Crossing paths at an inn, three 13th-century travelers impart the wryly whimsical tales of a monastery oblate, a Jewish refugee and a psychic peasant girl, who, in the company of a loyal greyhound, must escape evil knights, sit alongside a king and save their land from a flatulent dragon.
Spending his days exploring the abandoned buildings near where he and his mother live after falling on rough times, 11-year-old Reuben discovers a mysterious pocket watch that gives him the power of invisibility, a relic that causes him to be targeted by a band of dangerous men who are threatening the city. By the award-winning author of the Mysterious Benedict Society series.
Betrayed by one of their closest allies, Sophie and her companions are confronted by dangerous battles and ever-increasing stakes as they try to defend their world. By the author of the Sky Fall series.
Believing that there is a logical explanation for everything despite strange occurrences at drafty Rookskill Castle where children have been sent to escape the London Blitz, 12-year-old Katherine discovers, in the wake of numerous disappearances, that the castle's overseer has been harboring a Nazi spy.
Swept up by the Praetor War after escaping slavery in the mines outside of Rome, Nic is targeted by secretive enemies who take his mother captive in order to force him to help them obtain a powerful amulet that could destroy the Roman empire.
Shunned by villagers who convicted her mother of witchcraft years earlier, Kara is lured by an unusual bird into a forbidden magical forest where she discovers a strange book of unspeakable power that may have belonged to her mother.
Fourteen-year-old Jason Walker is transported to a strange world called Lyrian, where he joins Rachel, who was also drawn there from our world, and a few rebels, to piece together the Word that can destroy the malicious wizard emperor, Surroth
Twins Alex and Conner must find their own way into the Land of Stories to rescue their mother and save the fairy tale world from the greatest threat it has ever faced--the return of the Enchantress who cursed Sleeping Beauty
Max Spencer is an underachiever but when a carnivorous unicorn, Princess the Destroyer, and an evil wizard, Rezormoor, bring him, the only one who can read the legendary Codex of Infinite Knowability, to their magical realm, he must find the courage to save himself, his friends, and the entire human race
Best friends Sophie (princess wannabe) and Agatha (witchy loner) are headed (via kidnapping) to the School for Good and Evil, but their assumed destinies are reversed: Sophie's dumped into the School for Evil for Uglification and Henchmen Training classes, while Agatha attends Princess Etiquette and Animal Communication at the School for Good, and when a certain prince charming (son of King Arthur) is thrown into the mix, anything can happen!
In 1665 London, fourteen-year-old Christopher Rowe, apprentice to an apothecary, and his best friend, Tom, try to uncover the truth behind a mysterious cult, following a trail of puzzles, codes, pranks, and danger toward an unearthly secret with the power to tear the world apart
When fifth-graders Nate, Summer, Trevor, and Pigeon meet the new candy store owner Mrs. White, she gives them magical candy that endows them with super powers, but soon they find that along with these benefits are dangerous consequences