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Par Sheri S Tepper. 1988
Events in the life of Stavia, from age ten to womanhood, at a time when human civilization has evolved into…a social system divided along gender lines. Women have taken over running the country, while the men live in closed military garrison with a gate to the outside world. Some descriptions of sex and some strong language. 1989, c1988.
Par Philip Pullman. 1999
In order to become a master maker of fireworks like her father, Lila runs away to seek royal sulphur from…a sacred volcano. But her father did not reveal all his secrets, and only the timely arrival of her friend Chulak and his white elephant, Hamlet, saves her. Grades 3-6. 1999.
Par Kage Baker. 2009
Former British Arean Company (BAC) employee Mary Griffith and others are stranded after BAC's Martian experiment fails. Mary establishes a…barter-and-trade system at her new bar, the Empress of Mars. But when BAC attempts to reclaim colonist land, Mary and her patrons must find ways to outwit the company. 2009.
Par Elizabeth Peters. 1999
Amelia Peabody and her extended family, including her niece Lia and Lia's new husband, David, are headed to Egypt for…the 1911 archaeological season. But their expedition is overshadowed by the accusation that David has been selling forged antiquities. Amelia's son, Ramses, strives to clear David as numerous bodies turn up. 1999. (Amelia Peabody mystery ; 11)
Par Susan Cooper. 1975
Will Stanton, visiting in Wales, is swept into a desperate quest to find the Golden Harp and to awaken the…ancient sleepers. Sequel to "Greenwitch" (DC03472). Followed by "Silver on the tree" (DC03851). Grades 4-7. 1975.
Par Frank Herbert. 1977
In his latest assignment, Saboteur Extraordinary Jorj X. McKie is sent to planet Dosadi to investigate an experiment that has…gotten out of hand. Humans and Gowachin have been confined there in overcrowded conditions, and an interstellar war is imminent. Companion to "Whipping Star". c1977.
Par James Rollins. 2009
At Princeton University, a famed geneticist dies inside a biohazard lab. In Rome, a Vatican archaeologist is found dead in…St. Peter's Basilica. In Africa, a U.S. senator's son is slain outside a Red Cross camp. Three murder victims on three continents, linked by a pagan Druidic cross burned into their flesh. Commander Gray Pierce and Sigma Force have only days to solve an apocalyptic puzzle dating back centuries. Violence and some descriptions of sex. Bestseller. 2009. (Sigma Force novels ; 6)
Par Frank E Peretti. 1996
Dr. Jacob Cooper, founder of the Cooper Institute for Biblical Archaeology, and his teenagers, Lila and Jay, are in Central…America assisting in the search for the treasures of the city of Toco-Rey. Others have died in the quest, and when Lila becomes ill and irrational, it seems she may die also. For grades 5-8. Sequel to "The Secret of the Desert Stone". 1996. (The Cooper Kids Adventure series ; 6)
Par Ellen Datlow. 2003
16 new ghost stories, varied in locale, period, and style, including westerns, faux memoirs, and romance. In Glenn Hirshberg's "Dancing…Men," the ghost is the shadow of the Holocaust, which haunts a survivor of the concentration camps. A grandfather clock is animated by the spirit of a murder victim in "The Ghost of the Clock", while the lingering influence of a madwoman who terrorizes a child appears in "Feeling Remains". Some descriptions of violence and strong language. 2003.
Par Max Hennessy. 1978
Pursues the adventures of three former classmates as they continue their careers in the Royal Navy following the First World…War Marriage to his lifelong sweetheart still eludes the novel's hero, Kelly Maguire, but exciting assignments in Constantinople, Russia, and China lead to other amorous encounters. Sequel to "Lion at Sea" (DC03670); followed by "Back to battle" (DC03301). Some strong language. c1978.
Par Iain Lawrence. 2005
After his father is hauled off to prison, Tom Tin has to survive on the mean streets of 19th century…London. He finds, and loses, a diamond; joins a street gang; and helps a grave robber steal a corpse. When he is sentenced to seven years on a prison ship for boys, Tom decides to plan his escape. Grades 5-8. Some descriptions of violence. Followed by "The cannibals". 2005.
Par Neal Stephenson. 2004
1689. Jack Shaftoe, criminal mastermind, recovers his memory in Algiers, evades galley slavery, and joins a quest for the lost…treasure of a Spanish pirate. Meanwhile, Eliza, secret agent and former prisoner in a Turkish harem, is captured by a privateer while trying to escape to England with her baby. She must then navigate the intrigues of the court of Louis XIV, which are less lethal than those of the Inquisition by only a small margin. Sequel to "Quicksilver" (DC26645). 2004. (Baroque cycle ; 2)
Par Robert Charles Wilson. 2001
Scott Warden is studying Thai beach culture and struggling to support his wife and daughter when a large monument appears…in the jungle. The artifact is a chronolith commemorating the conquest of Thailand--20 years in the future. When Warden returns to the U.S., more chronoliths appear, to devastating effect. As the chronoliths approach America, Scott joins Hitch Paley and Sue Chopra in a race to find a way to change the future.
Par Arturo Pérez-Reverte, Sonia Soto. 1996
The authentication of a handwritten chapter of Dumas's The Three Musketeers embroils rare-book hunter Lucas Corso in a literary intrigue.…The chapter's owner is found hanged, but was the death suicide or homicide? The beautiful widow has her own interest in rare books. Corso goes from Madrid to Paris to figure it out. 1996. Uniform title: Club Dumas.
Par Charles Sheffield. 1997
Bored and spoiled fifteen-year-old Shelby Cheever leaves his pampered existence on Earth for the disciplined rigors of survival in outer…space. Shelby takes a cruise trip to the asteroid mines. But when he accidentally boards a ship to open space, his real adventures begin. Senior High. 1997.
Par Julian F Thompson. 2000
Sixteen-year-old Terry stows away on a yacht that was stolen by young Mick and is sailing south. Mick is washed…overboard during a tropical storm. Terry is rescued and held for ransom by an eccentric pirate family that is looking for buried treasure. Senior High. 2000.
Par Mary Pope Osborne. 2004
Jack and Annie travel in their magic tree house to the land of the mystical selkies, to seek a magical…sword for Merlin. Grades 2-4. 2004. (Magic tree house ; 31)
Par Stephen Baxter, Arthur C Clarke. 2005
London, 2037. UN peacekeeper Bisesa Dutt, newly returned from an alternate Earth, faces catastrophe - within five years a massive…solar flare will annihilate earthly life. Scientists race to construct a shield but discover the sunstorm is no natural disaster. Sequel to "Time's Eye" (DC27487). Some descriptions of sex. 2005. (A time odyssey ; 2)
Par Maxine Trottier. 2004
In Québec in the early 1700's, Cécile defies convention when she buys Lesharo, a young Pawnee slave boy. Sworn to…protect her, Lesharo accompanies Cécile and her father on a perilous journey to the new fort at Détroit. Cécile hates life in the fort, where Lesahro is treated badly, and both yearn for freedom - until the terrible night when Cécile is forced to make a dreadful choice. Some violence. Grades 4-7. 2004.
Par Jeffrey A Carver. 1995
In "Neptune Crossing", John Bandicut saved the Earth from a comet but lost his alien friend Charlie in the process.…Now John awakens to find himself stranded in an artificial structure, Shipworld, with two humanoids and a new alien friend, IK, who wants John for a new mission. 1996, c1995.