Mike's Mystery, A Graphic Novel #5 (Boxcar Children Graphic Novels)
Age 7-10 years
Henry, Jessie, Violet, and Benny Alden are on another summer trip to visit Aunt Jane at Mystery Ranch. They're thrilled to find their friend Mike Wood lives in the bustling new town near the ranch. But one night, Mike's house burns down and he is blamed for starting the fire!
Mystery Ranch, A Graphic Novel ¹ 4 (Boxcar Children Graphic Novels)
Age 7-10 years
Henry, Jessie, Violet, and Benny Alden have just found out they have an Aunt Jane who hasn't spoken to their grandfather in years. The children are spending the summer on Aunt Jane's ranch out west. On the way there, the girls spy a "mystery man." Will he reveal an amazing discovery about the ranch that will change everything?
The Yellow House Mystery, A Graphic Novel #3 (Boxcar Children Graphic Novels)
Age 7-10 years
Henry, Jessie, Violet, and Benny Alden discover that a mystery surrounds the run-down yellow house on Surprise Island. The children find a letter and other clues that could lead them on the trail of a man who vanished from the house.
Added by: miaow | Karma: 1417.14 | E-Books, Other | 8 May 2013
The Union Jack - The Story of the British Flag
Known the world over as a symbol of the United Kingdom, the Union Jack is an intricate construction based on the crosses of St George, St Andrew and St Patrick. Nick Groom traces its long and fascinating past, from the development of the Royal Standard and seventeenth-century clashes over the precise balance of the English and Scottish elements of the first Union Jack to the modern controversies over the flag as a symbol of empire and its exploitation by ultra-rightwing political groups. The Union Jack is the first history of the icon used by everyone from the royalty to the military, pop stars and celebrities.
For more than three hundred years, Bluff House has sat above Whiskey Beach, guarding its shore—and its secrets. But to Eli Landon, it’s home… A Boston lawyer, Eli has weathered an intense year of public scrutiny and police investigations after being accused of—but never arrested for—the murder of his soon-to-be-ex wife.
What if you could live again and again, until you got it right? On a cold and snowy night in 1910, Ursula Todd is born to an English banker and his wife. She dies before she can draw her first breath. On that same cold and snowy night, Ursula Todd is born, lets out a lusty wail, and embarks upon a life that will be, to say the least, unusual. For as she grows, she also dies, repeatedly, in a variety of ways, while the young century marches on towards its second cataclysmic world war.
In her latest novel Mary Higgins Clark, the beloved, bestselling “Queen of Suspense,” exposes a dark secret from a family’s past that threatens the lives of two sisters, Kate and Hannah Connelly, when the family-owned furniture firm in Long Island City, founded by their grandfather and famous for its fine reproductions of antiques, explodes into flames in the middle of the night, leveling the buildings to the ground, including the museum where priceless antiques have been on permanent display for years.