“The husband-and-wife treasure-hunting team of Sam and Remi Fargo return in a new adventure as they search for an ancient scroll–which carries a deadly curse–in this thrilling addition to Clive Cussler’s bestselling series. In 533 A.D., the last Vandal ruler in North Africa consults an oracle on how to
Celebrates the fiftieth anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission with information on the space race between the United States and the Soviet Union, how American astronauts reached the moon’s surface, and how it impacts the world today.
After a mission in Poland where he barely escaped with his life, Jack Ryan Jr. finds his life in danger again while trying to fulfill an old friend’s dying wish to be scattered on a Chilean hillside.
The Apollo 11 astronauts have prepared carefully for their attempt to be the first men to land on the moon. The young narrator of this book has prepared carefully, too: he explains the design of the spacecraft, the flight from the earth to the moon, and the drama of touching
“When 10-year-old Thomas’s mother, who suffers from depression, disappears, he creates a fantasy narrative in which his mother is safe and sets in motion a path of healing, not just for himself, but for his father and aunt as well”–
“A light-hearted nonfiction picture book about the formation and history of the moon and its history in relation to earth–told from the perspective of the moon itself!”–
Through gorgeous illustrations and photography, readers will see the moon as never before. Weaving together science and myth, history and technology, this book is ideal for anyone who’s ever imagined walking on the moon, wondered about the night sky, or been captivated by a thrilling werewolf story.
Beginning with fighter pilots in World War II, Maurer traces the origins of the Apollo program to a few exceptional soldiers, a Nazi engineer, and a young eager man who would become president. Packed with adventure, new stories about familiar people, and undeniable danger, Richard Maurer takes an unflinching look
“In the boomtown of Dover Station, Montana, tracks have been laid and everyone’s looking to make a fortune, lawfully or not. And the law has something to say about it–one bullet at a time”–
“Noah Benton, a teenager with a great memory and a head for arithmetic, is hired along with his older brother to help drive a herd of Texas longhorns to Abilene, Kansas. Noah’s dreams of excitement quickly turn into nightmares as he chronicles Abilene’s last year as a cattle town, encountering