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Hi! I write adventures for middle-graders who love to explore the world. I've also created over 300 museum, science center & theme park installations for the Smithsonian, Walt Disney World, Paramount Pictures & more.
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Ten tales of Halloween adventure for young readers!
Join your favorite kidlit characters as they embark on a night of trick-or-treating you’ll never forget! This collection of short stories will take you to spooky neighborhoods, back to ancient Egypt, and even inside a video game! Featuring tales from award-winning authors and fresh new voices, this is a perfect Halloween treat for readers ages seven to twelve!
Grab your copy today, and have a happy Halloween!
SCAREDY BAT AND THE COSTUMED CATS
A Scaredy Bat Story
By Marina J. Bowman
A GOOD TRICK
A Haunted Library Story
By Dori Hillestad Butler
A Tales of the Spooky Folk Story
By J.K. Campbell
Featuring characters from The Boy Who Cried Ghost
By Richard Clark
A KANDY BRAINZ HALLOWEEN
Featuring characters from Books Make Brainz Taste Bad
By Eli Cranor
A Magic Eaters Story
By Connor Grayson
A TRICKSTER HALLOWEEN
A Prentiss Twins Story
By Deb Logan
THE MYSTERY OF THE HAUNTED EGYPTIAN KITCHEN
A Kid Detective Zet Story
By Scott Peters
By D.M. Potter
Author of the You Say Which Way Series
TRICKING THE TREAT WITCH
A Zombie Reconstruction Squad Story
By M.K. Radican
Orphan-girl Hannah True battles strange happenings, suspicion, and angry villagers when her town believes it's under attack by witches.
The Survival Series that celebrates the awesome history of us.From bestselling author Scott Peters and Salem Witch whiz Juliet Fry comes a gripping retelling of the Salem Witch Trials for modern young readers.On a stormy night, young orphan Hannah is terrified to see witches’ fingers tapping at her bedroom window. Are they real or just a trick of the moon? The next morning, her best friend says a witch's spirit attacked her in the dark. Hannah is alarmed. Could this be true? When a neighbor's child begins acting strangely, villagers are sure that witchcraft is at work. A dear friend of Hannah's mother is blamed--but Hannah refuses to believe such terrible talk. Unfortunately, Hannah's rebellion makes her look suspicious. Why is she protecting this woman? Whose side is she on? Hannah is no witch expert--she's a servant in a farmhouse. She has no one to defend her and she's out of her element. Can this brave but frightened colonial girl ever hope to escape disaster?This is the 6th children's book in the I Escaped Series about brave boys and girls who face real-world challenges and find ways to escape disaster. Sure to appeal to fans of New York Times Bestseller Lauren Tarshis's I Survived Series, The Witch of Blackbird Pond by Elizabeth George Speare, Little Witch by Anna Elizabeth Bennett, What Were The Salem Witch Trials, and The Witches by Roald Dahl.The short chapters make for easy wins, and Hannah's gripping situation keeps even reluctant readers turning pages just to find out what's going to happen next. Great for kids book clubs and classrooms--a study guide is available at https://scottpetersbooks.com/worksheetsPacked with a special section on facts about the Salem Witch trials that's sure to satisfy curious minds.Flesch Reading Ease: 85.6Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level 3.2An important, relevant read about bravery, kindness, and courage. Collect the whole I Escaped Series "a must for every reading list" Can Hannah survive disaster? Read it and find out!
15-year-old Zeke battles hunger, bears, and blizzards when their pioneer-wagon-train takes a wrong turn on the Oregon Trail.
The parent-approved survival series that celebrates the awesome history of us.
From multi-award winning Ellie Crowe and Scott Peters
Short attention spans | Ages 8-12 | Kid-Powered
15-year-old Zeke is thrilled to be heading west with over eighty settlers on the famed Oregon Trail. But when their wagon train takes an ill-advised short cut, the pioneers find themselves trapped in a frozen mountain pass. As howling winter storms rage around the Donner Party, there’s no way forward or back. Zeke is no mountain climber. He's a horseback-riding fanatic from Illinois. He's way out of his element. Faced with starvation, Zeke must attempt to walk out of the wilderness on sheer willpower alone. Can he ever hope to make it to California? Can he ever hope to escape?
