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Adventure stories (Children's / Teenage)

See below for a selection of the latest books from Adventure stories (Children's / Teenage) category. Presented with a red border are the Adventure stories (Children's / Teenage) books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading. With expert reading recommendations made by people with a passion for books and some unique features Lovereading will help you find great Adventure stories (Children's / Teenage) books and those from many more genres to read that will keep you inspired and entertained. And it's all free!

Choose Your Own Adventure Eighth Grade Witch

Choose Your Own Adventure Eighth Grade Witch

Author: E.L Thomas, Andrew E. C. Gaska Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 24/08/2021

Choose your own adventure as Rabbit, the new kid on the block enters a ghoulish world of nightmares, witches, and ghosts. As Rabbit, readers will get to choose which adventure, or nightmare they'll embark on. From learning about the mysterious witch Prudence Deadly, trouncing through spooky graveyards, meeting ghostly ancestors, or channeling some witchcraft with classmates. No one path leads to the same destination, will you choose a path that leads to the light? Or will the path you choose lead to a gruesome end? You get to decide!

The Wild Before

The Wild Before

Author: Piers Torday Format: Hardback Release Date: 19/08/2021

Can one hare alone change the world? The captivating animal adventure destined to be loved by readers of all ages. A stunning hardback edition from the bestselling, much-loved author, Piers Torday. One stormy, snowy night, a pure silver calf is born on an ordinary muddy farm by the light of the moon. This is the legendary Mooncalf, whose arrival has been foretold since the dawn of time. According to a dream passed down from animal to animal, if the calf dies, a great terribleness will come - rising seas, a plague, skies raining down fire, the end of all things... and Little Hare vows to persuade all the animals to protect Mooncalf, whatever the cost. But it's easier said than done, and soon Little Hare realises that he is the only one who can save the world... A stunning prequel to the award-winning, bestselling The Last Wild trilogy, touching on timely themes of climate change, friendship, and above all, hope. 'Piers Torday is the new master of books for children' The Times

The Secret Halloween Costume

The Secret Halloween Costume

Author: Sophie Vaillancourt Format: Hardback Release Date: 19/08/2021

Cece Loves Science and Adventure

Cece Loves Science and Adventure

Author: Kimberly Derting, Shelli R. Johannes Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 19/08/2021

Smart girls, friendship, and fun: a winning combination. -Kirkus A wonderful book. -School Library Journal Cece loves science and adventure! In this STEM-themed Girls in Science picture book, Cece and her Adventure Girls troop use science, technology, engineering, and math to solve problems and earn their camping pin. Illustrated by New York Times-bestseller Vashti Harrison, Cece Loves Science and Adventure is perfect for fans of Ada Twist, Scientist and anyone who enjoys asking questions and figuring out how things work. Cece loves being an Adventure Girl almost as much as she loves science, which is why she can't wait for her troop's camping trip. Nature is full of science for Cece to explore! Along with her friends, her mom, and her dog, Einstein, Cece learns how to pitch a tent, set up a campsite, and document landmarks on the trail. Then thunder booms in the distance! Working together, the girls use meteorology and math to determine the location of the storm; engineering to build a shelter; and technology and math to calculate the length of the trek back to the campsite. After all that teamwork, Cece's mom gives them an Adventure Girl surprise! Illustrated by Vashti Harrison, author and illustrator of the New York Times-bestselling Little Leaders: Bold Women in Black History, Cece Loves Science and Adventure is just right for curious kids and anyone who loves to explore the great outdoors. Includes a glossary.

