Rudger is Amanda Shuffleup's imaginary friend.
Nobody else can see Rudger, until the evil Mr. Bunting arrives at Amanda's door. Mr. Bunting hunts imaginaries. Rumor has it that he even eats them. And now he's found Rudger.
Soon Rudger is alone, and running for his imaginary life. He needs to find Amanda before Mr. Bunting catches him, and before Amanda forgets him and he fades away to nothing. But how can an unreal boy stand alone in the real world?
A boy hunter, the President of the United States, and a terrorist plot converge to create an original and thrilling tale of wilderness survival.
Every boy in Oskari's remote mountain village must face a ritual hunt on his thirteenth birthday, the Trial, to become a man. It's Oskari's turn, and whatever animal he kills, if he succeeds, will symbolize who he will become. But the idea of spending a night alone in the forest makes him queasy, and the ceremonial bow he has to use is too big for him.
Soon after he sets out, Oskari comes across a strange creature in the woods, emerging in eerie blue light from a smoking steel pod. He assumes it's an alien, until the figure introduces himself as the President of the United States. Air Force One, sabotaged, has crashed, and the president is running for his life. Will Oskari be brave enough, strong enough, and smart enough to save the President and himself?
When the worlds of Ranger's Apprentice and Brotherband cross over, action and adventure are guaranteed.
King Duncan of Araluen has an urgent mission for Hal and the Heron brotherband. One assassination attempt on his daughter Cassandra was foiled, but the would-be killers are from the deadly Scorpion cult, and they won't be satisfied until they have completed their task.
The Herons team up with Ranger Gilan to track the killers across the deserts of Arrida and infiltrate their mountain lair, but the Scorpion assassins are not the only threat the brotherband will face. A seaside battle is looming, and the Herons are called upon to help an old friend of Araluen in his fight.
With their forces split between searing land and treacherous seas, can the brotherband complete their mission before the killers find their royal target?
It was never easy for Sammy Hayes-Rodriguez to fit in, so he's dreading the day when his genius mom insists he bring her newest invention to school: a walking, talking robot he calls E, for
Sammy's no stranger to robots: his house is full of a colorful cast of them. But this one not only thinks it's Sammy's brother, it's actually even nerdier than Sammy. Will E be Sammy's one-way ticket to Loserville? Or will he prove to the world that it's cool to be square?
It's a roller-coaster ride for Sammy to discover the amazing secret E holds that could change family forever, if all goes well on the trial run!
The myth continues in the tenth year of the fabled Trojan War, wherein two infamous gods of war go to battle.
The spotlight is thrown on Ares, god of war, and the story primarily focuses on his battle with the clever and powerful Athena. As the battle culminates and the gods try to one-up each other to win, the human death toll mounts. Who will win this epic clash of power? And how many will have to die first?