Shanghaied To The Moon

Author: Michael J Daley
Publisher: Open Road Media
ISBN: 1497638755
Size: 52.49 MB
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A New York Public Library Best Book for the Teen Age: Stewart jumps at the chance to travel into space, but it turns out his mission is more dangerous than he thought Stewart Hale is about to turn thirteen, and all he wants is to become a rocket pilot, just like his mom. But ever since she died in a crash, Stewart’s dad won’t hear of it. He refuses even to bring Stewart to the space museum anymore. Virtual reality videos of his hero, pilot Val Thorsten, aren’t enough. Worst of all, Stewart realizes he’s beginning to forget some of his favorite memories of his mom, and wonders if something in the past is being hidden from him. After bumping into a grizzled old space traveler, Stewart finds his chance to escape to the moon. But in a beat-up craft with a pilot who’s well past his prime, this isn’t quite the adventure that Stewart had in mind.

Shanghaied To The Moon

Author: Michael Daley
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101176911
Size: 78.23 MB
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Thirteen-year-old Stewart Hale dreams of Space Academy and becoming a famous pilot like his mother, and like his hero Val Thorsten. But after his mother’s death, his father has forbidden any talk of Stewart going into space. And Stewart suspects there’s something that is being kept hidden from him, something they don’t want him to remember from his past. A chance encounter with a washed-up old spacer gives Stewart an unexpected opportunity to sneak off on his own mission to the Moon. But when the old spacer’s intentions turn out to be less than honorable, Stewart realizes he hasn’t found his big break—he’s been shanghaied!

Pinch And Dash Make Soup

Author: Michael J. Daley
Publisher: Charlesbridge
ISBN: 160734081X
Size: 10.84 MB
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Pinch and Dash's disagreement over the use of pepper and hot sauce in their soup ends up spoiling the meal.

Walking On The Moon

Author: Susan Sizemore
Publisher: Ellora's Cave Publishing Inc
ISBN: 1419902253
Size: 33.27 MB
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Walking on the Moon By Susan SizemoreAward-winning chili maker Claudia Cameron comes to Greece in search of adventure and romance-and is kidnapped by a crew of hungry, time-traveling space miners in search of a cook.Instead of a Mediterranean holiday, she finds herself walking on the moons of Mars. But once she's shanghaied on board the HATTON, Claudia must contend with not only the alien environment, real live aliens, the ship's hardhearted captain, but also her growing attraction to sexy ship's officer Denys DuChamp.Denys is on a mission from a war-torn future. He's determined to do anything to save his time-no matter what. If it means keeping Claudia-who continues to refer to him as an "alien lizard terrorist"-prisoner, so be it. Even if it means destroying their burgeoning love-so be it. Denys can be as stubborn and pigheaded as a bulldog when he's on a mission.However, Claudia isn't exactly the helpless prisoner type. She has a few tricks up her proverbial sleeve that come in mighty handy when she has to save her world-and her man-from the evil alien Sirens.Note: This book is a reissue; it was previously released several years ago by another publisher.

Pinch And Dash And The Terrible Couch

Author: Michael J. Daley
Publisher: Charlesbridge Pub Incorporated
ISBN: 9781580893794
Size: 56.32 MB
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When his aunt's couch is delivered to Pinch, he and his friend Dash try to find a way to fit it into Pinch's cozy home.

Moon Over Tangier

Author: Janice Law
Publisher: Overamstel Uitgevers
ISBN: 9049980236
Size: 54.94 MB
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In colonial Morocco, a painter navigates a conspiracy of forgery, corruption, and murder For Francis, life with David grows more dangerous by the day. When sober, he is charming, but when he drinks, he is violent, slashing Francis’s paintings and threatening to gut the painter, too. When David leaves London for Morocco, Francis cannot help but follow this man whom he loves but can no longer trust. In Tangier, they find a thriving community of expats who guzzle champagne while revolutionaries gather in the desert. But in Morocco’s International Zone, death does not wait for rebellion. After Francis identifies a friend’s Picasso as a fake, the police call him in to investigate the forger’s demise. If he refuses, they will throw David in jail, where inmates and the DTs will kill him within the week. Between the bustle of the city and the emptiness of the desert, Francis finds that in Morocco, even the fakes can be worth killing for.

The Watermen

Author: James A. Michener
Publisher: Dial Press Trade Paperback
ISBN: 080415161X
Size: 51.84 MB
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Showcasing the evocative artwork created by John Moll for this special edition, James A. Michener’s The Watermen is a unique tribute to the adventurous seafarers of the Chesapeake Bay. Excerpted from the Pulitzer Prize–winning author’s classic Chesapeake, this enthralling novel has a unity and a spirit all its own, telling the story of the bay and its wildlife, but especially of the watermen, from their favorite pastimes to their rivalries in hunting, oystering, racing, and fighting. Gorgeously illustrated, brilliantly conceived, The Watermen is a narrative and visual feast from one of America’s favorite storytellers. BONUS: This edition includes an excerpt from James A. Michener's Hawaii. Praise for Chesapeake “Another of James Michener’s great mines of narrative, character and lore.”—The Wall Street Journal “[A] marvelous panorama of history seen in the lives of symbolic people of the ages . . . an emotionally and intellectually appealing book.”—The Atlanta Journal-Constitution “Michener’s most ambitious work of fiction in theme and scope.”—The Philadelphia Inquirer “Magnificently written . . . one of those rare novels that is enthusiastically passed from friend to friend.”—Associated Press

Earth Vs The Sci Fi Filmmakers

Author: Tom Weaver
Publisher: McFarland
ISBN: 0786482176
Size: 50.70 MB
Format: PDF
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"Perhaps no film genres attracted more rabid fans and less critical acclaim than the horror and science fiction movies of the 1950s and 1960s. The men and women who made the characters come to life are interviewed here, talking about their work, the behin