Book Scavenger

Book Scavenger Author Jennifer Chambliss Bertman
ISBN-10 9781627795265
Year 2015-06-02
Pages 368
Language en
Publisher Henry Holt and Company (BYR)
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A New York Times-Bestseller! For twelve-year-old Emily, the best thing about moving to San Francisco is that it's the home city of her literary idol: Garrison Griswold, book publisher and creator of the online sensation Book Scavenger (a game where books are hidden in cities all over the country and clues to find them are revealed through puzzles). Upon her arrival, however, Emily learns that Griswold has been attacked and is now in a coma, and no one knows anything about the epic new game he had been poised to launch. Then Emily and her new friend James discover an odd book, which they come to believe is from Griswold himself, and might contain the only copy of his mysterious new game. Racing against time, Emily and James rush from clue to clue, desperate to figure out the secret at the heart of Griswold's new game—before those who attacked Griswold come after them too. This title has Common Core connections.

The Unbreakable Code

The Unbreakable Code Author Jennifer Chambliss Bertman
ISBN-10 9781627796613
Year 2017-04-25
Pages 368
Language en
Publisher Henry Holt and Company (BYR)
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A New York Times-Bestseller! Could books hidden through Book Scavenger be linked to an arsonist's web of destruction? Find out in Book 2 of Jennifer Chambliss' The Book Scavenger series. Mr. Quisling is definitely up to something mysterious, and Emily and James are on high alert. First, there’s the coded note he drops at a book event. Then they uncover a trail of encrypted messages in Mark Twain-penned books hidden through Book Scavenger. What’s most suspicious is that each hidden book triggers a fire. As the sleuthing friends dig deeper, they discover Mr. Quisling has been hunting a legendary historical puzzle: the Unbreakable Code. This new mystery is irresistible, but Emily and James can’t ignore the signs that Mr. Quisling might be the arsonist. The clock is ticking as the fires multiply, and Emily and James race to crack the code of a lifetime. This title has Common Core connections. A Christy Ottaviano Book

The Scavengers

The Scavengers Author Michael Perry
ISBN-10 9780062239099
Year 2014-09-02
Pages 336
Language en
Publisher Harper Collins
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Jeanne DuPrau's The City of Ember meets Louis Sachar's Holes in this imaginative and hilarious middle grade novel from New York Times bestselling author Michael Perry. When the world started to fall apart, the government gave everyone two choices: move into the Bubble Cities…or take their chances outside. Maggie's family chose to live in the world that was left behind. Deciding it's time to grow up and grow tough, Maggie rechristens herself "Ford Falcon"—a name inspired by the beat-up car she finds at a nearby junkyard. Ford's family goes to this junkyard to scavenge for things they can use or barter with the other people who live OutBubble. Her family has been able to survive this brave new world by working together. But when Ford comes home one day to discover her home ransacked and her family missing, she must find the strength to rescue her loved ones with the help of some unlikely friends. The Scavengers is a wholly original tween novel that combines an action-packed adventure, a heartfelt family story, and a triumphant journey of self-discovery in a world where one person's junk is another person's key to survival. Katherine Applegate, author of the Newbery Medal winner The One and Only Ivan, raves "Michael Perry pulls out all the stops in this colorful tale."

The Scavenger s Daughters

The Scavenger s Daughters Author Kay Bratt
ISBN-10 1477805869
Year 2013
Pages 230
Language en
Publisher Amazon.Com Publishing
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Coming of age during China's Cultural Revolution, Benfu survived, and he and his wife Calli attempt to build a life in the turmoil and aftermath of Maoist China. After losing their only child, they take in abandoned girls - the unwanted "weeds" - as their own, lovingly caring for them as flowers in a garden.

