Black Book of Secrets
by F.E. Higgins, Y Fiction Higgins
When Ludlow Fitch runs away from his thieving parents in the City, he meets up with the mysterious Joe Zabbidou, who calls himself a secret pawnbroker, and who takes Ludlow as an apprentice to record the confessions of the townspeople of Pagus Parvus, where resentments are many and trust is scarce.
Bloody Jack : being an account of the curious adventures of Mary "Jacky" Faber, Ship's Boy (Bloody Jack)
by L.A. Meyer, Y Fiction Meyer, Y Books on CD Meyer
Reduced to begging and thievery in the streets of London, a thirteen-year-old orphan disguises herself as a boy and connives her way onto a British warship set for high sea adventure in search of pirates.Buso Renkin
by Nobuhiro Watsuki, Y Graphic Watsuki
Kazuki Mutou is mortally wounded saving a girl from a strange monster, but is given a new life through the power of the alchemically-made Core Iron. Along with a second chance, this grants him the ability to use his own Busou Renkin, or Alchemy Weapon. Joining forces with Tokiko, the Busou Renkin user he'd saved earlier and who gave him the Core Iron, he uses his newfound powers to fight the malevolent Homunculus monsters and protect his friends and the rest of mankind. Cirque du Freak (Cirque du Freak/Saga of Darren Shan)
by Darren Shan, Y Fiction Shan
Two boys who are best friends visit an illegal freak show, where an encounter with a vampire and a deadly spider forces them to make life-changing choices.Dr. Illuminatus
by Martin Booth, Y Fiction Booth
Pip and her twin brother, Tim, awaken an alchemist's son from a centuries-long slumber when their family moves to an old English country estate, and he enlists them in the fight against an evil alchemist who seeks to create a homunculus.How the Hangman Lost his Heart
by K.M. Grant, Y Fiction Grant
When her Uncle Frank is executed for treason against England's King George in 1746 and his severed head is mounted on a pike for public viewing, daring Alice tries to reclaim the head for a proper burial, finding an unlikely ally in the soft-hearted executioner, while incurring the wrath of the royal guard.Merchant of Death (Pendragon)
by D.J. MacHale, Y Fiction MacHale, Y Books on CD MacHale
Bobby Pendragon is a seemingly normal and somewhat reluctant 14- year-old boy who is swept into an amazing five-year quest.Montmorency: Thief, Liar, Gentleman?
by Eleanor Updale, Y Fiction Updale
In Victorian London, after his life is saved by a young physician, a thief utilizes the knowledge he gains in prison and from the scientific lectures he attends as the physician's case study exhibit to create a new, highly successful, double life for himself. Nathan Fox: Dangerous Times
by L. Brittany, Y Fiction Brittany
Sir Francis Walsingham, England's spymaster general, has eyes and ears all over the world. His secret service protects Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth and ensures the might of the whole English empire. Now, he has a new recruit. Fourteen-year-old Nathan Fox is an actor in the same company as young Will Shakespeare. His life in the theater had taught him a thing or two about disguises and deception. But nothing can prepare Nathan for the shadowy world he's about to enter. Nathan's new life holds more action and more drama than he ever saw on a stage. But will he survive to tell Will Shakespeare his tale?Nick of Time
by Ted Bell, Y Fiction Bell
Nick McIver is no ordinary boy, fighting pirates, beating Nazis at their own game, and traveling through time.Shackleton's Stowaway
by Victoria McKernan, Y Fiction McKernan
A fictionalized account of the adventures of eighteen-year-old Perce Blackborow, who stowed away for the 1914 Shackleton Antarctic expedition and, after their ship Endurance was crushed by ice, endured many hardships, including the loss of the toes of his left foot to frostbite, during the nearly two-year return journey across sea and ice.Sea of Shadow
(Twelve Kingdoms) by Fuyumi Ono, Y Graphic Ono
Except for her red hair, Yoko Nakajima is a typical, obedient Japanese high school student. Her life is fairly ordinary--that is, until Keiki, a unicorn in the guise of a young blond-haired boy, tells her that she is his master and must return to their kingdom. When the boy mysteriously vanishes. Yoko is left alone, confused, and wandering through a foreign land with nothing to help protect her save a magic sword and a magic stone. When Keiki suddenly appears at Yoko's school, little does she realize that her life is about to change. Lost in a strange land-without a map and demons on her trail-Yoko begins her quest for both survival and self-discovery.Ship of Fire
by Michael Cadnum, Y Fiction Cadnum
In 1587, sailing to Spain on board Sir Francis Drake's ship "Elizabeth Bonaventure," seventeen-year-old surgeon's apprentice Thomas Spyre finds that, with the sudden death of his master, he must take over as ship's surgeon and prove his skill not only as a doctor but also as a fighter when he is enlisted by Drake to face battle.Stormbreaker
by Anthony Horowitz, Y Fiction Horowitz, Y Books on CD Horowitz
After the death of the uncle who had been his guardian, fourteen-year-old Alex Rider is coerced to continue his uncle's dangerous work for Britain's intelligence agency, MI6.
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