Weird Kid

Weird Kid

Author: Greg van Eekhout Format: Hardback Release Date: 19/08/2021

From the author of Cog and Voyage of the Dogs, Weird Kid is a hilarious and heartfelt homage to everyone who feels like they don't belong. Perfect for fans of Gordon Korman and Stuart Gibb. Jake Wind is trying to stay under the radar. Whose radar? Anyone who might be too interested in the fact that he has shapeshifting abilities he can't control. Or that his parents found him as a ball of goo when he was a baby. Keeping his powers in check is crucial, though, if he wants to live a normal life and go to middle school instead of being homeschooled (and if he wants to avoid being kidnapped and experimented on, of course). Things feel like they're going his way when he survives his first day of school without transforming and makes a new friend. But when mysterious sinkholes start popping up around town-sinkholes filled with the same extraterrestrial substance as Jake-and his neighbors, classmates, and even his family start acting a little, well, weird, Jake will have to learn to use his powers in order to save his town.

Red Wolf

Red Wolf

Author: Rachel Vincent Format: Hardback Release Date: 19/08/2021

Powerful and compelling, this high-stakes, feminist reimagining of Little Red Riding Hood is perfect for fans of Stephanie Garber and Meagan Spooner. For as long as sixteen-year-old Adele can remember, the village of Oakvale has been surrounded by the dark wood-a forest filled with terrible monsters. A forest that light itself cannot penetrate. Unlike her fellow villagers, Adele cannot avoid the dark wood. Adele is one of a long line of guardians: women who secretly take on the form of a wolf, in order to protect their village. But when accepting her fate means giving up the boy she loves, abandoning the future she imagined for herself, and breaking her own moral code, she must decide how far she is willing to go to keep her neighbors safe.

The Orphans of St Halibut's: Pamela's Revenge

The Orphans of St Halibut's: Pamela's Revenge

Author: Sophie Wills Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 19/08/2021

Accidental fires, villainous grown-ups and a mission to rescue a very grumpy goat - don't miss the hilarious second Orphans of St Halibut's adventure from Sophie Wills, illustrated by the million-copy bestselling David Tazzyman. The orphans are survivors. So when St Halibut's burns to the ground, they get ready to adapt and learn some new skills. But the children have their work cut out for them; Crumplepatch Railways wants to drag Sad Sack into the modern world, Bickley Brimstone, the phony pharmacist, is up to something sinister and the residents of Sad Sack are behaving even more oddly than usual. Worst of all, The Ministry of FUN - Forms, Underlining and Notices - is sticking its nose into everything. And just when the children need Pamela the goat's protection the most, she seems to be mellowing . . . Can the gang of crafty kids figure out what's going on before Sad Sack goes completely off the rails? Side-splitting mischief, big trouble and a spectacular cast of quirky characters - dive into the hilarious world of the The Orphans of St Halibut's: Pamela's Revenge. 'Stupendous and hilarious! Deliciously disgusting at times and filled to the brim with dark humour' Hana Tooke, author of The Unadoptables on The Orphans of St. Halibut's 'A fabulously funny tale of clever orphans, rambling houses, angry goats and grizzly ends' Kirsty Applebaum, author of The Middler on The Orphans of St. Halibut's

Goldilocks: Wanted Dead or Alive

Goldilocks: Wanted Dead or Alive

Author: Chris Colfer Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 19/08/2021

From #1 New York Times bestselling author Chris Colfer comes a graphic novel in the Land of Stories series featuring Goldilocks - as you've never seen her before! When we first meet her in The Land of Stories: The Wishing Spell, Goldilocks is a beautiful and tough-as-nails outlaw. Discover her origin story and more in this brand new, lushly illustrated full-color graphic novel, as she takes you on adventures where she may or may not break a few laws along the way. Once upon a time, the kingdoms of the fairy-tale world lived in perfect harmony under the guidance of the Happily Ever After Assembly. But not all creatures and territories have been invited to this peaceful union. Monsters and criminals have found refuge in the Dwarf Forests, a land without rulers or law. When a plot by the Charming brothers is unveiled and threatens to push society's unwanted from their homes, the fairy-tale world's harmony and Goldilocks' home are put in jeopardy... New and returning fans of the Land of Stories will fall in love with the adventures of Goldilocks before she met Alex and Conner Bailey. Fans will recognize familiar characters including Porridge, Jack, and Queen Red Riding Hood; and a ragtag team of misfits is introduced, including Puss in Boots, Little Miss Muffet, Pinocchio, and more.

