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The Shadow Children the Complete Series

Author: Margaret Peterson Haddix
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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.


Among the Impostors

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It was awful. All those eyes, all looking at him. It was straight out of Luke's worst nightmares. Panic rooted him to the spot, but every muscle in his body was screaming for him to run, to hide anywhere he could. For twelve years his entire life he'd had to hide. To be seen was death. "Don't!" he wanted to scream. "Don't look at me! Don't report me! Please!" But the muscles that controlled his mouth were as frozen as the rest of him. The tiny part of his mind that wasn't flooded with panic knew that that was good -- now that he had a fake I.D., the last thing he should do was act like a boy who's had to hide. But to act normal, he needed to move, to obey the man at the front and sit down. And he couldn't make his body do that, either. -- from Among the Impostors Luke Garner is terrified. Out of hiding for the first time in his life, he knows that any minute one of his new classmates at Hendricks School for Boys could discover his secret: that he's a third child passing as the recently deceased Lee Grant. And in a society where it's illegal for families to have more than two children, being a third child means certain death at the hands of the dreaded Population Police. His first experience outside the safety of his home is bewildering. There's not a single window anywhere in the school; Luke can't tell his classmates apart (even as they subject him to brutal hazing); and the teachers seem oblivious to it all. Desperate to fit in, Luke endures the confusion and teasing until he discovers an unlocked door to the outside, and a chance to understand what is really going on. But to take this chance -- to find out the secrets of Hendricks -- Luke will need to put aside his fears and discover a courage that a lifetime in hiding couldn't thwart. Once again, best-selling author Margaret Peterson Haddix delights her fans with this spine-tingling account of an all-too-possible future. Among the Impostors is a worthy companion to Among the Hidden and a heart-stopping thriller in its own right.


ADELA CATHCART The Complete Fantasy Tales Series The Light Princess The Shadows Christmas Eve The Giant s Heart The Broken Swords The Cruel Painter The Castle and many more

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This carefully crafted ebook: “ADELA CATHCART - The Complete Fantasy Tales Series: The Light Princess, The Shadows, Christmas Eve, The Giant's Heart, The Broken Swords, The Cruel Painter, The Castle and many more” is formatted for your eReader with a functional and detailed table of contents. Excerpt: “I confess I was a little dismayed to find what a solemn turn the club-stories had taken. But this dismay lasted for a moment only; for I saw that Adela was deeply interested, again wearing the look that indicates abstracted thought and feeling. I said to myself: "This is very different mental fare from what you have been used to, Adela." But she seemed able to mark, learn, and inwardly digest it, for she had the appearance of one who is stilled by the strange newness of her thoughts. I was sure that she was now experiencing a consciousness of existence quite different from anything she had known before. But it had a curious outcome.” George MacDonald (1824-1905) was a Scottish author, poet, and Christian minister. He was a pioneering figure in the field of fantasy literature and the mentor of fellow writer Lewis Carroll. His writings have been cited as a major literary influence by many notable authors including W. H. Auden, C. S. Lewis, J. R. R. Tolkien, Walter de la Mare, E. Nesbit and Madeleine L'Engle. G. K. Chesterton cited The Princess and the Goblin as a book that had "made a difference to my whole existence". Table of Contents: CHRISTMAS EVE CHURCH THE CHRISTMAS DINNER THE NEW DOCTOR THE LIGHT PRINCESS THE BELL THE SCHOOLMASTER'S STORY SONG THE CURATE AND HIS WIFE THE SHADOWS THE EVENING AT THE CURATE'S PERCY AND HIS MOTHER THE BROKEN SWORDS MY UNCLE PETER THE GIANT'S HEART A CHILD'S HOLIDAY INTERRUPTION PERCY THE CRUEL PAINTER THE CASTLE WHAT NEXT? GENERALSHIP AN UNFORESEEN FORESIGHT


Greystone Secrets 1 The Strangers

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* Winter 2018-2019 Kids' Indie Next List Pick * Indie Bestseller * Time for Kids Book Club: Top 10 Summer Reads * New York Times bestselling author Margaret Peterson Haddix takes readers on a thrilling adventure filled with mysteries and plot twists aplenty in this absorbing series about family and friendships. Perfect for fans of A Wrinkle in Time and The City of Ember! What makes you you? The Greystone kids thought they knew. Chess has always been the protector over his younger siblings, Emma loves math, and Finn does what Finn does best—acting silly and being adored. They’ve been a happy family, just the three of them and their mom. But everything changes when reports of three kidnapped children reach the Greystone kids, and they’re shocked by the startling similarities between themselves and these complete strangers. The other kids share their same first and middle names. They’re the same ages. They even have identical birthdays. Who, exactly, are these strangers? Before Chess, Emma, and Finn can question their mom about it, she takes off on a sudden work trip and leaves them in the care of Ms. Morales and her daughter, Natalie. But puzzling clues left behind lead to complex codes, hidden rooms, and a dangerous secret that will turn their world upside down. Praise for The Strangers: "A secret-stacked, thrilling series opener about perception, personal memories, and the idiosyncrasies that form individual identities." (Publishers Weekly, starred review)


THOMAS WINGFOLD CURATE PAUL FABER SURGEON THERE AND BACK The Complete Series The Curate s Awakening The Lady s Confession The Baron s Apprenticeship

