Multcolib My Librarian Alison: Kids you'd like, having adventures

Chasing Vermeer
Chasing Vermeer By Balliett, Blue (Book - 2004 ) j BALLIETT Available in some locations

Annotation:When seemingly unrelated and strange events start to happen and a precious Vermeer painting disappears, eleven-year-olds Petra and Calder combine their talents to solve an international art scandal. -

The Valley of Secrets
The Valley of Secrets By Hussey, Charmian (Book - 2006 ) y HUSSEY 2006 Available in some locations

Annotation:When strange events occur in his newly inherited manor house in Cornwall, England, Stephen, a teenager who was abandoned at birth, investigates the mystery and his family history using clues found in a travel journal kept by his great uncle Theo during his trip to the Amazon River region.

Navigating Early
Navigating Early By Vanderpool, Clare (Book - 2013 ) j VANDERPOO 2013 Available in some locations

Annotation:"Odyssey-like adventure of two boys' incredible quest on the Appalachian Trail where they deal with pirates, buried secrets, and extraordinary encounters"-- Provided by publisher.

Graceling By Cashore, Kristin (Book - 2008 ) y CASHORE 2008 Available in some locations Holds: 1 on 16 copies

Annotation:In a world where some people are born with extreme and often-feared skills called Graces, Katsa struggles for redemption from her own horrifying Grace, the Grace of killing, and teams up with another young fighter to save their land from a corrupt king.

Swallows and Amazons
Swallows and Amazons By Ransome, Arthur (Book - 1985 ) j RANSOME Available in some locations

Annotation:Set in the English Lake District in the period between the two World Wars, a group of children have fun sailing, camping, fishing, swimming and enjoying piratical exploits on an uncharted lake.

Gone-Away Lake
Gone-Away Lake By Enright, Elizabeth (Book - 1957 ) j ENRIGHT Available in some locations

Annotation:Two children spend the summer in upstate New York, they discover a dry lake and the elderly brother and sister who live next to it in a ghost town.

The Exiles
The Exiles By McKay, Hilary (Book - 1992 ) j MCKAY Available in some locations

Annotation:The four Conroy sisters spend a wild summer at the seaside with Big Grandma, who tries to break them of their reading habit by substituting fresh air and hard work for books and gets unexpected results.

The Penderwicks
The Penderwicks A Summer Tale of Four Sisters, Two Rabbits, and A Very Interesting Boy By Birdsall, Jeanne (Book - 2005 ) j BIRDSALL Available in some locations

Annotation:While vacationing with their widowed father in the Berkshire Mountains, four lovable sisters, ages four through twelve, share adventures with a local boy, much to the dismay of his snobbish mother.

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