Read e-book online Exploring the Amazon PDF

By Helen Schreider, Frank Schreider

ISBN-10: 0870440780

ISBN-13: 9780870440786

Because the day of the conquistadors, the Amazon has lured explorers and adventurers. Many have left files in their reviews, yet few bills are so choked with the exceitement of discovery as Exploring The Amazon, a stirring tribute to the braveness of its authors. one other nationwide Geographic treasure.


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Download e-book for kindle: The Divide (The Divide Trilogy, Book 1) by Elizabeth Kay

By Elizabeth Kay

ISBN-10: 0439456967

ISBN-13: 9780439456968

A special and funny fable that weaves a solid of eccentric and fascinating characters into an enormous experience story.

When Felix's mom and dad take him to "The Divide"--a spot in Costa Rica the place the waters that run right down to the Pacific and Atlantic oceans separate--Felix reveals himself in a weird and wonderful parallel global the place legendary creatures and magic are a reality.
There, he meets Betony, a tangle baby and herbalist who turns into his buddy during this unusual land. As Felix explores this new international he quickly discovers that its legendary beasts and fairy people imagine Felix is a mythical creature who makes use of sensible technological know-how rather than magic! Will Felix ever locate his long ago home...and will he wish to?

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Download e-book for iPad: Nick and Tesla's High-Voltage Danger Lab: A Mystery with by Steve Hockensmith, Bob Pflugfelder

By Steve Hockensmith, Bob Pflugfelder

ISBN-10: 1594746621

ISBN-13: 9781594746628

Nick and Tesla are brilliant 11-year-old siblings with a knack for technology, electronics, and entering into difficulty. while their mom and dad mysteriously vanish, they’re despatched to reside with their Uncle Newt, a super inventor who engineers top-secret devices for a labeled executive corporation. It’s no longer lengthy earlier than Nick and Tesla are embarking on adventures in their own—engineering all types of outrageous MacGyverish gadgets to avoid wasting their pores and skin: 9-volt burglar alarms, electromagnets, cellular monitoring units, and extra. Readers are invited to affix within the enjoyable as every one tale comprises directions and blueprints for 5 assorted projects.

In Nick and Tesla’s High-Voltage probability Lab, we meet the characters and easy methods to make every thing from rocket launchers to soda-powered autos. studying approximately technology hasn't ever been so dangerous—or loads enjoyable!

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Get Brobyggarna PDF

By Jan Guillou

ISBN-10: 9164203190

ISBN-13: 9789164203199

När havet tog deras a long way och farbror fick de tre gossarna på det norska Vestlandet utanför Bergen söka familjens försörjning inne i staden. Av en tillfällighet upptäckte guy att de tre små repslagarlärlingarna var ovanligt tekniskt begåvade och med hjälp av välgörenhet utbildades pojkarna until järnvägs- och brobyggare. De tre fiskarsönerna utexamineras många år senare som diplomingenjörer vid universitetet i Dresden. Det är 1901 och mänsklighetens tekniskt mest avancerade århundrade har simply inletts. Meningen var nu att de skulle återvända until eventually Norge för att bidra until det mest storartade norska ingenjörsprojektet någonsin, att bygga järnväg mellan Oslo och Bergen. males kärleken vände upp och ned på planerna. Den ene flydde, bedragen och skamsen, until eventually Tyska Östafrika, males hamnade likväl på ett av tidens största järnvägsbyggen, det mellan Dar es Salaam och Tanganyikasjön. Den andre flydde också på grund av kärlek, males until eventually London. Bara äldste brodern Lauritz återvände until eventually Norge för att kunna återgälda brödernas storartade utbildning genom att ansluta sig until järnvägsbygget på Hardangervidda. Tre bröders öden i ett sekel som ännu var ungt. Där framtidstron överskuggade världens alla orättvisor. Med teknikens stora genombrott skulle alla krig vara utrotade. Föga anade guy att guy stod inför det mest dramatiska och blodiga århundrade någonsin. Brobyggarna är den första delen i Jan Guillous nya romansvit om Det stora århundradet.

