Sunday, June 13, 2010

Mailbox Monday (32)

I got a package from Scholastic last week. Just in time as school is ending and summer reading will begin with the kids after long days spent outdoors. By the way, this meme is hosted by Marcia at The Printed Page. You should check out her blog and see what others have received and to play along. 

The 39 Clues Book 8: The Emperor's Code by Gordon Korman

Amazon synopsis:
As the race to find the 39 Clues builds to its explosive finish, Amy and Dan must explore an ancient culture and steal a Clue guarded by thousands of the world's best-trained soldiers. It's the most dangerous Clue search yet. As their enemies crowd in, Amy and Dan find themselves separated for the first time ever. The choice lies before them – find the next Clue, or find their way back to each other.

The 39 Clues Book 9: Storm Warning by Linda Sue Park

Amazon synopsis:
Throughout the hunt for the 39 Clues, Amy and Dan have encountered some of the darkest aspects of history . . . and had to deal with the role their family played. But are they ready for the truth? In this thrilling ninth installment, Amy and Dan hit the high seas as they follow the trail of some infamous ancestors to track down a long lost treasure. However, the real prize isn’t hidden in a chest. It's the discovery of the Madrigals' most dangerous secret and, even more shockingly, the true identity of the mysterious man in black.

Julia Gillian (and the Dream of the Dog) by Alison McGhee

Amazon synopsis:
Sixth grade is proving to be less than dreamy: Julia Gillian's new homeroom teacher is serious about school work and has the class "controlling for variables." Julia Gillian has been paired for the Reading Extravaganza with Fergus Cannon, whose distaste for reading rivals her own. Worst of all, her beloved dog, Bigfoot, is getting old. Soon, Julia Gillian will learn that no matter how hard she tries to control for variables and keep her lifelong companion safe, she cannot prevent the inevitable. Luckily, her bounty of steadfast friends and family see her through the toughest time of her life.

I Survived The Sinking of the Titanic, 1912 by Lauren Tarshis

Amazon synopsis:
Ten-year-old George Calder can't believe his luck -- he and his little sister, Phoebe, are on the famous Titanic, crossing the ocean with their Aunt Daisy. The ship is full of exciting places to explore, but when George ventures into the first class storage cabin, a terrible boom shakes the entire boat. Suddenly, water is everywhere, and George's life changes forever.
Lauren Tarshis brings history's most exciting and terrifying events to life in this new fictional series. Readers will be transported by stories of amazing kids and how they survived!

So what did you get in your mailbox last week?

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  1. Looks like some great books! I know my daughter is looking forward to more 39 Clues books.

    My Mailbox Monday is posted on my book blog: <a href=">5 Minutes for Books<a/>

  2. The 39 Clues books look cute! Happy reading! My mailbox is at The Crowded Leaf.

  3. We loved Scholastic when the kids were younger. My son would have loved that Titanic book! He read everything he could find about the Titanic when he was younger. Enjoy all your books!

  4. I love scholastic!! I still buy from them! thank go my friend able to order them for me =D

    here's mine!

  5. My kids and I also love Scholastic Books! Enjoy your summer reading! :-)

  6. We've recently started the "39 Clues" series - one at a time from the library - my son devours them!

    Julie @ Knitting and Sundries

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