Based on actual survivor accounts and hours of research, this inspirational story is exceptionally vivid, swift-paced, and stirring. The Westward Expansion is a tale of Indians and pioneers, mountains, deserts and places where the buffalo roamed, of covered wagons and horses and a new country taking shape.
This is the 5th children's book in the I Escaped Series about brave kids who face real-world challenges and find ways to escape. Sure to appeal to fans of books like I Survived by New York Times Bestseller Lauren Tarshis, Nathan Hale's Hazardous Tales, stories about America’s West for kids, and Bound For Oregon by Jean Van Leeuwen.
Packed with a special section on facts about the Oregon Trail and much more. Includes survivor photos.
An adrenaline-charged tale of bravery, fellowship and non-stop action about one of the most poignant tragedies in American history.
Recommended for ages 9 and up.
This book is for the doers and the dreamers, the cautious and the go-getters, and the survivalists in us all. Because each and every one of us can accomplish miracles.
15-year-old Jon battles high seas, scurvy pirates, and Spanish galleons after he's captured by the famous pirate, Captain Morgan.
The Survival Series that celebrates the awesome history of us.From multi-award winning Ellie Crowe and Scott Peters comes a swashbuckling, kid-powered adventure on the high seas! Short attention spans Chapter book Ages 8-12 B&W Illustrations 15-year-old Jon is thrilled to be a merchant sailor aboard a ship that's laden with goods bound for the Caribbean islands. But when pirates attack in the middle of a storm, the sailors don't stand a chance. Jon is captured by the infamous Captain Morgan and his scurvy crew. Jon's given an ultimatum--join the pirates or be marooned on a desert island! But he's no buccaneer. He's a kid from the American colonies with worried parents back home. He's way out of his element. For now, he'll play along. But the second he can get away, he'll make a break for it. With Spanish galleons bearing down, fortresses filled with gold, and battles looming ahead, who knows what tomorrow will hold? Jon is determined to make it home. Can he escape?The short chapters make for easy wins, and Jon's gripping situation keeps even reluctant readers turning pages just to find out what's going to happen next. This is the 7th I Escaped adventure in the children's series about brave boys and girls who face real-world challenges and find ways to escape disaster. Follow these inspiring kids while they brainstorm, help others, and hone their problem-solving skills.Great for kids book clubs and classrooms.Contains an informative fact section at the back, packed with trivia and catch-phrases guaranteed to satisfy your inner pirate!An adrenaline-charged, nonstop action adventure tale of values and courage. Collect the whole I Escaped Series "a must for every reading list" Can Jon escape to freedom? Read it and find out!
12-year-old Zet is on the trail of his latest mystery: priceless amulets are disappearing all over ancient Egypt.
Worse, his best friend is a prisoner in a strangely secretive jewelry apprentice school. Are the jewel thefts and the evil school teachers related? When Zet receives a desperate message hidden inside an amulet, he's determined to rescue his friend. Armed with a brainy sister who can read and write hieroglyphics, Zet searches for clues. Can he expose the wicked plot and take down the criminals before it's too late? Find out in this page-turning mystery!
From the creator of over 300 museum and science center exhibits worldwide comes a story that brings ancient civilizations and Egyptian mythology to life.
What kids are saying:
"I am 11 years old. I could not put this book down."
What parents are saying:
"has reread them more than once!"
What teachers are saying:
"students ask to borrow the book"
Perfect for fans of the Hardy Boys, Nancy Drew, Mr. Lemoncello's Library, Rick Riordan's Kane Chronicles, and for all kids who love ancient Egypt. Plunge into action in a land that's home to pyramids and tombs, mummies, the Sphinx, Cleopatra, King Tut, and a pantheon of fascinating gods.
Please note: Order early to avoid holiday shortages.
Don your detective hat, pack your bags, and set off for ancient Egypt!