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The Red Pyramid

An adaptation of the popular book of the same title by Rick Riordan, The Red Pyramid follows teenaged siblings Carter and Sadie Kane as they struggle to avert an Ancient Egypt-flavored apocalypse. Carter and Sadie’s mother died when they were…

Yes, Yes, Yaul! a hip hop book

Hip (a turtle) and Hop (a rabbit) are having fun, rapping wherever they go. “We’re climbing up high and still looking fly” “We’re holding our breath while still looking def”. And then they meet Yaul the porcupine. Yaul doesn’t like…

The Boy Who Cried Alien

Boy who cried alien

This fractured fairy tale version of “The boy who cried wolf” blends comic panels, aliens, and a boy with an amazing talent for lying. Larry the Liar sees a pair of aliens crash land their ship in Malarkey Lake. Unfortunately,…

The Amulet of Samarkand

Amulet of Samarkand

Nathaniel has plans.  In a London where magicians have all the power and control parliament, Nathaniel, an apprentice magician, has just secretly summoned the djini Bartimeus.  He tasks the djini to steal the Amulet of Samarkand from the magician Simon…

Amelia Earhart: This Broad Ocean

In 1928, the sleepy town of Trepassey in Newfoundland became the focus of international attention. Amelia Earhart, the woman aviator, was using Trepassey as the launching point for her attempt to be the first woman passenger to fly across the…