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Book 1: Escaping the Fire

Emma Bland Smith (author) Mirelle Ortega (illustrator)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781532135361

It's the last week of summer vacation. Gavin McNally's parents announce the family is taking the following year off to travel the country in an RV! One night in a California campground, Gavin sees a red glow in the distance. Fire! The McNallys must make quick decisions to get to safety. Just as they think they're in the clear, they find an abandoned dog. Do they have time to rescue her and still escape the fire? Aligned to Common Core standards and correlated to state standards. Spellbound is an imprint of Magic Wagon, a division of ABDO.

Book 4: Hunting the Treasure

Emma Bland Smith (author) Mirelle Ortega (illustrator)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781532135392

The McNallys are visiting Michigan's Mackinac Island. Gavin and his brother, Gus, take a nature walk. Gavin wants to hunt for treasure at a nearby fort after the walk. When Gus goes missing Gavin is annoyed. But he soon comes to realize what treasure really means. Aligned to Common Core standards and correlated to state standards. Spellbound is an imprint of Magic Wagon, a division of ABDO.

The Ancient Cave

Taylor Zajonc (author) Geraldine Rodriguez (illustrator)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781532134012

The Oliver family take time away to explore an ancient cave. Samuel's father is keen on showing Samuel the cave, as his own father had done for him. The icy ascent to the cave's mouth is dangerous. Then the Olivers must endure a frigid swim. What treasures does the ancient cave hold for Samuel? Aligned to Common Core standards and correlated to state standards. Spellbound is an imprint of Magic Wagon, a division of ABDO.

Battleship Rescue

Taylor Zajonc (author) Geraldine Rodriguez (illustrator)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781532134029

When several sailors are trapped in a sunken battleship, the Oliver family is called on to rescue them. But Samuel's father and uncle are too big to move in the sunken boat. So Samuel descends into the deep. Can Samuel find the sailors in the dangerous wreck and lead them to safety? Aligned to Common Core standards and correlated to state standards. Spellbound is an imprint of Magic Wagon, a division of ABDO.

The Iron Island

Taylor Zajonc (author) Geraldine Rodriguez (illustrator)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781532134036

A German submarine has torpedoed the steamship Maiden. The damaged ship is an iron island in the sea. The Oliver family is called on to repair the vessel. Samuel sneaks off to prove to his father that he can safely explore the ship. When the Germans come back to sink the ship they capture Samuel's father and Uncle. Can Samuel thwart the Germans and rescue his family? Aligned to Common Core standards and correlated to state standards. Spellbound is an imprint of Magic Wagon, a division of ABDO.

The Monster of the Deep

Taylor Zajonc (author) Geraldine Rodriguez (illustrator)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781532134043

After a long search, the Oliver family finds the sunken treasure ship they seek. But when they try to retrieve the fortune, a giant squid attacks! Can Samuel subdue the squid so his father and uncle can get the riches? And squid don't need gold! What is the monster really guarding? Aligned to Common Core standards and correlated to state standards. Spellbound is an imprint of Magic Wagon, a division of ABDO.

Mega-Dogs of New Kansas

Dan Jolley (author) Jacques Khouri (illustrator)

Publisher: Lerner Publishing Group ISBN: 9781541599475

The story of a girl and her dog—in space. Sienna Barlow loves nothing more than riding around New Kansas on top of her mega-dog, Gus. He's one of the massive pooches protecting the human settlers of a strange planet. In fact, Sienna connects better with Gus than with other kids. So when a visiting official threatens to shut down the mega-dog program, Sienna sneaks off with her best friend. After she, Gus, and a stowaway crash their escape ship, they discover a danger to every human in their community—and launch a wild plan to save New Kansas.

Fish Boy

M.G. Higgins (author)

Publisher: Saddleback Educational Publishing ISBN: 9781645982043

Danny's family is full of superheroes. His mom is Stunner. His dad, Raven. And his sister, Marta, Vanish. Each has their own gift. Danny is Fish Boy. But in landlocked Arizona, there is not a lot of need for a superhero with amazing water talents. Then Danny overhears a secret plot that will endanger thousands of people. Will anyone believe his story?

The Shredder!

James Buckley Jr. (author) Cassie Anderson (illustrator)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781647470708

The ocean can be dangerous when you don't know what's below the waves. Read the gripping tale of survival following a shark attack in this graphic novel.

Tornado Terror!

Harriet McGregor (author) Alan Brown (illustrator)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781647470494

Join Mikias Mohammed at Union University in Jackson, Tennessee as he fights to survive a terrifying tornado.

Small but Deadly!

James Buckley Jr. (author) Cassie Anderson (illustrator)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781647470692

This is not just another day at the beach when trouble comes with eight arms. Read about encounters with the blue-ringed octopus in this graphic novel.