The Night the Moon Went Out: A Bloomsbury Reader

The Night the Moon Went Out: A Bloomsbury Reader

Author: Samantha Baines Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 19/08/2021

A heart-warming adventure story by award-winning comedian, actress, broadcaster, hearing-aid wearer and author of Harriet Versus the Galaxy, Samantha Baines. Aneira is a hearing-aid wearer and she is super scared of the dark. When the moon suddenly goes out one night, Aneira is on a mission to turn it back on! With the help of her owl friend, she sets off on a journey to fix the moon and overcome her fear. This powerful story features beautiful black-and-white illustrations by Lucy Rogers. The Bloomsbury Readers series is packed with book-banded stories to get children reading independently in Key Stage 2 by award-winning authors like double Carnegie Medal winner Geraldine McCaughrean and Waterstones Prize winner Patrice Lawrence. With black and white illustrations and online guided reading notes written by the Centre for Literacy in Primary Education (CLPE), this series is ideal for home and school. For more information visit www.bloomsburyguidedreading.com. Book Band: Dark Blue (Ideal for ages 9+)

Daughter of Sparta

Daughter of Sparta

Author: Claire M. Andrews Format: Hardback Release Date: 12/08/2021

Sparta forged her into a deadly weapon. Now the Gods need her to save the world! Seventeen-year-old Daphne has spent her entire life honing her body and mind into that of a warrior, hoping to be accepted by the unyielding people of ancient Sparta. But an unexpected encounter with the goddess Artemis---who holds Daphne's brother's fate in her hands---upends the life she's worked so hard to build. Nine mysterious items have been stolen from Mount Olympus and if Daphne cannot find them, the gods' waning powers will fade away, the mortal world will descend into chaos, and her brother's life will be forfeit. Guided by Artemis's twin-the handsome and entirely-too-self-assured god Apollo-Daphne's journey will take her from the labyrinth of the Minotaur to the riddle-spinning Sphinx of Thebes, team her up with mythological legends such as Theseus and Hippolyta of the Amazons, and pit her against the gods themselves. A reinterpretation of the classic Greek myth of Daphne and Apollo, DAUGHTER OF SPARTA by debut author Claire Andrews turns the traditionally male-dominated mythology we know into a heart-pounding and empowering female-led adventure.

Can You Save an Endangered Species?

Can You Save an Endangered Species?

Author: Eric Braun Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/08/2021

Poachers, habitat destruction, overhunting and fishing, and disease all endanger animal species around the world. But you can help save them! Navigate through three different stories in this mission to save a species. With dozens of possible story outcomes, it's up to you to save the animals from extinction. The planet needs you. Will YOU CHOOSE to help?

The Champion

The Champion

Author: Taran Matharu Format: Hardback Release Date: 05/08/2021

In a world far from our own, where enemies come in many forms, will the ultimate battle for survival be GAME OVER? Don't miss the explosive final book in the epic CONTENDER trilogy from the bestselling author of the Summoner series. CADE AND HIS FRIENDS ARE FIGHTING FOR EARTH Cade has managed to survive the duel with the Hydra Alpha - barely. But the Games are far from over. By order of the cruel and mysterious alien overlord, Abaddon, Cade and his friends are sent off to war against the Greys, a humanoid race who have far surpassed humans in technology on their home planet. A GLIMMER OF HOPE? This attempt to move up the leaderboard leads Cade to a game-changing revelation: The Pantheon - the millennia-old alien masterminds behind the Games - have a weakness. With the right artefacts scavenged from the land of Acies and a heavy dose of courage and luck, Cade has exactly one chance to end their tyranny for ever. But if he fails, for the lives of his friends and the survival of Earth it will be ... GAME OVER