

Order Author Book Date Rating
1 4
2 3
3 3
4 3
5 3
6 4
7 0
8 0
9 3

10 0
11 0
12 3
13 4
14 4
15 0
16 0
17 3
18 0
19 4
20 0
21 0
22 4
23 4
24 4
25 0

Book Descriptions for series: Time Machine

  • Jim Gasperini
    Book - 1

    For six hundred years, the highest honor in England has been to be made a knight of the Order of the Garter. King Edward III began this order sometime in the 1340s. Members wear a blue garter of cloth around their sleeves, on which is written “...

  • David Bischoff
    Book - 2

    The archaeopteryx was a prehistoric creature that many scientists believe was the first bird. Your mission: to track down this creature and photograph it, which may prove once and for all whether or not birds descended from dinosaurs. But to do t...

  • Michael Reaves
    Book - 3

    Miyamoto Musashi was a well-known samurai during the 17th century. Your mission is to travel back in time to feudal Japan, learn the samurai customs, and find a way to bring back a sword Musashi has made famous. But you have to be careful; danger lur...

  • Jim Gasperini
    Book - 4

    Sail ahoy! Travel back to the 17th century and become a swashbuckling pirate! Your mission is to find the wreck of the richest silver ship ever to sink in the Caribbean Sea, and bring back some of the treasure. The Time Machine series challenges youn...

  • Steve Perry
    Book - 5

    When you read this Choose Your Own Adventure-type book, you'll get more than an adventure. More than 10 years later, I still remember most of the storyline. But most importantly, this book introduces you to one of the many unsung Civil War heroes:...

  • Arthur Byron Cover
    Book - 6

    I loved these books and having one set in the future, kind of the Time Machine series' version of a science fiction adventure, was a great thrill for me. -A Reviewer Radio signals have been detected from the rings of Saturn. Due to the pattern, scien...

  • Douglas Dixon
    Book - 7

    Are you ready for the Ice Age? Travel back in time to the days of early man and identify a mysterious animal that our ancestors painted on a cave wall long before the dawn of recorded history! The Time Machine series challenges young readers to use t...

  • Stephen Overholser
    Book - 9

    IT IS THE YEAR 1862. You have traveled back in time to the Wild West. You are on the first transcontinental railroad when a gang of outlaws shoot their way in to rob the train. The leader of the gang mistakes you for a famous bandit and asks you to ...

  • Arthur Byron Cover
    Book - 10

    IT IS THE YEAR 1774. You have traveled back to the American Revolution. A stranger grabs you and accuses you of being a British spy. He looks familiar, but you're sure you've never met him before. Should you find out more about this mysterious man...

  • Susan Nanus
    Book - 11

    IT IS THE YEAR 1940. You have traveled back to Europe during World War II. You are hiding from German soldiers in the attic of a Warsaw house. A young Jewish boy in the resistance movement offers to help you escape. You must act quickly. Do you ris...

  • Carol Gaskin
    Book - 13

    IT IS THE YEAR 1599. You have traveled back to England in the time of Queen Elizabeth I. You are in an arena outside London when you see a huge bear in chains, fighting a pack of dogs. You can wait and see whether Queen Elizabeth comes to watch he...

  • Arthur Byron Cover
    Book - 14

    IT IS THE YEAR 1794. You have traveled back to France during the Reign of Terror. You have been accused of being a traitor to the French Revolution. An angry crowd has sent you to the guillotine to be executed. Should you attempt to convince the c...

  • Marc Kornblatt
    Book - 15

    IT IS THE YEAR 1487. You have traveled back to Spain during the Inquisition to find Queen Isabella. You've just scaled the walls of an enemy castle when suddenly one of the guards wielding a razor-sharp scimitar rushes at you. You must act quickly...

  • Richard Glatzer
    Book - 16

    When Christopher Colombus discovered the New World in 1492, it opened the floodgates for the countries in Europe to colonize as much as land as they could. Portugal was a major power, and now is your chance to join the Portuguese in their exploration...

  • Seymour Reit
    Book - 17

    In 1905, a young Indian prince, Ahmed Pali, boarded a train in Cambridge, England and vanished. His father is enraged and will damage the already tense relations between England and India unless Scotland Yard finds the boy. You have traveled back to ...

  • Robin Stevenson
    Book - 18

    Break out the swords and sandals, because you're off on a trip to Ancient Rome! Your mission is to discover why Julius Caesar's favorite battle sword disappeared during the course of history, and along the way witness events that helped shape the Rom...

  • George Guthridge
    Book - 19

    When the peasants and townspeople of Mexico revolted against the corrupt government from 1910-1923, their leader was the legendary Pancho Villa. Your mission is to go back in time and find the missing plaster cast that was made of Villa's face right ...

  • Nancy Bailey
    Book - 20

    IT IS THE YEAR 1787. You have traveled back to the time when Australia was a prison colony for English criminals. You're in the stifling hold of a prison ship bound for Australia. Suddenly a hand reaches out of the darkness and grabs your shoulder. D...

  • Carol Gaskin
    Book - 21

    In a reader-participation historical adventure, young readers join Marco Polo and travel to the court of Kublai Khan to find out why Polo's overland route to China became lost to Europeans for almost three centuries...

  • Peter Lerangis
    Book - 22

    IT IS THE YEAR 150 MILLION B.C. You have traveled back to a time when dinosaurs rule the earth. You're alone in a prehistoric pine forest when a huge dinosaur-a flesh-eating megalosaurus-comes staggering toward you. It looks sick and weak-but suddenl...

  • Ruth Ashby
    Book - 23

    IT IS THE YEAR 490. You have traveled back to Britain during the Dark Ages. You are escaping from enemy Picts when you become lost in a snowstorm. You spot red eyes glowing nearby-and suddenly a savage wolf leaps at you out of the wilderness! Should ...

  • Richard Mueller
    Book - 24

    Strap on the goggles and hop aboard a fighter plane, as you're off to the skies as a fighter pilot during World War I! Your mission is to discover the identity of the British pilot who shot down Germany's infamous Red Baron. The Time Machine series c...

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

There are 25 books in the Time Machine series.

The Time Machine series does not have a new book coming out soon. The latest book, World War II Codebreaker (Book 25), was published in August 1989.

The first book in the Time Machine series, Secret of the Knights, was published in February 1984.

The Time Machine series primarily falls into the General Fiction genre. This young adult series was written for ages 12-17, but can be enjoyed by adults too.