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One Last Job

Sean Rodman (author)

Publisher: Orca Book Publishers ISBN: 9781459828438

Michael has been getting into trouble lately. As a consequence, his mom is making him look after his grandfather for the summer. The thing is, Gramps isn’t your average senior citizen: he’s a retired burglar with a lifetime of criminal knowledge. When a thief breaks into Gramps' apartment and steals a necklace with great sentimental value, the unlikely pair team up, combining old-school planning and modern tech to track down the necklace—and try to steal it back.

Murder at the Hotel Hopeless

John Lekich (author)

Publisher: Orca Book Publishers ISBN: 9781459833500

Charlie Hope was not expecting to spend his summer trying to solve a murder. Helping his mother run the family hotel doesn’t usually offer much excitement. The only other people around are Penny Price, a spoiled child actor and star of the hit TV series Little Miss Murder being shot in town, and Mr. Ignato, an elderly resident at the hotel. When Mr. Ignato dies from a fall down the stairs, Charlie suspects foul play.

Learning the Ropes

Monique Polak (author)

Publisher: Orca Book Publishers ISBN: 9781459804531

Mandy dreams of a career in the circus, working as an aerialist who specializes in rope climbing. When she is accepted into the prestigious Montreal Circus College summer program, she feels that she is finally on her way to fulfilling her dreams. At circus camp she is befriended - and challenged - by young circus performers from around the world. Circus camp turns out to be a magical combination of work and play, but when a veteran aerialist is killed in a fall, Mandy must confront the reality of circus life.

Murder Among the Pines

John Lawrence Reynolds (author)

Publisher: Orca Book Publishers ISBN: 9781459818200

Small-town police chief Maxine "Max" Benson is just settling into her new life when her ex appears on the scene. Apparently, he and his new young lover just happen to be visiting her area on holiday. That's all about to change when Max's ex-husband is accused of killing his young lover right in Max's own backyard. It seems that only Max's superior detection abilities can save him from an almost certain conviction. This is the third book in the Maxine Benson mystery series.

Murder Below Zero

John Lawrence Reynolds (author)

Publisher: Orca Book Publishers ISBN: 9781459814608

It's almost summer in small town Port Ainslie. Or is it? Temperatures are so far below normal that Police Chief Maxine Benson and her team are wearing sweaters. But is it cold enough to freeze the body of the man found in a ditch on the outskirts of town one morning? Maxine starts to investigate, but she is elbowed aside by the mostly-male provincial police force so she takes charge on her own.

Out of Season

Kari Jones (author)

Publisher: Orca Book Publishers ISBN: 9781459800984

Fourteen-year-old Maya sneaks out in her kayak before breakfast every day to check on a family of sea otters living in nearby Riley Bay. It's hard being an animal lover in a fishing family. The animals Maya loves threaten her family's livelihood, and Maya doesn't know if she can trust her family not to hurt them. She is determined to protect the sea otters, even if it means checking on them for the rest of her life. One morning, Maya discovers she's being watched. Who is it and what are they doing? Soon Maya has to trust someone as she gets caught in a dangerous race to save the sea otters - and her family's livelihood - from poachers.

Sherlock Holmes

Arthur Conan Doyle reold by Pegi Bevins (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781622994298

Hi/lo anthology of classic stories about the famous detective for reluctant readers in grades 6-12. Includes "The Red-Headed League," "The Adventure of the Blue Carbuncle," "The Adventure of the Speckled Band," and others.

When the World Stopped

Anne Schraff (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781622991747

When Mark's mother died 12 years ago in a fall at home, Mark was there in his bed. He has recurring memories of the accident and is afraid that his father was involved. With the help of his grandfather, Mark finally learns the truth. Passages Hi/Lo N

Under the Mushroom Cloud

Anne Schraff (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781622991686

When Daniel and Kevane find a hidden door, they aren't prepared for what they find. Will the brothers find a way out of the secret world? Passages to Adventure Hi/Lo Novel.

Something Wicked

Anne Schraff (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781622991617

Kim is thrilled to get the lead in Macbeth, but she soon starts getting notes and threats about playing the part. Who doesn't want her to be Lady Macbeth? Passages Hi/Lo Novel.

The Skeleton That Would Not Rest

Anne Schraff (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781622991594

While digging a koi pond, Luke and Rhea find a skeleton buried in their yard. Luke is determined to find out what happened and makes some interesting discoveries during his search. Passages Hi/Lo Novel.

A Shot in the Dark

Anne Schraff (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781622991570

Passages to Suspense Hi/Lo Novel.

The Shadow Man

Anne Schraff (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781622991556

Confrontations with a mysterious stranger lead a teen to question his father's death. Passages Hi/Lo Novel.

New Kid in Class

Anne Schraff (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781622991433

When people begin disappearing from Hawksville, Sarah worries that she may be next. Passages to Suspense Hi/Lo Novel.

Like Father, Like Son

Anne Schraff (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781622991389

Rumors of a neighborhood ghost and the discovery of a grave next door compel Ric to solve a murder. Passages to Suspense Hi/Lo Novel.

The Demon in the Lake

Anne Schraff (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781622991198

Passages to Suspense Hi/Lo Novel.

The Darkest Secret

Anne Schraff (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781622991150

When Brian investigates the mystery behind an old diary, he finds the answer to a long-buried family secret. Passages Hi/Lo Novel.

The Chain

Anne Schraff (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781622991136

Catie is not superstitious, but when she throws away a chain letter, bad things start happening to her and her family. Passages to Suspense Hi/Lo Novel.

Bird in a Cage

Anne Schraff (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781622991075

Clint meets a beautiful and mysterious girl and falls for her and the stories of why she is in hiding. He soon discovers that the girl and her family are criminals and are only after Clint's father's jewels. Passages Hi/Lo Novel.

Be Very Much Afraid

Anne Schraff (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781622991068

Kerry discovers someone living in the house across the street, the scene of murders years before. Her overprotective parents think nothing of it until the new resident, the son of the murderer, starts doing strange things. Passages Hi/Lo Novel.

An Alien from Cyberspace

Anne Schraff (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781622991037

Joshua receives a email requesting help. Is it really from an alien, as it claims? Joshua, his grandfather, and an Internet friend investigate. Passages to Suspense Hi/Lo Novel.

Accusation

Anne Schraff (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781622991020

When Oscar's English teacher is attacked in the school parking lot, Oscar is the prime suspect. Oscar's intelligence helps him find out what really happened. Passages Hi/Lo Novel.

The Red-Headed League

Arthur Conan Doyle (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781531126957

A classic title from the Tale Blazers collection. Titles in the Tale Blazers collection include unabridged short stories, essays, and poetry. Each title incorporates selection-specific activities in comprehension, vocabulary, and writing.

The Purloined Letter

Edgar Allan Poe (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781531126926

A classic title from the Tale Blazers collection. Titles in the Tale Blazers collection include unabridged short stories, essays, and poetry. Each title incorporates selection-specific activities in comprehension, vocabulary, and writing.

Magic

David Orme (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781613845837

Learn about famous magic tricks, witches and wizards, and one of the greatest magicians before reading "The Disappearance," a scary story about being a magician's assistant--a job that might cost you your life!