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One Year Adventure Novel

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  • Item #: 048794
    ISBN: 9781934462003
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    Twelve-year-old Kennan and nine-year-old Beth are siblings who have taken shelter from the rain in their family's barn. As they look around, they notice a small door they have never seen before. They open the door, which leads to a long hallway filled with even more doors. The children find a crinkled poem on the floor, with a promise of a great treasure. Kennan and Beth work up their courage and open a golden door with a painting of a red dragon flying over a mountain on it—and they step through to a great adventure. By Rebecca Gilleland. Illus by Mary Duban. 64 pgs, pb. ~ Lisa

  • Item #: 000656
    ISBN: 9780140324648
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    Set in 13th century England, this Newbery Award winner tells of the adventures of Adam, the 11 year old son of a minstrel, as he travels around Southern England. He begins the journey with his father and his faithful cocker spaniel, Nick. However, when an unscrupulous minstrel steals his dog, Adam tries to recover him, losing track of his father in the process. This leaves 11-year old Adam alone on the roads to take care of himself, using his harp and minstrel skills to gain food and shelter as he seeks his lost puppy and father. 317 pgs.

  • Item #: 008285
    ISBN: 9780316286121
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    When your aunt is in jeopardy of losing her house and having to fire all of her employees, there's only one thing left to do - head for the California gold fields. Twelve-year-old Jack and the family butler Praiseworthy do just that. From Boston to California, follow the adventures of this delightful pair as they seek to gain the funds needed to save the family home. ~ Zach

  • Item #: 003354
    ISBN: 9780141312422
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    An account of Sam's adventures as he lives alone on his grandfather's mountain for a year. Sam lives in the trunk of a tree, catches and trains a falcon, and makes his own clothing.

  • Item #: 018220
    ISBN: 9780064471091
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    Over seventy years have passed in Narnia since The Voyage of the Dawn Treader. Once again, Narnia is in danger. Prince Rilian is missing, and there is great fear that there will be no one to take over the crown when old King Caspian dies. Tag along on Eustace and Jill's adventures as they go in search of the missing prince.

  • Item #: 051849
    ISBN: 9781887840040
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    Fourteen year-old Michele Pagano lives in a mountainside village on the island of Capri, helping his family run an inn. One day, a ship with red sails arrives at the inn, and three travelers disembark. Each traveler has a different reason for visiting: one has come for adventure, one for beauty, and one for peace and quiet. It doesn't take long; however, for the visitors to get involved with a mystery behind a cove that the islanders are too afraid to speak of. A lively mystery-adventure novel with rich characterizations in an exotic locale. A Newbery Honor Book; written by Ann Weil. ~ Lisa

  • Item #: 041162
    ISBN: 9780374427986
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    This humorous Wild West adventure is about 15-year old Simon Green. Simon just can't do well in school, but then he makes a plan that he hopes will lead to a fortune. Financed by his teacher and accompanied by a loyal drover, his dog, four mules, and a wagon-load of corn, Simon tries to herd one thousand turkeys from Missouri to Denver, where meat is scarce and fetches a high price. A very funny and entertaining novel by Kathleen Karr. 200 pgs, pb.

  • Item #: 010673
    ISBN: 9780689822841
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    Mehitabel, or Hitty, as she quickly comes to be called, was carved out of mountain ash wood as a present for little Phoebe Preble. As near as she can figure, she was made in the early 1800s, a small but hardy doll with an unfortunate habit of being lost, and just a bit too small to be often found again. Hitty begins her tale with Phoebe and the Preble family in Maine. At that time in her life, Hitty had no idea how far she would venture from Maine, or all the fantastic adventures she would have. When the entire Preble family goes on a long trip on Captain Preble's whaling ship, Hitty observes a whaling expedition, survives a shipwreck, meets island natives, visits India, returns to America, survives several other young doll owners, meets a variety of other dolls and people, continues to travel, and is finally finds herself, a hundred years later, in an antique shop where she writes her memoirs. This Newbery award-winning novel by Rachel Field is a very readable piece of historical fiction from a unique standpoint that girls of all ages will enjoy. Hitty is an excellent narrator, and her stories brim with adventure and details about all the eventful (and the not-so-eventful) years she has seen. 236 pgs. - Jess

  • Item #: 055412
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    Dante, a sailor falsely accused of treason, is imprisoned on the island of Chateau d'If for 13 years. As he plots revenge against his betrayers, he escapes the island and transforms himself into the wealthy Count of Monte Cristo. This thrilling adventure story is based on Dumas' French novel and is set in France, Italy, the Levant, and Mediterranean Islands during the years 1815-1838. Starring Jim Caviezel, Guy Pearce, and Richard Harris. (2002) 131 min. PG-13

  • Item #: 051448
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    Students study Old English, Middle English, Early Modern English and Late Modern English. They learn suffixes, prefixes, roots, changing connotations, and problems in diction. Students also learn paragraph order, develop paragraphs, and create unity in paragraphs. Various types of speeches are demonstrated: manuscript, memorized, impromptu, and extemporaneous. Students learn to write an introduction, complete the structure of an argument, and apply amplification and conclusion to their speeches. They learn to give interviews, listen actively, and note taking techniques. Also included is the history of radio, television, motion pictures and newspapers. Book reports are completed throughout the year based on novels read in many different genres: science fiction, mystery, humor, adventure, tragedy and drama.

  • Item #: 041642
    ISBN: 9780440411840
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    This historical fiction novel tells the story of 13-year-old Pierre, a boy from Montreal in 1800. Pierre's father is injured, and Pierre is forced to take over his job so his family can survive the cold Canadian winter. Pierre becomes a voyageur for the North West Company and must canoe a shipment of furs to Grand Portage and back again. Conditions are harsh with treacherous waters, bloodied hands, and the men's cruel teasing over the 2400 mile trip through the French Canadian wilderness. This adventurous coming-of-age story is well-written and focuses on an obscure aspect of Canadian history. By William Durbin, 164 pgs, pb.

  • Item #: 025520
    ISBN: 9780440226765
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    Thirteen year old Frances Mary Kelly, along with her four brothers and sisters, feels alone and betrayed. Their widowed mother sent them west on the orphan train to St. Joseph, Missouri in 1856. Although she made the ultimate sacrifice because she can not take care of them, the children don't understand. The children are split up, and Francis Mary must pretend to be a boy in order to look after her youngest brother. Her adventures soon entangle her in the Underground Railroad. Was this really the best decision their mother could have made?

  • Item #: 013256
    ISBN: 9781932350531
    Retail: $14.95
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    This adventurous tale of 12 year old Johnny Scott and his faithful horse Old Sam continues in this book. After a bad injury ruins Old Sam’s racing career, he is adopted by the Scott family where, even though his gait is a little crooked, he is still the fastest horse around. One day, Johnny discovers that Old Sam is missing, and it turns out that he has been captured by horse thieves! With no time to spare, it’s up to Johnny to get him and the other missing horses back. Can a 12 year old boy really take down two tough criminals? You’ll just have to read to find out! A fun tale with a little bit of a Little House on the Prairie vibe, perfect for any horse or adventure lover, and based on the author’s true experiences. 138 softcover pages. – Laura