The Ralph Mouse Collection

Author: Beverly Cleary
Publisher: HarperCollins
ISBN: 0064410048
Release Date: 2001-09-18
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

All your favorite Ralph Mouse tales in one boxed set -- just in time for the holiday season!

Der magische Zirkel Der Verrat

Author: Lisa J. Smith
Publisher: cbt Verlag
ISBN: 9783641049430
Release Date: 2010-08-10
Genre: Young Adult Fiction

Sie sind jung – sie sind smart – und sie sind Hexen! Ein jahrhundertealter Hexenzirkel zieht Cassie in seinen Bann. Doch es gibt eine dunkle Macht, die alles zu zerstören droht. Wird Cassie ihre magische Liebe opfern, um das Überleben der Hexen zu sichern? Cassie hat im Hexenzirkel eine neue Heimat gefunden. Doch dann fühlt sie sich wie durch ein magisches Band zum smarten Adam hingezogen – der ausgerechnet mit Diana zusammen ist! Als die intrigante Faye Cassies Gefühle bemerkt, nutzt sie eiskalt ihre Chance: Sie erpresst Cassie, um Anführerin der Hexen zu werden – und setzt eine tödliche schwarze Macht frei...

Der Fluch des Lono

Author: Hunter S. Thompson
Publisher: Heyne Verlag
ISBN: 9783641071356
Release Date: 2012-07-31
Genre: Fiction

Endlich! Hunter S. Thompsons legendäres Meisterwerk jetzt in deutscher Sprache Hunter S. Thompson erhält den Auftrag, über den Honolulu-Marathon zu berichten: für ihn in erster Linie ein bezahlter Urlaub. Doch wie immer bei Thompson entwickelt sich die Reise zu einem durchgeknallten Trip, in den neben dem Marathon-Wahnsinn auch Surfer, Orkane, ein Riesen-Marlin und natürlich der hawaiianische Gott Lono irgendwie verwickelt sind. Der König des Gonzo-Journalismus beweist einmal mehr seine Meisterschaft: ein halluzinogenes Vergnügen.

77 CRIME NOVELS Premium Collection Illustrated

Author: Fred M. White
Publisher: e-artnow
ISBN: 9788026871675
Release Date: 2016-12-06
Genre: Fiction

This carefully crafted ebook: "77 CRIME NOVELS – Premium Collection (Illustrated)” is formatted for your eReader with a functional and detailed table of contents: By Order of the League The Crimson Blind The Cardinal Moth The Corner House The Ends of Justice The House of Schemers The Lord of the Manor The Slave of Silence The Island of Shadows A Daughter of Israel Tregarthen's Wife Blackmail The Weight of the Crown A Shadowed Love My Lady Bountiful The Yellow Face The Nether Millstone The Midnight Guest A Fatal Dose The Five Knots The Edge of the Sword The Lonely Bride Craven Fortune The Law of the Land The Mystery of the Four Fingers The Sundial Netta A Queen of the Stage The Scales of Justice A Crime on Canvas The Golden Rose Paul Quentin A Front of Brass Hard Pressed The White Glove A Mummer's Throne The Secret of the Sands The Man Called Gilray The House of Mammon A Royal Wrong A Secret Service The Sentence of the Court Powers of Darkness The Mystery of the Ravenspurs The Day Ambition's Slave The Seed of Empire The Salt of the Earth The Lady in Blue The Case for the Crown The Wings of Victory The Leopard's Spots The Honour of His House The Man who was Two The Mystery of Room 75 The Councillors of Falconhoe The Mystery of Crocksands The Turn of the Tide The Green Bungalow The Devil's Advocate The Golden Bat The Price of Silence The House on the River The Shadow of the Dead Hand The King Diamond The Riddle of the Rail The Grey Woman Queen of Hearts On The Night Express The Phantom Car A Clue in Wax Found Dead The Man Who Knew A Broken Memory Secret of the River The Blue Daffodil Frederick White (1859–1935), mostly known for mysteries, is considered also as one of the pioneers of the spy story.

Core Collection for Children and Young Adults

Author: Rachel E. Schwedt
Publisher: Scarecrow Press
ISBN: 0810866498
Release Date: 2008-09-11
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

With thousands of new volumes lining the shelves of bookstores, abundant advertisements, and innumerable online reviews, it is becoming increasingly difficulty for the concerned adult to recommend literature that is of quality, yet speaks to young audiences. Core Collection for Children and Young Adults presents the best in contemporary and classic literature for children and young adults. Every book listed in this reference has a concisely worded annotation, which is followed by headings designating awards the book has won, related subjects, and character themes. With more than 350 titles reviewed, this resource will prove invaluable for teachers, librarians, parents, collectors of children's books, and college students with an interest in juvenile literature, education, or child growth and development.

