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  • Gordon Korman

    The ultimate action/adventure trilogy begins, with #1 bestselling author Gordon Korman plunging readers into the heart of the Titanic. The Titanic is meant to be unsinkable, but as it begins its maiden voyage, there's plenty of danger waiting for four of its young passengers. Paddy is a stowaway, escaping a deadly past. Sophie's mother is delivered to the ship by police - after she and Sophie have been arrested. Juliana's father is an eccentric whose riches can barely hide his madness. And Alfie is hiding a secret that could get him kicked off the ship immediately. The lives of these four passengers will be forever linked with the fate of Titanic. And the farther they get from shore, the...read more

  • Gordon Korman

    In the next thrilling installment in Gordon Korman's nonstop action-adventure trilogy everyone from the FBI to her brother is searching for the kidnapped Meg...read more

  • Gordon Korman

    The third entry in the mesmerizing adventure series from the masterful, #1 NEW YORK TIMES bestselling author Gordon Korman! Is it a gift or is it a curse? Jax Opus can use his color-changing eyes to make people do what he wants. But soon Jax is pulled into a dangerous conspiracy devised by a mysterious group...and now they're going to make Jax do what THEY...read more

  • Gordon Korman

    From bestselling author Gordon Korman, the thrilling conclusion to the adventure aboard the unluckiest ship of all. The Titanic was supposed to be unsinkable - the largest passenger steamship in the world, one of the biggest and most luxurious ships ever to operate. For Paddy, Sophie, Juliana, and Alfie, the Titanic is full of mysteries - whether they're to be found in the opulent first-class cabins and promenade decks or the shadows in the underbelly of the ship. Secrets and plans are about to be revealed - only now disaster looms, and time is running out. The four of them need to find the truth, unmask the killer...and try not to go down with the...read more

  • Gordon Korman

    From bestselling author Gordon Korman, a second heart-stopping adventure aboard the unluckiest ship of all. The Titanic has hit the high seas--and moves steadily toward its doom. Within the luxury of the cabins and the dark underbelly of the ship, mysteries unfold--a secret killer who may be on board, a legacy that may be jeopardized, and a vital truth that will soon be revealed. For Paddy, Sophie, Juliana, and Alfie, life on the Titanic brings both hiding and seeking, as their lives become irrevocably intertwined. And then, of course, an iceberg appears, and the stage is set for the final...read more

  • Gordon Korman

    The seventh installment in #1 NEW YORK TIMES bestselling author Gordon Korman's Swindle series! UNLEASHED: freed from restraint, running wild, not being held back by anyone or anything . . . Luthor, a former attack dog, is supposed to be on his best behavior now that he's in the care of Savannah, a girl who's easily a dog's best friend. But every time a certain truck passes by Savannah's house, Luthor goes into attack mode - and chaos follows. Meanwhile, Griffin Bing is locked in the fight of his life with his archenemy, Darren Vader. Both are trying to win an invention contest - and will stop at nothing to be victorious. A runaway dog. Some majorly strange inventions. A mysterious...read more

  • Gordon Korman

    Award-winning author Gordon Korman has sold millions of copies of his books worldwide and has captivated young readers everywhere with his distinct brand of laugh-out-loud humor. Zoobreak revisits the characters from Korman' s popular Swindle, as Griffin Bing and his friends come together for another heist. Savannah' s pet monkey has been kidnapped and given to a zoo! Griffin quickly puts together a plan to steal the critter back, but not all goes smoothly. The crew realizes animals in the zoo are treated badly, so they hatch another scheme-- to smuggle the animals into a better...read more

  • Gordon Korman

    From the New York Times bestselling author of The Unteachables, Gordon Korman, comes a hilarious middle grade novel about a group of kids forced to “unplug” at a wellness camp—where they instead find intrigue, adventure, and a whole lot of chaos. Perfect for fans of Korman’s Ungifted and the Masterminds series, as well as Carl Hiaasen’s eco mysteries.  As the son of the world’s most famous tech billionaire, spoiled Jett Baranov has always gotten what he wanted. So when his father’s private jet drops him in the middle of the Arkansas wilderness, at a place called the Oasis, Jett can’t believe it. He’s forced to hand over his cell phone, eat grainy veggie...read more

  • Gordon Korman

    New York Times best-selling author Gordon Korman's Swindle, the first novel featuring 12-year-old Griffin 'Man with the Plan' Bing, was praised as a 'must-have for middle school libraries' (Children's Literature). Showoff, the fourth book in the series, finds Griffin hatching a new plan after his friend's pet Doberman, Luthor, is blamed for ruining a dog show and lands in the pound. Now, to spring Luthor, Griffin and his friends must pull off a scheme involving a large international dog show, lots of red dye, and the help of a reclusive former dog...read more

  • Jon Scieszka

    The Sports Pages, the third volume in Jon Scieszka's Guys Read Library of Great Reading, features ten short stories guaranteed to put you in the ring, under the basket, and right behind home plate. From fiction to nonfiction, from baseball to mixed martial arts and everything in between, these are a collection of stories about the rush of victory and the crush of defeat on and off the field. Authors include Dustin Brown, James Brown, Joseph Bruchac, Chris Crutcher, Tim Green, Dan Gutman, Gordon Korman, Chris Rylander, Anne Ursu, and Jacqueline Woodson, with illustrations by Dan...read more