Pattern

Pattern Author K. J. Parker
ISBN-10 9780748108923
Year 2008-09-04
Pages 576
Language en
Publisher Hachette UK
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K.J. Parker's SHADOW began a ground-breaking new series that takes fantasy into remarkable new territory. Now, with PATTERN, the extraordinary story of Poldarn takes a new shape. In a world he does not know, Poldarn's future is uncertain. Pursued by invisible enemies, and haunted by the demons of his past, nobody can be trusted - not even himself, it seems. Attempting to piece together his own life from whatever scattered fragments he can find and dreams that hide as much as they reveal has brought him nothing but trouble. Now all he craves is peace. But will he find it on the island he believes to be his childhood home? Or will this place hold more terrors for him to confront? Look out for more information on this and other titles at www.orbitbooks.co.uk

Scavenger

Scavenger Author Tom Savage
ISBN-10 0451200284
Year 2000
Pages 372
Language en
Publisher Signet
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Mystery writer Tom Savage publishes a novel based on a long-unsolved string of serial murders, and a stranger challenges him to revisit the sites of the killings in what will become a race to prevent a renewal of the grisly crime spree.

Scavenger Hunt

Scavenger Hunt Author Robert Ferrigno
ISBN-10 9780307427625
Year 2007-12-18
Pages 336
Language en
Publisher Vintage Crime/Black Lizard
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Philip Marlow and Lew Archer would recognize a kindred spirit in Jimmy Gage, reporter for SLAP magazine, troublemaker by trade and inclination, and the hero of Robert Ferrigno’s sinuous new crime novel. While taking part in a Hollywood scavenger hunt, Jimmy meets Garret Walsh, a bad-boy movie maker in the truest sense: He’s just been released from prison after serving seven years for the murder of a teenaged girl. But Walsh claims he was framed and is writing a screenplay to prove it. He wants Jimmy to help him peddle it, sight unseen. The next time Jimmy sees the director, he’s floating face-down in a koi pond and “The Most Dangerous Screenplay in Hollywood” has disappeared. Is Walsh a casualty of bad habits or has somebody crossed him off a list? And is Jimmy next? Combining nerve-shredding suspense and heat-seeking satire, Scavenger Hunt is an addictive read. From the Trade Paperback edition.

Scavenger A Balenger Creepers Novel

Scavenger  A Balenger Creepers Novel Author David Morrell
ISBN-10 9781937760267
Year 2013-03-21
Pages
Language en
Publisher David Morrell
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David Morrell’s Creepers was a publishing event in 2005, a powerful, edgy, dark thriller by a master of the genre. A New York Times best-seller, it won the prestigious Bram Stoker Award and earned numerous critical raves. Scavenger takes us in a harrowing new direction: a desperate high-tech scavenger hunt for a 100-year-old time capsule. Frank Balenger, the resolute but damaged hero of Creepers, now finds himself trapped in a nightmarish game of fear and death. To save himself and the woman he loves, he must play by the rules of a god-like Game Master with an obsession for unearthing the past. But sometimes the past is buried for a reason. Scavenger is a brilliant, frightening hunter-hunted tale that layers modern technology over the dusty artifacts of earlier times. The result is a surreal palimpsest, one that contains the secret of survival for Balenger and a handful of unwilling players who race against the game’s clock to solve the puzzle of the time capsule, only to discover that time is the true scavenger. Morrell’s trademark action sequences are embedded with fascinating historical clues that make Scavenger a thrill-a-minute page-turner as well as a mesmerizing literary experience.

Mission Paris

Mission Paris Author Catherine Aragon
ISBN-10 0989226743
Year 2014-01-11
Pages
Language en
Publisher
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Mission Paris takes your young travelers through the famous sights of the City of Light, engaging them with an exciting scavenger hunt as you explore Parisian landmarks together as a family. Imagine, not only will your kids *want* to sightsee, together you'll uncover the intriguing histories of sights like the Louvre, Eiffel Tower, Palais Royal, Notre Dame, and many more.Say "au revoir" to a trip filled with the stress of keeping everyone entertained, instead say "bonjour" to a memorable family vacation, with your kids actively engaged in exploring the wonders of Paris with you.

Memory

Memory Author K. J. Parker
ISBN-10 9780748108916
Year 2008-09-04
Pages 576
Language en
Publisher Hachette UK
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In a world he did not know, Poldarn's future was uncertain. Pursued by invisible enemies, and haunted by the demons of his past, he trusted no one - not even himself. He thought that he might have found some answers on the island he thought to be his childhood home ... but instead he has found only the rumour of a past in darkness. But now Poldarn has at last discovered the truth of his terrifying origins ... and that truth may be more than he - or anyone - can bear.