Spook Das Geheimnis des Geisterj gers

Author: Joseph Delaney
Publisher: cbj Verlag
ISBN: 9783641141233
Release Date: 2014-02-27
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

Spook: Atemlose Spannung garantiert! Als Tom Ward seinem Meister dem Geisterjäger Spook nach Anglezarke folgt, ahnt er nicht, was ihn dort erwartet. Bedrohlich wirkt das Zuhause des Spook schon von außen, doch sein Inneres verschlägt Tom den Atem: Denn der Spook verbirgt schaurige alte Geheimnisse in seinem Haus! Doch was lange verborgen war, drängt umso mächtiger ans Tageslicht! Bedroht von seinem ehemaligen Lehrling Morgan und geschwächt vom Kampf mit dem Boggart, geht Spook der verführerischen Hexe Meg in die Falle. Auf einmal muss Tom beweisen, dass er selbst ein wahrer Meister der Geister ist, um seine und seines Meisters Haut zu retten ... • Mit Bonus-Material: Das geheime Tagebuch des Helden

Genetic Breakthroughs Their Implications for You and Your Health Collection

Author: Haig H. Kazazian Jr.
Publisher: FT Press
ISBN: 9780133039634
Release Date: 2012-02-27
Genre: Medical

3 cutting-edge books reveal the latest genetic breakthroughs – and their implications for you, your health, and your world These three cutting-edge books reveal how modern genetics has already transformed the world – and will transform it again and again in the coming years. Mobile DNA book thoroughly reviews our current scientific understanding of the significant role that mobile genetic elements play in the evolution and function of genomes and organisms–from plants and animals to humans. Renowned geneticist Haig Kazazian offers an accessible intellectual history of the field’s research strategies and concerns, explaining how advances have opened up new questions, and how new tools and capabilities have encouraged still more progress. He introduces today’s key strategies for advancing the field, and previews long-term research strategies that may lead to even deeper insights. Next, in Investigating the Human Genome, leading medical genetics scholar Moyra Smith reviews current and recent work in genetics and genomics to assess progress in understanding human variation and the pathogenesis of common and rare diseases linked to genetics. You’ll discover how these advances are shedding new light on issues ranging from human origins to psychiatric disease, Alzheimer’s to epigenetics. Finally, in Genes, Chromosomes, and Disease, Nicholas Wright Gillham offers an exceptionally readable overview of the rise and transformations of medical genetics – and of the eugenic impulses that it has inspired. From world-renowned leaders and experts, including Haig H. Kazazian, Moyra Smith, and Nicholas Wright Gillham

The Year s Best Science Fiction Twenty Fourth Annual Collection

Author: Gardner Dozois
Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin
ISBN: 142991615X
Release Date: 2007-07-10
Genre: Fiction

The twenty-eight stories in this collection imaginatively take us far across the universe, into the very core of our beings, to the realm of the gods, and the moment just after now. Included here are the works of masters of the form and of bright new talents, including: * Cory Doctorow * Robert Charles Wilson * Michael Swanwick * Ian McDonald * Benjamin Rosenbaum * Kage Baker * Bruce McAllister * Alastair Reynolds * Jay Lake * Ruth Nestvold * Gregory Benford * Justin Stanchfield * Walter Jon Williams * Greg Van Eekhout * Robert Reed * David D. Levine * Paul J. McAuley * Mary Rosenblum * Daryl Gregory * Jack Skillingstead * Paolo Bacigalupi * Greg Egan * Elizabeth Bear * Sarah Monette * Ken MacLeod * Stephen Baxter * Carolyn Ives Gilman * John Barnes * A.M. Dellamonica Supplementing the stories are the editor's insightful summation of the year's events and a list of honorable mentions, making this book a valuable resource in addition to serving as the single best place in the universe to find stories that stir the imagination and the heart.

The World of Beverly Cleary Collection

Author: Beverly Cleary
Publisher: HarperCollins
ISBN: 9780062455703
Release Date: 2016-04-05
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

Newbery Medal–winning Beverly Cleary’s books have delighted children for generations, and beloved characters such as Ramona, Henry Huggins, and Ralph S. Mouse continue to appeal to young readers today. For a taste of Beverly Cleary’s extensive work, this ebook collection features several of her most cherished titles! Henry Huggins: In Beverly Cleary's first novel, boys and girls alike will instantly be charmed by an average boy whose life is turned upside down when he meets a lovable puppy with a nose for mischief. Ramona the Pest: Ramona Quimby is excited to finally start kindergarten. Then she gets into trouble for pulling her classmate's boingy curls during recess. Even worse, her crush rejects her in front of everyone. Beezus says Ramona needs to quit being a pest, but how can she stop if she was never trying to be one in the first place? The Mouse and the Motorcycle: In this imaginative adventure, a young mouse named Ralph is thrown into a world of excitement when a boy and his shiny toy motorcycle check into the Mountain View Inn. Socks: Ever since the day Mr. and Mrs. Bricker saved Socks the cat from a life spent in a mailbox drop slot, he has been the center of their world. But when a new baby arrives, suddenly the Brickers have less and less time for Socks. Socks feels left out! What will it take to make Socks realize just how much the Brickers care about him?