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Download e-book for kindle: This Sky by Autumn Doughton

By Autumn Doughton

ISBN-10: 0692257497

ISBN-13: 9780692257494

When he touches me, the sky and the earth change places.

Gemma Sayers has spent the final six days rotting in a resort room, wallowing in a noxious blend of gin, junk foodstuff and self-pity. She’s no stranger to unhappiness yet not anything can have ready her for the chaos that spread out while her superstar boyfriend publicly humiliated her. Now the fairytale is formally over and Gemma is decided to place the previous at the back of her and strike out to discover a brand new dream. quite a few teeny-tiny information to determine: she’s at present broke, homeless and unemployed.

Landon younger has his personal concerns. Surfer by means of day and bartender via evening, he doesn’t have the curiosity or the time to be anyone’s happily-ever-after. Weighed down through the reminiscence of what occurred years in the past, Landon can slightly hold his head above water.

This sky's the considerate and infrequently shaggy dog story approximately damaged belief, an unforeseen love and the hopes we continue sewn within the linings of our wallet.

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Read e-book online Hidden Deep (The Hidden Saga, Book 1) PDF

By Amy Patrick

ISBN-10: 0990480771

ISBN-13: 9780990480778

Sixteen-year-old Ryann Carroll has simply run into the fellow who stored her lifestyles ten years in the past. you could imagine she'd be at liberty to determine him back. now not precisely. She's a section underdressed (as in skinny-dipping) and he's now not purported to exist.

After her father's affair, all Ryann desires is to flee the kinfolk implosion fallout and discover a little peace. She additionally wouldn't brain a primary date that didn't suck, yet she's made up our minds to not turn out like her mother: susceptible, betrayed, destroyed. Ryann's lately moved again to her early life domestic in rural Mississippi, a similar position the place ten years previous she grew to become misplaced within the woods in a single day and approximately died.

She's nonetheless irresistibly interested in these woods. There she encounters the boy who stored her from freezing to loss of life that in the past wintry weather evening and used to be nowhere to be noticeable while rescuers arrived. He's nonetheless mysterious, yet now all grown-up and lovely, too. And the extra she's with him, the higher the probability he poses to Ryann's strict policy-- by no means wish somebody greater than he desires you.

Seventeen-year-old Lad is aware the legislations of his humans all too well: Don't get careless and Don't get stuck. It's allowed his race to stay undetected during this global for millions of years, pointed out merely in improper and fading folklore…

Lad's by no means been in a position to ignore Ryann due to the fact that that evening ten years in the past. whilst he sees her back, his fascination re-ignites and turns into a becoming hope that tempts him to wreck the entire ideas. He's no longer even speculated to consult a human, less fall in love with one.

And the timing is atrocious. The Assemblage is coming, the rift among the sunshine and darkish is widening, and mysterious big name fan pods have gotten an increasing number of common and influential. Lad could have to alternate his personal likelihood at happiness to maintain the people, in particular Ryann, blissfully unaware and secure.

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Download e-book for kindle: Guts: The True Stories Behind Hatchet and the Brian Books by Gary Paulsen

By Gary Paulsen

Wager what -- Gary Paulsen was once being sort to Brian. In Guts, Gary tells the true tales at the back of the Brian books, the tales of the adventures that encouraged him to write down Brian Robeson's tale: operating as an emergency volunteer; the loss of life that encouraged the pilot's demise in Hatchet; airplane crashes he has obvious and near-misses of his personal. He describes how he made his personal bows and arrows, and takes readers on his first searching journeys, exhibiting the sweetness and solace of nature together with his hilarious mishaps and errors. He stocks unique stories, akin to the evening he attracted each mosquito within the county, or how he met the moose with a feeling of humor, and the moose who made it own. There's a convenient bankruptcy on "Eating Eyeballs and Guts or ravenous: The wonderful artwork of barren region Nutrition." Recipes integrated. Readers may perhaps ask yourself how Gary Paulsen survived to write down all of his books -- good, it took guts