Needles of Pain!

James Buckley Jr. (author) Cassie Anderson (illustrator)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781647470685

A day at the beach turns into a close call when a surfer steps on a stonefish. Follow along on the gripping tale of survival in this graphic novel.

Killer Tentacles!

James Buckley Jr. (author) Cassie Anderson (illustrator)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781647470678

An encounter with a box jellyfish adds killer tentacles to a day of surf and sun. Read the gripping tale of survival in this graphic novel.

Lightning Strike Survivor!

Harriet McGregor (author) Alan Brown, Diego Viasberg (illustrator)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781647470487

Rod Liberal was struck by lightening while climbing a mountain in Teton National Park, Wyoming. Join Rod and his friends on the journey from survival to recovery.

Heat Wave Horror!

Harriet McGregor (author) Alan Brown, Diego Viasberg (illustrator)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781647470470

Follow paramedics Michelle McInnis and her partner as they fight to save people during a deadly Chicago heat wave.

Destroyed by a Hurricane!

Harriet McGregor (author) Alan Brown (illustrator)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781647470456

Many left New Orleans before Hurricane Katrina devastated the city. But Trina and Keia Peters were still home as the floodwaters rushed over the city's levees and came racing toward their house. How did they make it out as everything around them was being destroyed by a hurricane? Follow along in this graphic story of real-life survival.

Floating Misery!

James Buckley Jr. (author) Cassie Anderson (illustrator)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781647470661

A fun swim in the ocean takes a dramatic turn when a beachgoer finds out that he's not swimming alone. Follow the story of man versus Portuguese man-of-war in this gripping graphic novel.

Flattened by an Earthquake!

Harriet McGregor (author) Alan Brown (illustrator)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781647470463

Join Li Anning and her classmates in Beichuan, China, as they fight to survive an earthquake that caused their school to collapse around them.

Dangerous Teeth!

James Buckley Jr. (author) Cassie Anderson (illustrator)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781647470654

What happens when a diver gets too comfortable with wild animals? Discover a diver's dangerous encounter with a moray eel. You'll think twice before getting too close to creatures after reading this graphic novel.

Blown Away by a Blizzard!

Harriet McGregor (author) Alan Brown, Diego Viasberg (illustrator)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781647470449

Randy Kraxberger never expected his beautiful day skiing to be interrupted by a dangerous blizzard. Follow along with this action-packed graphic depiction of Randy's real-life survival.

Captain Space Cat

Tracy Nelson Maurer (author)

Publisher: Blue Door Education ISBN: 9781952398018

Captain Space Cat and her trusty Robo-Dog face galactic trouble when Mars uses its Mega Magnet to try and steal Earth. Find out how they save the day . . . and Earth’s tuna!

Ten of the Best Adventures in the Jungle

David West, David West (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427177995

Ten exciting stories feature famous explorers and their dangerous jungle adventures. Stories include: Gonzalo Pizarro’s search for the city of El Dorado, Mary Kingsley's fall into a pit of stakes, Percy Fawcett and the lost city of Z, Henry Walter Bates’ adventure in the Amazon, and Captain Barth Blake's search for Inca gold in the Amazon. Simple maps and feature boxes add additional details and help readers better understand the time period in which the explorations took place.

Ten of the Best Adventures on the Seas

David West (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427178015

Ten exciting stories feature dangerous voyages of famous explorers traveling on the high seas in search of fame and fortune. Feature boxes and maps add additional details and help readers better understand the explorers’ journey and the time period in which the expedition took place.

Ten of the Best Adventures in Space

David West (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427177988

Readers will be amazed by ten exciting stories of miraculous survival and tragic events in the history of space exploration. Stories include: the near-fatal journey of Uri Gagarin, Neil Armstrong’s first step on the moon, the breakdown of Apollo 13, the Russian Salyut 1 space station, the space shuttle Challenger disaster, fire on board the Mir space station, and the two successful flights of SpaceShipOne. Feature boxes add additional details and help readers better understand the dangers faced by the crew on these famous missions.

Ten of the Best Adventures in Frozen Landscapes

David West (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427177964

Ten exciting stories feature famous explorers and their struggles to survive in frigid temperatures during dangerous polar expeditions. Stories include: the last expedition of John Franklin, Salomon August Andrée's attempt to reach the North Pole by hydrogen balloon, Ernest Shackleton’s journey to rescue his ice-locked crew, Riiser-Larsen and Amundsen’s crash in the Arctic, and the crash of Umberto Nobile’s airship Italia. Feature boxes and maps add additional details and help readers better understand the explorer's journey and the time period in which the expedition took place.