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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 ship.
The kids have found sunken treasure. The adults want to keep it for themselves. But there's a chance that both will lose it if they don't act fast.
A thrilling, shark-infested conclusion to Gordon Korman's underwater trilogy.
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 scene.
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 Santat.
Lucas and his friends are still reveling in their city-wide middle school basketball championship when the trophy they won goes missing. Foul play is afoot, and it's going to take all their basketball and detective skills to find it.
This short story from the collection Guys Read: The Sports Pages is a winner.
From New York Times bestselling author 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 The Unteachables and 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 a place called the Oasis, Jett can’t believe it. He’s forced to hand over his cell phone, eat grainy veggie patties, and participate in wholesome activities with the other kids whom he has absolutely no interest in hanging out with.
As the weeks go on, Jett starts to get used to the unplugged life and even bonds with the other kids over their discovery of a baby-lizard-turned-pet, Needles. But he can’t help noticing that the adults at the Oasis are acting really strange. Could it be all those suspicious “meditation” sessions?
Jett is determined to get to the bottom of things, but can he convince the other kids that he is no longer just a spoiled brat making trouble?
Ils sont sept : Aldo, le caractériel, Parker et ses difficultés d'apprentissage, Elaine, le tyran, Barnstorm, le sportif blessé, Rahim, qui passe son temps à dormir, Mateo, le geek, et Kiana, qui n'est même pas censée être là.
Pas de quoi impressionner Monsieur Kermit, bien déterminé à ne pas se soucier d'eux. Mais quand les Inclassables découvrent son passé d'enseignant passionné, aux méthodes originales, prêt à tout pour défendre ses élèves, ils décident de lui redonner goût à son métier.
Un vrai défi et une rentrée des classes jubilatoire !
Ça se complique davantage encore lorsque Vince tombe amoureux de Kendra, la fille de l'agent du FBI… qui rêve d'épingler Anthony Luca.
Rien ne va plus entre le parrain et son fils, le seul à réprouver les activités illicites du clan. Rien ne va plus dans l'organisation, une taupe l'a infiltrée…
Découvrez un héros très attachant et la famille Luca au grand complet, assortie de truands véreux ou de gangsters notoires, pour une intrigue menée à un rythme trépidant. Un régal de finesse et d'humour.