Can cassie recapture the spear before it's used against her? and will she be able to undo the harm she's caused, or will she only cast the world into greater chaos? Christina Diaz Gonzalez's Return Fire is a nonstop, action-packed adventure, full of mystery and intrigue, that will take you on a wild and wonderful ride across Italy.
Return Fire Moving Target #ad - . And despite knowing the dangers of such a powerful object, she uses it to shape the future and save her father's life. The consequences of that small choice are larger than Cassie could ever have imagined. But it's not going to be simple.
Moving TargetScholastic Press #ad - Now running from a secret organization intent on killing those from her bloodline, Cassie must--with the help of some friends--decipher the clues that will lead her to the Spear. Scholastic Press. Cassie arroyo, has her world ripped apart when someone tries to kill her father, an American studying in Rome, an art history professor at an Italian university.
Her life--and the fate of the world--depends on it. Christina diaz gonzalez has created a fast-paced thrill-ride of a book, rich with riddles and myth, that young readers will not be able to put down. Is she their next target?cassie sets out to uncover what is happening, only to learn that she is a member of an ancient bloodline that enables her to use the Spear of Destiny--a legendary object that can shape the future.
A Thunderous WhisperYearling #ad - Then she meets Mathias. This is what her mother tells her anyway. Exciting. Sljani believes she is just an insignificant whisper of a girl in a loud world. For the first time, she's making a difference in the world. And then her world explodes. In one afternoon Ani loses her city, her home, her mother. But in helping the other survivors, Ani gains a sense of her own strength.
Scholastic Press. His family has just moved to Guernica and he's as far from a whisper as a boy can be. In the midst of the spanish civil war, 12-year-old ani unexpectedly gets drawn into a network of underground rebels working to thwart Franco's efforts to destroy the Basque people's way of life. And she and mathias make plans to fight back in their own unique way.
A Thunderous Whisper #ad - The sleepy little market town of Guernica is destroyed by Nazi bombers. Mathias's father is part of a spy network and soon Ani finds herself helping him deliver messages to other members of the underground. Ani thinks Mathias is more like lightning. Her father made her feel important, but he's been off fighting in Spain's Civil War, and his voice in her head is fading.
The Red UmbrellaYearling #ad - But what of her old life? will she ever see her home or her parents again? And if she does, will she still be the same girl?The Red Umbrella is a touching story of country, culture, family, and the true meaning of home. Captures the fervor, uncertainty and fear of the times. Neighbors disappear. And soon, lucía's parents make the heart-wrenching decision to send her and her little brother to the United States—on their own.
Suddenly plunked down in nebraska with well-meaning strangers, Lucía struggles to adapt to a new country, a new language, a new way of life. Freedoms are stripped away. The red umbrella is a moving tale of a 14-year-old girl's journey from Cuba to America as part of Operation Pedro Pan—an organized exodus of more than 14, 000 unaccompanied children, whose parents sent them away to escape Fidel Castro's revolution.
The Red Umbrella #ad - In 1961, two years after the communist revolution, Lucía Álvarez still leads a carefree life, dreaming of parties and her first crush. But when the soldiers come to her sleepy Cuban town, everything begins to change. Compelling. The washington post “gonzalez deals effectively with separation, culture shock, homesickness, uncertainty and identity as she captures what is also a grand adventure.
San francisco Chronicle Scholastic Press.
How to Almost Ruin Your SummerSourcebooks Young Readers #ad - She tried to tell her parents, but they just had to go on vacation to Alaska and ship her off for two weeks. King arthur a rampaging goat intent on my destruction3. The spiders wayyyy too many legs2. Top three reasons Camp Minnehaha is The Worst1. She might even learn some skills that will help her make money for the new bike she's been eyeing.
How to Almost Ruin Your Summer #ad - Yearling Books. It's not ideal, but she's going to try to make the best of it. Scholastic Press. But chloe quickly discovers there's only one area at which she excels; she manages to get more demerits than anyone else in camp. Victoria a. K. A the diva an evil cabin mate obsessed with French beauty products and my humiliationChloe McCorkle knew a summer camp where you had to learn a career was a bad idea.
The Mysterious Moonstone Key HuntersScholastic Paperbacks #ad - A collection of books so dangerous they are locked up tight. A priceless diamond. Stolen!when cleo and evan go undercover to help a rookie detective interview a mansion full of suspects, nothing is as it seems. It's up to them to find the key that will set her free. Scholastic Press. A friend has vanished inside the pages of one of them.
The Mysterious Moonstone Key Hunters #ad - Cleo and Evan have a secret. Scholastic Paperbacks. They must catch the crook -- and find the right key -- or they could be trapped inside this mystery forever. Yearling Books.
The First Rule of PunkPuffin Books #ad - Yearling Books. Scholastic Paperbacks. Her dad, who now lives a thousand miles away, says things will get better as long as she remembers the first rule of punk: be yourself. She'll do anything to preserve this, which includes standing up to an anti-punk school administration to fight for her right to express herself! Black and white illustrations and collage art throughout make The First Rule of Punk a perfect pick for fans of books like Roller Girl and online magazines like Rookie.
Armed with a microphone and a pair of scissors, this book is all about creating something new and awesome in the world. The real malú loves rock music, skateboarding, zines, and Soyrizo hold the cilantro, please. And when she assembles a group of like-minded misfits at school and starts a band, Malú finally begins to feel at home.
The First Rule of Punk #ad - On day one, violates the school’s dress code with her punk rock look, twelve-year-old Malú María Luisa, if you want to annoy her inadvertently upsets Posada Middle School’s queen bee, and disappoints her college-professor mom in the process. A 2018 pura belpré author honor bookthe first rule of Punk is a wry and heartfelt exploration of friendship, finding your place, and learning to rock out like no one’s watching.
There are no shortcuts to surviving your first day at a new school—you can’t fix it with duct tape like you would your Chuck Taylors. Malú rocks!" --victoria jamieson, author and illustrator of the New York Times bestselling and Newbery Honor-winning Roller Girl Scholastic Press.
The Fire Keeper A Storm Runner Novel, Book 2 The Storm RunnerRick Riordan Presents #ad - Secrets that will change him forever. Scholastic Paperbacks. Can he accomplish both tasks without the gods detecting him, sneaky gods, or will he end up a permanent resident of the underworld? In this cleverly plotted sequel to The Storm Runner, the gang is back together again with spirited new characters, Aztec royalty, unlikely alliances, and secrets darker than Zane could ever have imagined.
The Fire Keeper A Storm Runner Novel, Book 2 The Storm Runner #ad - Zane obispo's new life on a beautiful secluded tropical island, complete with his family and closest friends, should be perfect. Unless zane can find the godborns before the gods do, they will be killed. But he can't control his newfound fire skills yet inherited from his father, the Maya god Hurakan; there's a painful rift between him and his dog ever since she became a hell hound; and he doesn't know what to do with his feelings for Brooks.
Scholastic Press. Zane knows he must rescue him, no matter the cost. To make matters worse, Zane learns that Hurakan is scheduled to be executed. Yearling Books. One day he discovers that by writing the book about his misadventures with the Maya gods, he unintentionally put other godborn children at risk.