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This carefully crafted ebook: "THOMAS WINGFOLD, CURATE + PAUL FABER, SURGEON + THERE AND BACK - The Complete Series: The Curate's Awakening, The Lady's Confession & The Baron's Apprenticeship" is formatted for your eReader with a functional and detailed table of contents. "Thomas Wingfold, Curate or The Curate's Awakening" is the first novel of the series that begins with the story of a compliant and lifeless curate in the Church of England and the profound changes that happen in his life and the people around him. Thomas Wingfold is a clergyman who is losing belief in the faith, but he goes through many transformations as the story unfolds. "Paul Faber, Surgeon or The Lady's Confession" is the sequel to The Curate's Awakening and it tells the story of a village doctor and a proven atheist. His friend and village curate, Thomas Wingfold is trying to bring him closer to the Church, but constantly ends up failing in those attempts. Doctor believes that only victories and tragedies of life can bring one to Jesus. However, after one accident, Faber saves life of a beautiful woman and they fall in love, but her secret past comes in between. "There and Back or The Baron's Apprenticeship" is the third and final novel that completes the series. Another story about finding faith in God follows a life-changing journey of Baron Richard from skeptical atheist to a true believer. The main character sets quite an example of manhood for young people. George MacDonald (1824-1905) was a Scottish author, poet, and Christian minister. He was a pioneering figure in the field of fantasy literature and the mentor of fellow writer Lewis Carroll. His writings have been cited as a major literary influence by many notable authors including W. H. Auden, C. S. Lewis, J. R. R. Tolkien, Walter de la Mare, E. Nesbit and Madeleine L'Engle.


The Complete Children of Exile Series

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Another jaw-dropping series from New York Times bestselling author Margaret Peterson Haddix is now available in a collectible boxed set! Twelve years ago, all of the children of Earth were taken from their homes to provide them better lives away from a war-ravaged planet. Now, they have been returned to their families, but their homes are nothing like they could have imagined. Heart-pounding and daring, the Children of Exile trilogy explores family, prejudice, and learning how to start over. The exhilarating collection includes: Children of Exile Children of Refuge Children of Jubilee


A BOY S TOWN ADVENTURES Complete Series The Flight of Pony Baker Boy Life A Boy s Town Years of My Youth Illustrated

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This carefully crafted ebook: "A BOY'S TOWN ADVENTURES - Complete Series: The Flight of Pony Baker, Boy Life, A Boy's Town & Years of My Youth (Illustrated)" is formatted for your eReader with a functional and detailed table of contents. In this series, William Dean Howells delightfully describes the early years of his life, in the "Boy's Town" of Ohio, the state where he was born and raised. These stories remain as a vivid autobiographical records and colorful images of a life in the mid-nineteenth century American town. Extract: "If there was any fellow in the Boy's Town fifty years ago who had a good reason to run off it was Pony Baker. Pony was not his real name; it was what the boys called him, because there were so many fellows who had to be told apart, as Big Joe and Little Joe, and Big John and Little John, and Big Bill and Little Bill, that they got tired of telling boys apart that way; and after one of the boys called him Pony Baker, so that you could know him from his cousin Frank Baker, nobody ever called him anything else." William Dean Howells (1837-1920) was an American realist author, literary critic, and playwright. Nicknamed "The Dean of American Letters", he was particularly known for his tenure as editor of the Atlantic Monthly as well as his own prolific writings, including the Christmas story "Christmas Every Day", and the novels The Rise of Silas Lapham and A Traveler from Altruria. Howells is known to be the father of American realism, and a denouncer of the sentimental novel. He was the first American author to bring a realist aesthetic to the literature of the United States. His stories of Boston upper crust life set in the 1850s are highly regarded among scholars of American fiction.


Complete In the Service of Dragons The Complete Series

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4 complete novels. The Elves of the Reaches returned from exile, bringing grave news. War came to the Kingdoms, and many perished in the turmoil and unrest. An attempt was made to kidnap a princess and assassinate a king. Now, from the ancient past a dark power returns. Reading order for the Ruin Mist books: Kingdoms and the Elves of the Reaches #1, 2, 3, 4 In the Service of Dragons #1, 2, 3, 4 The Dragon, the Wizard & the Great Door A Legacy of Dragons Breath of Fire Living Fire A Daughter of Kings #1, 2, 3, 4


ALLAN QUATERMAIN Complete Series 18 Adventure Books in One Volume

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This carefully crafted ebook: "ALLAN QUATERMAIN – Complete Series: 18 Adventure Books in One Volume" is formatted for your eReader with a functional and detailed table of contents. Allan Quatermain - The reluctant hero, ultimate adventurer and outdoorsman, was a template for the American character Indiana Jones, featured in the films Raiders of the Lost Ark, Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom, Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade, and Kingdom of the Crystal Skull. Quatermain also became a main character in the League of Extraordinary Gentlemen. In this collection of the original books, Allan Quatermain is the hero of the Lost World Classic, King Solomon's Mines, and its various prequels and sequels. Table of Contents: Marie Allan's Wife Child of Storm A Tale of Three Lions Maiwa's Revenge The Hunter Quatermain's Story Long Odds Allan and the Holy Flower She and Allan The Ivory Child Finished Magepa the Buck King Solomon's Mines The Ancient Allan Allan Quatermain


The Complete Missing Collection

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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.


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