Multcolib Kids Picks: 6-8th Grade--Adventure, Mystery, and Survival

A Life in the Wild
A Life in the Wild George Schaller's Struggle to Save the Last Great Beasts By Turner, Pamela S. (Book - 2008 ) j 590.92 T951L 2008 Available in some locations

Annotation:In this compelling biography, illustrated with Schaller's own photographs, Turner examines the amazing life and groundbreaking work of the man International Wildlife calls "the world's foremost field biologist." Schaller's landmark research revolutionized field biology, demonstrating that it is possible to study dangerous animals in their own habitats.

Peak By Smith, Roland (Book - 2007 ) y SMITH Available in some locations

Annotation:After Peak Marcello is arrested for scaling a New York City skyscraper, he goes to live with his long-lost father, who runs a climbing company in Thailand. But Peak quickly learns that his father's interest in him has strings attached. He wants Peak to be the youngest person to reach the Everest summit--and his motives are selfish at best. Even so, for a climbing addict like Peak, tackling Everest is the challenge of a lifetime. But it's also one that could cost him his life.

The Case of the Missing Marquess
The Case of the Missing Marquess By Springer, Nancy (Book - 2006 ) j SPRINGER Available in some locations

Annotation:A new series featuring Sherlock Holmes' much-younger sister Enola begins. When her mother disappears, Enola is determined to find her and sets out to the heart of London. There Enola becomes involved in the kidnapping of a young marquess.

H.I.V.E Higher-Institute-of-Villainous-Education By Walden, Mark (Book - 2007 ) y WALDEN Available in some locations

Annotation:Swept away to a hidden academy for training budding evil geniuses, Otto, a brilliant orphan, Wing, a sensitive warrior, Laura, a shy computer specialist, and Shelby, an infamous jewel thief, plot to beat the odds and escape the prison known as H.I.V.E.

Leviathan By Westerfeld, Scott (Book - 2009 ) y WESTERFEL 2009 Available in some locations Holds: 1 on 21 copies

Annotation:In an alternate 1914 Europe, fifteen-year-old Austrian Prince Alek, on the run from the Clanker Powers who are attempting to take over the globe using mechanical machinery, forms an uneasy alliance with Deryn who, disguised as a boy to join the British Air Service, is learning to fly genetically-engineered beasts.

STORM The Infinity Code By Young, E. L. (Book - 2008 ) y YOUNG Available in some locations

Annotation:In London, the teenaged geniuses of STORM, a secret organization dedicated to eliminating the world's misery through science and technology, uncover plans for a deadly weapon and race to find and dismantle it, then confront the corrupt scientist behind the scheme.

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