  • Gordon Korman

    New York Times best-selling author Gordon Korman is a hit with young audiences thanks to his sly humor and engaging characters. Here, the Man with the Plan, Griffin Bing, is in a heap of trouble. In his first adventure, Griffin and his buddies pulled off a successful heist against the heartless S. Wendell Palomino, aka Swindle. In the process, the group rescued Swindle's dog Luthor from a life of being a vicious attack dog. But now Swindle's returned to town - and he'll do anything to get Luthor...read more

  • Gordon Korman

    The startling conclusion to Gordon Korman's adventure trilogy. Aiden Falconer and FBI Agent Harris are closing in the people who kidnapped Aiden's sister, Meg. There's just one hitch: Meg is trying to escape from them on her own, and is never where she's supposed to be. As tension mounts and the net tightens, only one thing is clear: The kidnappers aren't going down without a fight. Before, it was Meg who was in trouble. Now both Meg and Aiden are in grave...read more

  • Gordon Korman

    An all-new, mesmerizing adventure from the masterful Gordon Korman! Jackson Opus has always been persuasive, but he doesn't know that he's descended from the two most powerful hypnotist bloodlines on the planet. He's excited to be accepted into a special program at the Sentia Institute -- but when he realizes he's in over his head, Jackson will have to find a way to use his powers to save his friends, his parents, and his...read more

  • Gordon Korman

    The second entry in an all-new, mesmerizing adventure from the masterful, #1 NEW YORK TIMES bestselling author Gordon Korman! When Jackson Opus's identity as one of the most powerful young hypnotists in the world is leaked, he and his family are forced into hiding. But just as Jax settles into his new home--and new self--the unthinkable happens. Jax's enemies aren't the only ones in search of his mesmerizing skills. An organization more secretive, and more powerful than any in the world is out to find Jax, and it will take all of his hypnotic abilities to keep him and his family...read more

  • Gordon Korman

    The first book in the action-packed series from New York Times bestselling author Gordon Korman is perfect for young fans of James Patterson and John Grisham.  Eli Frieden lives in the most perfect town in the world: Serenity, New Mexico. Honesty and integrity are valued above all else. The thirty kids who live there never lie—they know it’s a short leap from that to the awful problems of other, less fortunate places. Eli has never left Serenity . . . why would he ever want to? Then one day, he bikes to the edge of the city limits and something so crazy and unexpected happens, it changes everything. Eli convinces his friends to help him investigate further, and soon it...read more

  • Gordon Korman

    New kid Jake Garrett seems to have it all figured out. He's a star athlete, he hosts the best parties, and every girl in school wants to date him. But who is Jake Garrett, really? And why has he gone to all the trouble to reinvent himself? Gordon Korman's brilliant and intense writing and cutting edge dialogue quickly draw readers into the adolescent struggle of popularity and...read more

  • Gordon Korman

    Sixth-grader Milo Neal plans to do a science project on 'The Complete Life Cycle of a Link in the Food Chain.' But when he brings his specimen-a baby chick-to class, everyone falls in love with the cute ball of fluff. Soon she has a name: Henrietta. Not only is Henrietta the class pet, she's even chosen as mascot for the school hockey team! How can Milo finish his project, which calls for frying up his specimen and serving it to the judges of the science fair? Each day, as Henrietta gets bigger, so does Milo's dilemma. And students are hatching plans to rescue their feathered friend. Gordon Korman, author of more than 20 books for middle school and young adult audiences, based this...read more

  • Gordon Korman

    The first book in the action-packed series from New York Times bestselling author Gordon Korman is perfect for young fans of James Patterson and John Grisham. Eli Frieden lives in the most perfect town in the world: Serenity, New Mexico. Honesty and integrity are valued above all else. The thirty kids who live there never lie—they know it’s a short leap from that to the awful problems of other, less fortunate places. Eli has never left Serenity . . . why would he ever want to? Then one day, he bikes to the edge of the city limits and something so crazy and unexpected happens, it changes everything. Eli convinces his friends to help him investigate further, and soon it...read more

  • Gordon Korman

    Wallace Wallace hates the book, Old Shep, My Pal. His reasons? It's boring, and he's tired of dog stories because the dog always dies. In his book report he writes that his favorite part is on the last page where it says, 'The End'. Forced into detention, Wallace has a chance to witness rehearsals for the school play --which happens to be Old Shep, My Pal. Watching the drama take shape, he can't help but make suggestions. All the play needs is a Rollerblading dog catcher, a stuffed animal glued to a remote-controlled car, a moped disguised as a Harley, and some choreographed dance numbers with live rock tunes. Award-winning author Gordon Korman published his first book at age 12. Since...read more

  • Gordon Korman

    Once again Douglas Fairchild is starting a new school in Washington, D.C. The teachers in the private schools he has attended didn't understand him-maybe because he is from Pefkakia. Now he will make a fresh start in sixth grade at Thaddeus G. Little, a public middle school. After telling the bus driver how to drive and refusing to do his homework, Doug finds himself in the worst possible situation. He must join the after hours discussion group for misfits, better known as the Twinkie Squad. Everyone has always made fun of the Twinkies, but Doug is about to change all that. Award-winning author Gordon Korman captures a growing audience of readers with his entertaining books about the...read more