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1. The Wrath of Darth Maul
Ryder Windham
3 year old Maul goes through intense training to become a Sith lord. When he battles Qui-gon and Obi-wan he kills Qui-gon but then something happens unexpectedly to him. Obi-wan kills Maul on the planet Naboo.
MF
2. The Magicians Nephew
C.S. Lewis
When Polly and Digory met, they decided to go on an adventure through the rooftops. They thought that they were in the last row-house, but they ran into Digory's uncle who sent them flying to another world. In that world they met a witch/queen named Jadis, who acted horrible when they went to............NARNIA.
MF
3. Ordinary Boy The Return of Meteor Boy
William Boniface
Ordinary Boy travels 25 years into the past as Meteor Boy. The Amazing Indestructo hides the fact that the real Meteor Boy went missing, so Ordinary Boy pretends to be Meteor boy to help cover up the feeling of guilt. Then their town of Superopolis gets flung back in time 65,435,797 years to be destroyed by what they were made by a......huge flaming METEOR!
MF
4. Ordinary Boy The Great Powers Outage
William Boniface
The Red Menace tries to make all of Superopolis powerless with his new Pseudo chips. Ordinary Boy travels to Dr. Telomere's factory and figures out a secret. Their powers come from the oil that makes the potato chips. Then Captain Radio (who is dead) comes back to life and makes the Red Menace have a heart attack and die.
MF
5. Ordinary Boy The Hero Revealed
William Boniface
Ordinary Boy goes on a wild goose chase to get the last Professor Brain Drain collectors card. Professor Brain Drain almost covers the whole city with his collector card. Then Ordinary Boy and his dad Thurmo defeat the professor at the fiery volcano, Mt. Reliable.
MF
6. FIREBALL
Ken Munro
Sammy and Brian are on a case. Someone set fire to the Shelly's house... an arsonist case. They later figure out the Shelly's own attorney Mr. Longenecker is the arsonist. Dun Dun Dunnnnn.
MF
7. The Voyage of the Dawn Treader
C.S. Lewis
Edmund, Lucy, and Eustace ( the bore ),travel to NARNIA and meet King Caspian on the Dawn Treader, after the three kids fall into a picture of a great ship they get onto the Dawn Treader . They travel to the Lone Islands to over throw-out the Governor Gumpas and to put Lord Bern - now Duke Bern in office. Then after many more stops - I could've put a sentence for each island - they came to the end of the world....... Aslan's country, the mouse Reepicheep wants to go over to the buildings of Aslan's country never to be seen again except in the last book. Then when the kids go back to their world Eustace is changed forever.
MF
8. Nature's Children Salmon
Elma Schemenauer
Salmon start their life as an egg the size of a pea. Then they become the small fry,( not as in the food ). When they become adults they go out to sea when they are 2 - 3 years old to eat up as much food as they can. Then the salmon come right to the exact same lake that they were born in. They give birth, then die.
MF
9. Nature's Children Salamanders
Bill Ivy
Most salamanders in the U.S.A. live under rocks and logs a.k.a. dark places. Its skin is surprisingly very moist and slippery since salamanders are amphibians.Fun Fact: The largest salamander is the Japanese Giant Salamander, it is 5 ft. long and weighs 75 lbs.
MF
10. A Hero's Guide to Deadly Dragons
Cressida Cowell
Hiccup the "hope and heir to the throne" of the viking island Berk gets a wild adventure for his 12 birthday. He has to steal a book ( THE THING made the books forbidden and had them be guarded by The Hairy Scary Librarian) , so Hiccup has to steal the book called How to Train Your Dragon because his dragon Toothless ripped the first and original book. He tries to steal the book with his friends Fishlegs and Camicazi, they almost get killed by The Hairy Scary Librarian and his Heart-Slicers { his swords } , Driller Dragons, and the Meathead Tribe. But they make it out in time to return the book to Hiccup's dad Stoik The Vast ( O hear his name and tremble ugh ugh ). But in the library Hiccup learns something, see, he is Hiccup Horrendous Haddock III, But in the library Hiccup sees a book by Hiccup Horrendous Haddock III. his dad says Horrendous Haddocks never write books..................
