• Children's

    One Giant Leap

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    Children's

    One Giant Leap

    ⭐️ Editor’s Pick, BookLife by Publishers Weekly⭐️ Gold Medal, Mom’s Choice Awards I’m pretty sure I’m about to die in space. And I just turned twelve and a half.Blast off with the four winners of the StellarKid Project on a trip to the International Space Station and then to the Gateway outpost orbiting the Moon! It’s a dream come true until space junk collides with the ISS, turning their epic trip into a nightmare of survival. Alone aboard the Aether starship, the kids have to work as a team to save the adults before the ISS is destroyed. Suit up, cadet, and launch into adventure with One Giant Leap! Praise for One Giant Leap “One Giant Leap provides a vivid first-person account of space travel in all its terrifying glory precisely because it comes from someone who hasn’t yet learned how to filter his unabashed wonderment.This exciting science fiction adventure is geared to readers looking to push their boundaries.”—BookLife by Publishers Weekly, EDITOR’S PICK “Relatable characters ground a story that’s suspenseful, funny, and heartwarming.”—Kirkus Reviews “Gartner’s trademark cinematic writing makes you feel like you’re right there in the middle of the action. Mixed with humor and heart, kids will love this adventure!”—Sam Subity, author of The Last Shadow Warrior “A heart-pounding, zero-g adventure, with kids who save the day, and a few mysteries thrown in for good measure. It’s like Gravity meets Space Case. I couldn’t stop reading!”—Adam Perry, author of Ghosts Come Rising “Smart, fast-paced, an absolute must for anyone who dreams of space. STEM fans, take note! This thrillride is for you!”—Katie Slivensky, author of The Countdown Conspiracy “Ben Gartner is the master of middle-grade voice. I was instantly hooked on this fast-paced space adventure. It’s the perfect blend of action, visual storytelling, and mystery. You don’t want to miss this book!”—Fleur Bradley, author of Daybreak on Raven Island “An excellent, STEM-focused narrative that will inspire middle grade readers with moments of true emotion and self-realization that anchor the story in the complicated realities of adolescence.”—Mary Lanni, reviewer for School Library Journal Read more
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  • Children's

    The Eye of Ra

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    Children's

    The Eye of Ra

    ⭐️ Gold Recipient, Mom’s Choice Awards; ⭐️ Silver Medal in Children’s Adventure, 2020 International Readers’ Favorite Awards; ⭐️ Finalist, Next Generation Book Awards; ⭐️ 1st Place in both Children’s Adventure AND Grades 4th-6th, 2020 TopShelf Awards; ⭐️Grand Prize Winner, Colorado Author Project; ⭐️1st Place, Gertrude Warner Middle Grade Fiction AwardExploring a mysterious cave in the mountains behind their house, John and his sister Sarah are shocked to discover they’ve time traveled to ancient Egypt!Now they must work together to find a way back home from an ancient civilization of golden desert sand and a towering new pyramid, without parents to save them. The adventures abound—cobras, scorpions, a tomb robber, and more! The two kids have to trust each other, make friends who can help, and survive the challenges thrown at them . . . or be stuck in ancient Egypt forever. For readers graduating from the Magic Tree House series and ready for intense action, dive into this middle grade novel rich with meticulous historical detail.*****“Perfect middle grade action fun!” —Carmen S., Library Media Specialist*****“I LOVE this! A fun adventure story . . . exciting . . . hilarious . . . The plot pacing was great, especially for a middle grades novel. I work with 3rd-5th graders, and I think this book would do an excellent job of holding their attention. Such a great ending!” —Megan S.*****“Skillfully written, clever, suspenseful, flowed effortlessly, had a hard time putting it down.” —Jim C.*****This is exactly the type of adventure story that kids go for, the setting is fantastic. It is obvious that you are experienced in writing adventure tales. And you manage to hit the beats, the plot all keeps rolling along at a good clip and you don’t get tied down or let anything slow the forward momentum.” —Fay C.*****“Well done . . . great atmosphere packed into this book . . . Fits right in with what good middle grade is all about. The pacing was fast, which is a great way of captivating the reader and I liked the ending a lot.” —Bethany V.*****“Interesting and exciting. You really captured the essence of a middle grade story. It had over the top action and suspense that really capture the imagination of someone this age. You did a great job taking our main characters, especially John, and changing him for the better over the course of the story. I thought this was an incredibly fun story and one I would’ve absolutely devoured as a kid.” —Juliette T.*****“The characters are authentic, you pass on their struggles and emotions well. ” —Klaudia K.*****“Excellent. You’ve hooked me. Excellent build-up of tension and suspense. The plot is captivating. I love how everything feels high stakes from start to finish (as in, I felt something matters and I felt endeared to your characters).” —Stu M.*****“The Eye of Ra is an easy and enjoyable read. I enjoyed learning about Ancient Egypt in a way that never felt forced or didactic. I also enjoyed all the close encounters with the scary inhabitants. You have some great moments of conflict and drama in your story. I enjoyed your use of evocative description.” —Amanda S.*****“This book would be a top choice for the students in my class. They’d eat up the adventure! Your tense scenes are so well-written. I didn’t see the twist in the plot coming. What a great surprise!” —Elaina B.***** Read more
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