A Treasure s Trove

A Treasure s Trove Author Michael Stadther
ISBN-10 9780976061823
Year 2004
Pages 116
Language en
Publisher Treasure Trove, Inc.
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A fictional story of Zac and Ana, a half-fairy, who live near the Great Forest, but who is kidnapped by the evil Rufus who knows she can communicate with the fairies who have stolen his jewels, with clues to real jewels hidden around the U.S.

Scavenger Alliance

Scavenger Alliance Author Janet Edwards
ISBN-10 9788826048413
Year 2017-04-11
Pages
Language en
Publisher Janet Edwards
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In the year 2408, a century after the invention of interstellar portals, seven hundred people scavenge a living in abandoned New York. The respectable citizens have either withdrawn to new settlements in the countryside, or joined the great exodus of humanity to new, unpolluted colony worlds, but eighteen-year-old Blaze is one of the undesirables that neither the citizen settlements nor the new colony worlds will accept. Blaze’s mother died six years ago. She thinks her father is Donnell, the leader of the uneasy alliance between the remnants of the Earth Resistance and the old criminal gangs. It’s less clear what Donnell thinks, since he barely speaks to her. The alliance is crumbling under the strain of its hardest winter ever, when an old enemy tries to use Blaze as a pawn in a power bid. She thinks her life can’t possibly get more difficult, but then an aircraft carrying three off-worlders arrives in New York.

Scavenger of Souls

Scavenger of Souls Author Joshua David Bellin
ISBN-10 9781481462440
Year 2016-08-23
Pages 368
Language en
Publisher Simon and Schuster
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"Querry and the members of Survival Colony 9 have defeated a whole nest of the creatures called Skaldi, who can impersonate humans even as they destroy them. But now the colony is dangerously low in numbers and supplies. Querry's mother is in command, and is definitely taking them somewhere but where? Some secret from her past seems to be driving her relentlessly forward. When they do finally reach their destination, Querry is amazed to discover a whole compound of humans organized, with plenty of food and equipment. But the colonists are not welcomed. Everything about them is questioned, especially by Mercy, the granddaughter of the compound s leader. Mercy is as tough a fighter as Querry has ever seen and a girl as impetuous as Querry is careful. But the more Querry learns about Mercy and the others, the more he realizes that nothing around him is as it seems."--Provided by publisher.

Scavenger Mind Warp

Scavenger  Mind Warp Author Paul Stewart
ISBN-10 9781447234463
Year 2016-07-14
Pages
Language en
Publisher Pan Macmillan
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My name is York. I'm a scavenger. I'm fourteen years old . . . I am on a mission to save mankind. The zoids have taken over the Biosphere and it is up to York to journey back into the memory banks of the central computer to discover the glitch that first corrupted the zoids and threatened humanity. In danger of losing himself in this warped world, York must battle his own mind to find the answers he needs. With the fate of mankind in his hands, is York strong enough to hold on to himself? The final book in this exciting series, Scavenger: Mind Warp is a gripping futuristic advetnure from the award-winning Paul Stewart and Chris Riddell.

Scavenger Zoid

Scavenger  Zoid Author Paul Stewart
ISBN-10 9781447234418
Year 2014-03-27
Pages 160
Language en
Publisher Pan Macmillan
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Scavenger: Zoid is the first in a brilliant sci-fi adventure series from the team behind The Edge Chronicles - Paul Stewart and Chris Riddell. A spaceship the size of a city drifts through space on its century-long journey to find a new Earth. When it launched it was populated by thousands of hopeful passengers and the most technologically advanced Zoids in the world, ready to serve the crew's every need. But that was then, and this is now. The Zoids rebelled against their masters, wiping out most of the crew in one bloody uprising. Now the few remaining humans are hunted by the Zoids like vermin. Fourteen-year-old York is a Scavenger - he hunts Zoids and kills them by any means he can, bringing back their parts to mend the technology on which the few remaining humans rely. York has always battled to survive, but now the fate of his people is in his hands . . .