The Complete Missing Collection

Author: Margaret Peterson Haddix
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Books For Young Readers
ISBN: 1481471384
Release Date: 2016-09-13
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

Plunge into the past—and change the course of history—with all eight books in the New York Times bestselling The Missing series, now available in a collectible boxed set. Thirteen-year-old Jonah has always known that he was adopted, and he’s never thought it was a big deal. Then he and a neighbor, Chip, who finds out he’s also adopted, begin receiving mysterious letters. Jonah, Chip, and Jonah’s little sister Katherine are plunged into a mystery that involves the FBI, a vast smuggling operation, an airplane that appeared out of nowhere—and people who seem to disappear and reappear at will...until they make a staggering discovery: Jonah and Chip, and other kids are actually missing children from throughout history, stolen for profit by time travelers. Now, they are caught in a battle between two opposing forces that want very different things for them—and their choices will determine the course of their own lives, and the lives of their friends. Ideal for newcomers to the series and loyal fans alike, this collection includes Found, Sent, Sabotaged, Torn, Caught, Risked, Revealed, and Redeemed.

Risked

Author: Margaret Peterson Haddix
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781416989851
Release Date: 2014-09-02
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

Jonah, thirteen, and Katherine, eleven, travel through time to 1918 Russia just as Alexei, Anastasia, and the rest of Tsar Nicholas II's family is about to be executed. Author's note includes facts about the Romanov's and the mystery surrounding their deaths.

Redeemed

Author: Margaret Peterson Haddix
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781442497597
Release Date: 2015-09-08
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

Jonah’s new twin must time travel and face off against his siblings’ worst enemy in order to save the future—and his family—in the eighth and final book of the New York Times bestselling The Missing series, which Kirkus Reviews calls “plenty of fun and great for history teachers as well.” After traveling through history multiple times and finding out his original identity, Jonah thought he’d fixed everything. But some of his actions left unexpected consequences. His parents—and many other adults—are still stuck as teenagers. And now Jonah has a new sibling, an identical twin brother named Jordan. As odd as all this is for Jonah, it’s beyond confusing for Jordan. How does everyone in his family have memories of Jonah when he doesn’t? How can his annoying kid sister Katherine speak so expertly about time travel—and have people from the future treating her with respect? A few rash moves by Jordan send them all into the future—and into danger. What if he’s also the only one who can get them back to safety, once and for all?

The Missing Collection

Author: Margaret Peterson Haddix
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
ISBN: 1442497793
Release Date: 2013-06-04
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

Plunge into the past—and change the course of history—with the first five books the New York Times bestselling The Missing series, available in one boxed set. Jonah has always known he was adopted, and he’s never thought it was a big deal. But when sinister messages start to suggest an unimaginable secret in his past, Jonah and his sister, Katherine, are swept up in an adventure greater than time itself. Because Jonah isn’t just any kid—he’s one of the famous missing children from history. And if he and his friends can’t fix the past, then the future—and the present—are in grave danger… Ideal for newcomers to the series and loyal fans alike, this collection of the first five books in The Missing series includes Found, Sent, Sabotaged, Torn, and Caught.

Revealed

Author: Margaret Peterson Haddix
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781416989868
Release Date: 2014-09-02
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

After returning the missing children from history to their original time periods, thirteen-year-old Jonah must save time itself when aviator Charles Lindbergh mysteriously appears and kidnaps Jonah's sister.

Caught

Author: Margaret Peterson Haddix
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781442422889
Release Date: 2012-09-04
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

Jonah and Katherine come face to face with Albert Einstein in the fifth book of the New York Times bestselling The Missing series. Jonah and Katherine are accustomed to traveling through time, but when learn they next have to return Albert Einstein’s daughter to history, they think it’s a joke—they’ve only heard of his sons. But it turns out that Albert Einstein really did have a daughter, Lieserl, whose 1902 birth and subsequent disappearance was shrouded in mystery. Lieserl was presumed to have died of scarlet fever as an infant. But when Jonah and Katherine return to the early 1900s to fix history, one of Lieserl’s parents seems to understand entirely too much about time travel and what Jonah and Katherine are doing. It’s not Lieserl’s father, either—it’s her mother, Mileva. And Mileva has no intention of letting her daughter disappear.

Sabotaged

Author: Margaret Peterson Haddix
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1442406461
Release Date: 2010-08-24
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

After helping Chip and Alex survive 15th-century London, Jonah and Katherine are summoned to help another missing child, Andrea, face her fate. Andrea is really Virginia Dare, from the Lost Colony of Roanoke. Jonah and Katherine are confident in their ability to help Andrea fix history, but when their journey goes dangerously awry, they realize that they may be in over their heads: They’ve landed in the wrong time period. Andrea doesn’t seem that interested in leaving the past. And even worse, it appears that someone has deliberately sabotaged their mission....