MF
11. How to Twist a Dragon's Tale
Cressida Cowell
Hiccup the viking is almost killed by Exterminator dragons on Lava Lout Island. So this is how he got to the most deadly Lava Lout Island. He had been saved from the Exterminator dragons by Humongously Hotshot on his home island of Berk. Then Mr. Hotshot tells Hiccup how Hiccup's mother used to like him, but her dad told him to go on a dangerous quest to win her love...... to get the Fire Stone. Now fifteen years later Hiccup, Camicazi, Fishlegs and Hotshot go to Lava Lout Island to get it. the other vikings chase them. They eventually destroy the Fire Stone.
MF
12. How to be a Pirate
Cressida Cowell
Hiccup goes on a ship with his class for sword-fighting at sea. Their ship wrecks and Hiccup finds a coffin..... his great great grandfather Grimbeard the Ghastly's coffin. Except Grimbeard is not in there, Alvin the Treacherous is. Alvin is actually a Outcast/cannibal he tries to kill Hiccup by drowning him but Alvin is eaten by a Monstrous Strangulator and Hiccup finds all of Grimbeard's treasure. So in the end Hiccup wins!
MF
13. The Adventures of Robinson Crusoe
Daniel Defoe
Robinson Crusoe's father doesn't want Robinson to go to sea , but he goes anyway. He sets sail for sea on his friend's dad's ship. His boat get wrecked and he builds a hut-like structure on the bottom of a mountain. Crusoe then saves a native from cannibals - he has had problems with these cannibals for years - and he names the native Friday. When he finally got off the island by passing Englishmen he puts the final mark on his post.... almost 29 years he has been on the island.
MF
14. Prince Caspian
C.S. Lewis
Prince Caspian is a young prince in the castle of his evil Uncle Miraz (who calls himself Lord Protector). Miraz tries to kill Caspian but Caspian blows the magic horn and calls back the ancient kings of old Peter, Susan, Edmund, and Lucy. Peter challenges "Lord Protector" to a duel. A general on Miraz's side killed his own new king, Miraz. The Narnians eventually defeat the enemy and now Prince Caspian is crowned King Caspian The Seafarer of Narnia.
MF
15. How to Steal a Dragon's Sword
Cressida Cowell
Hiccup the Viking has to go to Warrior-to-be training in Flashburn's castle. Hiccups nemesis's mom the Witch Excellinor tries to kill Hiccup by putting him in a well full of rogue dragons, their leader the Dragon Furious is intent on killing the humans especially Hiccup. Hiccup finds the lost Crown of the Wilderwest. This is a really good book I suggest you read it. It is way better than the way I described it.
MF
16. How to Break a Dragon's Heart
Cressida Cowell
Hiccup's friend Camicazi is lost on a trip to sea. Hiccup's tribe The "Hooligans" and Camicazi's tribe The "Bog Burglars" try to find her, but they run onto a Uglithug island and find a throne... a very old one. Then Hiccup and his friend Fishlegs travel to the island of The Berserk. Hiccup then gets locked into a tree prison but then survives a dragon. You definitely NEED to read this book.
MF
17. The Hobbit
J.R.R. Tolkien
Bilbo Baggins travels with a company of dwarves, whose leader is Thorin Oakenshield, and a wizard called Gandalf the Grey to get the dwarves land back from the dragon, Smaug. They set off for Mirkwood, but they encounter Goblins and Wargs- wolf like creatures- then they get into Mirkwood, and have strange visions of Mirkwood Elves, and then are captured by some Elves. They escape when Bilbo stuffs them into barrels, then he pushes them into the river. They travel to The Lake Town and go kill the dragon Smaug. Then there is a great battle of Orcs, Goblins, and Wargs v.s. Dwarves, and Humans and Elves, plus one small Hobbit....with the Ring of Power.
