In The Actual and Truthful Adventures of Becky Thatcher, the main character, Becky, is determined to have her own adventures. Accompanied with a bag of marbles her brother Jon, who unfortunately died, gave to her, Becky joins a school bet to steal from the Widow Douglas, the rumored town witch. She becomes fast friends with a girl named Amy Lawrence. Becky and Amy unite and work together to try to steal from Widow Douglas. That’s when the real adventure begins.
This story started slow and introduced the two main characters Prince Marcus, second in line to the throne of Gorebreath and Gracie Gillypot, a Trueheart. These two also have help from two smaller characters like Gubble, a domesticated troll and Marlon, a bat. These people find a dragon's egg and face many troubles both while looking for it and after they find it. They even find help along the way from Queen Bluebell who returns Gubble after he runs off. At the end of the story they bring the egg back to the dragons just in time to see it hatch.
Adventures with Waffles by Maria Parr (published by Candlewick press Copyrighted 2015) is a fun book about Lena and Trille's (A.K.A Theobald Rodrik Danielsen Yttergard) adventures and shananagins in Norway, like recreating Noah's Ark and making a rope way between their houses.
When summer comes everybody seems to be doing something cool, except for Tom (he thinks it is cool, nobody else does). He is friends with Mr.Duke who owns a grocery store. Next to the store is a vacant lot. Mr.Duke is allowing Tom to do an archaeological dig in the lot.
This book is about a boy whose name is Tom Gates and lives in England. Tom is a sneaky and outgoing fifth grader who encounters a lot of problems in life like being late for school. The book is written in the style of a diary and mostly takes place at Tom’s school and home. He enjoys all types of music and decides to start a band with his best friend Derrick. They write a song. Amy is a girl in the story who Tom likes. Unfortunately, Amy doesn’t like Tom in the beginning of the story. He asks her to a concert anyway. He is determined to get Amy to go with him.
The Beast of Seabourne is the follow-up story of Oz Chambers and his best friends Ellie Messenger and Rufus Adams (Ruff). Oz is starting to make sense of the obsidian pebble, and even uses it to help him at school.
The Mourning Emporium is the continuing story of Teodora Gasperin and Lorenzo Antonello. It has been two years since they defeated an evil ghost named Bajamonte Tiepolo using magic. Teodora thought he had been banished from Venice. But now a terrible catastrophe, an ice flood, has her believing that the ghost is back. Many people have been killed by this terrible ice flood, including Lorenzo’s mother. Now an orphan, Lorenzo is sent to a floating orphanage for boys, named the ‘Scilla.’ Once Teodora finds out that the ghost really is back,
The book Break Out starts with two-thousand-year-old Ricardo Sanchez, vampire and rogue pilot of the space cruiser, El Cazador. He is basically a mercenary who can’t resist two things, beautiful women, and impossible missions. Skylar Rossaria hires him to break out a murderer from a top of the line, high tech security prison owned by the Collectors. Ricardo takes the mission and quickly finds out that there is more to the mission than just a contract.