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Par John Bellairs, Brad Strickland, Edward Gorey. 1993
In this sequel to "The Letter, the Witch, and the Ring", Rose Rita Pottinger and Mrs. Zimmermann, the kindly neighbourhood…witch, are transported back to 1828. There they attempt to save the Weiss family from being destroyed by a wicked wizard. Grades 5-8. c1993.
Par Jon Scieszka. 1998
Summer vacation is supposed to mean no more reading. But Fred, Sam, and Joe all have to read four books…during the summer. Unfortunately Joe has put their reading list inside The Book his uncle gave him for his birthday. Opening it means trouble. Suddenly the boys finds themselves in a world gone "terribly, mixed-uply, summer-reading-listly wrong." Grades 3-6. 1998.
Par Clive Barker. 1996
Wildlife photographer Will Rabjohns is attacked by a six-hundred-pound female bear and slips into a coma. While he's unconscious, long-buried…memories from his childhood return, including the evil perpetrated by Jacob Steep and Rosa McGee. Will recovers to explore unresolved issues. Some descriptions of violence, some strong language, and some descriptions of sex. 1996.
Par Rita Mae Brown. 1996
Recently widowed Cig Blackwood discovers during a foxhunt that her husband died naked in her sister's bed. Distraught, she is…then thrown back in time to 1699 where she lives with her ancestors. She returns to the present with newfound wisdom about love and happiness. Strong language. 1996.
Par David Eddings, Leigh Eddings. 1997
This companion to the Belgariad and Malloreon series is the culmination of the saga. Polgara, daughter of Belgarath the sorcerer,…reminisces about her long life in an amazing world of magic. Bestseller. 1997.
Par Dave Duncan. 1995
At the start of World War I, Edward Exeter is charged with killing a school chum, while crippled Eleal Singer…is being held hostage in a parallel world. Exeter and Singer are both part of a prophecy, the Filoby Testament. Edward crosses over to the other world but must betray Eleal in order to return. Prequel to "Present Tense". 1995. (The great game series, round 1.)
Par Margaret Weis, Tracy Hickman. 1997
The Hch'nyv - mysterious aliens - are at war with Earth, intent on annihilating humanity. In Oxford, Saryon and his…mute secretary, Reuven, learn from Mosiah of the Duuk-tsarith that Joram has made a new Darksword, which might save humanity - if they can persuade Joram to part with it. Sequel to "Triumph of the Darksword." 1997. (The Darksword trilogy ; 4)
Par Piers Anthony. 1997
This sequel to "Shame of Man" tells the stories of six primitive siblings, as they are reborn over and over…through the ages up to the year 2025. Portrays their timeless human qualities, which sustain them early on but ultimately threaten their very survival. Some descriptions of sex and violence. 1997. (Geodyssey ; 3)
Par Anne McCaffrey. 1997
In this sequel to Freedom's Landing, the colonists on Botany are cautiously exploring the new territory. A Catteni rebel, Zainal,…and his human lover and interpreter, Kris, want to settle in but are leery of the absentee Farmers. Zainal is gaining credibility with the humans, but his family is still trying to lure him back. Followed by "Freedom's challenge". c1997.
Par Mary Rodgers. 1972
Par Walter Mosley. 1998
San Francisco, 1960s. Needles of blue light penetrate random people, altering their states of being. A biracial grad-school dropout called…Chance records these happenings and the effects of subsequent behaviour, while the Gray Man (death) exacts his vengeance. Bestseller. 1998.
Par Anne McCaffrey, Margaret Ball. 1997
Three prospectors find a baby alien travelling through space in a pod. She has a little horn in her forehead…and possesses abilities to heal and to purify water and air. Her caretakers name her Acorna. To flee scientists who want to experiment on her, they travel to the outlaw planet Kezdet where more evil awaits. Followed by "Acorna's quest." 1997. (Acorna ; 1)
Par George R. R Martin. 1996
In a bygone world of decades-long seasons, three families struggle for the throne. When honourable Lord Eddard Stark of Winterfell…is sent south to be the hand of the king, he faces many ambitious and ruthless people. Meanwhile the king contends with wildlings and creatures beyond the domain wall. Some descriptions of sex, some strong language, and some violence. Followed by "A clash of kings" (DC22357). 1996. (A song of ice and fire ; 1)
Par Philip Pullman. 1997
Lyra and her daemon are joined in Ci'gazze by twelve-year-old Will, who is searching for his long-lost explorer father. Will…proves his mettle--losing two fingers in a fight--and now bears the magical Subtle Knife. Lyra and Will assist in each other's quests. Some violence. For junior and senior high readers. Sequel to "The golden compass." (His dark materials : 2)
Par Lesley Howarth. 1994
Powers and his son Boothe, alias Maphead, are visitors from the Subtle World - a world that exists alongside our…own. Now twelve, Maphead has come to meet his human mother for the first time. Big on Ancient Rome he finds modern society bewildering. He can flash up a map of any place across his head, but the rhythms of human speech are quite alien to him. Prequel to "Maphead 2" (EB67402).Grades 5-8.
Par Bernard Cornwell. 1995
Fifth-century Britain lies on the edge of darkness. Only fragile bonds unite its unruly kingdoms against the invaders, bonds cemented…by the failing High King, Uther Pendragon. Only one man could keep Uther's throne safe and hold the warring kingdoms together to face the Saxons. That man is Arthur: soldier, statesman, Merlin's protégée, Uther's illegitimate son. But he has been banished. This is the story of his return.
Par Terry Brooks. 1995
Ben Holiday, High Lord of the magic kingdom of Landover, seems happy at last. The land is at peace, so…he is free to watch his new daughter grow. That is until Rydall, king of a rival land, arrives to invade and presents Ben with a fateful challenge. Sequel to "The tangle box" (DC14155), followed by "A princess of Landover". l995. (Magic Kingdom of Landover ; 5)
Par Judith Tarr. 1998
Prehistoric epic set in Old Europe portrays a nomadic tribe of warrior horsemen confronting a peaceful matriarchal society. The warrior…king's twin offspring, Agni and Sarama, pursue different paths in search of separate destinies but come together to forge a new social order. Some explicit descriptions of sex. c1998.
Par James Patterson. 1998
In Colorado, FBI agent Kit Harrison searches for a laboratory that is illegally bio-engineering children to fly. He enlists help…from veterinarian Frannie O'Neill when she sees a child flying in the woods. After rescuing the girl from her hunters, Kit and Frannie go after the other bird children. Some strong language, some violence, and some descriptions of sex. Bestseller. 1998.
Par Charles De Lint. 1997
Max Trader, an introverted artisan, wakes up one morning and finds himself in another man's body, that of the wastrel…Johnny Devlin. While Max ponders how to reclaim his life, he encounters people and situations that cause him to re-evaluate the meaning of living. Some strong language and some violence. 1997.