MF
18. Stepping on the Cracks
Mary Downing Hahn
Elizabeth and Margaret and the best of friends. they are often bullied by Gordy. Elizabeth figures out Gordy's brother is a deserter from the army and Gordy is hiding him. They save Stuart by bringing him to Barbara and she takes care of him. Then Gordy's dad gets arrested for beating up Stuart. Then, in the end, Stuart and Barbara get married.
MF
19.The Silver Chair
C.S.Lewis
The story starts behind Eustace and Jill's school in England. Jill is crying and Eustace comes up to her, then 'They" come, "They"are the ones who made Jill cry. Jill and Eustace go to a wall and go onto the other side, the other side is Narnia. They are sent to save a prince who vanished seeking revenge on his mother's killer- a serpent- . They travel with a Marsh-Wiggle to the land of Giants, who eventually try to eat them, then they go underground to a place where the prince is, he says his name is Rilian, Prince Rilian. They then murder the Queen (she is the serpent) Then they escape and Eustace and Jill can go back to England.
MF
20. Gulliver's Travels
Jonathon Swift
Doctor Lemuel Gulliver travels to sea a lot. On his first trip his ship somehow found it's way into a dreadful storm. When he wakes up he is tied by tiny ropes. Then mini people called Lilliputians come and say '' We trapped Man-Mountain'' He serves the little people for 2 years and then, he goes home. There is still more of the story, he -Gulliver- goes on another sea adventure, another crash, but this time GIANTS.........!?
MF
21.Spy School
Stuart Gibbs
It all starts with a kid named Benjamin Ripley. He is applied to a Spy School in mid-term. He makes "friend' named Murray who shows him around the school. People think he made up this code breaking thing, since his 'hot' friend named Erica set it up he has tons of security. Turns out, Murray tries to kill Benjamin, not so much a friend. They then arrest Murray after he tries to blow up a spy building that Benjamin is in.
MF
22.Treasure Island
Robert Louis Stevenson
A kid named Jim has an adventure in store. A pirate comes to his tavern and then dies of a heart attack. It turns out he was a pirate and his crew gave him "The Black Spot." It means he shall be murdered. Then Jim goes on an adventure to find Captain Flint's treasure. A gang of pirates commit mutiny on his ship. Then when Jim gets on an island it turns out to be the place where the treasure is, and an old man named Ben Gunn. You have to read the book to see if Jim gets off the island with the treasure or is murdered by animals or the mutinous crew.
MF
23.Gifted Hands
Gregg Lewis and Deborah Shaw Lewis
In Gifted Hands, Ben Carson begins his life as a young boy living in poverty, but now he is a profound doctor. He began his life living with his single mother, but then he lives with Sister Scott when trouble arises. When he graduates high school he gets into Yale University, thanks to a lot of reading.When at Yale, he meets a young woman and they get married. When he is older, Ben Carson becomes a brain doctor and he has 5 really tough neurosurgery operations, or brain operations. Out of 11 people he does surgery on, 4 die.
MF
24.The Silmarillian
J.R.R. Tolkien
The Silmarillian is a book like Lord of the Rings, and the Hobbit because it takes place in Middle-Earth. This book takes place over at least 5 thousand years. It tells about Sauron's proceeder Melkor. Then it tells how Melkor was defeated, and how Sauron came to full strength. When Sauron was at full strength, he made The One Ring. He also made some other to give to other beings. The kings of men he gave the rings to, turned into Ring-wraiths. They crave the ring. Isildur,a prince, then in the war, cut off Sauron's finger and took the ring. Isildur was then murdered by Orcs an Smeagol (Gollum) found the ring.The ring drove Gollum mad, and he made this gross swallowing noise, G-O-L-L-U-M-!
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25.Hugo Cabret
Brian Selznick
Hugo Cabret is a book about a kid without any parents, and living all by himself, fixing clocks at a train station. Hugo has to live by stealing, as his uncle taught him. Along the way he fixes this automaton, and works at a toy booth. He then meets this girl whom is the god-daughter of the toy booth's owner. Hugo learns that the person who made the automaton, is actually Georges Melies , his boss, the toy booth owner. Hugo Cabret is a realistic fiction book. Georges Melies was a real magician, but Hugo Cabret is not a real person, but who knows?
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