Book Scavenger

Book Scavenger Author Jennifer Chambliss Bertman
ISBN-10 9781627795265
Year 2015-06-02
Pages 368
Language en
Publisher Henry Holt and Company (BYR)
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A New York Times-Bestseller! For twelve-year-old Emily, the best thing about moving to San Francisco is that it's the home city of her literary idol: Garrison Griswold, book publisher and creator of the online sensation Book Scavenger (a game where books are hidden in cities all over the country and clues to find them are revealed through puzzles). Upon her arrival, however, Emily learns that Griswold has been attacked and is now in a coma, and no one knows anything about the epic new game he had been poised to launch. Then Emily and her new friend James discover an odd book, which they come to believe is from Griswold himself, and might contain the only copy of his mysterious new game. Racing against time, Emily and James rush from clue to clue, desperate to figure out the secret at the heart of Griswold's new game—before those who attacked Griswold come after them too. This title has Common Core connections.

The Unbreakable Code

The Unbreakable Code Author Jennifer Chambliss Bertman
ISBN-10 9781627796613
Year 2017-04-25
Pages 368
Language en
Publisher Henry Holt and Company (BYR)
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A New York Times-Bestseller! Could books hidden through Book Scavenger be linked to an arsonist's web of destruction? Find out in Book 2 of Jennifer Chambliss' The Book Scavenger series. Mr. Quisling is definitely up to something mysterious, and Emily and James are on high alert. First, there’s the coded note he drops at a book event. Then they uncover a trail of encrypted messages in Mark Twain-penned books hidden through Book Scavenger. What’s most suspicious is that each hidden book triggers a fire. As the sleuthing friends dig deeper, they discover Mr. Quisling has been hunting a legendary historical puzzle: the Unbreakable Code. This new mystery is irresistible, but Emily and James can’t ignore the signs that Mr. Quisling might be the arsonist. The clock is ticking as the fires multiply, and Emily and James race to crack the code of a lifetime. This title has Common Core connections. A Christy Ottaviano Book

The Scavengers

The Scavengers Author Michael Perry
ISBN-10 9780062239099
Year 2014-09-02
Pages 336
Language en
Publisher Harper Collins
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Jeanne DuPrau's The City of Ember meets Louis Sachar's Holes in this imaginative and hilarious middle grade novel from New York Times bestselling author Michael Perry. When the world started to fall apart, the government gave everyone two choices: move into the Bubble Cities…or take their chances outside. Maggie's family chose to live in the world that was left behind. Deciding it's time to grow up and grow tough, Maggie rechristens herself "Ford Falcon"—a name inspired by the beat-up car she finds at a nearby junkyard. Ford's family goes to this junkyard to scavenge for things they can use or barter with the other people who live OutBubble. Her family has been able to survive this brave new world by working together. But when Ford comes home one day to discover her home ransacked and her family missing, she must find the strength to rescue her loved ones with the help of some unlikely friends. The Scavengers is a wholly original tween novel that combines an action-packed adventure, a heartfelt family story, and a triumphant journey of self-discovery in a world where one person's junk is another person's key to survival. Katherine Applegate, author of the Newbery Medal winner The One and Only Ivan, raves "Michael Perry pulls out all the stops in this colorful tale."

Scavenger

Scavenger Author Tom Savage
ISBN-10 0451200284
Year 2000
Pages 372
Language en
Publisher Signet
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Mystery writer Tom Savage publishes a novel based on a long-unsolved string of serial murders, and a stranger challenges him to revisit the sites of the killings in what will become a race to prevent a renewal of the grisly crime spree.

Pattern

Pattern Author K. J. Parker
ISBN-10 9780748108923
Year 2008-09-04
Pages 576
Language en
Publisher Hachette UK
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K.J. Parker's SHADOW began a ground-breaking new series that takes fantasy into remarkable new territory. Now, with PATTERN, the extraordinary story of Poldarn takes a new shape. In a world he does not know, Poldarn's future is uncertain. Pursued by invisible enemies, and haunted by the demons of his past, nobody can be trusted - not even himself, it seems. Attempting to piece together his own life from whatever scattered fragments he can find and dreams that hide as much as they reveal has brought him nothing but trouble. Now all he craves is peace. But will he find it on the island he believes to be his childhood home? Or will this place hold more terrors for him to confront? Look out for more information on this and other titles at www.orbitbooks.co.uk

Mission Paris

Mission Paris Author Catherine Aragon
ISBN-10 0989226743
Year 2014-01-11
Pages
Language en
Publisher
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Mission Paris takes your young travelers through the famous sights of the City of Light, engaging them with an exciting scavenger hunt as you explore Parisian landmarks together as a family. Imagine, not only will your kids *want* to sightsee, together you'll uncover the intriguing histories of sights like the Louvre, Eiffel Tower, Palais Royal, Notre Dame, and many more.Say "au revoir" to a trip filled with the stress of keeping everyone entertained, instead say "bonjour" to a memorable family vacation, with your kids actively engaged in exploring the wonders of Paris with you.

