Derek and his friends, living outside of London during World War II, regard the frequent air raids with more fascination than fear—after all, they can barely remember a time without them. The boys are thrilled when school is canceled for a few days due to a raid, giving them time to work on their secret camp. But when their camp is savagely attacked by a rival gang from the neighborhood, the harsh reality of the violence surrouding them suddenly...
Only in the world of the theater can Nat Field find an escape from the tragedies that have shadowed his young life. So he is thrilled when he is chosen to join an American drama troupe traveling to London to perform A Midsummer Night's Dream in a new replica of the famous Globe theater.
Shortly after arriving in England, Nat goes to bed ill and awakens transported back in time four hundred years--to another London, and another production
He's back--and up to his old tricks!
It's been two years since Emily and Jess Volnik visited ancient Castle Keep in Scotland and made the acquaintance of the Boggart, a mischievous shape-shifting spirit who has lived in the castle for centuries. Now they've returned for another Scottish adventure, joining their old friend Tommy and Mr. Maconochie, the new owner of Castle keep, on a trip to Loch Ness, where a new expedition is determined
When Emily and Jess Volnik's family inherits a remote, crumbling Scottish castle, they also inherit the Boggart--an invisible, mischievous spirit who's been playing tricks on residents of Castle Keep for generations. Then the Boggart is trapped in a rolltop desk and inadvertently shipped to the Volniks' home in Toronto, where nothing will ever be the same--for the Volniks or the Boggart.
"A trip to deliver their son to college pits a Texas family against several dangerous criminals. . . . A rollicking mystery." —Kirkus Reviews
After almost ruining her marriage because of her habit of involving herself in dangerous business, E.J. Pugh is determined to stay out of any sleuthing and pay attention only to her husband, children, and writing career. How hard can it be?
But through no fault
"Characters and dialogue as American as apple pie, a keep-'em-guessing plot, and laugh-aloud humor. A downright good read." —Booklist
When Oklahoma sheriff Milt Kovak wins a seven-day cruise for four to Puerto Rico, he takes his family—wife Jean and son Johnny Mac, plus Johnny Mac's best friend, Early Rollins. It's spring break and the ship is running over with children—and they really are running, everywhere.