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Download e-book for kindle: In the Hand of the Goddess (The Song of the Lioness, Book 2) by Tamora Pierce

By Tamora Pierce

ISBN-10: 1442427647

ISBN-13: 9781442427648

The loved music of the Lioness sequence has enthralled fanatics for many years, and now a good higher viewers can experience those adventure-filled fantasies, that are in exchange paperback for the 1st time and have newly designed covers.
In Alanna, Alanna of Trebond disguises herself as a boy and makes her approach to the fortress of King Roald to being education as a web page. As she masters the talents important for conflict, Alanna should also learn how to keep watch over her center. This problem is even better in In the Hand of the Goddess, the place Alanna turns into a squire to Prince Jonathan, who is familiar with the key of her identification. but if a mysterious sorcerer threatens the prince’s existence, it's going to take all of Alanna’s ability, energy, and magical energy to guard him. Her efforts lead to knighthood, and in The lady Who Rides Like a Man, Alanna seeks experience in an enormous wilderness of Tortall, the place, after a life-threatening duel, she turns into the 1st lady shaman to an old tribe. Her warrior knowledge is placed to the try out in Lioness Rampant, simply because Tortall is in grave risk that in simple terms Alanna can hinder. As she takes on her archenemy, Alanna discovers she has a destiny important of her mythic past—both as a warrior and a girl.

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A Boy Called Duct Tape by Christopher Cloud PDF

By Christopher Cloud

Pablo Perez is a 12-year-old child with no a lot going for him. His classmates have dubbed him “Duct Tape” simply because his tattered discount-store shoes are held jointly with…you guessed it, duct tape. He can’t break out the bullying.

Pablo’s success adjustments after he reveals a $20 gold coin whereas swimming together with his sister in a river close to their domestic. Pablo later buys a $1 treasure map on the county reasonable. The map exhibits the path to the “lost treasure” of the infamous outlaw Jesse James. Pablo can’t support yet ask yourself: Is there a hyperlink among the map and the gold coin?

He is decided to determine, and he, his 9-year-old sister, Pia, and 13-year-old cousin, Kiki, rent an ill-mannered cave advisor, Monroe Huff, and start a treacherous underground experience looking for treasure. Their treasure hunt is made extra perilous simply because they're being through the evil Blood brothers, who wish the treasure for themselves. The Blood brothers will cease at not anything to say the treasure as their very own.

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Race of Scorpions (The House of Niccolo, Book 3) by Dorothy Dunnett PDF

By Dorothy Dunnett

ISBN-10: 0307762386

ISBN-13: 9780307762382

With the bravura storytelling and smelly authenticity of element she delivered to her acclaimed Lymond Chronicles, Dorothy Dunnett provides the home of Niccolò sequence. The time is the fifteenth century, whilst intrepid retailers turned the recent knighthood of Europe. between them, none is bolder or extra crafty than Nicholas vander Poele of Bruges, the good-natured dyer's apprentice who schemes and swashbuckles his strategy to the helm of a mercantile empire.
      In 1462, Nicholas is a filthy rich 21-year-old. His loved spouse has died. His stepchildren have locked him out of the relations company. He and his inner most military are the objective of a number of conspiracies. And either contenders for the throne of Cyprus, the intense Queen Carlotta and her charismatic, sexually ambivalent brother James, are hard his help. strolling a tightrope of intrigue, Dunnett's hero juggles adversaries and allies, from the delectable courtesan Primaflora to the Mameluke commander Tzani-Bey al Ablak, a guy of undiluted evil. Masterfully paced, alive with sensual delights, Race of Scorpions confirms Dorothy Dunnett because the grande dame of the style.

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