Torn

Author: Margaret Peterson Haddix
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781416989806
Release Date: 2011-08-23
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

Time travelers Jonah and Katherine arrive in 1611 to rescue missing child John Hudson, son of the explorer Henry Hudson, but just as the mutiny on the Discovery is supposed to start, Jonah and Katherine's knowledge of history is tested once again, and they fear that more is at stake than just one boy's life. Author's note includes facts about Henry Hudson's explorations.

Children of Exile

Author: Margaret Peterson Haddix
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781442450059
Release Date: 2016-09-13
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

Rosi must decide what she’s willing to risk to save her family—and maybe even all of humanity—in the thrilling first novel of a new trilogy from New York Times bestselling author, Margaret Peterson Haddix. For the past twelve years, adults called “Freds” have raised Rosi, her younger brother Bobo, and the other children of their town, saying it is too dangerous for them to stay with their parents, but now they are all being sent back. Since Rosi is the oldest, all the younger kids are looking to her with questions she doesn’t have the answers to. She’d always trusted the Freds completely, but now she’s not so sure. And their home is nothing like she’d expected, like nothing the Freds had prepared them for. Will Rosi and the other kids be able to adjust to their new reality?

Sent

Author: Margaret Peterson Haddix
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1416996443
Release Date: 2009-08-25
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

Jonah and Chip have barely adjusted to the discovery that they are actually the missing children of history when a time purist named JB sends them, along with Katherine and Alex, hurtling back in time to 1483. JB promises that if they can fix history, they can all return to their present-day lives. Now Chip and Alex have to reclaim their true identities—as the king and prince of England. But things get complicated when the four discover that according to the records, the princes were murdered. How can they fix history if it means that Chip and Alex will die? Margaret Peterson Haddix is the author of Found, the bestselling Shadow Children series, Uprising, Running Out of Time, and many more

The Future of Nostalgia

Author: Svetlana Boym
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 9780786724871
Release Date: 2008-08-05
Genre: History

Combining personal memoir, philosophical essay, and historical analysis, Svetlana Boym explores the spaces of collective nostalgia that connect national biography and personal self-fashioning in the twenty-first century. She guides us through the ruins and construction sites of post-communist cities-St. Petersburg, Moscow, Berlin, and Prague-and the imagined homelands of exiles-Benjamin, Nabokov, Mandelstahm, and Brodsky. From Jurassic Park to the Totalitarian Sculpture Garden, Boym unravels the threads of this global epidemic of longing and its antidotes.

The Shadow Children the Complete Series

Author: Margaret Peterson Haddix
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
ISBN: 1442468645
Release Date: 2012-10-23
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

To be a third child is to be in constant danger. Available for the first time, a boxed set of all seven books in the perennially popular Shadow Children series. Imagine a world where families are allowed only two children. Illegal third children—shadow children—must live in hiding. If they are discovered, there is only one punishment: Death. For the first time, all seven books in this beloved and bestselling series are available together in an attractive boxed set. Ideal for newcomers to the series and loyal fans alike, this collection includes Among the Hidden, Among the Impostors, Among the Betrayed, Among the Barons, Among the Brave, Among the Enemy, and Among the Free.

Unbroken

Author: Laura Hillenbrand
Publisher: HarperCollins UK
ISBN: 9780007378029
Release Date: 2011-01-20
Genre: Biography & Autobiography

The incredible true story of Louis Zamperini, now a major motion picture directed by Angelina Jolie.

In Over Their Heads

Author: Margaret Peterson Haddix
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781481417631
Release Date: 2017-04-11
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

Nick and Eryn must figure out a way to save the world without sacrificing their newly discovered family in this follow-up to Under Their Skin, which Booklist called “crisp, intriguing, and thought-provoking” in a starred review. In Under Their Skin, twins Nick and Eryn successfully met their new stepsiblings, Ava and Jackson. But in doing so, the twins found themselves on a mission to discover how to prevent humanity from facing certain doom. Now, their two families are joined together to save not only themselves, but everyone—human and robotic. Can they figure out how before it’s too late?

Rivonia s Children

Author: Glenn Frankel
Publisher: Jacana Media
ISBN: 9781431402205
Release Date: 2011
Genre: Anti-apartheid movements

Rivonia's children is the harrowing and inspiring account of a number of white Jewish activists who risked their lives to battle apartheid when South Africa plunged into an era of darkness in the 1960s from which it has only recently emerged.