The Scavenger s Daughters

The Scavenger s Daughters Author Kay Bratt
ISBN-10 1477805869
Year 2013
Pages 230
Language en
Publisher Amazon.Com Publishing
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Coming of age during China's Cultural Revolution, Benfu survived, and he and his wife Calli attempt to build a life in the turmoil and aftermath of Maoist China. After losing their only child, they take in abandoned girls - the unwanted "weeds" - as their own, lovingly caring for them as flowers in a garden.

The Great Scavenger Hunt

The Great Scavenger Hunt Author Annie Bryant
ISBN-10 9781439164235
Year 2009-05-05
Pages 304
Language en
Publisher Simon and Schuster
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Great new adventures in the bestselling series from Aladdin M!X! Just in time for summer reading, Aladdin M!X offers two brand-new Beacon Street Girls books. In The Great Scavenger Hunt, the BSG and their classmates discover some exciting surprises during a weekend adventure on Cape Cod; and the series’ sixth special adventure, Ready! Set! Hawaii! has the BSG enjoying a glamerous cruise vacation. Plus, two more backlist favorites get makeovers: Fashion Frenzy, in which Katani and Maeve travel to New York City for a teen fashion show, and Just Kidding.

Scavenger Mind Warp

Scavenger  Mind Warp Author Paul Stewart
ISBN-10 9781447234463
Year 2016-07-14
Pages
Language en
Publisher Pan Macmillan
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My name is York. I'm a scavenger. I'm fourteen years old . . . I am on a mission to save mankind. The zoids have taken over the Biosphere and it is up to York to journey back into the memory banks of the central computer to discover the glitch that first corrupted the zoids and threatened humanity. In danger of losing himself in this warped world, York must battle his own mind to find the answers he needs. With the fate of mankind in his hands, is York strong enough to hold on to himself? The final book in this exciting series, Scavenger: Mind Warp is a gripping futuristic advetnure from the award-winning Paul Stewart and Chris Riddell.

The Eureka Key

The Eureka Key Author Sarah L. Thomson
ISBN-10 9781619637320
Year 2016-04-05
Pages 224
Language en
Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing USA
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When middle school puzzle master Sam and history wiz Martina win a contest for a summer trip across the US, they discover they've been drafted into something vastly more extraordinary. Joining another kid on the trip, Theo, a descendant of George Washington himself, they must follow clues to find seven keys left behind by the Founding Fathers. Together the keys unlock Benjamin Franklin's greatest invention--a secret weapon intended to defend the country. Each key is hidden in a unique location around the U.S., protected with puzzles, riddles, and traps. This has kept the weapon safe . . . until now! Gideon Arnold, a dangerous descendant of the infamous Benedict Arnold, is on the chase. In competition with Arnold and his thugs to reach the artifacts first, Sam, Martina, Theo, and readers must use their wits to solve ingenious puzzles, escape death-by-booby-trap, and, by the end of the series, save our nation by uncovering many of its greatest secrets.

A Treasure s Trove

A Treasure s Trove Author Michael Stadther
ISBN-10 9780976061823
Year 2004
Pages 116
Language en
Publisher Treasure Trove, Inc.
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A fictional story of Zac and Ana, a half-fairy, who live near the Great Forest, but who is kidnapped by the evil Rufus who knows she can communicate with the fairies who have stolen his jewels, with clues to real jewels hidden around the U.S.

Mission Rome

Mission Rome Author Catherine Aragon
ISBN-10 098922676X
Year 2014-05-01
Pages 66
Language en
Publisher
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'Mission Rome' takes your young travelers through the famous sights of Rome, engaging them in an exciting scavenger hunt as you explore city landmarks together.

The Scavengers Manifesto

The Scavengers  Manifesto Author Anneli Rufus
ISBN-10 1585427179
Year 2009
Pages 289
Language en
Publisher Penguin
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Rufus and Lawson invite readers to discover one of the most gratifying--and inexpensive--ways there is to go green. "The Scavengers' Manifesto" offers eco-minded people a framework for adopting scavenging as a philosophy and a way of life.

The Case of the Missing Moonstone

The Case of the Missing Moonstone Author Jordan Stratford
ISBN-10 9780440871163
Year 2016-02-04
Pages 240
Language en
Publisher Random House
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When Mary Godwin and Lady Ada Byron first meet, they donâe(tm)t exactly hit it off. But with crime on the rise, the unlikely pair form a detective agency to hunt down clever criminals on the streets of London. Their first case involves a stolen necklace, a false confession, and lots of suspicious suspects âe" but these are no match for Ada and Mary. Filled with daring balloon chases, vile villains and two unforgettable heroines, The Case of the Missing Moonstone is the first in a thrilling new series; perfect for all aspiring sleuths.

Mission Barcelona

Mission Barcelona Author Catherine Aragon
ISBN-10 0989226751
Year 2014-03-03
Pages 66
Language en
Publisher
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'Mission Barcelona' takes your young travelers through the famous sights of Barcelona, engaging them in an exciting scavenger hunt as you explore city landmarks together.