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Fiction, Youth

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1 Anthony Horowitz Scorpia
Philomel Books 2005 0399241515 / 9780399241512 Hardcover New in New dust jacket; Has remainder mark. 
Alex Rider; 8.50 x1.50 x 6.25 ; 312 pages; On a trip to Venice, Alex Rider is captured by criminal organization, SCORPIA (Sabotage, CORruption, Intelligence and Assasination. ) He is recruited by the organization by telling him that his father, John Rider, was actually a Scorpia assasin. Scorpia plans to destroy US and UK relationships by killing British youth. Alex not only must find the truth about his father and himself, but also prevent this menacing crime organization from carrying out their threats. Anthony Horowitz' Alex Rider novels are a best seller among young readers. Scorpia is the fifth in the series. Readers will not be disappointed by the roller coaster mystery adventure. 
Price: 9.00 USD
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2 Anthony Horowitz Snake Head
Speak 2008 0142412120 / 9780142412121 Paperback New with no dust jacket; New with remainder mark 
Alex Rider Series # 7; Trade PB; 7.65 x 1.10 x 5.0 in; 385 pages; In this 7th novel of the Alex Rider series, adventure leads Alex to Australia and Southeast Asia, to thwart the operations of Scorpia, a criminal organization which has murdered his parents, shot him and left him for dead more than once. A G8 nation hires Scorpia to assasinate eight celebrities hosting a "Make Poverty History" concert to coincide with a G8 summit meeting to be held in the same place. Alex meets a godfather he did not know and four soldiers who become part of his team. Juvenile readers have waited for each next Alex Rider spy novel and once again, British author, Anthony Horowitz delivers and roller coaster adventure. 
Price: 7.00 USD
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3 Avi Crispin: the Cross of Lead
Hyperion 2004 0786816589 / 9780786816583 Paperback Good with no dust jacket; Used book with slight crease on front cover and slightly bent spine. 
Trade PB; 0.80 x 7.50 x 5.20; 320 pages; Crispin's mother, a peasant woman, dies and Crispin flees to the woods to save himself. He is distraught as his friend Father Quinel is murdered, Crispin thinks, because of him. In the woods , Crispin meets Bear to whom he gives an oath of servitude. Bear mentors Crispin in contradictory ways ( Such as on the one hand making Crispin his servant while insisting that everyman should be his own master and insisting that it is better to live a life of questions. ) Crispin is challenged to rethink his view of God and freedom and his own mortality. Book for 9-12 year olds. 
Price: 4.00 USD
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4 Caroline B. Cooney Evil Returns (Originally Titled Return of the Vampire) The Vampire's Promise 2
Scholastic 1992 0439553962 / 9780439553964 Paperback Good+ with no dust jacket; Gently read. 
Mass Market PB; 0.52 x 6.60 x 4.25; 171 pages; Devnee just moved into a new neighborhood, in a new school. She does not feel confident and wishes she was what one could consider pretty and popular. Her family moved to an older home where there is a resident vampire who could grant her whatever she wished for. 
Price: 3.00 USD
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5 Eoin Colfer Artemis Fowl
Hyperion Books For Children 2001 0786808012 / 9780786808014 First American Edition Hardcover Good in Good dust jacket; Good reading copy, no marks, DJ with slight shelf wear. 
1.40 x 8.0 x 5.5; 277 pages; From Eoin Colfer, an Irish bestselling author, comes this enchanting tale of Artemis Fowl, child prodigy, too intelligent for his own good. He decides to kidnap the fairy, Captain Holly Short of the LEPrecon Unit, and unwittingly must battle an army of armed and dangerous fairies. 
Price: 5.00 USD
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6 Peter W. Hassinger Shakespeare's Daughter
Harper Collins 2004 0060284684 / 9780060284688 Library edition Hardcover New in New dust jacket 
1.08 x 8.32 x 5.82; 310 pages; Susanna Shakespeare leaves her provincial town of Stratford-upon-Avon, goes to London and finds adventure and love. 
Price: 7.00 USD
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