Tuesday, July 20, 2010
Happy Birthday Sophie Hartley - A girl in a large family is looking forward to her first "double digit" birthday, but soon discovers that growing up brings some unwanted changes.
How to Train Your Dragon - How to be a Pirate ~ Follows the further adventures and misadventures of Hiccup Horrendous Haddock the Third as his Viking training continues and his father leads a stranger and the Hairy Hooligans to the Isle of Skullions in search of a pirate's treasure.
How to Train Your Dragon - Chronicles the adventures and misadventures of Hiccup Horrendous Haddock the Third as he tries to pass the important initiation test of his Viking clan, the Tribe of the Hairy Hooligans, by catching and training a dragon.
Crispin The End of Time ~ As Crispin tries to fulfill Bear's dream of moving to Iceland, he must leave Troth behind at a convent that needs a healer but, after falling in with thieves posing as musicians, he makes a new friend, Owen, and together they continue the arduous journey.
The Shadow Hunt ~ Wolf, on the run from the oppressive monastery where he was raised, rescues a strange child on Devil's Edge, home of ghosts and demons. He takes her to a grand castle hoping to win the favor of its ruler and strikes up an unlikely friendship with a girl named Nest, thinking he's finally found a place to call home. But dark forces are conspiring against Wolf and Nest, and a sinister enemy is looming closer than they could ever realize.
The Magic Thief Found ~ Connwaer, the young thief-turned-wizard's apprentice, escapes from prison and follows the call of magic to the distant and mysterious Dragon Mountain on a quest to save Wellmet from Arhionvar, dread magic that can destroy the city.
Nuts ~ When eleven-year-old Nell finds a tiny baby squirrel on the ground in her yard, she begs her parents to let her raise it as a pet, even after the research she does shows that this is not a good idea.
The War of Ember ~ When Nyra and the Striga join forces to wake the hagsfiends, powerful evil beings who have not been seen in many centuries, the Guardians form an alliance of free creatures to oppose them.
Exile ~ When the Band is exiled, old friends, loyal family and allies devise a plan to free young king Coryn and the tree from the hold of Striga, a former dragon owl from the Middle Kingdom beyond the Unnamed Sea.
Gregor and the Marks of Secret ~ Twelve-year-old Gregor returns to the world beneath New York City, where he joins forces with Princess Luxa and Ripred the rat to defend the Underlanders and the Nibblers from the army led by the adolescent rat king, the Bane.
Dark Whispers ~ Seeking to unravel the secret of the long enmity between unicorns and delvers, Cara travels through a strange underground world to the court of the centaur king, while on Earth, Beloved and her hunters make final plans to jump to the fantasy land of Luster and drive the unicorns to extinction.
The Last Hunt ~ Axis Mundi, a large tree that stands in the middle of Luster, has been wounded by magic allowing an army of Hunters, with the intention of destroying each and every unicorn, to come through. While the unicorns gather to defend their lives, a human girl must go meet a dangerous and mysterious dragon.
Posted by Children's Department at 12:59 PM