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Reckless

Lesley Choyce (author)

Publisher: Orca Book Publishers ISBN: 9781554692255

Josh knows he's riding recklessly when he knocks down the old man he suspects is the hermit of Lumberman Creek. But he is shocked when the hermit walks into the forest with his bike after the accident. Being without his beloved bike for a week motivates Josh to hike into the woods and confront the crazy old man. The hermit, Jonathan, has fixed Josh's bike, and Josh learns that he has more in common with the old man than he ever imagined. When Jonathan needs help, Josh has to respect the old man's choices in order to save his life.

Hypnotized

Don Trembath (author)

Publisher: Orca Book Publishers ISBN: 9781551437095

Rufus and his sister Alexa hate each other at the best of times. When Rufus's friend Phil manages to hypnotize Alexa, Rufus is ready to enjoy the power. They begin by ordering Alexa to be kind to her parents and Phil. The plan backfires when Alexa sweetly suggests canceling an expensive family vacation in favor of a week at home playing board games. Then Alexa turns on the charm with Phil and suddenly Rufus has to deal with a lovesick amateur hypnotist. Rufus is certain it can't get any stranger until Alexa, still in her hypnotic state, is kind to the brother she's always hated and Rufus is more confused than he's ever been.

In a Flash

Eric Walters (author)

Publisher: Orca Book Publishers ISBN: 9781554690367

The first flash mob Ian puts together himself is a sixty-plus person, four-minute pillow fight in a department store. His friend Oswald is thrilled with the event, but Julia, the one Ian really wants to impress, is still convinced that flash mobs are stupid. While Ian tries to prove Julia wrong by initiating flash mobs with political impact, Julia is busy waging war with the strict new principal at school. When Julia goes too far and gets herself suspended, Ian sees an opportunity for a relevant and persuasive flash mob.

Dog Walker

Karen Spafford Fitz (author)

Publisher: Orca Book Publishers ISBN: 9781551435244

Turk needs cash, but he's allergic to his own sweat so getting a job is out of the question. Then he makes a discovery: Girls love dogs. Turk's friends will do anything to meet girls. Turk starts a dog walking business. His friends walk the dogs and Turk collects half the money. In an attempt to impress dog-loving Carly, Turk brags about his business in front of the school tough guy, Chuck. When Chuck learns the true nature of Turk's business and wants in on the action, Turk worries that he will lose his business and Carly's respect.

Crossbow

Dayle Campbell Gaetz (author)

Publisher: Orca Book Publishers ISBN: 9781551438450

Fourteen-year-old Matt has only one goal in life: to become a hermit. He has no use for school, but he loves the solitude of the forest. When he hikes up to the cabin he built for himself, he discovers a mysterious stranger named Forrest has moved in. At first Matt doesn't connect Forrest's appearance with the rash of local robberies. Forrest seems to be the perfect hermit, and he teaches Matt the skills he needs to achieve his goal, including how to hunt with a crossbow. But when Forrest tries to kill an endangered Roosevelt elk, Matt questions the ethics of his new friend. When Matt discovers a stolen rifle in his cabin, he finds himself trapped in a dangerous situation.

Branded

Eric Walters (author)

Publisher: Orca Book Publishers ISBN: 9781554692699

The principal announces that the school is implementing uniforms, and Ian finds himself caught in a conflict. His friend Julia wants him to devise a plan to fight the decision, and the principal is determined to convince Ian the uniforms are a good idea. Ian wants nothing to do with the issue. While doing research for a social-justice class, he learns that the manufacturer of the uniforms is on the top-ten list for human-rights violations. When he tells the principal this, all he gets is a reminder that the penalty for refusing to wear the uniforms is suspension, and Ian finds himself caught in a whole new conflict -- one with himself.

Bio-Pirate

Michele Martin Bossley (author)

Publisher: Orca Book Publishers ISBN: 9781551438979

Trevor, Robyn and Nick decide they have a mystery to solve when Trevor discovers a suspicious looking young man snooping around. They learn about missing research involving the use of carob beans to aid in cancer treatment-potentially valuable information. With a shady looking grad student, a bitter activist and an employee of a medical research firm to deal with, our amateur sleuths are faced with their greatest challenge yet.

Knights

Joanne Mattern

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 1606945408

This book describes the life of medieval knights, including a short story of two young knights' experiences in a tournament and in battle.

Samurai

Don McLeese

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781606944356

This book discusses the lives of samurai warriors through a story about two samurai who served Oda Nobunaga, a powerful samurai leader.

Pirates

Joanne Mattern

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781606944332

In graphic-novel format, this book examines the history of piracy while providing a story that brings the danger and adventure of high seas to life.

Top Fuel Dragsters

Denny Von Finn

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781600142888

Top Fuel drivers and their cars race one-on-one in a straight line. Drag racing is one of the most popular forms of auto racing, and Top Fuel dragsters are the fastest dragsters around. Young readers will explore the technology that enables a Top Fuel dragster to travel faster than 330 miles per hour!

Hiking

Julie K. Lundgren

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 1606943669

This introduction to hiking covers such aspects as planning, clothing, supplies, food, safety, and the enjoyment of animal and plant life along the way.

Hunting

Julie K. Lundgren

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781606943687

Learn to hunt safely and what guidelines and preparations hunters follow.

M109A6 Paladins

Carlos Alvarez

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781612110837

The M109A6 Paladin is a large, mobile howitzer. It can fire rounds several miles to support ground forces. Readers will learn about the features that make the Paladin successful, how it performs on the battlefield, and common Paladin missions.

MH-53J Pave Lows

Carlos Alvarez

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781600142819

The MH-53J Pave Low's main mission is to pick up and deploy troops behind enemy lines. It flies low to the ground and uses advanced technology to sneak in undetected. Young learners will find out about these technologies, read about the Pave Low in action, and learn about the crew that makes dangerous Pave Low missions successful.

M2A2 Bradleys

Jack David

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781600142611

The M2A2 is an infantry fighting vehicle (IFV) used by the United States Armed Forces. It transports, assists, and protects infantry. Students will learn about the history and technology behind this vehicle that is often on the front lines of battle.

Camping

Julie K. Lundgren

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781606943670

An up-close look at why so many enjoy camping and the types of equipment needed for a fun and safe trip.

Race Car Crew Chief

Susan Koehler

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 1606945580

Too young to drive? Then be a race car crew chief in this graphic high interest book.

Safari Guide

Tim Clifford

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781606943724

Encounter animals and poachers on an African Safari in this graphic high interest book.

Mountaineer

Tim Clifford

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781606943731

Experience the dangers mountain climbing in the graphic high interest book.

Treasure Hunter

Susan Koehler

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781606943748

Hunt the sea for sunken boats filled with treasure in this graphic high interest book.

Animal Trainer

Susan Koehler

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781606943762

Visit Ocean City to train dolphins and care for other animals in this graphic high interest book.

Forensic Scientist

Tim Clifford

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781606943717

Use forensic science to solve a mystery in this graphic high interest book.

Humvees

Jack David

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781612110813

Humvees are versatile vehicles that are able to traverse almost any terrain. They are used to accomplish a variety of missions. Young readers will learn about the development and uses of the Humvee that make it a vital resource for the United States Armed Forces.

Riding with Paul Revere

Holly Karapetkova

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781606944424

Be a part of history as you ride with Paul Revere through this graphic book.