Lissa Davies

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    A brilliant 12 year old named Adam Story has been challenged by a mysterious prince to cross the earth by land and sea in forty days. If he is successful, he wins 4 million dollars! His journey will be coordinated, supervised and financed by a wealthy group called the Magellan Voyage Project. Adam accepts the challenge, and under the ruse of sleep away camp for the summer, embarks on his international voyage. Along the way he sees the world, meets numerous international characters, friendly and otherwise, who try to stop him. He also learns of the true meaning of this contest. This is an exciting story, enjoyed by boys who like to be immersed in a far reaching adventure, tinged with mystery and suspense along the way.
    Almost 8 years ago
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    Cassandra is a young survivalist who is joined by fellow collaborator Max-Ernest on an adventure to discover the most deadly secrets. Who could blame them? How would you feel if you were trapped in a burning pyramid with death calling your name?
    Almost 8 years ago
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    Castle Glower is alive. It can move its own walls, reshape rooms, and build towers by itself. If the castle likes you, then you are in luck. If it dislikes you, then you better watch out. The castle is a confusing, twisting maze and Princess Celie is out on a mission to map the whole place. Then tragedy strikes and the King and Queen are killed. Now Celie’s older brother Rolf must become King but things aren’t always what they seem. With foreign princes and a traitorous council lurking around, can the Glower children protect their home and find their missing parents at the same time?
    Almost 8 years ago
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    Evan and his smarty pants younger sister Jessie get along great. Until the summer before Evan enters the fourth grade, and Evan learns that his sister will skip a grade, and be in his fourth grade classroom! Sibling rivalry commences on a grand scale. First with pulling pranks on each other, and then with an epic contest of who can make more money selling lemonade over the summer. Readers experience the sibling rivalry, comedic antics, dirty business tricks, and get introduced to economic concepts such as “underselling the competition.”
    Almost 8 years ago
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    Moon is a ten year old boy who has been living in the woods with his father, a veteran of the Vietnam war. His father distrusts the government, and has decided he and his son will literally live outside of its laws and reach, hidden in the Alabama woods. Moon's father teaches him to read, hunt and survive in the woods, and maintain the wooden shelter they have built. After Moon's father dies, Moon tries to follow his dying father's last wishes, and go to Alaska to find others like them. However, he is caught and turned over to the local boys home. Moon escapes, gets caught again by a bully of a constable, and is sent to reform school. After Moon punches out the reform school bully, they become friends, and with another boy, escape to the woods. The three boys' lives are forever changed as they try to stay a step ahead of the vindictive constable, confront the hardships of survival, and gain a profound perspective on what life and family means.
    Almost 8 years ago
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    Young would be tycoon Greg teams up with his female arch enemy, Maura, to sell comic books to kids at school. One funny episode rolls into another. They both discover the hilarious ups and downs of going into business together, as well as devising creative selling strategies to outmaneuver their principal.
    Almost 8 years ago
  • teacher_2865
    teacher_2865 added a book review.
    A brilliant 12 year old named Adam Story has been challenged by a mysterious prince to cross the earth by land and sea in forty days. If he is successful, he wins 4 million dollars! His journey will be coordinated, supervised and financed by a wealthy group called the Magellan Voyage Project. Adam accepts the challenge, and under the ruse of sleep away camp for the summer, embarks on his international voyage. Along the way he sees the world, meets numerous international characters, friendly and otherwise, who try to stop him. He also learns of the true meaning of this contest. This is an exciting story, enjoyed by boys who like to be immersed in a far reaching adventure, tinged with mystery and suspense along the way.
    Almost 8 years ago
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    By Douglas Evans
    Almost 8 years ago
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    teacher_2865 wants to read this book.
    By Andrew Clements
    Almost 8 years ago
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    teacher_2865 wants to read this book.
    By Watt Key
    Almost 8 years ago